immediate amputation


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im·me·di·ate am·pu·ta·tion

performed within 12 hours after the injury, amputation necessitated by irreparable injury to the limb.
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Extensive necrotising infection that after debridement will no longer provide the patient with a functional foot likewise requires immediate amputation.
Doctors in this country always think we're lucky if our wounds do not require the immediate amputation of the damaged limb - conducted without an anaesthetic.
The emergency room physician recommended immediate amputation of the right foot.
LAS VEGAS -- The high rates of immediate amputation in black patients who present with a diabetes-related lower extremity ulcer cannot be explained fully by clinical factors, Dr.
Black patients were less likely than white patients to have an interventional cardiovascular procedure and were far more likely to have immediate amputation, said Dr.