Analysing the outcome of surgery for chronic Achilles tendinopathy over the last 50 years
Wasim S Khan, Seema Malvankar, Jagmeet S Bhamra, Ioannis Pengas, University College London Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, Middlesex, London HA7 4LP, United Kingdom
Author contributions: Khan WS and Malvankar S analysed the literature; Malvankar S wrote the preliminary draft of the manuscript and Khan WS revised the paper; Bhamra JS and Pengas I supervised the project and critically reviewed the draft; all authors approved the final submitted version of the manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: None.
Data sharing statement: Technical appendix, statistical code, and dataset available from the corresponding author at Dryad repository.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Wasim S Khan, Clinical Lecturer, University College London Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, Middlesex, London HA7 4LP, United Kingdom. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: February 23, 2015
Peer-review started: February 25, 2015
First decision: April 10, 2015
Revised: May 6, 2015
Accepted: May 16, 2015
Article in press: May 18, 2015
Published online: July 18, 2015