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Amputation Stats

08/21/2009

Question:

Can you please direct me to a website (or websites) to find statistics pertaining to annual amputations in the USA? I am specifically interested in the approximate number of total amputations (lower limb, upper limb,...) performed in USA each year (military exlusion okay).

Thank you. 

Answer:

Thank you for visiting NetWellness.  Please check the link below for the information you requested.  Feel free to write again if you have further questions.

Related Resources:

Amputation Statistics by Cause: Limb Loss in the United States (Amputee Coalition of America)

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Response by:

Brian L Bowyer, MD Brian L Bowyer, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University