Endoscopic Gastrocnemius Recession for the Treatment of Isolated Gastrocnemius Contracture: A Prospective Study on 320 Consecutive Patients.

@article{Phisitkul2014EndoscopicGR,
  title={Endoscopic Gastrocnemius Recession for the Treatment of Isolated Gastrocnemius Contracture: A Prospective Study on 320 Consecutive Patients.},
  author={Phinit Phisitkul and Chamnanni Rungprai and John E. Femino and Marut Arunakul and A. M. Amendola},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  year={2014},
  volume={35 8},
  pages={747-756}
}
BACKGROUND Endoscopic gastrocnemius recession has been proposed as a minimally invasive technique for the treatment of isolated gastrocnemius contracture. We report on the safety and efficacy of endoscopic gastrocnemius recession, as an isolated procedure or combined with other concomitant procedures in terms of improvement in ankle dorsiflexion, functional outcome, and postoperative morbidities. METHODS The data were prospectively collected in this case series. Endoscopic gastrocnemius… CONTINUE READING
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