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amputation

cutting off, especially of a body part: After the amputation of his leg he was fitted for a prosthesis.
Not to be confused with:
imputation – an accusation; an attribution, as of fault: His imputation was completely off base.

am·pu·tate

 (ăm′pyo͝o-tāt′)
tr.v. am·pu·tat·ed, am·pu·tat·ing, am·pu·tates
To cut off (a projecting body part), especially by surgery.

[Latin amputāre, amputāt-, to cut around : am-, ambi-, around; see ambi- + putāre, to cut; see pau- in Indo-European roots.]

am′pu·ta′tion n.
am′pu·ta′tor n.

amputation


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Surgery to remove a limb.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amputation - a condition of disability resulting from the loss of one or more limbsamputation - a condition of disability resulting from the loss of one or more limbs
disability, disablement, handicap, impairment - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
2.amputation - a surgical removal of all or part of a limbamputation - a surgical removal of all or part of a limb
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
Translations
بَـتْـر
amputace
amputation
amputaatio
amputacija
amputálás
aflimun

amputation

[ˌæmpjʊˈteɪʃən] Namputación f

amputation

[ˌæmpjʊˈteɪʃən] n [limb, hand, tail] → amputation f

amputation

nAmputation f

amputation

[ˌæmpjʊˈteɪʃn] namputazione f

amputate

(ˈӕmpjuteit) verb
(of a surgeon etc) to cut off (an arm or leg etc). They are going to have to amputate (his left leg).
ˌampuˈtation noun

am·pu·ta·tion

n. amputación, desmembración.

amputation

n amputación f; above-the-knee — amputación por encima de la rodilla; below-the-knee— amputación por debajo de la rodilla
References in periodicals archive ?
Minor amputation was done on all the salvaged limbs which included great toe disarticulation in seven patients, other toe disarticulation in nine patients and forefoot amputation was needed in twenty patients (80%).
However, players with intellectual disability, visual and hearing impairments, minor amputation, fracture, wheelchair user, balance and coordination problems were discouraged to attend due to high risk of re-injuries.
Differences in minor amputation rate in diabetic foot disease throughout Europe are in part explained by differences in disease severity at presentation.
Amputations were categorized as minor (if only digits were amputated) or major (amputation proximal to the digits), and patients were grouped as minor amputee patients (only minor amputation) or major amputee patients (major amputation with or without minor amputation).
Minor amputation was defined as any amputation distal to the ankle joint, and major amputation was defined as amputation above the ankle.
In preventive approach, minor amputation was needed for gangrenes, as part of debridement and, for correction of foot deformities.
Hakamata et al., "Diabetic foot wounds in haemodialysis patients: 2-year outcome after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and minor amputation," International Wound Journal, vol.
Minor amputation was performed in five patients and major amputation was performed in one.
In a similar way, RMSSD (ms) was significantly lower while mean HR was significantly higher for the subjects with a major amputation compared to the subjects with a minor amputation (Figure 2 and Table 2).
"We are treating more than 500 cases of diabetic foot per year out of which more than 10% patients required surgery in form of debridement, minor amputation and major amputation.
Perioperative data TASC-B n = 101 6 (5.9%) TASC-C 15 (14.9%) TASC-D 80 (79.2%) Combined treatment * 56 (55.4%) Debridement 11 (10.9%) Minor amputation 28 (27.7%) Multiple revascularization 52 (51.5%) Runoff 0 16 (15.8%) Runoff 1 64 (63.4%) Runoff>1 21 (20.8%) DR * 46 (54.1%) IRf "through collaterals" 22 (25.9%) IRf "without collaterals" 17 (20.0%) Postoperative ABI (&) 0.84 (0.69-0.93) MACE (+) at 30 days 3 (3.0%) MALE ([mu]) at 30 days 3 (3.0%) Major amputation at 30 days 2 (2.0%) * Combined treatment: combined treatment of the femoropopliteal and the infrapopliteal sector; (#) DR: direct revascularization; ([dagger]) LR: indirect revascularization; (&) ABI: ankle-brachial index; (+) MACE: major adverse cardiovascular event; ([mu]) MALE: major adverse limb event.
Overall Relative pts 5-yr 5-yr survival survival Blank 158 77.9% 95.1% No cancer-directed surgery 11 80.0% 93.1% Local tumor destruction 2 100.0% 100.0% Local tumor excision 27 85.2% 100.0% Biopsy followed by gross excision 13 76.9% 89.7% Wide excision, minor amputation 20 79.2% 93.8% Radical excision 2 0.0% 0.0% Total 233 78.5% 96.4% Table 3.