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Outcomes of Open Surgery Versus Nonoperative Management of Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture

Amendola, Annunziato MD

Section Editor(s): Hart, Lawrence MBBCh, MSc, FRCPC; Lotter, Ann BA

Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine: January 2014 - Volume 24 - Issue 1 - p 90–91
doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000064
Sport Medicine Journal Club

This CJSM Journal Club contribution provides a commentary on the following article: Wilkins R, Bisson LJ. Operative versus nonoperative management of acute Achilles tendon ruptures: a quantitative systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Am J Sports Med. 2012;24:2154–2160.

Institute for Orthopaedics Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation University of Iowa Iowa City, Iowa

Correspondence about the original article: Ryan Wilkins, MD, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The State University of New York at Buffalo, 33 Linden Ave, Buffalo, NY 14214 (

Source of funding for the original study: The authors stated no conflicts of interest.

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