Understanding how the body works and why a socket works may be more important than focusing on its manufacture.
The adjustable prosthesis is on its fifth prototype as colleagues look for funding.
Patients with unilateral transtibial amputation experienced higher satisfaction and improved prosthetic suspension with a seal-in liner, compared with a polyethylene foam liner and silicone liner with shuttle lock, according to a recently published study. A second study showed that patients…
Transradial amputee Barry Landry recently won his first roping competition since returning to the sport.
Better management of blood loss has improved treatment in the field.
A speedy amputation helped keep infection and gangrene at bay.
Although amputations do not increase overall survival in soft tissue sarcoma of the extremity compared with limb salvage surgery, amputation can provide improved local control and symptomatic treatment in patients who might not be candidates for limb salvage surgery, according…
A dinner gathering of three former prosthetic directors of NUPOC brings to light the importance of the student-teacher relationship.
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