In this study, investigators from the UK found good to excellent results in 93% of patients who had Achilles tendon reconstruction with a free semitendinosus graft.
“Mini-invasive reconstruction of the Achilles tendon, with a gap lesion larger than 6 cm, using the ipsilateral free semitendinosus tendon graft provides a significant improvement of symptoms and function, although calf circumference and ankle plantarflexion strength do not recover fully,” Nicola Maffulli, MD, MS, PhD, FRCS(Orth), and colleagues wrote in the study abstract.
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