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Fig. 1 | Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics

Fig. 1

From: Tendon end separation with loading in an Achilles tendon repair model: comparison of non-absorbable vs. absorbable sutures

Fig. 1

a The cosmetic and wound size of minimally invasive repair prior to skin closure, b a schematic of repair performed using the combination of a modified Bunnell suture proximally and a Kessler suture distally. c Bovine flexor tendon following dissection of the fascia and paratenon layers. d The final testing specimen of an Achilles tendon repair model. Note the end-to-end tendon apposition

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