Example sentences for: amputation

How can you use “amputation” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For the purpose of this analysis, foot ulcers are defined as those that heal without amputation or vascular surgery.

  • Having no real anesthesia to ease the agony of amputation or surgery, a surgeon of two centuries ago offered wounded soldiers the only pain reducer available—a bullet to bite on.

  • Furthermore, it has been reported that 50% of patients with diabetes who have a LEA will go on to have a second LEA within 5 years [ 75 ] ; therefore, event costs for a first and second amputation were calculated separately.

  • Thus, the cost for each type of amputation was calculated using OCCP data and then weighted by the proportion of diabetic patients having that type of surgery to determine the overall event cost for a LEA.

  • Information regarding post-acute care dispositions, rehabilitation, readmissions for debridement and major stump revisions, and use of prosthetic devises and durable medical equipment were obtained from the OCCP database, provider surveys and publications [ 77 78 79 ] . The increase in event cost from first ($24,583) to second ($26,077) represents a shift to a higher anatomical, and thus, more costly level of amputation for the second amputation as noted in the Rochester study [ 76 ] .


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