Treatment Results for Achilles Tendon Rupture

Treatment Results for Achilles Tendon Rupture

Out of 100 people who have surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon, 5 will rupture the tendon again within 1 to 2 years, compared to 12 out of 100 people who do not have surgery. 2 to 3 out of 100 who have surgery will have a deep infection, compared to 0 out of 100 people who do not have surgery.

The information shown here is based on the best available evidence.

ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Current as ofNovember 29, 2017

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