Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture - Choice of Treatment Based on Ultrasound Findings

  • End date
    Aug 26, 2023
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
Updated on 26 January 2021
non-surgical treatment


Patients with acute achilles tendon rupture will go through an acute ultrasound. Based on the distance between the ends of the tendon the investigators will decide if the patient is going to be treated with or without surgery.

Condition Ultrasound, Trauma, Rupture, ultrasonic diagnosis, sports injury, Acute Disease, Achilles Tendon Rupture, Wounds, Athletic Injuries, ruptures, disease acute, acute disorders, acute diseases, disease, acute, diseases, acute
Treatment Surgical treatment, Non-surgical treatment
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04420832
SponsorSahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
Last Modified on26 January 2021


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Inclusion Criteria

acute achilles tendon rupture diagnosed less than 48 hours from injury
mid-substance rupture

Exclusion Criteria

previous achilles tendon rupture
lower leg disability
diabetes mellitus
neurovascular disease
non-Swedish speaker
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