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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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Duration of illness of more than 11 years was found to be a risk factor for 36 amputations out of 44 in type 1 diabetes and 56 amputation in type 2 diabetes (p value =0.085), details are shown in Table 3.
The lower limb amputation constitutes a major handicap and we can lessen the risk of this incapacity by a good and suitable rehabilitation4.
While amputation as a criminal punishment is condemned internationally, Iran says it is prescribed by the Qoran and is an effective deterrent.
Mansournia, "Comment on "Prevalence and risk factors for diabetic lower limb amputation: a clinic-based case control study"," Journal of Diabetes Research, vol.
The recent military conflicts have resulted in many US service members sustaining trauma-related major extremity amputations. (11,12) The most common mechanism of injury leading to amputation in recent US combat operations has been by high energy blast, which is unique to this retrospective review in comparison to the published reports from civilian trauma settings.
Max Lamb, from Rainford, had his right leg amputation when he was just seven weeks old because he had a rare condition in the womb limiting his bloodflow.
Variables including sex, age, province, year, level of amputation, and diagnoses were also obtained for each LLA case.
The trials, which followed participants for an average of 5.7 and 2.1 years, respectively, showed that lower-limb infections, gangrene, diabetic foot ulcers, and ischemia commonly occurred prior to the need for amputation.
(1) Amputation is inevitable if the ulcer and/or infection involves the bone and the joint tissues.
We collected a matched-pair data for patients with diabetic foot ulcers with or without amputation. Thirty-five patients from each group were statistically analyzed to see the predictive role of HbA1c for amputation.
KARACHI -- National and international experts on Sunday recommended the federal and provincial governments to establish diabetic foot clinics throughout the country and ensure provision of customised footwear for every person with diabetes in Pakistan on subsidized rates to reduce lower-limb amputations due to diabetic foot ulcers.
Abbass from Tanzania, Dr Salma E Khuraibet from Kuwait as well as several others from United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and other countries of Middle East and Africa are attending the Nadep Diabetes Footcon 2019 with a focus to create awareness about diabetic foot ulcers and its prevention to reduce amputations in Pakistan.
A clinician has cycled 176 miles to raise awareness of diabetes-related foot amputations.
31, 2014) to assess whether MVD diagnosed in any location increases the risk for amputation alone and with PAD.
MONDAY, July 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- No matter where it occurs in the body, microvascular disease ups the risk of leg amputation, a new study finds.