(n.) The act of amputating; esp. the operation of cutting off a limb or projecting part of the body.
(1) Even so, amputation of fifteen extremities and four other major excisions were required in twelve patients.
(2) The results suggest that RPE cannot be used reliably as a surrogate for direct pulse measurement in exercise training of persons with acute dysvascular amputations.
(3) Diabetic retinopathy (an index of microangiopathy) and absence of peripheral pulses, amputation, or history of myocardial infarction, stroke, or transient ischemic attacks (as evidence of macroangiopathy) caused surprisingly little increase in relative risk for cardiovascular death.
(4) Staplers were used and therefore the choice between resection or amputation was determined by the degree of loco-regional infiltration of the neoplasm.
(5) Between the 3rd and 4th week following amputation, the first fully differentiated striated muscle cells appear, and in the 6th week myogenic differentiation extends throughout the regenerate.
(6) Cooling of the necrotic limb with the application of a tourniquet and general nonoperative treatment were conducted in preparation for amputation.
(7) Twenty-three cases were reviewed with an ultimate amputation rate of 61% (22% primary, 39% delayed).
(8) In the group of 25 patients with critical ischaemia there were three operative deaths and in 10 the graft subsequently occluded, precipitating an amputation.
(9) Of these, twenty-five were selected for hemipelvectomy and thirty-two, for non-amputative procedures.
(10) Blastemas implanted with 2 dorsal root ganglia and simultaneously denervated 14 days after amputation exhibited control levels of cell cycle activity 6 days later, as measured by 3H-thymidine pulse labeling.
(11) Early biopsy of suspicious lesions followed by amputation of the digit in those proving positive is the treatment of choice.
(12) Twenty-three unique causal pathways to diabetic limb amputation were identified.
(13) The synthesis of flagellar proteins after deflagellation is defective only in gametic cells; vegetative cells of these mutants are capable of flagellar protein synthesis after flagellar amputation.
(14) The prognosis after interscapulothoracic amputation depends upon the primary malignant disease.
(15) During a 10-year period 104 patients (mean age 72 years) had 106 through-knee amputations.
(16) The other metastasis was removed by amputation 4 years prior to the nephrectomy.
(17) Acute ischaemia of the lower leg caused by arterial thrombosis often leads to amputation.
(18) The anatomical relationships of the terminal branch of posterior interosseous nerve have been studied in 57 cadaver and amputation specimens.
(19) Patients with all three risk factors should be considered for early amputation.
(20) Two patients are described: one with prosthetization in 1982 with aorta prosthesis because of aortic valvular defect and a female patient with lupus eythematodes disseminata and severe organ disorders resulting from that (cardiac, renal, amputation of the left arm).
(n.) One who creeps, halts, or limps; one who has lost, or never had, the use of a limb or limbs; a lame person; hence, one who is partially disabled.
(a.) Lame; halting.
(v. t.) To deprive of the use of a limb, particularly of a leg or foot; to lame.
(v. t.) To deprive of strength, activity, or capability for service or use; to disable; to deprive of resources; as, to be financially crippled.
(1) Barack Obama and Hassan Rouhani held the first direct talks between American and Iranian leaders since the 1979 Islamic revolution, exchanging pleasantries in a 15-minute telephone call on Friday that raised the prospect of relief for Tehran from crippling economic sanctions.
(2) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Daniel Radcliffe, centre, with Sarah Greene and Pat Shortt in The Cripple Of Inishmaan at the Cort Theatre in New York.
(3) The City is most focused on the investigation begun in April 2009 into the bank before it was rescued by the taxpayer following the takeover of ABN Amro, which left it crippled with bad debts and strapped for cash after paying too much for the bank just as the credit crunch began.
(4) The former make a strongly positive net economic contribution and enable key industries to fill the skill shortages that if left unchecked can cripple growth.
(5) These protests appear to follow on from a crackdown in Ukraine's neighbour Russia over the screening of LGBT-themed films, which saw the Bok o Bok (Side by Side) event targeted by officials, before winning an appeal against a crippling fine .
(6) Netanyahu and his rightwing cabinet will wait for the "crippling" action against Tehran anticipated by secretary of state Hillary Clinton.
(7) The prompt recognition and management (Tables 8-1 and 8-2) of chemical burns of the upper extremity may prevent injury to the deep structures of the hand and may make the difference between satisfactory rehabilitation and crippling deformities.
(8) But senior officials at the European commission in Brussels disclosed that a compromise was in the air to save Greece and halt contagion by levying a tax on banks in the eurozone – opposed by Berlin and proposed by Paris – as well as a long-term Greek debt rollover stretching for decades, and other measures aimed at reducing Greece's crippling debt level.
(9) More than one million people in Britain may be suffering from constant, crippling headaches because they are taking too many painkillers, experts say.
(10) As yet no cure for this crippling complication is available.
(11) Eventually, when the truth did hit her, she said she felt crippled by guilt and contemplated suicide.
(12) But if it were to be economically crippled, “its participation in multinational missions under Nato’s aegis would be severely limited or withdrawn altogether”, said Thanos Dokos, the director general of Greece’s international relations thinktank, Eliamep .
(13) The disease was progressive, with crippling neuropathic deformities of the hands and feet.
(14) Since then support for the party has doubled amid a crippling austerity regime and rising unemployment rates, which have seen a third of Greeks fall below the poverty line.
(15) Failure to diagnose properly may result in extensive pulmonary fibrosis or bronchiectasis and condemn the patient to a lifetime as a pulmonary cripple.
(16) Coming off an honorary Oscar win at last month’s Governors Awards , Lee has delivered one of his most daring and accomplished films to date with Chi-Raq, which transplants the Greek play Lysistrata to modern-day Chicago, to offer a passionate treatise on the gun epidemic that has crippled America.
(17) Crop-producing areas have been inundated, dealing a crippling blow to the agriculture-based economy and threatening a food crisis.
(18) After the first year postgrafting, the various components of the immune systems of most healthy marrow recipients begin to work synchronously, whereas the immune systems of recipients with chronic graft-v-host disease (GVHD) remain crippled.
(19) Although it is "financially crippling", Charlotte Tagney is paying around £200 a month on top of independent school fees for her son James to attend the 11 Plus Academy and see a private tutor once a week to boost his chances of getting into grammar school in Maidstone.
(20) Based on a sense of joint responsibility, the German Society for Cripple Care (today: German Society for Rehabilitation of the Disabled) was founded already in 1909, which, in the 80 years of its existence, has both considerably influenced pertinent legislation and herself been influenced in terms of constitution, membership and issues dealt with by the broadening of the rehabilitation philosophy.