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127(1) CME – Skin Grafts and Local Flaps - Video 9 – The Medial Gastrocnemius Muscle Flap

Video Author: Hallock
Published on: 12.15.2010
Associated with: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 127(1):5e-22e, January 2011

This video demonstrates guidelines for the design and elevation of the medial gastrocnemius muscle local flap. From the “Skin Grafts and Local Flaps” CME, January 2011. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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Keywords: breast reconstruction; tissue expander; postoperative pain; quality of recovery; QoR40; intercostal nerve block; pectoral nerve block