Hugh Smith

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Gastrocnemius recession

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Gastrocnemius resection is performed in corrective foot and ankle surgery, calf-contouring cosmetic surgery, or dermatologic, infectious, or oncologic pathologies directly involving the gastrocnemius muscle. Gastrocnemius recession, which involves release of the gastrocnemius tendon and subsequent lengthening of the calf muscle, is specifically indicated for patients with…

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