Published in Health and Medicine Week, March 8th, 2004
According to a study from the United States, "Loss of knee extension caused by quadriceps femoris muscle disruption can be a disabling injury. Attempts at reconstructing the large muscle deficit after oncological resections of the quadriceps have previously had some success using a dynamic free latissimus dorsi muscle transfer."
G.G. Hallock and colleagues, Lehigh Valley Hospitals wrote, "This concept proved to be similarly valuable after a gunshot wound to the thigh resulted in an isolated loss of the quadriceps mechanisms A reinnervated latissimus...
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