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Achilles Tendon Measurements in Asymptomatic Saudi Adults Using High-frequency Ultrasound

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.251
Pages: 
201-6
Synopsis: 
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.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To measure the Achilles tendon length, thickness and cross-sectional area in asymptomatic adult Saudi participants and to investigate the possible changes in these measurements based on their different ages and body height.

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