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Background: To define the epidemiological pattern of nerve injuries and traumatic amputations in Sweden, 1998–2006, and… Expand OBJECTIVE
To estimate the current prevalence of limb loss in the United States and project the future prevalence to the year 2050… Expand Objectives: To determine rates of major limb amputation in U.S. military casualties in the current conflicts in Afghanistan and… Expand BACKGROUND
Up to 9% of casualties killed in action during the Vietnam War died from exsanguination from extremity injuries… Expand INTRODUCTION
Secondary abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) is the development of ACS in the absence of abdominal injury. The… Expand BACKGROUND
Long-term survival of animal limb allografts with new immunosuppressant combinations and encouraging results of… Expand The mechanism of traumatic amputation of limbs by explosion is presented. A survey of blast casualties from Northern Ireland… Expand We report the results of serial transcranial magnetic stimulation mapping of cortical motor outputs to the face and upper… Expand In severe traumatic injuries to the lower extremity, it is often a difficult decision to attempt heroic efforts aimed at limb… Expand Seventy-three soldiers who had traumatic amputations were examined from 1 to 6 months after limb loss. All experienced phantom… Expand