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Limb salvage versus amputation 

Limb salvage versus amputation
Limb salvage versus amputation

Gregory M. Georgiadis

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date: 26 May 2022

The decision to attempt limb salvage or amputate is difficult and depends on many factors

Scoring systems provide guidelines only and not absolute treatment mandates

Severe limb trauma results in a high degree of self reported disability regardless of treatment

These injuries are best managed by a multidisciplinary approach.

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