Leg - Transtibial Amputation
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Leg - Transtibial Amputation

This course provides you the practical knowledge for an individual surgical procedure.

After this course, you have :
  • a clear understanding of the steps to be taken to execute the procedure;
  • seen an example of how the procedure is executed;
  • a clear understanding of all anatomical structures encountered during the procedure;
  • seen an example of how the anatomical structures look within the setting of the procedure.

Step by step

Skin incision

Skin

Mark

Mark the medial joint line, the patella, the tibial tubercle and the lateral joint line. Then mark the skin both lateral and medial about 15 cm under the joint line (10 cm from tibial tubercle). The length of the posterior flap should be half the circumference of the limb from the heretofore mentioned marking + 3 cm. Mark the medial and lateral endpoints of the posterior flap distally. Then draw a line from medial to lateral connecting the two incision marks. Finally connect the two marking points on the lateral and medial side longitudinally .

Incise

Incise the skin following the previously made markings.

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