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(Pirogoff amputation)
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  • [Modified Pirogoff's amputation]. [Case Reports]
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 2016; 28(5):335-44Kinner B, Roll C
  • The goal of Pirogoff's amputation of the hindfoot is a weight-bearing stump with minimal loss of limb length and stable soft tissue coverage with preservation of the sensation of the sole of the heel.
  • Pirogoff amputation for a bilateral traumatic lower-extremity amputee: indication and technique. [Case Reports]
    Orthopedics 2014; 37(6):397-401Ipaktchi K, Seidl A, … Mauffrey C
  • Although only a small portion of all lower-extremity amputations in the United States are of traumatic origin, almost half of all living amputees have sustained traumatic amputations. This particular epidemiology is explained by the younger age, and thus longer life expectancy, of traumatic amputees. In this group especially, restoration and lifelong maintenance of ambulation and mobility is esse…
  • [Pirogoff amputation. Report of two cases and literature review]. [Case Reports]
    Acta Ortop Mex 2012 Nov-Dec; 26(6):382-7López-Gavito E, Parra-Téllez P, … Vázquez-Escamilla J
  • Pirogoff amputation was originally described by Russian surgeon Nicholas Pirogoff in 1864. It refers to the osteoplastic amputation distal to the ankle joint, talus resection and bone fusion of the tibia and the calcaneus. Its advantages are as follows: less loss in limb length, the possibility of full weight bearing, and the use of a more anatomical prosthesis. We present herein two cases: a 38 …
  • [Hindfoot amputations]. [Review]
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 2011; 23(4):265-79Rammelt S, Olbrich A, Zwipp H
  • Obtaining a durable, weight-bearing stump with minimal or no loss of limb length, and stable soft tissue coverage with preservation of the original sensation of the sole of the foot at the heel.
  • [Nikolaj Pirogov: a pioneer of modern surgery]. [Historical Article]
    Chirurg 2011; 82(2):164-8Ring A
  • Nikolay Pirogoff (1810–1881), Russian scientist, physician, anatomist, military surgeon and teacher belongs to the most exceptional men of the 19th century. His actions have essentially contributed to recognition of the surgical field and its further development. Pirogoff is considered to be one of the pioneers of modern surgery and due to him surgery became a clinical discipline with a scientifi…
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