Example sentences for: amputations

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

  • Many of these patients undergo emergency surgery as a result of lower extremity infections requiring incision and drainage or even lower limb amputations.

  • Lots of operations are gross--leg amputations, burn surgery, removal of facial tumors, etc.

  • More than 50% of lower limb amputations in the United States occur among people with diabetes.

  • According to the front-page "Work Week" column in the Wall Street Journal , workplace equality still has a way to go when it comes to job-related injuries: 71 percent of the nation's nearly 32,000 cases of carpal-tunnel syndrome involve women, but of the 11,308 amputations, 90% involved men.

  • It is also the leading cause of both end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and non-traumatic lower extremity amputations (LEAs) in Canada, accounting for 32% and 50% of new cases, respectively [ 8 9 ] . Four hundred new cases of blindness can be attributed to diabetes each year, making diabetes the leading cause of new blindness in Canadian adults [ 10 ] . Many of the complications of diabetes are particularly debilitating to the patient, accompanied not only by a personal physical and emotional burden, but a significant economic one for the patient, family members, the nation as a whole and the health care system in particular.


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