amputation


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  • noun

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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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A spokeswoman added: "Speaking generally, we do our utmost to prevent our vascular patients reaching the point where amputation is necessary.
reported the highest rates of prosthetic prescription in any study for patients in a prospective cohort that included 87 persons from a single VA medical center with diabetes or peripheral vascular disease who were ambulatory prior to amputation (93% TT, 57% TF) [10].
This in turn can cause serious foot problems, such as ulcers, that could lead to amputation.
Including a podiatrist in your care can reduce amputation rates by as much as 85 percent.
I never would have thought I would be involved in as many activities and sports after my injury and amputation," Crane said.
HEALTH professionals in the North East are teaming up to try to improve foot care and reduce the number of amputations across the region.
Taking into account the chronicity of infection and nonunion, amputation was very likely despite attempts at limb salvage.
It was concluded that physiotherapeutic attention for patients with lower-limb amputation should be sought, not only at the postoperative stage, but also at the pre-operative stage whenever possible.
Andros says the number of amputations can be reduced dramatically with better, faster diagnosis of foot problems and more frequent use of bypass surgery to help heal dangerous foot wounds.
The government does not keep national records of amputation punishments--or at least does not share those records with the public.
By sharing personal experiences and stories of living with a diabetes-related amputation, people can really help us to highlight the seriousness of this problem as we work to put a stop to unnecessary amputations.
At the moment there are over 300 amputations taking place every year in Wales, despite the fact that 80% of these cases are preventable if people get the right care.
According to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, manufacturing employers report that 2,000 workers suffered amputations in 2013.
In FIELD (Fenofibrate Intervention and Event Lowering in Diabetes), greater height was an independent predictor of amputation during 5 years of prospective follow-up.