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Ultrasound-Guided Minimally Invasive Surgery of Retrocalcaneal Bursitis

Surgical treatment for retrocalcaneal bursitis removes inflamed soft tissues between the calcaneus and Achilles tendon. Ultrasound can help as a diagnostic modality in making the diagnosis. It has also become popular in assisting in surgery, which can provide information without a large incision or the use of fluoroscopy. Ultrasound can play an important role during retrocalcaneal bursectomy. This paper reports an innovative ultrasound-guided minimally invasive method to treat retrocalcaneal bursitis.

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Ultrasound-Guided Minimally Invasive Surgical Resection of Retrocalcaneal Bursitis: A Preliminary Comparison With Traditional Open Surgery

Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, September 2019, Volume 58, Issue 5, Pages 855–860

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