• Amputee
  • 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)
  • Visualization of an A6 classified swimmer competing in S8 Visualization of an A3 classified swimmer competing in S8 Visualization of an A8 classified swimmer competing in S8 Visualization of an A2 classified swimmer competing in S8 Visualization of an A9 classified swimmer competing in S8 S8 and S9 amputee swimmers in this class have similar start times to people with legs amputations in S8 to S10 classes. (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)
  • Bilateral
  • Epidemiological data from the 2009-2010 Annual Report of the LIMBLESS STATISTICS database (collection of quantitative clinical data and demographic of amputees patients referred by orthopaedic centres in the United Kingdom , whose population's characteristics are similar to France) identified 395 incident cases of upper limb amputation with, 6 bilateral amputations observed. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Fractures
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • limbs
  • J. McKnight, who lost his limbs in a railway accident in 1865, was the second recorded survivor of a simultaneous triple amputation. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgery
  • Amputation is the removal of a limb by trauma , medical illness , or surgery . (wikipedia.org)
  • The amputation will allegedly require future corrective surgery and has led baby Benjamin to experience "significant mental and physical pain and suffering. (courthousenews.com)
  • Dr. P. Phillips Hospital performs amputation surgery. (orlandohealth.com)
  • Of course, amputation carries its own risks, but it would really be the first "standard" surgery I've had since this all began. (garrettdimon.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)
  • The BBC that a woman who wants to swap her right hand for a bionic prosthetic will undergo exploratory surgery to determine if the amputation can go ahead. (dmoztools.net)
  • 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)
  • patients
  • 6 patients have undergone this amputation, 2 of whom were amputated bilaterally. (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)
  • Out of these reamputation cases, diabetic patients had a higher likelihood of requiring further amputations, regardless of initial amputation location. (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)
  • patient
  • 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)
  • It has to be revealed to the patient that amputation is inevitable for they have to be prepared of how they are going to look like. (boloji.com)
  • serious
  • 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)
  • life
  • 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)
  • It must be taken into account how an amputation is going to affect his personal and professional life. (boloji.com)