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Achilles Tendons Measurements in Asymptomatic Saudi Adults Using High Frequency Ultrasound

The authors' aim in this prospective study was to evaluate the thickness, cross-sectional area, and the length of the Achilles tendons using ultrasound (US) in asymptomatic adult Saudi participants and to investigate the possible changes in these measurements based on their ages and body heights.


Objective: This study was designed with an aim to measure Achilles tendons length, thickness, and cross sectional area in asymptomatic adult Saudi participants to investigate possible changes of these measurements with different ages and body height.

30 Jun, 2015
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e-Published: 05 Oct, 2015


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