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Unstoppable Determination

May 17, 2019

David Asprinio

"The dead tissue in the lower leg is toxic to the body and can lead to infection or the failure of other organs, like the kidney," Dr. Asprinio says. "We needed to preserve as much of the leg as we could while removing all the dead tissue to fight the infection."

NYMC Faculty: David E. Asprinio, M.D., professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery and pharmacology, and chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Source: Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley