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Treatment of Achilles tendon partial injuries with injection of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PB-MNCs): a case series

Local injection of peripheral blood mononuclear cells was administered to three patients with Achilles tendon partial injury. Although this research only included a select number of people, our preliminary results indicate that regenerative therapies with PB-MNCs can be a safe alternative to surgical alternatives for Achilles tendon partial injuries, particularly in patients with contraindications to surgery, when other conservative approaches have failed.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.4081/ejtm.2022.10768


A Comprehensive Evaluation of Minimally Invasive Achilles Tendon Reconstruction with Hamstring Graft Indicates Satisfactory Long-Term Outcomes

Given the importance of the Achilles tendon in proper operation of the foot and ankle, the main aim of the present study was to use a holistic approach for a comprehensive review of Achilles tendon reconstruction results on several fronts. Materials and Methods: The study was conducted in the following manner: 30 patients with partial or total Achilles tendon tear tears were exposed to the minimally invasive Achilles tendon repair. Results: The calf circumference of the operated limbs was significantly lower than the non-operated limb 12 months after the surgical procedure, but it improved at the second evaluation. From a medical standpoint, it is expected that the healing process occurs 12 months after the surgery, however, our findings indicate that we should investigate both the healing process and the recovery process separately.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/medicina58101417


Sex differences in patients’ recovery following an acute Achilles tendon rupture – a large cohort study

Abstract In the last two decades, the incidence of Achilles tendon ruptures has increased in the last few decades. Several studies indicate that women may have a poorer self-reported and clinical outcome than those of men, but the number of women in these studies is often small due to the different incidence of ATR between the genders. Aims The primary aim of this investigation was to determine if there is a difference in self-reported outcomes following an acute ATR change between women and men from one to five years after injury. Methods Data was obtained from patient medical records of patients treated for an acute ATR from 1 and 2015 to 31 December 2020 at Sahlgrenska University Hospital/Mu00f6lndal, 10 January 2015 to 31 December 2020. This is the first report with a larger number of women included, showing that female sex anticipates poor self-reported results after an acute ATR.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-022-05875-9


Video analysis of Achilles tendon rupture in male professional football (soccer) players: injury mechanisms, patterns and biomechanics

Background Achilles tendon rupture, although unusual in football, is a serious career-threatening injury related to long-layoff times. Methods An aim is to describe ATR injuries in professional football players, as well as their socioeconomic results and gross biomechanics. Results ATR's Season has seen fifty injuries, ten as non-contact and 10 as indirect contact, as well as match play and on the field. ATR ankle braces were consistent with a multiplanar loading at the injury frame, consisting of a slightly stretched trunk, extended hip, early flexed knee, and end-range dorsiflexed ankle in the first 30 minutes of effective match time, involving 27 ATRs in professional football, including 27 ATRs. In the first 30 minutes of effective match time, 27 ATRs sustained their injuries; 27 ATRs sustained ankle injury in the first 30 min.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjsem-2022-001419


Clinical Features and Treatment of Intra-Tendinous Suture Reaction Following Achilles Tendon Repair Using Nonabsorbable Suture Material: A Retrospective Case Series Study

Following an Achilles tendon repair using non-absorbable suture material, we wanted to investigate the clinical, radiological findings, and therapeutic outcomes of study for patients with surgically confirmed foreign body reaction. Patients remarked of pain and a palpable mass around a previous surgical site, a mean 25. 1 months after the initial surgery. Intrinsic suture reaction following an Achilles tendon repair using nonabsorbable suture fabric is a rare complication, but it can be treated effectively with only surgical removal of foreign body reaction tissue and primary repair using absorbable suture material, as shown by the author.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph191912897


Cadaveric and Ultrasound Validation of Percutaneous Electrolysis Approach at the Achilles Tendon as a Potential Treatment for Achilles Tendinopathy: A Pilot Study

Achilles tendon tendinopathy is a musculoskeletal disorder characterized by pain in the Achilles tendon region and reduced physical fitness or sports involvement. Patients with tendinopathy have tendinopathy, and preliminary results show a beneficial effect for pain of percutaneous electrolysis. With ultrasound images in both healthy people and a new cadaver model, we sought to establish the reliability and safety of a percutaneous electrolysis technique targeting the interphase between the Achilles tendon and the Kageru2019s fat. About 5 cm from the insertion of tendon in the calcaneus in ten healthy volunteers and ten new cadaver legs, a needle was moved from the medial to the lateral side under the Achilles tendon's body, just between the tendon and the Kageru2019s triangle.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph191911906

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