Incidence and demographic characteristics of Syrian Civil War-related amputations: A multi-center study


TATAR Y., Kablan N., Yurtseven M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, vol.67, no.1, pp.48-55, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 67 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/tftrd.2021.5058
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.48-55
  • Keywords: Amputation, bombing, Syrian Civil War, LOWER-EXTREMITY AMPUTATION, COMBAT WOUNDS, LIMB LOSS, TRAUMA, MILITARY, INJURIES, OUTCOMES, EPIDEMIOLOGY, AFGHANISTAN, CASUALTIES

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this study was to identify the causes, levels, and rates of amputations performed in civilians during the Syrian Civil War and to present epidemiological data of the amputees.