Toe Amputation

What is Toe Amputation?

Toe amputation is a medical procedure performed to treat infections in the toe or to remove gangrene (dead tissues).

How does Toe Amputation help?

Toe amputation is performed on patients suffering from a diabetic foot and is extremely important for diabetic patients. The procedure ceases infections from spreading to other ...

How is Toe Amputation done?

What are the benefits and risks of Toe Amputation procedure?

The treatment has revolutionised the world of medical procedures, but as any other surgical treatment, it also has a few risks associated with it.

The advantages of Toe Amputation procedure are:

  • Removes dead or infected part of the skin or the body.
  • Avoids infection from spreading further.
  • Improves the quality of life.

The risks associated with Toe Amputation treatment are:

  • Infection.
  • Proximal gangrene.
  • Hematoma.
  • Flap necrosis.
  • Phantom pain.

The limitations of this procedure are:

  • The Requirement of a re-surgery for sealing the wound.
  • Failure of the wound to heal.

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