Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, December 30th, 2007
"Methods The strength of 60 repaired cadaveric human Achilles tendons was tested depending on either the suture technique (Bunnell or Kessler), the suture material (PDS-thread or PDS-cord) or an additional plantaris tendon augmentation (PDS-thread with or without augmentation). Following anatomic reconstruction the repaired specimens were loaded to failure....
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