How long is amputation surgery?
At the hospital or surgery centre The area for surgery is often marked to make sure there are no errors. You will be kept comfortable and safe by your anesthesia provider. You will be asleep during the surgery. The surgery will take about 45 to 90 minutes.
What type of surgery is amputation?
What is amputation? Amputation is a surgical procedure that involves removal of an extremity or limb (leg or arm) or a part of a limb (such as a toe, finger, foot, or hand), usually as a result of injury, disease, infection, or surgery (to remove tumors from bones and muscles).
What are the risks of amputation?
Like any type of operation, an amputation carries a risk of complications .Complications associated with having an amputation include:heart problems such as heart attack.deep vein thrombosis (DVT)slow wound healing and wound infection.pneumonia.stump and phantom limb pain.