limb salvage

limb salvage

Orthopedics The returning of a limb to a state of reasonable functionality after severe trauma that might otherwise result in amputation. See Amputation.
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Golzar also is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago and director of Limb Salvage & Endovascular Intervention at Advocate Trinity Hospital in Chicago.
Agluna(R) has already demonstrated a significant reduction in the incidence of post-operative infection in clinical use within the EU limb salvage market, and is being actively commercialised within the wider global orthopaedic market.
In addition, the combination of an antibiotic loaded product that promotes bone healing and remodeling presents an important clinical option in a country with a high rate of bone infection and limb salvage procedures.
3, 2014, after two years of limb salvage and multiple surgeries, his left leg was amputated below the knee.
It was evident that she would require disarticulation of the right hip and amputation of her left arm since limb salvage was not thought to be possible.
Taking into account the chronicity of infection and nonunion, amputation was very likely despite attempts at limb salvage.
Hannah, from Northfield, was treated with eight months of chemotherapy and limb salvage surgery to the right leg, where her knee was replaced with a titanium re her knee a titaalt joint.
A matter of a few hours can mean the difference between a major amputation, limb salvage or death.
Products include primarily trauma implants and instrumentation, but the companies also have spine and limb salvage portfolios.
Medics managed to save Lily's leg in the extremely rare procedure, known as limb salvage surgery.
The keynote speaker will be Dr David Armstrong, professor of surgery and director, Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at University of Arizona, US.
During the pre-operative consent process the patient stated if it was found that limb salvage was not technically possible intra-operatively, she did not wish to have a forequater amputation conducted and would rather the tumour be left untreated due to cosmetic concerns.