amputate


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As all of you may know, this bacteria can be deadly, and doctors had no option than to amputate his foot before the infection got into his blood stream," the page said.
Doctors in Karachi previously had to amputate four toes on MuhammadeIUs right foot due to gangrene when he was five.
Aron Ralston, 35, became trapped in a canyon in the desert in 2003 and faced the horrible choice - die or amputate his own arm.
Charly McGahan, veterinary surgeon at Cibyn Veterinary Clinic, Caernarfon, said: "We had to take the decision to amputate the leg because of the serious risk of infection to the open bone.
The chimney breast fell on to him and a GP had to make the life-saving decision to amputate his leg at the scene.
They tell me that my whole body turned black, and they almost decided to amputate my arms, too,'' he said.
She has a bad injury to her leg and it is very likely doctors will have to amputate it.
The injury became infected and doctors warned him they may have to amputate to stop the disease spreading.
With a blowtorch, rescue personnel eventually freed the injured man and rushed him to a hospital, where physicians had to amputate his left leg and transplant a back muscle into his right leg.
The star's publicist John Blanchette said: "They have to amputate part of her leg.
Surgeons fought for six hours to save Alan Braley's leg but the following day they were forced to amputate.
Medics battled to save him, but were forced to amputate his leg at the scene.
He is due to have another operation tomorrow, when surgeons may be forced to amputate below his knee.
A pensioner died weeks after an operation to amputate her leg, an inquest was told.
Surgeons amputated most of her right leg in January because of gangrene and this month she refused to let them amputate her left leg.