Endoscopic gastrocnemius recession: preliminary report on 18 cases.

@article{Saxena2004EndoscopicGR,
  title={Endoscopic gastrocnemius recession: preliminary report on 18 cases.},
  author={Amol Saxena and Arthur Widtfeldt},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={2004},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={
          302-6
        }
}
A technique of endoscopic gastrocnemius recession was evaluated. Fifteen patients undergoing 18 procedures were prospectively studied with a minimum follow-up of 1 year. There were 9 women and 6 men (mean age, 44.1 +/- 22.6 years). One patient had an isolated recession; the others had various adjunctive flatfoot or reconstructive procedures. Pre- and postoperative ankle dorsiflexion was evaluated, as was the amount of time before patients could perform a single-leg heel raise postoperatively… CONTINUE READING
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