Calf Surgery

Prosthesis implant

1- Indications

Poor definition of calf due to personal characteristics. The technique involves the introduction of a prosthesis in each calf that is inserted through a small incision behind the knee and placed behind the muscle.

2- personal interview

The goal is to let the patient know the extent of this surgery and to let the doctor know the physical and psychological characteristics of the patient.

A body exam is performed to obtain a global vision of its contour.

3- tests and studies

Blood count
Chest X-ray

4- Pre-surgery indications

To eat lightly and drink no alcohol the previous night
If you are on medication ask your doctor about giving them up
A fastening of 8 hours
To attend the clinic with an escort
To bring along the post-surgery indications

5. surgery

Anaesthesia:epidural or local with support
Type of surgery: ambulatory
Place of intervention: operating room
Recovery: after the surgery the patient leaves the operating room he rests until he is fully recovered from anaesthesia

6- post surgery indications

Bed rest for 48 hs
Prescription: antibiotic and painkillers according to doctor’s indication
General diet

7- allowed activities

Outdoor walking after the fourth day
Office work after a week

8- expectations

If the extent of the implants are understood the results meet the standards desired.