Knee - Disarticulation
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The Rehabilitation of Lower Limb Amputation Working Group, Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense. VA/DoD clinical practice guideline for rehabilitation of lower limb amputation. 2007
Step by step
Mark the patella, the tibial tuberosity and the joint line. Also mark the incision line 2 cm distal to the tibial tuberosity. This flap will be formed by an oval incision.
Incise the skin circumferentially but take care not to transect the great saphenous vein.
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