Emergency Medicine: Open Access

Emergency Medicine: Open Access
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Reconstruction and Management of Traumatic Hemipelvectomy: A Case Report

Mehmet Emin Cem Yıldırım, Mehmet Dadaci, Zikrullah Baycar and Bilsev İnce

Traumatic amputation refers to loss of a part or entire organ, such as limbs, ears, penis from the body by an accident or trauma. The extremities are important for numerous activities in our daily lives. Nutrition, movement and working are just a few of daily functions. Loss of an extremity is a destructive trauma with physical and psychological effects on the patient. In addition, it has serious economic consequences due to the loss of labor, health expenditures and rehabilitation process.