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[Correct treatment of acute Achilles tendon rupture - the difficult choice].

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Treatment of acute Achilles tendon rupture in Denmark has changed from being predominantly operative to being non-operative treatment over the past five years. However, no clear evidence is found in the literature in favour of one treatment modality over another. Non-operative treatment leads to an increased risk of re-rupture and operative treatment to an increased risk of other complications such as adhesions, infection and nerve injury. When a non-operative treatment protocol is chosen it is paramount that sufficient expertise is present to guide the treatment and rehabilitation.
Original languageDanish
JournalUgeskrift for Laeger
Volume177
Issue number46
Pages (from-to)V06150532
ISSN1603-6824
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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