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Amputations and prostheses 

Amputations and prostheses
Amputations and prostheses

Rajiv S. Hanspal

and Peter Calder

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date: 16 May 2022

Amputation surgery should produce a new end-organ for locomotion with a prosthesis or interaction with the environment

The choice of amputation level should be based on healing, functional expectations, and prosthetic use

Success of rehabilitation depends on multi-disciplinary input and management of complications

The prostheses prescribed should depend on functional need and expectation.

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