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A Frodl, N Geisteuer, A Fuchs, T Nymark, and H Schmal

Introduction Lower extremity amputation bears a high risk for post-surgical wound infections ( 1 ). Multi-morbid patients with diabetes-induced peripheral arterial disease represent the main subjects of major lower limb amputations ( 2 ). A

Marko Bumbaširević, Aleksandar Lesic, Tomislav Palibrk, Darko Milovanovic, Milan Zoka, Tamara Kravić-Stevović, and Stanisa Raspopovic

limb. The situation in upper limb amputation, hand or forearm, is the most complex, since the hand represents the highest level of evolution with sophisticated and unique functions. Its control of 40 muscles and the involvement of a large surface of the

Brijesh Ayyaswamy, Bilal Saeed, Anoop Anand, Lai Chan, and Vishwanath Shetty

Syndrome Leading to Bilateral Upper Limb Amputation: A Case Report Pagoti et al, 200827 UK 7 Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS, RSDS) Diagnosis and Therapy. A Review of 824 Patients Hooshmand and Hashmi, 1999 18 USA 8 Case Report

Gerhard M. Hobusch, Kevin Döring, Rickard Brånemark, and Reinhard Windhager

2019 Preemptive treatment of phantom and residual limb pain with targeted muscle reinnervation at the time of major limb amputation Level II, prospective comparative study with 51 patients with major limb amputation with immediate TMR compared with

Carlos A. Encinas-Ullán, Primitivo Gómez-Cardero, Juan S. Ruiz-Pérez, and E. Carlos Rodríguez-Merchán

metaphyseal sleeves to fill bone defects, as well as modular augmentation to preserve the joint line. Other options are an allograft–prosthesis composite, knee arthrodesis, or limb amputation. Fig. 3 Lateral radiograph of the right knee shows a rotating

Andreas F. Mavrogenis, Panayiotis D. Megaloikonomos, Thekla Antoniadou, Vasilios G. Igoumenou, Georgios N. Panagopoulos, Leonidas Dimopoulos, Konstantinos G. Moulakakis, George S. Sfyroeras, and Andreas Lazaris

certain malignancies. Following a major amputation, 50% of patients will have their other limb amputated within four years and approximately 50% of them will die within five years of developing a DFU ( Fig. 5 ). 1 , 2 Lower-limb amputation may be

Babar Kayani, Sujith Konan, Atif Ayuob, Salamah Ayyad, and Fares S. Haddad

modern anaesthesia, surgical treatment of hip osteoarthritis included proximal femoral resection or limb amputation. 1 , 2 Increasing functional demands of patients and developments in general anaesthesia led to the creation of interposition

Michalis Panteli and Peter V. Giannoudis

will require limb amputation. 2 Antibiotic treatment Initial empiric antibiotic treatment should be commenced as soon as the culture samples have been obtained. The antibiotic regimen should then be tailored to the results of the cultures and

Bülent Atilla and Hande Güney-Deniz

has shrunk. 23 Surgical excisions, including limb amputations, may be necessary for large pseudotumours, particularly if they erode long bones. Large abdominal pseudotumours present a special challenge in surgical management of haemophilia