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Amputation

Amputation

12/04/2007

Question:

What are the tools used in the process of amputations at the hospital?

Answer:

We use surgical saws and knives in surgery to do amputations. The blood vessels are tied with silk ties and the skin edges are usually stapled.

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Response by:

Blair  Vermilion, MD Blair Vermilion, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University