gastrocnemius muscle

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Synonyms for gastrocnemius muscle

the muscle in the back part of the leg that forms the greater part of the calf

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Surface electromyographic signals (sEMG) of lateral gastrocnemius muscle were also recorded synchronously with the torque and angle data to ensure that no undesirable activation occurred during the stretching protocol.
Comparison of phenol and alcohol neurolysis of tibial nerve motor branches to the gastrocnemius muscle for treatment of spastic foot after stroke: a randomized controlled pilot study.
Post-treatment ultrasonographic assessment of spastic gastrocnemius muscle showed a significant improvement in the compressibility ratio in the aquatic exercise group.
Nevertheless, we believe that harvesting one head of the gastrocnemius muscle with the TA flap causes functional impairment.
Prior to incision, the two heads of the gastrocnemius muscle should be palpated at their insertion into the femur, which is slightly proximal to the femoral condyles.
However, it is possible that operation of the DAE system produced some convective cooling that countered additional heat sourced by local vasodilation of the gastrocnemius muscle.
Briefly, after hydrolysis of the liver and gastrocnemius muscle samples in 30% KOH at 100[degrees]C for 30 min, 1.
The cyst connected to the subgastrocnemius bursa through a path between the medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle and the semimem-branosus tendon (Figure 1(c)).
The role of gastrocnemius muscle flap in limb sparing surgery for bone sarcomas of the distal femur: A proposed classification of muscle transfers.
Baker's cysts are situated between the medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle and the insertion of the semimembranous muscle.
These include delaying, exteriorizing the pedicle, keeping the pedicle wider, mobilization of peroneal perforators in the intermuscular septum, supercharging, cross leg sural artery flap, leaving a skin extension over the pedicle, and harvesting a midline cuff of the gastrocnemius muscle.
The electromyographic examination revealed myogenic changes (low amplitude potential, reduced intervals, myogenic interferential pathway) in the right vastus lateralis muscle, right anterior tibiae muscle, left gastrocnemius muscle, right deltoid muscle and in the left biceps muscle.