Amputation of the foot (procedure)

Known as: Amputation of Foot, amputation foot, amputation of the foot 
The surgical removal of all or part of the foot.
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2012
Review
2012
Every 30 s, a lower limb is amputated due to diabetes. Of all amputations in diabetic patients 85% are preceded by a foot ulcer… (More)
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2012
2012
AIMS To elucidate the risk factors for lower extremity amputation (LEA) in patients of diabetic foot disease with different… (More)
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2008
2008
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the probability of wound healing based on percentage of wound area reduction (PWAR) at 1 and 4 weeks in… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Diabetic foot wounds, particularly those secondary to amputation, are very complex and difficult to treat. We… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Almost all diabetic foot infections originate from a foot ulcer. Decreased pain perception and structural deformities such as… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of at-home infrared temperature monitoring as a preventative tool in individuals at high… (More)
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2004
2004
OBJECTIVES Diabetic foot ulcers (DFU), infections and amputations are associated with high costs of care and loss of health. To… (More)
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1995
1995
PURPOSE To test the hypothesis that lower extremity transcutaneous oxygen (TcPO2) measurements can accurately predict severity of… (More)
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1962
1962
Introduction Lower-extremity amputees, the group with which this paper is concerned, include persons who have been subjected to… (More)
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