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  • http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/test_procedures/card...
  • Amputation is surgery to remove all or part of an arm or leg.
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amputated
  • The Latin word has never been recorded in a surgical context, being reserved to indicate punishment for criminals.[citation needed] The English word "amputation" was first applied to surgery in the 17th century, possibly first in Peter Lowe's A discourse...
  • http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Amputation/Pages/Complications.aspx
  • Like any type of surgery, having an amputation carries a risk of complications.
  • http://www.rad-inc.com/handler.cfm?event=practice,template&cpid=25713
  • Amputation is the removal of a limb (most commonly a toe, foot, leg, or arm); in modern medicine, amputation is a treatment of last resort.
  • http://www.vascularweb.org/vascularhealth/Pages/amputation.aspx
  • Although amputations may be required for other reasons, such as severe injury or the presence of a tumor, the most common reason you may need an amputation is if you have peripheral arterial disease (PAD) due to atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries...
  • http://www.nhsinform.co.uk/health-library/articles/a/amputation/c...
  • Like any type of surgery, having an amputation carries a risk of complications.
  • http://www.nyhq.org/diw/content.asp?pageid=P08312
  • Amputation is a surgical procedure that involves removal of an extremity or limb (leg or arm) or a part of a limb (such as a toe, finger, foot, or hand), usually as a result of injury, disease, infection, or surgery (to remove tumors from bones and muscl...
  • http://www.surgeryencyclopedia.com/A-Ce/Amputation.html
  • Most amputations involve small body parts such as a finger, rather than an entire limb.
  • https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3170/3170-02R-2007-English.html
  • They are widespread and involve various activities and equipment. (The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2005 annual survey data indicated that there were 8,450 non-fatal amputation cases , involving days away from work , for all private industry....
  • http://www.cochrane.org/CD001488/WOUNDS_educating-people-with-dia...
  • People with ulcers due to diabetes sometimes need an amputation (surgical removal of part of the limb).
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    News

    Rerouting nerves during amputation reduces phantom limb pain before it starts
    Science Daily - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Record 169 UK patients a week get diabetes-related amputations
    The Guardian - Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    Chelsea Cocking's nightmare to end with multiple amputations for eight-month-old baby Tahlea
    ABC Australia - Sunday, November 25, 2018
    Some Diabetes Drugs Linked to Higher Risk for Amputation
    Web MD - Tuesday, November 20, 2018
    Diabetes Medication Could Double Amputation Risk
    Topix - Tuesday, November 20, 2018
    Higher Risk for Amputation, DKA With SGLT2 Inhibitors for T2DM
    Physicians Briefing - Tuesday, November 20, 2018
    Diabetic used 'miracle' MAGGOTS on his feet for a week at a time to feast on his infected skin and save him from amputation
    Daily Mail - Monday, November 19, 2018
    Amputation Injury Is Communicated to Opposing Limbs
    Science Daily - Monday, October 8, 2018
    Common Diabetes Meds May Raise Odds for Amputation
    Health Day - Monday, October 8, 2018
    Amputation, the Quick and Durable Way to Shed Pounds
    Medpage Today - Saturday, September 29, 2018
    Early detection of severe circulation problem can prevent amputations
    American Heart Association - Saturday, September 29, 2018
    AHA: Spotting a Severe Circulation Problem Early Can Prevent Amputations
    Health Day - Saturday, September 29, 2018
    Amputations for diabetes at 120 a week
    Times Online - Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    Revascularization Beats Amputation for Limb Ischemia
    Physicians Briefing - Thursday, September 6, 2018
    Nigeria: Experts Lament Rising Amputation Cases Among Nigerians(Guardian)
    All Africa - Thursday, August 23, 2018
    Restoring blood flow better option than amputation, study says
    United Press International - Friday, August 17, 2018
    Limb Salvage Bests Amputation for Critical Limb Ischemia
    Medpage Today - Friday, August 17, 2018
    Amputation May Not Be Best Option for Severe Circulation Problems
    Health Day - Friday, August 17, 2018
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    Videos

    UPMC Physician Resources: Assessment of Decision-Making Capacity in the Older Patient
         
  • I understand that refusing amputation of my gangrenous leg will shorten my life but I value quality and not quantity and I'll be honest with you, I've never understood why people like myself with end stage diabetes go through just repeated amputations, l...

  • Bone Sarcoma in the Upper Extremity: Treatment Options Using Limb Salvage or Amputation-OrthoInfo - AAOS
         
  • In the past, extremity bone cancers were treated by amputation with relatively poor functional outcomes.

  • Diabetes and Amputation - Preventing Amputations
         
    One of the horror stories that go round is that people with diabetes are doomed to suffering amputations. Whilst it is true that people with diabetes have a higher statistical risk of amputation, it is largely a preventable fate. Approximately 6,000 am...

