Kirk amputation

Kirk am·pu·ta·tion

(kĕrk),
surgical removal at the lower end of the femur, using the tendon of the quadriceps extensor to cover the end of the bone.

Kirk am·pu·ta·tion

(kĭrk amp'yū-tā'shŭn)
Amputation at the lower end of the femur, using the tendon of the quadriceps extensor to cover the end of the bone.

Kirk,

Norman Thomas, U.S. Army surgeon, 1888-1960.
Kirk amputation - amputation at the lower end of the femur, using the tendon of the quadriceps extensor to cover the end of the bone.
Kirk mallet
Kirk orthopedic hammer
Kirk technique
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