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Declining incidence of surgery for Achilles tendon rupture follows publication of major RCTs: evidence-influenced change evident using the Finnish registry study

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  • Ville M Mattila Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital of Tampere, Tampere, Finland Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Division of Orthopedics and Biotechnology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Department of Orthopedics, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Tuomas T Huttunen Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital of Tampere, Tampere, Finland Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, Valkeakoski Regional Hospital, Valkeakoski, Finland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Heidi Haapasalo Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital of Tampere, Tampere, Finland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Petri Sillanpää Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital of Tampere, Tampere, Finland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Antti Malmivaara Centre for Health and Social Economics, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Harri Pihlajamäki Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, Seinäjoki Central Hospital, Seinäjoki, Finland University of Tampere, Seinäjoki, Finland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ville Mattila, Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital of Tampere, Tampere 12838, Finland; ville.mattila{at}uta.fi
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Mattila VM, Huttunen TT, Haapasalo H, et al
Declining incidence of surgery for Achilles tendon rupture follows publication of major RCTs: evidence-influenced change evident using the Finnish registry study

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  • Accepted September 24, 2013
  • First published October 15, 2013.
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July 29, 2015

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