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REFASHIONING OF AMPUTATION STUMP

Author: Omer Ali Rafiq Barawi
Journal: Basrah Journal of Surgery مجلة البصرة الجراحية ISSN: 16833589 Year: 2005 Volume: 11 Issue: 1 Pages: 116-123
Publisher: Basrah University جامعة البصرة

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This is a prospective study was done on one hundred patients with late complications of the amputated stump between may 2001-2004 in Vincent Orthopedic center in Sulaimanya. There were eighty men and twenty women, their age range from seventeen to sixty years. Fifty patients with infected stump range from abscess formation in fifteen cases, infected epidermoid cysts in five cases to fissuring and ulceration of stump in thirty cases. Fifteen patients with painful neuromas attached to the scar tissue. Ten patients with below knee amputation had knee flexion deformity. Nine patients with below knee amputation with prominent bones compressing the skin of the stumps the fibula were long and the anterior edge of the tibia compressing the skin. Fifteen patients with loose cushion of muscles. One patient with recurrent infected above ankle amputation stump superadded by squamous cell carcinoma. All patients were treated by refashioning of the amputation stump, except one with squamous cell carcinoma.

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Non Burial of the Appendix Stump During Appendectomy a Safe Procedure

Author: Bahaa Aldeen A. K. Al.mujamaee
Journal: Diyala Journal For Pure Science مجلة ديالى للعلوم الصرفة ISSN: 83732222 25189255 Year: 2010 Volume: 6 Issue: 3 Pages: 146-151
Publisher: Diyala University جامعة ديالى

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A prospective study comparing the surgical technique of simple ligation, with ligation and stump burial during a appendectomy for non complicated appendicitis, was done for 160 patients from april 2000 to april 2003 in baquba general hospital .The patients were randomized into tow groups. In group I simple ligation and group II ligation and stump invagination was carried out, the patient was followed up for tow years to check for post operative complication. We found the incidence of wound infection and ileus was higher in group II , which take me conclusion that simple liigation of the appendex stump is safe better during appendectomy .

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