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Amputation levels

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Hemicorporectomy:   Surgical removal of the pelvis and both lower extremities  
Hemipelvectomy:   Surgical removal of one half of the pelvis and the lower extremity  
Hip Disarticulation:   Surgical removal of the lower extremity from the pelvis  
Transfemoral:   Surgical removal of the lower extremity above the knee joint  
Knee Disarticulation:   Surgical removal through the knee joint  
Transtibial:   Surgical removal of the lower extremity below the knee joint  
Symeʼs:   Surgical removal of the foot at the ankle joint with removal of the malleoli  
Chopartʼs:   Disarticulation at the midtarsal joint  
Transmetatarsal:   Surgical removal of the midsection of the metatarsals  


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