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The history of amputation surgery and prosthetics

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Limb Amputation

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The word amputation derives from the Latin amputate, which means cutting around.

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Ham, R., Cotton, L. (1991). The history of amputation surgery and prosthetics. In: Limb Amputation. Therapy in Practice. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-3152-8_1

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