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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Source of funding for the original study: The authors stated no conflicts of interest.