FREQUENCY OF POST-TRAUMATIC AMPUTATION PATIENTS PRESENTING AT A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL OF PESHAWAR

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Syed Imran Bukhari
Raja Irfan Qadir

Abstract

Objective: To assess the frequency of traumatic amputations at Tertiary care Hospital, Peshawar.
Material & Methods: This was a cross sectional study on retrospective data chart, conducted in the Department of
Orthopaedics, Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan, involving 131 patients who had traumatic amputations from
June 2017 to May 2018.
Results: Out of 131 patients, there were 101 male and 30 female. Road traffic accidents resulted in most of traumatic
amputations.
Conclusion: Road traffic accidents were the leading cause of amputation in the study.

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