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1

Greatest risk age for limb loss

>65

2

Greatest risk ethnicity for limb loss

African American

3

MCC of UE amputation

Trauma

4

2 MCC of amputations

PVD and DM

5

Among those with DM who have a LE amputation, up to _____% will require amputation of the second leg within 2-3 years

55

6

Nearly half of all who had an amputation due to vascular disease will die within .......

5 years

7

What is symes amputation

Amputation at the ankle joint

8

2 most common amputation sites

#1 = BKA
#2 = AKA