10 - 13 May 2022 OTWorld

Dr. Jan Paul Frölke

Radboud university medical center (None)

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Radboud university medical center

Program Items

11/05/2022 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM Lecture scientific study/P&O contribution

Surgeons reported doubling incidences of major limb amputations during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Based on reimbursement data however no nationwide differences were registered compared to the years before.

CCO, Room 3
Dr. Jan Paul Frölke (Radboud university medical center)
11/05/2022 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM Lecture scientific study/P&O contribution

Knee disarticulation is recommended as a potential attractive alternative to above-knee amputation by the Dutch National guideline for patients with critical ischemia. No clinical comparative studies support this statement and surgeons are hesitant for high reamputation rates.

CCO, Room 3
Dr. Jan Paul Frölke (Radboud university medical center)