The difficult appendage
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Author: Audiey Kao
This is a relatively short entry, which doesn't offer any new idea.
"in this case there was no medical reason for the amputations".
This is perhaps one of the most basic question that serves as a barrier to transabled individuals being able to receive much needed appropriate medical treatment (surgery)
"The 2 patients who requested and received amputations performed by Dr. Smith have coived great satisfaction and relief that now they feel complete without 4 limbs".
They are happy. This is important to note. Why hasn't there been actual case studies done with these individuals?