Pirogoff's amputation

noun

Pi·​ro·​goff's amputation
variants or Pirogoff amputation
: amputation of the foot through the articulation of the ankle with retention of part of the calcaneus compare syme's amputation

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“Pirogoff's amputation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Pirogoff%27s%20amputation. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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