Delayed Complex Reconstruction of Achilles Tendon After Car-
Abstract

What can be done to salvage a limb after severe injury to the posterior compartment of the patient’s lower leg? If there is neurovascular compromise to the limb, below the knee amputation is recommended as the best treatment option. If there is viable circulation present in the posterior compartment a salvage procedure might be done especially if the patient refuses a below the knee amputation. In this case the surgeon repaired what he could after determining most of the Achilles tendon was damaged beyond repair but part of the gastro-soleus muscle belly was intact...
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