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Table 2 MESS Absolute indication for amputation: >7

From: Primary amputation vs limb salvage in mangled extremity: a systematic review of the current scoring system

Energy Low 1
Medium 2
High 3
very high 4
Ischemia Perfused 1
Pulse absent 2
Cool, paralyzed,insensate 3
Shock SBP > 90 0
Transient 1
Hypotension persistent hypotension 2
Age (years) <30 0
30–50 1
>50 2