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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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In both cases amputation was recommended due to the poor prognosis for healing and because both birds were poor surgical candidates for traditional methods of amputation due to patient size or age.
The chi-square test was used to determine whether there were differences between categorical variables, that is, between amputation rates and sex, the burn agent, the amputation type, and fasciotomy.
OSHAs revised guidelines for the reporting of amputation injuries have led to greater intervention to improve safety.
People with Type 2 diabetes develop gangrene which often requires amputation and even that's 'normal'.
Recently, a new scoring system has been proposed by Amit Jain [Table 1] that predicts the risk of major amputation in diabetic foot complications.
The suffering of an amputation marks a crisis in a patient's life, a dramatic change in his/her life and "religion does not stand idly by (.
Amputation and wide local excision remain common, and particularly erode function and balance when the tumor involves the thumb or big toe, the researchers noted.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued modifications to its National Emphasis Program (NEP) on Amputations, replacing the program in place since 2006.
Three years ago, Diabetes UK launched the Putting Feet First campaign to reduce diabetes-related amputation and to improve foot care for people with diabetes.
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.
MORE than 300 leg, foot and toe amputations are carried out on diabetes patients each year in Wales - and 80% of them are preventable, a charity has claimed.
Previous reports suggest a comparable disadvantage following major amputation: whereas about 55 percent of those undergoing nontraumatic major lower-limb amputation remain ambulatory [5] only about 38 percent of those with a prior history of contralateral limb loss remain ambulatory following loss of the second lower limb [6].
Trauma 28 (56%) was the most prevalent cause of lower limb amputation and among them 15 (53%) had road accident injuries.
While amputation as a criminal punishment is condemned internationally, Iran says it is prescribed by the Qoran and is an effective deterrent.
Variables including sex, age, province, year, level of amputation, and diagnoses were also obtained for each LLA case.