amputation

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Words related to amputation

a condition of disability resulting from the loss of one or more limbs

a surgical removal of all or part of a limb

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Before 1970, most patients with high-grade sarcomas arising from the scapula were treated with a forequarter amputation (1).
Furthermore, detailed descriptions of training protocols for individuals with shoulder disarticulations or forequarter amputations are particularly limited, with little emphasis on this level of amputation [4].
The traditional approach when dealing with a malignant tumour involving the shoulder joint or extensively infiltrating the deltoid, pectoral, or subscapular muscles is forequarter amputation of the affected upper extremity.
The patient underwent a radical resection of the left scapula as well as the proximal humerus including the deltoid, rotator cuff muscles, and portions of the trapezius and the clavicle instead of a forequarter amputation.
We would have to do a mastectomy and a forequarter amputation.