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Amputation, Traumatic

Known as: Amputations, Traumatic, Traumatic Amputations, Traumatic Amputation 
Loss of a limb or other bodily appendage by accidental injury.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Background: To define the epidemiological pattern of nerve injuries and traumatic amputations in Sweden, 1998–2006, and… Expand
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE To estimate the current prevalence of limb loss in the United States and project the future prevalence to the year 2050… Expand
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Objectives: To determine rates of major limb amputation in U.S. military casualties in the current conflicts in Afghanistan and… Expand
Review
2008
Review
2008
BACKGROUND Up to 9% of casualties killed in action during the Vietnam War died from exsanguination from extremity injuries… Expand
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
INTRODUCTION Secondary abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) is the development of ACS in the absence of abdominal injury. The… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Long-term survival of animal limb allografts with new immunosuppressant combinations and encouraging results of… Expand
Review
1996
Review
1996
The mechanism of traumatic amputation of limbs by explosion is presented. A survey of blast casualties from Northern Ireland… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We report the results of serial transcranial magnetic stimulation mapping of cortical motor outputs to the face and upper… Expand
Review
1991
Review
1991
In severe traumatic injuries to the lower extremity, it is often a difficult decision to attempt heroic efforts aimed at limb… Expand
Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Seventy-three soldiers who had traumatic amputations were examined from 1 to 6 months after limb loss. All experienced phantom… Expand
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