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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
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17-18) For instance, low back pain (LBP) rates were 64% among surveyed New Zealand patients with transfemoral amputation, and the percentage of patients with restrictions in activities of daily living as a result of LBP were 39%.
The outcomes of these 2 cases suggest that stifle disarticulation may be used as an alternative to transfemoral amputation in birds where prolonged surgery, anesthesia, or patient size precludes traditional amputation techniques.
He had a left transfemoral amputation due to critical limb ischemia (CLI).
Studies of functional performance incorporating activities of daily living (ADLs) in persons with transfemoral amputation (TFA) are limited.
The criteria for inclusion of the patients into the study were: unilateral transtibial or transfemoral amputation of lower extremities, the ability to walk with the help of prosthesis with or without aids, period of [greater than or equal to] 6 months after the completion of rehabilitation treatment at the Department of Medical Rehabilitation to the time of questionnaire completion.
Determining the most representative topographic variables in locally manufactured sockets for patients with transfemoral amputation
Inclusion criteria for participants in this study included individuals who had a transfemoral amputation, were currently using the C-Leg[R], were over the age of 18 years, and without cognitive limitations.
The largest study carried out in India reported transtibial amputation followed by transfemoral amputation as the commonest levels of traumatic amputation17.
Osseointegrated transfemoral amputation prostheses: prospective results of general and condition-specific quality of life in 18 patients at 2-year follow-up.
Abbreviations: ADL = activity of daily living, CAD = coronary artery disease, ESRD = end-stage renal disease, FIM = Functional Independence Measure, PAD = peripheral arterial disease, TFA = transfemoral amputation, TTA = transtibial amputation, VA = Department of Veterans Affairs.
Patient had a transfemoral amputation on left side (figure-1) and multiple soft tissue injuries on right leg.
We also note that the difference between transtibial and transfemoral amputation may also result in price differentials and should be considered in future research.