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AMPUTATIONS Types , causes , indications , PowerPoint presentation PPT

AMPUTATIONS Types , causes , indications , PowerPoint presentation PPT

 

AMPUTATIONS Types , causes , indications , PowerPoint presentation PPT

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  • Above knee amputation: 12 cm above knee joint line .
  • Below knee amputation: 15 cm below knee joint line (ideally at the musculotendinous junction of gastrocnemius)
  • Above elbow amputation: 20 cm below the acromion
  • Below elbow amputation: 18 cm below the olecranon.

COMPLICATIONS OF AMPUTATIONS

  1. INFECTION
  2. BLEEDING
  3. SKIN FLAP NECROSIS
  4. PHANTOM SENSATIONS
  5. POST AMPUTATION NEUROMA

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