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Achilles tendon tear repaired with the percutaneous method

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This patient is able to talk about the difference he experienced between an open vs percutaneous methods to fix his achilles tendon tear.

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We like to do everything possible to rebuild the knee joint with biologic tissues rather than artificial materials to help delay the time in which an artificial joint replacement is necessary.
The incidence of such tears is about 61 per 100,000 people each year. Yet the repair/replacement ratio is well under 10% for repair and 0.01% for replacement. Why?
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