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Tenotomy

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; Lengthening, Tendon; Lengthenings, Tendon; Release, Heel-Cord; Release, Tendon; Releases, Heel-Cord; Releases, Tendon; Tendon Lengthenings; Tendon Releases; Tenotomies
Networked: 723 relevant articles (55 outcomes, 85 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Levi, Benjamin: 8 articles (12/2015 - 05/2013)
2. Peterson, Jonathan R: 6 articles (12/2015 - 05/2013)
3. Agarwal, Shailesh: 6 articles (12/2015 - 09/2014)
4. Wang, Stewart C: 6 articles (06/2015 - 05/2013)
5. Cederna, Paul S: 5 articles (11/2015 - 05/2013)
6. Verma, Nikhil N: 5 articles (07/2015 - 06/2005)
7. Dell'Osso, Louis F: 5 articles (05/2014 - 04/2002)
8. Dobbs, Matthew B: 5 articles (06/2012 - 07/2004)
9. Romeo, Anthony A: 4 articles (07/2015 - 11/2008)
10. Buchman, Steven R: 4 articles (06/2015 - 05/2013)

Related Diseases

1. Pain (Aches)
2. Tendinopathy (Tendonitis)
3. Congenital Abnormalities (Deformity)
4. Ulcer
5. Muscle Spasticity (Spastic)

Related Drugs and Biologics

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)

Related Therapies and Procedures

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