Functional outcomes of transmetatarsal amputation: 77% walking in community at 1 year 

This intriguing manuscript from colleagues in Messina suggest good functional status following transmetatarsal amputation (TMA) with concomitant revascularization.




Updates Surg. 2016 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Source: Functional outcomes of transmetatarsal amputation in the diabetic foot: timing of revascularization, wound healing and ambulatory status. – PubMed – NCBI

David G. Armstrong

Dedicated to amputation prevention, wound healing, diabetic foot, biotechnology and the intersection between medical devices and consumer electronics.

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