Scientific studies on amputation

Last updated: September 25, 2013
Mortality after major amputation in diabetic patients with critical limb ischemia who did and did not undergo previous peripheral revascularization Data of a cohort study of 564 consecutive diabetic patients.
Journal of diabetes and its complications

Comparison of gait of persons with partial foot amputation wearing prosthesis to matched control group: observational study.
Journal of rehabilitation research and development

Effects of early mobilization on unhealed dysvascular transtibial amputation stumps: a clinical trial.
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation

Amputation trauma of the face: surgical techniques and microsurgical replantations.
Acta otorhinolaryngologica Italica : organo ufficiale della Società italiana di otorinolaringologia e chirurgia cervico-facciale

Effects of practice, visual loss, limb amputation, and disuse on motor imagery vividness.
Neurorehabilitation and neural repair

Owners' observations of domestic cats after limb amputation.
The Veterinary record

Prevalence and characteristics of phantom limb pain and residual limb pain in the long term after upper limb amputation.
International journal of rehabilitation research. Internationale Zeitschrift für Rehabilitationsforschung. Revue internationale de recherches de réadaptation

Rehabilitation for bilateral amputation of fingers.
The American journal of occupational therapy. : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association

Immediate reconstruction of a nonreplantable thumb amputation by great toe transfer.
Plastic and reconstructive surgery

Outcomes-oriented amputation surgery.
Plastic and reconstructive surgery

Autologous Bone-Marrow Mononuclear Cell Implantation Reduces Long-Term Major Amputation Risk in Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia: A Comparison of Atherosclerotic Peripheral Arterial Disease and Buerger Disease.
Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions

Understanding amputation.
The Consultant pharmacist : the journal of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

Energy expenditure of walking with prostheses: comparison of three amputation levels.
Prosthetics and orthotics international

Flap amputation with phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) and adjuvant mitomycin C for severe post-LASIK epithelial ingrowth.
European journal of ophthalmology

Covering the below-knee amputation stump with the pedicled dorsalis pedis flap from the ipsilateral foot: A case report.

The mangled foot and leg: salvage versus amputation.
Foot and ankle clinics

A novel technique for transtibial amputation in chronic occlusive arterial disease: Modified Burgess procedure.
Prosthetics and orthotics international

Homocysteine, the cholesterol of the 21st century. Impact of hyperhomocysteinemia on patency and amputation-free survival after intervention for critical limb ischemia.
Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists

Proteomic profiling of oxidative stress in human victims of traffic-related injuries after lower limb revascularization and indication for secondary amputation.
Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis

Effect of substance P in mandibular osteotomies after amputation of the inferior alveolar nerve.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

A decision analysis of amputation versus reconstruction for severe open tibial fracture from the physician and patient perspectives.
Annals of plastic surgery

Skin grafting as a salvage procedure in diabetic foot reconstruction to avoid major limb amputation.
Chang Gung medical journal

Sensations evoked in patients with amputation from watching an individual whose corresponding intact limb is being touched.
Archives of neurology

Critical illness and amputation in meningococcal septicemia: is life worth saving?

Patient rehabilitation following lower limb amputation.
Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)

Cardiovascular risk factors among males with war-related bilateral lower limb amputation.
Military medicine

Amputation surgery in children: an analysis of frequency and cause of early wound problems.
Tropical doctor

Successful replantation in ten-digit amputation.
Acta orthopaedica et traumatologica turcica

Somatotype of the individuals with lower extremity amputation and its association with cardiovascular risk.
Anthropologischer Anzeiger; Bericht über die biologisch-anthropologische Literatur

Leisure activities following a lower limb amputation.
Disability and rehabilitation

Postural changes after sustained neck muscle contraction in persons with a lower leg amputation.
Journal of electromyography and kinesiology : official journal of the International Society of Electrophysiological Kinesiology

Quality of life among veterans with war-related unilateral lower extremity amputation: a long-term survey in a prosthesis center in Iran.
Journal of orthopaedic trauma

Validation of the orthotics and prosthetics user survey upper extremity functional status module in people with unilateral upper limb amputation.
Journal of rehabilitation medicine : official journal of the UEMS European Board of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

Osteomyoplastic transtibial amputation: technique and tips.
Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research

Use of alternating administration of carboplatin and doxorubicin in dogs with microscopic metastases after amputation for appendicular osteosarcoma: 50 cases (1999-2006).
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Shoes, orthoses, and prostheses for partial foot amputation and diabetic foot infection.
Foot and ankle clinics

Always contact a vascular interventional specialist before amputating a patient with critical limb ischemia.
Cardiovascular and interventional radiology

Interlimb muscle and fat comparisons in persons with lower-limb amputation.
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation

Functional outcome in sarcomas treated with limb-salvage surgery or amputation.

Transcutaneous tibial implants: a surgical procedure for restoring ambulation after amputation of the distal aspect of the tibia in a dog.
Veterinary surgery : VS : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons

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