Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 4

Functional Outcome Following Knotless Tendoachilles Repair and FHL Augmentation

Ramkinkar Jha MS, Raman Kant Aggarwal, Mohd Irfan Banday*, Ashish Kumar Goyal and Saksham Tripathi

Department of Orthopaedics, Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon, India

*Corresponding Author: Mohd Irfan Banday, Department of Orthopaedics, Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon, India.

Received: January 23, 2023; Published: March 07, 2023


Introduction: The achilles tendon is the strongest and largest tendon of the human body and can be exposed to forces six to eight times body weight. The spontaneous ruptures of the achilles tendon are relatively common and are frequently missed.

Materials and Methods: We present a prospective case series of 11 patients of spontaneous tendoachilles rupture treated with speed bridge technique and augmented with flexor hallucis longus tendon transfer from a period of January 2019 to April 2020 operated by a single orthopaedic surgeon.

Results: The mean FAOS score before surgery was 56.5 ± 7.7 (42 -66) and improved to a mean score of 88.2 ± 5.7 (78-96) postoperatively.

Conclusion: Speed bridge reconstruction technique combined with FHL transfer allows stable re- construction and early mobilisation of the patient with good to excellent results.

Keywords: Tendoachilles; Tendoachilles Rupture; Knotless Tendoachilles Repair


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Citation: Mohd Irfan Banday., et al. “Functional Outcome Following Knotless Tendoachilles Repair and FHL Augmentation”. Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 6.4 (2023): 24-30.


Copyright: © 2023 Mohd Irfan Banday., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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