Tag: "frostbite" at medical news
Frostbite can Be Treated by Bloodclot Drug
... victims to bust blood clots may help treat severe frostbite
and reduce the risk of amputation, according to a ...ctivator (tPA) on six patients who suffered severe frostbite
between 2001-2006. The six, who were found to have abnormal blood flows, were given tPA within 24 h...
Now, Natural Looking, Energy Efficient Robotic Ankles for Amputees
...nd experience. He lost both legs below the knee to frostbite
in a rock-climbing accident more than 25 years ago. When he was fitted with his first pair of artificial legs, he wasn't happy with them. "My doctors told me that this was the best, and I should live with and accept what I was given," he said. But ...