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tar

 [tahr]
a dark brown or black viscid liquid from the wood of various species of pine, or found as a by-product of the destructive distillation of bituminous coal (see coal tar). It is a complex mixture, the source of organic substances such as cresol, creosol, naphthalene, paraffin, phenol, and toluene. Formerly used as an oral medication in treatment of various conditions, it has been found to be toxic and carcinogenic and now has only limited topical use in certain skin diseases.
coal tar a by-product obtained in destructive distillation of bituminous coal; if its fumes are inhaled or if it is ingested in its natural state, it is toxic and carcinogenic. A preparation is used in ointment or solution in treatment of eczema and psoriasis.

TAR

Acronym for thrombocytopenia and absent radius. See: thrombocytopenia-absent radius syndrome.

tar

(tahr),
A thick, semisolid, blackish brown mass, of complex hydrocarbon composition, obtained by destructive distillation of carbonaceous materials. For individual tars, see specific names.

tar

(tär)
n.
1. A dark, oily, viscous material, consisting mainly of hydrocarbons, produced by the destructive distillation of organic substances such as wood, coal, or peat.
2. See coal tar.
3. A solid residue of tobacco smoke containing byproducts of combustion.

TAR

Abbreviation for thrombocytopenia and absent radius.
See: thrombocytopenia-absent radius syndrome
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Major functional deficits persist 2 years after acute Achilles tendon rupture. Knee Surgery, Sport Traumatol Arthrosc [Internet].
Prospective randomized clinical trial of aggressive rehabilitation after acute Achilles tendon ruptures repaired with Dresden technique.
Stable surgical repair with accelerated rehabilitation versus non-surgical treatment for acute Achilles tendon ruptures: a randomized controlled study.
Helander, Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture, University of Gothenburg, Gotenburg, Sweden, 2009.
Exercises program to recover from the Achilles tendon rupture
He says older players tend to have muscle pulls and Achilles tendon ruptures because they are not flexible and "a lot of men and women play without a pre-season program."
The increasing incidence and difference in sex distribution of Achilles tendon rupture in Finland in 1987-1999.
Costa, "A systematic review of patient-reported outcome measures used to assess Achilles tendon rupture management: what's being used and should we be using it?" British Journal of Sports Medicine, vol.
In our case, we used a similar technique for the Achilles tendon rupture; however sutures were passed through the cannulated screws exiting plantarly through the heel pad where the two tails were tied over a padded button.
Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of open surgical repair in the treatment of Achilles tendon rupture and to compare it with other forms of management.
But we are talking about an Achilles tendon rupture. While not quite a career death sentence for a basketball player, this is an injury from which a full recovery is very unlikely, especially in older players.
Total Achilles tendon rupture. A review Sports Med Feb 25: 79-100.