The Gritti-Stokes amputation in ischaemia: a review of 134 cases.


The results of 134 Gritti-Stokes amputations for ischaemia are presented. The mortality rate was 11% and healing occurred in 88%, reaffirming the good results already reported for this operation. The long term results are reviewed in an attempt to decide whether the most frequently cited criticisms of this procedure are justified. Stump pain and mobility of… (More)


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