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Le Fort's amputation (Léon Clément Le Fort)

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One of several modifications of Pirogoff's operation.


  • N. I. Pirogov:
    Kostno-plasticheskoye udlineniye kostei goleni pri vilushtsheni stopi.
    [Osteoplastic elongation of the bones of the leg in amputation of the foot.]
    Voyenno-med J, 1854, 63, 2 section, 83-100. German translation, Leipzig, 1854.
    In this work Pirogoff outlined a method of complete osteoplastic amputation of the foot.

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