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Definition of BKA

BKA: Acronym standing for "below knee amputation." A nurse scrubbing for a BKA is preparing to assist in a below-knee amputation.

BKA is as opposed to AKA (above knee amputation).

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=8114
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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