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Bilateral Lower Extremity Amputations Ambulation Scale

Purpose:

To evaluate the level of ambulation achieved by a patient with bilateral lower extremity amputations using the scale of Volpicelli et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disability and performance

ICD-10:

S78, S88, S98, T05.3, T05.4, T05.5, T05.6

Description:

Volpicelli et al developed a scale for describing the mobility of a patient with bilateral lower extremity amputations. The authors are from Rancho Los Amigos Hospital in Downey, California.

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