Commentary| Volume 56, ISSUE 5, P929, September 2017

Surgery for Tendinopathy of the Main Body of the Achilles Tendon: No Need to Look for New Solutions When the “Old Ones” Work, if Performed Well

  • Nicola Maffulli
    Professor, Department of Musculoskeletal Disorders, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy
    Centre of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Mile End Hospital, London, United Kingdom
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      It is a pleasure, in a world populated by level V and retrospective studies, to read an investigation that had been planned since inception as a prospective study, based on the available evidence, and has been performed in an exactingly careful fashion.
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