Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, August 26th, 2005
"Calf augmentation is indicated for cosmetic reasons or to reconstruct a shrunken lower leg that is the result of injury, illness, or congenital disability," surgeons in Sweden explained. "Calf implants are made of solid semisoft silicone, which can be customized by carving, or of a thick shell of solid silicone containing cohesive silicone."
"During the years 1991 through 2004, 18 patients (13 women and 5 men) underwent 20 calf augmentations at the Lidingo Clinic in Stockholm," according to I. Niechajev and colleagues at that institution....
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