    Amputation for Sarcoma
         
    Dr. Murray Brennan explains why some patients are best treated with amputation. Learn more about Dr. Brennan: http://sarcomahelp.org/profiles/brennan.html

    Diabetes - how to avoid amputations
         
    WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. A patient who just lost a leg to diabetes, explains with his therapist how diabetics can avoid having to get an amputation, as he struggles through physiotherapy. Friday November 15, 2013. Phil Carpenter / THE GAZETTE...

    Amputation Surgery
         
  • Talking with your surgeon prior to amputation is important.You should meet your surgeon, feel confident in his or her abilities, and have all of your concerns addressed before surgery is scheduled.

  • Unlock The Promise of C-peptide
         
    Even with existing treatments, like insulin, diabetes can cause devastating complications, such as blindness, kidney disease and amputation. With your support we can fund crucial research projects to improve the lives of people with diabetes. Help us t...

    Tilly Lockey
         
    Sarah Lockey talks to Meningitis Research Foundation about how having amputations as a result of meningococcal septicaemia has affected her daughter's life

    Ask the Specialist: Saving Limbs - Jihad Mustapha, MD
         
    http://www.ask-the-specialist.com/ In this country alone, there are approximately 1.7 million people living with limb loss. Rates of cancer and trauma-related amputations are decreasing. However, amputations due to complications of the vascular system c...

    GHS Wound Care Center
         
    GHS Wound Care Center! Watch this video and hear the story of Mr. Garris, of Columbia, SC who was able to avoid amputation of his leg due to the care he received from John York, MD at the GHS Wound Care Center.

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    J. McKnight, who lost his limbs in a railway accident in 1865, was the second recorded survivor of a simultaneous triple amputation.
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    J. McKnight, who lost his limbs in a railway accident in 1865, was the second recorded survivor of a simultaneous triple amputation.
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    Major Muscles and Nerves of the Lower Extremity Involved in Testing Neural Control of a Virtual Prosthesis for Individuals with Transfemoral Amputation
    Amputation stump ulceration and dermatitis
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    Major Muscles and Nerves of the Lower Extremity Involved in Testing Neural Control of a Virtual Prosthesis for Individuals with Transfemoral Amputation
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    Peripheral arterial disease (PAD), atherosclerotic occlusive disease in the legs and feet, can lead to amputation; it is also associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease, especially in patients with diabetes.
    After undergoing TMR surgery, a patient with bilateral shoulder level amputation was able to simultaneously control two Modular Prosthetic Limbs, developed by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, by thinking about moving
    Regeneration is determined by the level of amputation within the limb-field, and not with reference to the organism as a whole.
    A flap used to cover an amputation stump
    Amputation retractor
    Peripheral arterial disease (PAD), atherosclerotic occlusive disease in the legs and feet, can lead to amputation; it is also associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease, especially in patients with diabetes.
    jama.jamanetwork.com
    After undergoing TMR surgery, a patient with bilateral shoulder level amputation was able to simultaneously control two Modular Prosthetic Limbs, developed by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, by thinking about moving
    jama.jamanetwork.com
    Regeneration is determined by the level of amputation within the limb-field, and not with reference to the organism as a whole.
    en.wikipedia.org
    A flap used to cover an amputation stump
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    Amputation retractor
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    Charlotte Cleverley-Bisman developed severe meningococcal meningitis as a young child; in her case, the petechial rash progressed to gangrene and required amputation of all limbs.
    Amputation is linked with neuropathy and poor circulation
    News Picture: Blacks More Likely to Get Amputations Due to Blocked Blood Flow: Study
    News Picture: Imaging Tests May Help Stem Amputations for Circulatory Disorder
    220px Knee Disarticulation Amputation
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    Charlotte Cleverley-Bisman developed severe meningococcal meningitis as a young child; in her case, the petechial rash progressed to gangrene and required amputation of all limbs.
    en.wikipedia.org
    Amputation is linked with neuropathy and poor circulation
    diabetes.co.uk
    News Picture: Blacks More Likely to Get Amputations Due to Blocked Blood Flow: Study
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    News Picture: Imaging Tests May Help Stem Amputations for Circulatory Disorder
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    News Picture: Diabetes-Linked Amputations Declining, Study Finds
    Amputation repair
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    Successful microsurgical penile replantation following self amputation in a schizophrenic patient
    Major amputation.
    News Picture: Diabetes-Linked Amputations Declining, Study Finds
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    Amputation repair
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    After amputation
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    Successful microsurgical penile replantation following self amputation in a schizophrenic patient
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    Major amputation.
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    Microneurovascular reimplantation in a case of total penile amputation
    Amputation repair
    Partial penile amputation
    The bionic arm fitted after amputation
    CDA Urges Action to Prevent Amputations in People with Diabetes
    Microneurovascular reimplantation in a case of total penile amputation
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    Amputation repair
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    Partial penile amputation
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    The bionic arm fitted after amputation
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    CDA Urges Action to Prevent Amputations in People with Diabetes
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