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					                                                                            Prosthetics
                                                          Transfemoral Amputation and
                                                                  Knee Disarticulation



Transfemoral Amputation
The transfemoral (above knee) amputation is a surgical procedure in which
a portion of the femur (thigh bone) is cut and removed from the body along
with the lower leg and foot.




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