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Achilles Tendinopathy: From the Basic Science to the Clinic


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1Fudan University, Shanghai, China

2Teikyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan

3Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, USA

4Ajou University, Suwon, Republic of Korea


Achilles Tendinopathy: From the Basic Science to the Clinic

Description

Achilles Tendinopathy (AT) is commonly seen in clinic. It is believed to be a failure of the Achilles Tendon healing after repetitive trauma or overloading.

Many theories have been developed to explain the etiology of AT, including overuse, insufficient flexibility, genetics, endocrine disorders, and fluoroquinolones as well. However, the exact etiology of AT is not clear until now. In addition, lots of treatments, both conservative and surgical, have been used to deal with AT. However, there is no standard treatment until now. All the researches show that AT is a more complex condition than we have thought before. We need to do more to understand AT better.

We invite authors to contribute original research articles as well as review articles that improve the understanding of AT from different aspects.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Risk factors of AT
  • Epidemiology of AT
  • Biology of AT
  • New techniques of diagnosis or evaluation for AT
  • Radiologic imaging of Achilles Tendon and AT
  • Evaluation of treatments for AT
  • Other basic and clinical research of AT and related lesions, including Achilles Tendon rupture

Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2017
  • - Article ID 7021862
  • - Research Article

The Risk of Achilles Tendon Rupture in the Patients with Achilles Tendinopathy: Healthcare Database Analysis in the United States

Youichi Yasui | Ichiro Tonogai | ... | John G. Kennedy
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2017
  • - Article ID 9534125
  • - Editorial

Achilles Tendinopathy: From the Basic Science to the Clinic

Hong-Yun Li | Youichi Yasui | ... | Ying-Hui Hua
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2017
  • - Article ID 2729807
  • - Research Article

UTE- Analysis of Diseased and Healthy Achilles Tendons and Correlation with Clinical Score: An In Vivo Preliminary Study

Yang Qiao | Hong-Yue Tao | ... | Shuang Chen
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 9364170
  • - Clinical Study

A Prospective Study of Platelet-Rich Plasma as Biological Augmentation for Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair

Jian Zou | Xiaolian Mo | ... | Xiaolin Li
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 8684231
  • - Research Article

The Effect of Sodium Hyaluronate on Ligamentation and Biomechanical Property of Tendon in Repair of Achilles Tendon Defect with Polyethylene Terephthalate Artificial Ligament: A Rabbit Tendon Repair Model

Shengkun Li | Kui Ma | ... | Shiyi Chen
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 6043638
  • - Research Article

Application of Computed Tomography Processed by Picture Archiving and Communication Systems in the Diagnosis of Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture

Hai-Peng Xue | Xin-Wei Liu | ... | Da-Peng Zhou
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 1895948
  • - Clinical Study

The Double-Row Suture Technique: A Better Option for the Treatment of Haglund Syndrome

Yiqiu Jiang | Yang Li | ... | Yong Ma
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 6315846
  • - Clinical Study

Outcome of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy with and without Haglund’s Deformity

Ziying Wu | Wei Yao | ... | Yunxia Li
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 2580969
  • - Clinical Study

Utility of Ultrasonography in Assessing the Effectiveness of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy in Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy

Yi Cheng | Jian Zhang | Yehua Cai
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 6492597
  • - Review Article

Achilles Tendinopathy: Current Concepts about the Basic Science and Clinical Treatments

Hong-Yun Li | Ying-Hui Hua
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