Capture-recapture method to estimate lower extremity amputation rates in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Método de captura-recaptura para estimar las tasas de amputación del miembro inferior en Río de Janeiro, Brasil

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Ethel Rejane Stambovsky Spichler; David Spichler; Ines Lessa; Adriana Costa e Forti; Laercio Joel Franco; Ronald E. LaPorte;
(2001)
  • Publisher: Pan American Health Organization
  • Journal: Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública (issn: 1020-4989, eissn: 1680-5348)
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  • Subject: Lower extremity amputation | diabetes mellitus | peripheral vascular disease | neoplasm | osteomyelitis | emphysematous gangrene | trauma | capture-recapture | Medicine | R | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | RC955-962 | Public aspects of medicine | RA1-1270

Objective. To estimate rates of lower extremity amputations (LEAs) in persons with peripheral vascular disease, diabetes mellitus, trauma, neoplasm, osteomyelitis, or emphysematous gangrene. Methods. Regional amputee registries were used to estimate the rate of lower ex... View more
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