Levels of Amputation - matching

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Excision of any part of one or more toes

Partial Toe

2

Disarticulation at the metatarsal phalangeal joint

Toe Disarticulation

3

Resection of the 3rd, 4th, 5th metatarals and digits

Partial foot/ray resection

4

Amputation through the midsection of all metatarsals

Transmetatarsal

5

Ankle disarticulation with attachment of heel pad to distal end of tibia; may include removal of malleoli and distal tibial/fibular flares

Ankle disarticulation (Syme's)

6

More than 50% of tibial length

Long Transtibial (below knee)

7

Between 20% and 50% of tibial length

Transtibial (below knee)

8

Less than 20% of tibial length

Short transtibial (below knee)

9

amputation through the knee joint; femur intact

Knee disarticulation

10

More than 60% of femoral length

Long transfemoral (above knee)

11

Between 35% and 60% of femoral length

Transfemoral (above knee)

12

Less than 35% of femoral length

Short transfemoral (above knee)

13

Amputation through hip joint; pelvis intact

Hip Disarticulation

14

Resection of lower half of pelvis (R or L half and limb below)

Hemipelvectomy

15

Amputation both lower limbs and pelvis below L4-L5 level

Hemicorporectomy

16

Disarticulation at the midtarsal joint

Chopart's