Recurrent Dislocation of the Tibialis Posterior Tendon Treated With Suture Tape: A Case Report of an Innovative Operative Procedure

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Abstract

Dislocation of the tibialis posterior tendon (PTT) is a rare traumatic injury, and treatment is often delayed. Conservative treatment is ineffective for recurrent dislocation of the PTT; however, a reference standard procedure has not yet been established. In the present case report, we describe an innovative pseudo-pouch closing procedure with suture tape and a suture anchor for recurrent PTT dislocation. The patient returned to preoperative levels of activity at 21 weeks postoperatively and was asymptomatic at the 1-year follow-up examination.

Level of Clinical Evidence: 4

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