Surgical Indications

Any listing of surgical indications must recognise many factors have changed and are changing with time, as new knowledge and techniques evolve. As Syme pointed out in the quotation heading this chapter, several conditions formerly subjected to routine amputation were already circumvented by alternative procedures introduced in the late 18th century, although these prospered fully only after anaesthesia was established. The indications below refer to conditions which posed or pose questions demanding surgical opinion and debate, for amputation is rarely self-evident to patients.

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