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What actually happens during a foot amputation?

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Dr. Robert Alexander
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Series of steps

Anesthesia is provided, followed by tourniquet application.
Skin is preserved to cover the amputation site, and all muscle-tendon tissues and blood vessels cut to expose the bone. A saw device is used to resect the bone and remove the amputated tissues. Closure of the skin flap is done to protect the exposed ends of the live tissue.

In brief: Series of steps

Anesthesia is provided, followed by tourniquet application.
Skin is preserved to cover the amputation site, and all muscle-tendon tissues and blood vessels cut to expose the bone. A saw device is used to resect the bone and remove the amputated tissues. Closure of the skin flap is done to protect the exposed ends of the live tissue.
Dr. Robert Alexander
Dr. Robert Alexander
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Surgical removal

The involved gangrenous or infected area is surgically removed.

In brief: Surgical removal

The involved gangrenous or infected area is surgically removed.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
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