Chapter 98. Above-the-Knee Amputations

  1. Enrico Ascher,
  2. L. H. Hollier,
  3. D. Eugene Strandness,
  4. Jonathan B. Towne,
  5. Keith Calligaro,
  6. K. Craig Kent,
  7. Gregory L. Moneta,
  8. William H. Pearce,
  9. John J. Ricotta and
  10. Henry Haimovici
  1. Henry Haimovici

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755815.ch98

Haimovici's Vascular Surgery, Fifth Edition

Haimovici's Vascular Surgery, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Haimovici, H. (2004) Above-the-Knee Amputations, in Haimovici's Vascular Surgery, Fifth Edition (eds E. Ascher, L. H. Hollier, D. E. Strandness, J. B. Towne, K. Calligaro, K. C. Kent, G. L. Moneta, W. H. Pearce, J. J. Ricotta and H. Haimovici), Blackwell Science, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755815.ch98

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632044580

Online ISBN: 9780470755815

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Keywords:

  • amputation;
  • hamstrings;
  • hip;
  • technical errors;
  • infection

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Surgical Techniques

  • Amputations Through Lower Third of Thigh

  • Amputations Through Middle Third of Thigh

  • Failed Grafts and Level of Amputation

  • Pitfalls

  • Complications