Panel: Is there life after amputation?

An interactive discussion with the team focused both major and minor on amputation. The session will look at amputation planning and surgery, and include a discussion about outcomes and what needs to be put in place for the patient to limit their risk of further amputation.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understanding the selection process for level and type of amputation
  • Review the factors that determine this level
  • Understand when do you proceed and when you don’t proceed to an amputation
  • Why do am phalangeal amputation
  • Why do a TMA
  • Understand the Impact on a patient’s quality of life
  • Understand the benefit of elective versus non elective amputation and the impact on the patient

Wednesday 30 October 2019

11:50 - 12:30

Foot & Wound

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Consultant Vascular Surgeon, University Hospitals Southampton
Surgical Care Practitioner, University Hospitals Southampton