Has anyone had surgery for a partial-thickness tear? My understanding of the procedure is that the surgeon deliberately detaches the tendon completely and then repairs/reattaches it as one would for a full-thickness tear. Is this accurate?
For those of you who have done it, are you happy with the results?
06-04-2010, 10:39 PM #1
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11-10-2010, 07:41 AM #2
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Whether or not they resect depends on what they see when they get in there during surgery. It's a judgement call after they test the undamaged portion, and see how well a partial repair would work. Achieving equal sharing of the work load across the entire tendon is what decides that.
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