Factors predicting rehabilitation outcome in patients after unilateral trans-tibial amputation due to peripheral vascular disease

Biljana Majstorovic, Mladen Pesta
2018 Vojnosanitetski Pregled  
Background/Aim:The primary rehabilitation in the proshtetic phase after amputation of lower extremities is of great importance for the improvement of the activities of daily living (ADLs) of persons with amputation and their successful social reintegration. The aim of this paper was to examine the influence of independent predictors (age, gender, duration of rehabilitation, time between the amputation and the mounting of the prosthesis) on the success of the primary rehabilitation in the
more » ... tic phase after amputation of lower extremities. Methods: This was a retrospective clinical study including patients that underwent the primary rehabilitation in the prosthetic phase at the Institute for Physical
doi:10.2298/vsp170318085m fatcat:4hmxs7o6ynendafzqu3lwhy6em