Achilles tendon repair in dogs using the semitendinosus muscle: surgical technique and short-term outcome in five dogs.

TitleAchilles tendon repair in dogs using the semitendinosus muscle: surgical technique and short-term outcome in five dogs.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsBaltzer WI, Rist P
JournalVeterinary surgery : VS
Volume38
Issue6
Pagination770-9
Date Published2009 Aug
ISSN1532-950X
KeywordsAchilles Tendon, Animals, Dog Diseases, Dogs, Female, Male, Orthopedic Procedures, Rupture, Tendon Injuries
Abstract

To describe augmentation of primary Achilles tendon repair using suture with a semitendinosus muscle flap and report outcome in 5 dogs.

DOI10.1111/j.1365-3164.2011.00980.x
Alternate JournalVet Surg