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Basic Science Articles for Amputations

- Amputation Level: Wound Healing and Basic Science References:
- Outcome in 282 lower extremity amputations. Knee salvage and survival.
- The assessment of skin viability using fluorescein angiography prior to amputation.
- Prospective comparison of noninvasive techniques for amputation level selection.
- Arterial systolic pressures in critical ischemia.
- Improvement of amputation level by lower extremity revascularization.
- Predictive value of distal perfusion pressure in the healing of amputation of the digits and the forefoot.
- The role of non-invasive vascular studies in determining levels of amputation.
- Transcutaneous oxygen tension measurement in peripheral vascular disease.
- Dry ice cryoamputation: a twelve-year experience.
- A multivariate analysis of determinants of wound healing in patients after amputation for peripheral vascular disease.
- Doppler-determined segmental pressures and wound-healing in amputations for vascular disease.
- Prediction of amputation wound healing. Roles of Doppler ultrasound and digit photoplethysmography.
- Transcutaneous oxygen and carbon dioxide pressure monitoring to determine severity of limb ischemia and to predict surgical outcome.
- Muscle blood flow after amputation with special reference to the influence of the amputation level. Assessed by 133 xenon and histamine. An animal experiment.
- Segmental transcutaneous measurements of PO2 in patients requiring below-the-knee amputation for peripheral vascular insufficiency.
- Level selection in leg amputation for arterial occlusive disease: a comparison of clinical evaluation and skin perfusion pressure.
- Salvage of a functional lower limb in diabetic patients after amputation.
- Surgical techniques for conserving tissue and function in lower-limb amputation for trauma, infection, and vascular disease.
- Risk factors for failed healing in amputation for vascular disease. A prospective, consecutive study of 177 cases.

- Innovative Ideas and Techniques:
- A new technique of open amputation: use of the rolled flap.
- A 50-cm fillet flap for preservation of maximal lower extremity residual limb length.