amputate


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[1-3,8] In the current case, as the ring finger amputate was not suitable for replantation, we replanted the little finger amputate with the thought that it would provide stronger grasping force and improved cosmetic result.
Doctors in Karachi previously had to amputate four toes on MuhammadeIUs right foot due to gangrene when he was five.
"Since she was born, she has had lots of surgery and different treatments to help her feet but, this year, it go to the point where the doctors said the best course of action was to amputate her left foot.
Grant suffered 27 injuries after an IED explosion while on duty in Afghanistan in February 2009 and, with wounds to his right leg not healing as well as expected, he chose to amputate.
Mrs Staniforth described the decision to amputate as an agonising one.
He was rushed to Newcastle's General Hospital, where the injuries to his arm were so severe surgeons had to amputate it at the shoulder.
He added that he woke up in hospital and the doctors told him that they would have had to amputate his legs if it had gone the other way.
Brian added: "I didn't know they were going to amputate my legs but I should have." He was given pain relief before a surgeon used the small knife and a hacksaw, offered by a builder, to carry out the operation in the tight space where he was stuck.
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.
Paramedics were forced to amputate both legs in a desperate bid to save her life.
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.
A Texas daycare teacher recently became a victim of flesh-eating bacteria, which caused doctors to amputate his right foot.
An RSPCA inspector and a doctor were sent to the scene where the medic was forced to amputate the cat's tail after it had been severed in the fan.