Amputation

Known as: Amputation, not otherwise specified, Amputations, amputation procedure 
The removal of a limb or other appendage or outgrowth of the body. (Dorland, 28th ed)
National Institutes of Health

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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Over time, leg prostheses have improved in design, but have been incapable of actively adapting to different walking velocities… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The function of current artificial arms is limited by inadequate control methods. We developed a technique that used… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE Foot ulcers and their complications are an important cause of morbidity and mortality in diabetes. The present study… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Limb salvage for severe trauma has replaced amputation as the primary treatment in many trauma centers. However, long… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To identify risk factors for lower-extremity amputation (LEA) in individuals with diabetes and to estimate the… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To validate a wound classification instrument that includes assessment of depth, infection, and ischemia based on the… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
ALTHOUGH phantom-limb pain is a frequent consequence of the amputation of an extremity, little is known about its origin1-4. On… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We defined the causal pathways responsible for 80 consecutive initial lower-extremity amputations to an extremity in diabetic… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
Between May 1975 and April 1981, 43 adult patients with high-grade soft tissue sarcomas of the extremities were prospectively… (More)
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
A comparison of selected gait parameters and the energy cost of prosthetic walking was made in seventy patients with unilateral… (More)
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