Epidemiologic data of trauma-related lower limb amputees: A single center 10-year experience


YASAR E., TOK F., KESIKBURUN S., ADA A. M. , KELLE B. , GOKTEPE A. S. , ...More

INJURY-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE CARE OF THE INJURED, vol.48, no.2, pp.349-352, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.injury.2016.12.019
  • Title of Journal : INJURY-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE CARE OF THE INJURED
  • Page Numbers: pp.349-352

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study is three fold: 1) to introduce epidemiologic data of patients with traumarelated amputations as a 10-year experience of a rehabitation center; 2) to determine comorbidities and secondary conditions of lower limb loss; 3) to determine the rehospitalization reasons for lower limb amputee patients.