Fatty infiltration of the gastrocsoleus after tendo-achilles lengthening and gastrocnemius recession in a rabbit model.

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BACKGROUND Tendo-Achilles lengthening (TAL) and gastrocnemius recession (GR) are components of the operative treatment for certain foot conditions. We investigated changes in rabbit gastrocsoleus weight, volume, and percent fat resulting from TAL, GR, and immobilization. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighteen rabbits were randomized into three groups. Group I… (More)
DOI: 10.3113/FAI.2009.0778

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