The Achilles tendon is then draped over the anterior tibia and patella. (see above) The allograft tendon is then sutured to the native extensor mechanism to augment the repair (Figure 24). Care should be taken to achieve stable repair. In addition, it is imperative that the graft is tensioned in full extension to prevent extensor lag.
Figure 24: Final . Final repair utilizing non-absorbable suture
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