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Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy

, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 113–114 | Cite as

Reply to the letter from Dr. Karsten Knobloch regarding our article “Sclerosing injections to treat midportion Achilles tendinosis: a randomized controlled study evaluating two different concentrations of polidocanol”

  • Håkan Alfredson
Letter to the Editor
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Keywords

Xylocaine Achilles Tendon Injection Treatment Polidocanol Tennis Elbow 
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References

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    Alfredson H, Zeisig E, Fahlström M (2008) No normalisation of the tendon structure and thickness after intra-tendinous surgery for chronic painful midportion Achilles tendinosis. Br J Sports Med (accepted for publication)Google Scholar
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    Andersson G, Danielsson P, Alfredson H et al (2007) Nerve-related characteristics of ventral paratendinous tissue in chronic Achilles tendinosis. Knee Surg Sport Traumatol Arthrosc 15:1272–1279CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Lind B, Öhberg L, Alfredson H (2006) Sclerosing polidocanol injections in mid-portion Achilles tendinosis: remaining good clinical results and decreased tendon thickness at 2-year follow-up. Knee Surg Sport Traumatol Arthrosc 14:1327–1332CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Willberg L, Sunding K, Öhberg L, Forssblad M, Fahlström M, Alfredson H (2008) Sclerosing injections to treat midportion Achilles tendinosis: a randomized controlled study evaluating two different concentrations of polidocanol. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 16:859–864PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sports Medicine UnitUniversity of UmeåUmeåSweden

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