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According to statistics, about 185,000 amputations are conducted each year in the United States. Nearly 2 million people in the country are living with some form of limb loss. The main causes of these amputations are 54% vascular disease (including peripheral arterial disease and diabetes), 45% trauma and lastly, cancer, which is the cause of 2% of these amputations.

Read more: FAQs about Wrong Amputation and Malpractice Claims in New York

In 2012, roughly 400,000 robotic surgeries were performed for a wide range of conditions in the United States. Each year, there is an annual increase of 25% in the rate of robotic surgeries.

Read more: FAQs about Robotic Surgery and Medical Malpractice in New York

According to statistics, roughly 150,000 infants are born with birth defects every year in the United States. About 3% of all children born in the country have a major malformation at birth.

Read more: Maternal Infections and Medical Malpractice in New York

In the United States, 136.3 million visits to hospital emergency departments occur each year. Of these, 40.2 million are injury-related. 16.2 ED visits result in hospital admission every year. 2.1 million people are admitted to critical care annually after an ED visit.

Read more: FAQs about Emergency Room Malpractice in New York

It can be frightening to witness an epilepsy seizure. Your loved one will become unresponsive, experience convulsions and sudden body stiffness; and after that they may not recall the incident at all. Epilepsy is caused due to abnormal electrical signals in the brain.

Read more: Health Conditions that get Misdiagnosed as Epilepsy


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