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Total Excision of Medial Gastrocnemius

From all of the calf reduction surgery method, this is the most invasive one, it removes the entire medial gastrocnemius muscle and sacrifices the whole function of it.

This method produces residual postoperative scars which need quite a bit of time to fade away and requires long postoperative recovery time.

Normal calf muscle power is regained in 6 to 12 months.

Similar to Selective Neurectomy, this method can resulting in compensatory hypertrophy of other existing calf muscles, the risk of nerves or vessels injury are high too.