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Jaboulay's amputation

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Amputation of an entire leg together with the hip bone.

First performed successfully by Mathieu Jaboulay and the Swiss surgeon Charles Girard (1850-1916).


  • M. Jaboulay:
    La désarticulation interilio-abdominale. Lyon médical, 1894, 75: 507-510.
    Interilio-abdominal amputation first described.
  • C. Girard:
    Désarticulation de l'os iliaque pour sarcome.
    Congrès française de Chirurgie, 1895, 9: 823-827.
    First successful hind-quarter amputation.

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