Le Fort amputation
Pronunciation: lĕ fōrt′
Definition: a modification of Pirogoff amputation; the calcaneus is sawed through horizontally instead of vertically so that the patient steps on the same part of the heel as before.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.