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Figure 2: (a) Fifty-year-old male after being run over by a truck tire. Popliteal artery total occlusion with a thrombus. Popliteal artery, sciatic nerve exposed. Posterior thigh and leg muscles avulsed. (b) The appearance of the leg after the vascular surgeons completes the thrombectomy, and the leg is reperfused. The debridement is complete, the tip of the pick-up is showing the pedicle of the avulsed gastrocnemius muscle medial head. (c) The popliteal artery and sciatic nerve are covered with the medial and viable parts of the lateral gastrocnemius muscle. (d) The patient is seen 3 months after surgery

Figure 2: (a) Fifty-year-old male after being run over by a truck tire. Popliteal artery total occlusion with a thrombus. Popliteal artery, sciatic nerve exposed. Posterior thigh and leg muscles avulsed. (b) The appearance of the leg after the vascular surgeons completes the thrombectomy, and the leg is reperfused. The debridement is complete, the tip of the pick-up is showing the pedicle of the avulsed gastrocnemius muscle medial head. (c) The popliteal artery and sciatic nerve are covered with the medial and viable parts of the lateral gastrocnemius muscle. (d) The patient is seen 3 months after surgery