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References

Citations

  1. Stretanski MF (2008). Achilles tendinitis. In WR Frontera et al., eds., Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2nd ed., pp. 407–410. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.

  2. Khan RJK, Smith RLC (2010). Surgical interventions for treating acute Achilles tendon ruptures. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (9).

Other Works Consulted

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (2009). Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture: Guideline and Evidence Report. Available online: http://www.aaos.org/research/guidelines/atrguideline.asp.

  • Maffulli N, Ajis A (2008). Management of chronic ruptures of the Achilles tendon. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 90(6): 1348–1360.

  • Reddy SS, et al. (2009). Surgical treatment for chronic disease and disorders of the Achilles tendon. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 17(1): 3–14.

  • Srinivasan RC, et al. (2010). Orthopedic surgery. In Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Surgery, 13th ed., pp. 1006–1091. New York: McGraw-Hill.

  • Stretanski MF (2008). Achilles tendinitis. In WR Frontera et al., eds., Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2nd ed., pp. 407–410. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.

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