ABOVE-KNEE AMPUTATION STUMP ISCHEMIA: A SURGICAL CHALLENGE IN PREVENTING DEATH

Inês Antunes, Carlos Pereira, Gabriela Teixeira, Carlos Veiga, Daniel Mendes, Carlos Veterano, Henrique Rocha, João Castro & Rui Almeida
Introduction: Above-knee stump ischemia is a serious condition. If left untreated usually courses with progression to irreversible ischemia. Without treatment the path from here usually leads to hip disarticulation and death. Our aim is to present our most recent experience in stump revascularization. Material/Methods: We retrospectively reviewed all patients with above-knee stump ischemia treated in our institution between July 2018 to March 2019. Results: We present four clinical cases treated in our institution in the...
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