What is Above Knee Amputation (right)?

Category: Surgeries


An above-the-knee amputation (AKA) is the surgical removal of the leg above the knee. Reasons for an AKA include poor blood flow which cannot be corrected resulting in tissue loss or extreme pain, severe infection, trauma or injury, tumor or congenital disorder.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Above Knee Amputation (right)

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