Monday, March 23, 2009


  • 67% of amputations are done as the initial treatment
  • Only 50% get a thorough foot screening (ABI)before their amputation
  • 75% of major lower extremity amputations are the cause of critical ischemia, the main consequence for renal failure patients
  • Estimated 85% of amputation are preventable
  • 40% + mortality rate within 12-18 months of a amputation

No comments:

Post a Comment