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Limb Salvage

"Limb Salvage" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An alternative to amputation in patients with neoplasms, ischemia, fractures, and other limb-threatening conditions. Generally, sophisticated surgical procedures such as vascular surgery and reconstruction are used to salvage diseased limbs.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Limb Salvage" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Limb Salvage" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 249 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 23 publications in 2016
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.