Transtibial Amputation: Skewed Flap
Evaluate the overall general medical condition of the patient. Identify factors associated with increased risk of perioperative complications (chronic renal failure, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular respiratory disease, malnutrition, sepsis) and treat accordingly. Determine the state of involvement of the bone and surrounding soft tissues away from the zone of the lesion (infection/tumor).
KeywordsHeterotopic Ossification General Medical Condition Residual Limb Ipsilateral Knee Knee Flexion Contracture
- .See relevant section of following chapter: Transfemoral Amputation ( Chap. 24).