Adam Jacob

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Repair of ruptured Achilles tendon

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure? Spontaneous Achilles tendon rupture generally occurs in young or middle-aged male athletes engaged in recreational sport activity, the so-called “weekend warrior.” Less commonly, rupture may also occur in older nonathletes. Management of Achilles tendon rupture is controversial. Surgical repair (open or percutaneous) is generally recommended for…

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