Since the improvement of surgical oncological operative procedures, anaesthesiology and intensive care facilities, forequarter amputations are being performed with increasing frequency and decreasing morbidity and mortality. This clinical note reports the rehabilitation and prosthetic management of a patient with an extensive forequarter amputation including pneumectomy.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Prosthetics and orthotics international|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1998|
- n/a OA procedure