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12 - 15 May 2020

The pain at the amputation stump site - possibilities and limits of surgical approaches

Congress type icon Prosthetics - Revision surgery

Congress type icon Lecture Scientific/Practical

The pain at the amputation stump site - possibilities and limits of surgical approaches

Speaker:

Dr. med. Jennifer Ernst

Universitätsmedizin Göttingen

Klinik für Unfallchirurgie, Orthopädie und Plastische Chirurgie

Date/Time:

Tue, 2018/05/15 11:00 - 12:15 | Lecture #2 / 4 export in calendar

Place:

CCO, Room 2

Abstract:

Surgical revisions are indicated for stump pain, where a clear pathology is identifiable and localizable. Surgery offers new approaches. If there is no obvious pathology, it is recommended to avoid a surgical revision of the stump and to treat diffuse pain similar to phantom limb pain.