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[OCOSH Code: D000671 81723002 OP_AMP]

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Disarticulation (1)
Internet resources relating to Disarticulation, amputation or separation at a joint.
MeSH Search Term "Disarticulation"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code n/a
SNOMED-CT Term Disarticulation (procedure) Concept ID: 15440009
OCOSH Code: D004188 15440009 OP_AMP_D
Hemipelvectomy (1)
Internet resources relating to Hemipelvectomy, amputation of a lower limb through the sacroiliac joint.
MeSH Search Term "Hemipelvectomy"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code n/a
SNOMED-CT Term Hindquarter amputation (procedure) Concept ID: 265735000
Synonyms - Hindquarter amputation
Hemipelvectomy
Hindquarter amputation (procedure)
OCOSH Code: D006428 265735000 OP_AMP_HP
Lower Extremity Amputations (6)
Amputations below the pelvis
MeSH Search Term "Amputations"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code n/a
SNOMED-CT Term Amputation of lower limb (procedure) Concept ID: 397117006
Synonyms - Amputation of lower limb (procedure)
Amputation of lower limb
Amputation of leg
Lower limb amputation
Amputation of the lower limb
OCOSH Code: D000671 397117006 OP_AMP_LE
Upper Extremity Amputations (8)
Amputations of the hand, forearm, elbow, upper arm, shoulder and forequarter
MeSH Search Term "Amputations"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code N/A
SNOMED-CT Term Amputation of upper limb (procedure) Concept ID: 400136002
OCOSH Code: D000671 400136002 OP_AMP_UE

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Amputation Surgery Education Center

Location: http://www.ampsurg.org/

The Amputation Surgery Education Center Dedicated to helping surgeons improve technique and patient outcomes.
The ASEC effort is led by Prosthetics Research Study (Seattle, WA) in collaboration with Otto Bock (Minneapolis, MN), the Amputee Coalition of America, the University of Washington Department of Orthopaedics (Seattle, WA), and Harborview Medical...
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Amputations Index OrthoFracs

Location: http://www.orthofracs.com/Operations/Amputations/index_amputations.html

Surgical technique - Amputations
Forearm
* Proximal Forearm
* Distal Forearm
Elbow
* Elbow disarticulation
* Above Elbow
Shoulder
* Forequarter Amputation (Scapulothoracic Disarticulation)
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Anticipating Amputation

Location: http://ertlreconstruction.com/documents/120.html

Surgical techniques that fail to anticipate an amputee's functional needs are in part to blame for a disappointing lack of improvement in prosthetic outcomes over the last four decades. Prosthetic outcomes for amputees haven't improved over the past 40 years, according to a new study by a team from the...
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Little advantage to limb-sparing surgery compared to amputation in cancer patients

Location: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-08/acs-lsm080409.php

Limb-sparing surgery, which has been taking the place of amputation for bone and soft tissue sarcomas of the lower limb in recent years, may not provide much or even any additional benefit to patients according to a new review. The analysis, published in the September 15, 2009 issue of Cancer,...
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Osseointegrated titanium implants for limb prostheses attachments CORR Open Access

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2939339

Conclusions Despite frequent colonization around the skin-implant interface by potentially virulent bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus and bacteria associated with biomedical device infections such as coagulase-negative staphylococci, this titanium implant system for bone-anchored prostheses caused few infections leading to disability or implant removal.
Osseointegrated titanium implants for limb prostheses attachments: infectious complications. Tillander...
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