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Table 1 Indications and contraindications for minimally invasive, endoscopic Achilles tendon reconstruction using semitendinosus and gracilis tendons with Endobutton stabilization

From: Minimally invasive, endoscopic Achilles tendon reconstruction using semitendinosus and gracilis tendons with Endobutton stabilization

Indications
- neglected Achilles ruptures with end gap > 3 cm
- neglected partial damage (>50 %) resulting from Achilles tendon dysfunction
- failure of previous conservative and surgical treatment
Contraindications
- metabolic disorders
- infections