Aishwarya R, Ravi Kumar Chittoria, Padmalakshmi Bharathi Mohan, Imran Pathan, Shijina K, Nishad K, Neljo Thomas
Amputation is a very common case dealt by any General surgeon, orthopaedic surgeon, and plastic surgeon. The rehabilitation of the patient with amputation is equally important as a successful surgery. The scar over the amputation stump can sometimes be a problem, which requires special care during the rehabilitation of the patient. Numerous procedures such as surgical excision, intralesional steroid injection, cryotherapy, dermabrasion, soft tissue augmentation, chemical peeling and laser therapy are available for the correction of various types of scars. This article highlights the role of Erbium: YAG Laser in management of scar following transfemoral amputation.
Aishwarya R, Ravi Kumar Chittoria, Padmalakshmi Bharathi Mohan, Imran Pathan, Shijina K, Nishad K, Neljo Thomas. The role of erbium: YAG laser in amputation stump. International Journal of Surgery Research, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2021, Pages 26-27