• Sepsis
  • Diabetic foot infection or gangrene (the most frequent reason for infection-related amputations) Sepsis with peripheral necrosis Cancerous bone or soft tissue tumors (e.g. osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, fibrosarcoma, epithelioid sarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma, synovial sarcoma, sacrococcygeal teratoma, liposarcoma) Melanoma Severe limb injuries in which the limb cannot be saved or efforts to save the limb fail. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was a pioneer of treating fractures by fixation and had impressive results with an amputation rate for sepsis of only 2.6%, a dramatic reduction on the norm for the time. (wikipedia.org)
  • traumatic
  • Event will highlight the urgent nature of the diabetes epidemic as the leading cause of non-traumatic lower extremity amputations and discuss ways to reduce these amputations. (prweb.com)
  • This educational event will highlight the urgent nature of the diabetes epidemic-among the top ten leading causes of death in Colorado and leading cause of non-traumatic lower extremity amputation-specifically the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease and diabetic foot ulcers/injuries. (prweb.com)
  • infection
  • A further amputation had left him open to infection, and now he was facing the prospect of an awful, agonising death over a period of several days - hallucinations, dehydration, his kidneys packing up, his breathing going and then, finally, his heart. (wikipedia.org)
  • performs
  • Dr. P. Phillips Hospital performs amputation surgery. (orlandohealth.com)
  • Honoshowsky has performed and recorded with many metro New York City/ New Jersey bands, from hip-hop band Universal Rebel to world/avant-garde group In Petto, has toured the United States with hardcore band Hungry Housewives, and also performs solo sets under the name Soul Amputation. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgeon
  • Johann Ulrich von Bilguer, a Prussian military surgeon, had written against amputation, and a book of his had appeared in English in 1764. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgery
  • The amputation will allegedly require future corrective surgery and has led baby Benjamin to experience "significant mental and physical pain and suffering. (courthousenews.com)
  • Featured speakers include Eric Jaakola, DPM, Medical Director for the Amputation Prevention Center® at Rose Medical Center, as well as other speakers across multiple disciplines, including interventional cardiology, plastic surgery, general surgery and others. (prweb.com)
  • citation needed] In rare cases of amniotic banding syndrome, if diagnosed in utero, fetal surgery may be considered to save a limb which is in danger of amputation. (wikipedia.org)
  • In surgery, a guillotine amputation is an amputation performed without closure of the skin in an urgent setting. (wikipedia.org)
  • foot
  • Christie, J., C. B. Clowes, D. W. Lamb: Amputations through the middle part of the foot. (springer.com)
  • Wagner, F. W., Amputations of the foot and ankle-current status. (springer.com)
  • An Amputation Prevention Center® is a surgically focused inpatient/outpatient program operating in conjunction with the comprehensive wound center, that specializes in treating patients with limb-threatening conditions, such as diabetic foot ulcers. (prweb.com)
  • an amputation of the foot in which the astragalus is conserved. (wikipedia.org)
  • post
  • Suicides may be prevented by both pre and post-amputation counseling. (boloji.com)
  • The post amputation counseling includes inter-personal therapy, cognitive behavior therapy (challenging irrational or negative thoughts). (boloji.com)
  • life
  • From what I have read, prejhospital amputations aren't really all that difficult: the hard part is in making the decision, which isn't taken lightly, but if it's to be done it should be done in time to save the life of the patient. (gruntdoc.com)
  • With Spring and nice weather coming up, a few other significant life events, and knowing that the recovery will take at least six months, it's looking like the timing will work out to a late April date for the amputation. (garrettdimon.com)
  • In particular, Ian Warshak , who is a double below-knee amptuee and recently completed an eight-day round trip hike to the peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro, has been an enormous source inspiration and reassurance that life doesn't "end" after an amputation. (garrettdimon.com)
  • In addition to those conversations, reading Stronger by Jeff Bauman, On My Own Two Feet by Amy Purdy, and Unthinkable by Scott Rigsby, the first double-leg amputee to ever cross the finish line in the Ironman Triathlon, were all incredible stories that helped me understand the realities of amputation as well as the confidence that an amputation can improve one's life. (garrettdimon.com)
  • It must be taken into account how an amputation is going to affect his personal and professional life. (boloji.com)
  • hands
  • Each year, about 25 workers in Washington suffer from amputations so serious - lost arms, hands, legs or feet - that they require ongoing specialized care. (claimsjournal.com)
  • In some countries, amputation of the hands, feet or other body parts is or was used as a form of punishment for people who committed crimes. (wikipedia.org)