Acquirued limb deficiencies. 2. Perioperative management

G. Pandian, M. E. Huang, D. A. Duffy

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Abstract

This self-directed learning module highlights recent advances in the evaluation and management of complications arising from diabetes and peripheral vascular disease leading to amputation. It is part of the chapter on acquired limb deficiencies in the Self-Directed Physiatric Education Program for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation. This article includes discussion of comorbid conditions that may have an impact on the prosthetic rehabilitation of a transtibial amputee. It also offers essential information regarding perioperative management of an upper extremity amputee. Overall Article Objective: To review recent advances in the evaluation and management of complications arising from diabetes and peripheral vascular disease leading to amputation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S9-S16
JournalArchives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
Volume82
Issue number3 SUPPL. 1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2001

Keywords

  • Amputation
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Foot ulcer
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Rehabilitation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation

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