What Can Doctors Do to Save a Leg From Amputation?

 

With the horrible events at the Boston Marathon, the topic of leg amputation has arisen frequently in the media.  At Desert Foot Surgeons, saving feet and legs is something we deal with everyday.  Trauma is still the leading cause of leg amputations in the world followed closely by Diabetes.  Here is a link to the article:

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/technology/2013/04/what-can-doctors-do-save-leg-amputation/64280/