Functional outcome in a contemporary series of major lower extremity amputations.

@article{Nehler2003FunctionalOI,
  title={Functional outcome in a contemporary series of major lower extremity amputations.},
  author={Mark R. Nehler and Joseph R. Coll and William R Hiatt and Judith G. Regensteiner and Gabriel T. Schnickel and William Klenke and P K Strecker and Michelle Wilde Anderson and Darrell N. Jones and Thomas A. Whitehill and Shevie Moskowitz and William C. Krupski},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={
          7-14
        }
}
PURPOSE We undertook this study to document the functional natural history of patients undergoing major amputation in an academic vascular surgery and rehabilitation medicine practice. METHODS A retrospective review was conducted of consecutive patients undergoing major lower extremity amputation and rehabilitation in a university and Department of Veterans Affairs hospital. Main outcome variables included operative mortality, follow-up, survival, median time to incision healing, secondary… CONTINUE READING

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