tibialis posterior tendon debridement Surgical Technique


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CPD/CME Points: 0.5

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In the appropriately selected patient a Tibialis posterior tendon debridement and repair will provide a very effective (and rapid) means of both halting  symptoms and also possibly progression of the tendon degeneration.

A return to full function is the norm in patients with non-inflammatory conditions as the cause.

Late deterioration is an uncommon event after an initially successful intervention.


Author: Mark Herron FRCS

Institution: The Wellington Hospital , London



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