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CAUSES OF AMPUTATION IN PAKISTANI POPULATION

@inproceedings{Shahzad2017CAUSESOA,
  title={CAUSES OF AMPUTATION IN PAKISTANI POPULATION},
  author={Amir Shahzad and Liaqat Ali Malik and Hamid Hussain and Suhail Karim Soomro},
  year={2017}
}
Background: the causes of amputation are trauma, infection and malignancies. In developing countries, the leading cause of amputation is trauma. Globally, the rate of amputation has been on rise due to accidents, gunshot injuries, vascular diseases, diabetes, terrorist attack, bomb blasts and earthquake. Objective: the objective of the study was to find out the most frequent cause of amputation in Pakistani Population. Study design: Cross sectional survey. Setting: The registered patient’s… Expand

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