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Severe femoral traumatic injury and above-knee amputation as a result of a road traffic accident!

Amputations are mainly caused by accidents, disease, and congenital disorders.

The accidents most likely to result in amputation are traffic accidents, which sometimes leave surgeons with no other choice rather than to amputate in order to save the patient's life.

Surgeons preserve as much length in thigh amputations as is medically feasible because longer stumps provide better control over the prosthesis.

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