Sanchez PJ, Grady JF, Saxena A., J Foot Ankle Surg. 56(5):982-984. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2017.06.015., 2017 Sep 01
Percutaneous ultrasonic tenotomy is a relatively new treatment option for multiple types of tendinopathy. However, a paucity of high-level data is available on its use for chronic Achilles tendinosis.
The present case series details the complications associated with the use of this technique. When considering percutaneous ultrasonic tenotomy, the surgeon should be cognizant that it is a surgical procedure with complications similar to those of other Achilles tendon surgeries.