Pirogoff amputation


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Pi·ro·goff am·pu·ta·tion

(pē'rō-gof),
amputation of the foot; the lower articular surfaces of the tibia and fibula are sawed through and the ends covered with a portion of the os calcis that has also been sawed through from above posteriorly downward and forward.

Pi·ro·goff am·pu·tation

(pēr'ō-gof amp'yū-tā'shŭn)
Surgical removal of the foot; the lower articular surfaces of the tibia and fibula are sawed through and the ends covered with a portion of the os calcis, which has also been sawed through from above posteriorly downward and forward.

Pirogoff amputation

(pir′ŏ-gof″)
[Nikolai Ivanovich Pirogoff, Russian surgeon, 1810–1881]
Amputation of the foot at the ankle, removing a portion of the os calcis.

Pirogoff,

Nikolai I., Russian surgeon, 1810-1881.
Pirogoff amputation - amputation of the foot.
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Pirogoff operation
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