oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Immediate or early fitting of artificial limbs in the post-operative period

Volume 15, Issue 12
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



The immediate or early fitting of a temporary prosthesis is advocated in cases requiring some form of lower limb amputation. The benefits both to the patient and to the hospital are obvious and the social benefit to the patient's family can not be overlooked. The procedure as used in this hospital is descriptionbed.

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