Comparison of Large-Gauge Needle, Corneal Knife, and No. 11 Blade for Percutaneous Achillotomy An Experimental Study

Alpay Y., Yildirim T., Akbulut D., Cukurlu M., ÖZKOÇER S. E. , ELMAS Ç.

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.111, no.2, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: In the Ponseti technique, the residual equinus deformity is corrected with percutaneous tenotomy. This experimental study aimed to compare the safety and effectiveness of a large-gauge needle, a corneal knife, and a No. 11 blade in percutaneous achillotomy performed in rats.