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Table 2 First and last amputation levels of reamputated cases (cases cumulated 2005–2015)

From: Amputation rates of the lower limb by amputation level – observational study using German national hospital discharge data from 2005 to 2015

   All cases Last amputation level   In-hospital mortality
Mid−/forefoot Foot complete Foot miscellaneous/not further stated/interior Knee/lower leg Hip joint/femoral Leg miscellaneous/not further stated Hemipel-vectomy Total reampu-tations Cases with reamputation Cases without reamputation All cases
First amputation level Toe/foot ray 313,550 (100%) 19,707 (6.29%) 557 (0.18%) 2,556 (0.82%) 10,713 (3.42%) 6,916 (2.21%) 67 (0.02%) XXX 40,516 (12.92%) 11.67% 3.20% 4.50%
Mid−/forefoot 85,904 (100%) 602 (0.70%) 995 (1.16%) 8,339 (9.71%) 4,688 (5.46%) 34 (0.04%) XXX 14,658 (17.06%) 14.44% 6.43% 8.43%
Foot complete 3,359 (100%) 42 (1.25%) 725 (21.58%) 275 (8.19%) 7 (0.21%) XXX 1,049 (31.23%) 11.44% 7.71% 9.70%
Foot miscellaneous/not further stated/interior 10,451 (100%) 528 (5.05%) 309 (2.96%) XXX XXX 837 (8.01%) 15.55% 3.57% 4.73%
Knee/lower leg 69,915 (100%) 10,037 (14.36%) 158 (0.23%) 3 (0.00%) 10,198 (14.59%) 19.13% 12.96% 16.07%
Hip joint/femoral 105,650 (100%) 80 (0.08%) 49 (0.05%) 129 (0.12%) 31.50% 22.33% 28.78%
Leg miscellaneous/not further stated 411 (100%) XXX XXX XXX XXX 7.54% 8.16%
  Amputations totala 589,240 (100%) 19,707 (3.34%) 1,159 (0.20%) 3,593 (0.61%) 20,305 (3.45%) 22,225 (3.77%) 346 (0.06%) 52 (0.01%) 67,387 (11.44%) 13.46% 8.65% 9.20%
  1. xxx: Cell counts < 3 cannot be displayed in terms of data protection law
  2. aWithout hemipelvectomies (n = 546)