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Limb Salvage Index (LSI)

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Description:

The Limb Salvage Index (LSI) can be used to evaluate a severely injured lower extremity. It can help decide if the limb can be salvaged or will need to be amputated. The authors are from the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga.

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