achillotenotomy

achillotenotomy

 [ah-kil″o-ten-ot´ah-me]
surgical division of the Achilles tendon.

a·chil·lo·ten·ot·o·my

(ă-kil'ō-ten-ot'ō-mē),
Cutting of the Achilles tendon.
[Achilles (tendon) + G. tenōn, tendon, + tomē, a cutting]

achillotenotomy

(ə-kĭl′ō-tĕ-nŏt′ə-mē)

a·chil·lo·ten·ot·o·my

(ă-kil'ō-ten-ot'ŏ-mē)
Cutting of the tendo calcaneus.
[Achilles (tendon) + G. tenōn, tendon, + tomē, a cutting]
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Patient 8 underwent frontal achillotenotomy on both sides at the age of 5.
First Orthopedic surgeries Age of symptoms surgery (years) 1 LW Hip-TEP left 59 2 LW Reconstruction of 50 rotator cuff right 3 GW -- -- 4 IMD Intertrochanteric 17 varus osteotomy right Spine stabilization Th3- Sl 5 IMD Post-op : Th 14 38[degrees], L 23[degrees], pelvic tilt 0[degrees] Derotating varus 13 osteotomy both sides; hip and knee flexor release left+right 6 LW Spine stabilization 13 Th3-S1 Post-op : Th 35[degrees], pelvic tilt 8[degrees] 4 Hip and knees flexor release left + right 7 LW Surgery not possible -- (6) 8 IMD Achillotenotomy left 5 + right Pat.: patient, LW: leg weakness, GW: general weakness, IMD: impaired motor development, left-conv.: left-convex, right-conv.: right-convex, Th: thoracic, and L: lumbar.