Pathophysiology of Pre and Post Amputation
Amputation can be explained as removal or loss of limbs due to trauma, illness. In case of surgery, it is referred as preventive amputation. It is either to control pain or cease disease process in affected limb, such as malignancy. There are many types of amputation of which the leg, arm and self amputation are much considered. This may be due to the circulatory disorders, neoplasm, infection or the athletic performance.
- Track 1-1 Advantages of amputation
- Track 2-2 Pain syndrome
- Track 3-3 Infection
- Track 4-4 Heterotopic ossification
- Track 5-5 Management of pain
- Track 6-6 Epidural analgesia