Astragalectomy

Astragalectomy, sometimes called a talectomy, is a surgical operation for removal of the talus bone (astragalus) for stabilization of the ankle. Historically, an astragalectomy was used in cases of severe ankle trauma and congenial talipes equinovarus (clubfoot). It is no longer a common operation, but is still used in cases of a deformed calcaneu...
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astragalectomy

<procedure> Removal of the astragalus, or talus. ... Origin: astragalus, + G. Ektome, excision ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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astragalectomy

(as″trag-ә-lek┬┤tә-me) excision of the astragalus.
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astragalectomy

astragalectomy Removal of the astragalus, or the talus (the ankle bone, or hock bone; the bone of the tarsus which articulates with the tibia at the ankle).
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astragalectomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: as-trag′ă-lek′tō-mē Definitions: 1. Removal of the astragalus, or talus.
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