Yashoda hospital surgeons are among the best Orthopaedic surgeons in the country who constantly strive to save and preserve the function of – the limbs of people who have experienced trauma or who suffer from complications associated with various types of cancer conditions as an alternative to amputation in children and adults with malignant tumors.
We at Yashoda Hospital offer an incredible advanced oncological setup to treat various malignant tumours of limbs using limb salvage surgery. We are home to various highly trained, compassionate, and experienced doctors who use advanced therapies and techniques to avoid amputation.
However, in cases where surgery is a must, we comprehensively support patients throughout their journey from diagnosis and treatment to recovery and rehabilitation.
What Is Limb Salvage Surgery?
Limb salvage surgery is a surgical process of removing the damaged or diseased bone in the limb (arm or leg) affected by the malignant tumour, without actually removing the limb. A bone graft is then used to replace the removed bone. This graft can be of two types:
The surgery goal is to help save the use and appearance of the limb with minimal complications while maintaining the limb's acceptable functionality. It is also known as limb-sparing surgery.
What Are The Indicators For Limb Salvage Surgery?
The major indicators that highlight the need for Limb Salvage Surgery are:
What Are The Conditions Treated Under Limb Salvage Surgery?
Some of the major conditions we treat under Limb Salvage Surgery include:
How Should You Prepare For The Surgery?
What Are The Precautions You Should Take Before And After The Surgery?
The important precautionary measures one must consider before and after the surgery are:
Before the surgery:
After the surgery:
Are There Any Complications Involved?
Surgery in any form comes with some of the other kinds of complications. A patient who undergoes limb salvage surgery may experience following complications, such as:
These complications are not severe and can be managed easily if a patient takes proper after surgery care.