Amputation -Toe Surgery In India At Affordable Cost -Toe Surgery India
Amputation -Toe Surgery In India
Q. What Is Toe Amputation ?
Vascular surgeons usually perform toe amputation surgery on patients with foot infections as a result of diabetes. Diabetes can cause hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), and patients with diabetes can develop foot/toe ulcerations. Diabetes is also a factor in blocked arteries resulting in inadequate blood supply to the foot, which can result in decaying tissue, additional infections, pain, and swelling.
You will probably have a general anaesthetic, and will be asleep for the whole operation. Sometimes patients are numbed from the waist down with an injection in the back. If the latter takes place, you will be awake, you might feel that ‘something is happening’ in your toe but you will not feel any pain from the waist down.
You have a problem necessitating amputation of one or more toes or your forefoot. This is typically due to dead tissue. If three or more toes are lost, a transmetatarsal amputation (TMA) is usually the best option. Both amputations are usually well tolerated and walking is usually normal after some practice…
After The Procedure
Unless same-day discharge is planned ahead of time, you will be in the hospital for 1-2 days. During this time the physical therapists will see you to help you with strategies for getting around. It is absolutely critical that you STAY OFF THE FOOT ENTIRELY until cleared by your surgeon…
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Source by Pankaj Nagpal