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Words related to amputation

a condition of disability resulting from the loss of one or more limbs

a surgical removal of all or part of a limb

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For example, the purchase and refitting costs of conventional socket suspension systems are reported to be in the range of $6,203 to $20,070 over the first 5 yr after primary amputation [26].
9 Primary amputation was advised in these patients and they were excluded from the study.
Eight patients presenting with ischaemia vascular injuries were found to have nonviable limbs and were offered primary amputation.
Seventy-two patients underwent 78 procedures, which included surgical revascularisation in 44 patients and primary amputation in 23 patients.
I think more and more primary amputations should be done until we figure out how to do this [limb salvage surgery] better," Dr.
Despite a decline in the number of major amputations, primary amputation is frequently the first, and the only treatment offered.
13 patients who underwent primary amputation had ankle brachial pressure index (ABPI less than 0.
Low amputation rate in our study was due to the exclusion of the patients presenting with advanced ischemia, who underwent primary amputation.
Treatment includes primary amputation, surgical and endovascular revascularization, as well as clot dissolution with drug therapy.
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