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Risk Factors for Amputation in the Surgical Treatment of Hemophilic Osteoarthropathy: A 20-Year Single-Center Report.



Hemophilic osteoarthropathy (HO) is a common cause of spontaneous bleeding in hemophiliacs. Surgical procedures are necessary for patients with severe HO. As a last resort, amputation is sometimes needed to treat complex HO cases. This study aimed to review the existing records of patients who underwent amputations in HO surgical treatment, summarize the risk factors, and provide relevant references for surgeons.