Major limb amputation at a provincial general hospital in Kenya.

@inproceedings{Vm1999MajorLA,
  title={Major limb amputation at a provincial general hospital in Kenya.},
  author={Muyembe Vm and Muhinga Mn},
  year={1999}
}
Objective: To determine the pattern of major limb amputation at a provincial hospital. Design: A retrospective study. Setting: The surgical department of the Central Provincial General Hospital, Nyeri, Kenya. Subjects: One hundred and two patients who underwent major limb amputation between January 1990 and December 1995. Results: The age range was from one year nine months to 85 years. The highest number of amputees were in the 41-60 year age group. The leading indications were trauma, tumours… CONTINUE READING

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