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Tenotomy Summary

Description: Surgical division of a tendon for relief of a deformity that is caused by congenital or acquired shortening of a muscle (Stedman, 27th ed). Tenotomy is performed in order to lengthen a muscle that has developed improperly, or become shortened and is resistant to stretching.

Also Known As: Heel-Cord Release; Tendon Lengthening; Tendon Release; Heel Cord Release; Heel-Cord Releases Show All >>

Networked: 723 relevant articles (55 outcomes, 85 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Tenotomy is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 10 outcomes 9 studies in 62 results
  2. Tendinopathy (Tendonitis) : 10 outcomes 5 studies in 41 results
  3. Congenital Abnormalities (Deformity) : 6 outcomes 9 studies in 109 results
  4. Ulcer : 6 outcomes 1 study in 19 results
  5. Muscle Spasticity (Spastic) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 23 results
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Drugs Related to Tenotomy

  1. Cosmetics
  2. diazenedicarboxylic acid bis(N'-methylpiperazide)
  3. Congenital Talipes Equinovarus
  4. Cortisone
  5. Glucose (Dextrose)
  6. Carbon Monoxide
  7. Acetazolamide (Diamox)
  8. congenital Vertical talus
  9. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM)
  10. Proteins (Proteins, Gene)
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Therapies Related to Tenotomy

  1. Tenodesis
  2. Arthrodesis
  3. Injections
  4. Transplants (Transplant)
  5. Debridement
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