Indications of Limb Amputation in Zambian Neonatals
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A personal experience in the amputation of 27 limbs in 21 Zambian neonates has been presented. The indications for amputation have been elaborated. There were fewer immediate post-operative complications in the neonates than usually seen in adults. The importance of a timely decision to undertake surgery has been stressed; the difficulty in obtaining parental consent has been stated.
CitationMunkonge, L. (1984). Indications of Limb Amputation in Zambian Neonatals. Medical Journal of Zambia. 18 (1)
SponsorshipOffice of Global AIDS/US Department of State.
Medical Journal of Zambia
SubjectAmputation, Infant, Newborn---Zambia
Amputation of limbs in neonates in Zambia