Amputation above-knee (procedure)

Known as: Amputation Above-Knee, Supracondylar above-knee amputation, Amputation of leg through femur 
Surgical removal of all or part of the leg, made at any point of the femur.
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of lower extremity amputation in England, to establish the… (More)
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2009
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2009
Treatment with osseointegrated transfemoral prostheses has been shown to improve quality of life. The treatment has been… (More)
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2008
2008
OBJECTIVE This study was to report the within-day test-retest reliability and the measurement properties of the six-minute walk… (More)
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2007
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2007
BACKGROUND Microprocessor-controlled knee joints appeared on the market a decade ago. These joints are more sophisticated and… (More)
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2004
2004
OBJECTIVE To assess the reliability, validity, and responsiveness of both the standard and revised Locomotor Capabilities Index… (More)
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2002
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2002
Phantom pain has been given considerable attention in literature. Phantom pain reduces quality of life, and patients suffering… (More)
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2002
2002
OBJECTIVE To determine inter- and intrarater reliability of the two-minute walk test (2MWT) in individuals with transtibial… (More)
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1997
1997
OBJECTIVE To compare the metabolic cost for prosthetic ambulation among persons with bilateral above-knee amputation with that… (More)
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1995
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1995
OBJECTIVE The prosthetic gait of unilateral transfemoral amputees. DESIGN Case series. SETTING Laboratory of Gait Analysis… (More)
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1979
1979
If below-knee amputation is impossible, knee disarticulation should be considered before above-knee amputation, regardless of age… (More)
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