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Amputation surgery.
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PMID:  24287238     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The best level of amputation must take into consideration the newest socket designs, methods of prosthetic suspension, and technologically advanced components. In some instances stump revision should be considered, to provide a better prosthetic fitting and function. Targeted reinnervation is a new neural-machine interface that has been developed to help improve the function of electrically powered upper prosthetic limbs. Osseointegrated implants for prosthetic suspension offer amputees an alternative to the traditional socket suspension, and are especially useful for transfemoral and transhumeral levels of amputation. Cadaver bone can be used to lengthen an extremely short residual bony lever arm.
Authors:
David Schnur; Robert H Meier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1558-1381     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am     Publication Date:  2014 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9102787     Medline TA:  Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  35-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Plastic Surgery Clinic of Denver, Humboldt Street, Denver, CO 80218, USA.
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