Correction of Asymmetric Calf Hypertrophy with Differential Selective Neurectomy

  title={Correction of Asymmetric Calf Hypertrophy with Differential Selective Neurectomy},
  author={T E Fong and C L Wong and J Lin and Chuh-Kai Liao and Li-Yung Ho and Feng-Chou Tsai},
  journal={Aesthetic Plastic Surgery},
Contour asymmetry of the legs is a major aesthetic concern among Asian women. This study enrolled 60 patients with asymmetric calf hypertrophy, defined as a differential calf circumference exceeding 0.6 cm. Differential selective neurectomy techniques, which depend on the sizes of the small and large calves, were performed exactly via a 1-cm popliteal wound. The pre- and postoperative mean differences between the larger and smaller calf circumferences at the 1-year follow-up consultation were 1… CONTINUE READING
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