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Dry amputation

Dry amputation --> bloodless amputation

amputation in which, by means of a tourniquet, the escape of blood from the cut surfaces is slight.

Synonym: dry amputation.

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Oops.. there goes the femoral artery

... surgery and survived. I know that this artery is important, as it is a very large artery and apparently she was very lucky that she didn't need an amputation, but I just wanted to know what were the chances of surviving a cut to the proximal superficial (common femoral) compared to a cut at the ...

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by fastsandslash
Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:26 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Oops.. there goes the femoral artery
Replies: 2
Views: 4188

Re: ?{REGENERATION}? Is it possible ???!!

... again. And has to start the regeneration process with gradients of factors right at the beginning. With all that massive destruction of cells (amputation), there has to be a release of a threshold gradient of some factor, or possibly factors. This release should trigger the release of this ...

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by kolean
Fri Jun 26, 2009 12:37 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: ?{REGENERATION}? Is it possible ???!!
Replies: 34
Views: 34499


... anything...my leg had turned "black" but still had a good pedis pulse and the tissue was not necrotic, yet a doctor was talking about amputation just by looking at it. The damn parasites has "camofluged" the darkend the leg like that. THERE IS NO NEED TO BE WARY OF ME....I ...

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by reliefseeker
Wed Jan 17, 2007 8:18 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6270143

The Fiber Disease

... the serious nature of arterial pythiosis, prompt recognition and aggressive medical and surgical therapy are warranted. Surgical debridement, amputation, and aneurismectomy may be necessary to limit the extent of the infection and prevent fatal hemorrhage (75). Antifungal therapy with amphotericin ...

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by hartuk
Thu Nov 09, 2006 9:58 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6270143

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