Reamputation

Re`am`pu`ta´tion

    (rē`ăm`pũ`tā´shŭn)
n.1.(Surg.) The second of two amputations performed upon the same member.
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Reamputation, mortality, and health care costs among persons with dysvascular lower-limb amputations.
Reamputation after minor foot amputation in diabetic patients: Risk factors leading to limb loss.
Incidence of reamputation and death after gangrene of the lower extremity.
The TIHDD does not distinguish between whether a person was discharged for an amputation or a subsequent reamputation (i.
But one day he had to come up for reamputation and after he was on the table, we found the doctors would not be ready for another quarter of an hour.
36,37) Ipsilateral reamputation will be required in 8% to 22% of the survivors, and 26% to 44% will require a contralateral amputation within 4 years.
For these two reasons, the reamputation rate after a through-knee disarticulation is high; a revision rate of nearly 10% (7 of 72 patients) was reported by Baumgartner (7) and a rate of 13% (6 of 46 patients) by Pinzur et al.
We examined patient demographics and other characteristics, including length of stay, number of comorbidities, age, sex, race, reamputation, amputation level, death date, living arrangement prior to hospitalization, marital status, and hospital bed size.
The majority of temperature recordings of the residual limb are performed to detect the level of reamputation surgery, vascular integrity, and exploration of phantom pain syndrome [33].
In addition, reconstructive surgery facilitates decrease of incidence of long-term complications, and amputations, as well as duration of treatment making reduction of complications and reamputations possible.
There was a trend toward fewer reamputations in patients who received VAC, although the study was not powered to evaluate that end point.
There was a trend to fewer reamputations in patients receiving VAC, although the study was not powered to demonstrate that end point.