- Outdoor dynamic subject-specific evaluation of internal stresses in the residual limb: hydraulic energy-stored prosthetic foot compared to conventional energy-stored prosthetic feetSigal Portnoy
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Gait Posture 35:121-5. 2012..Our findings suggest that using a hydraulic prosthetic foot may protect the distal tibial end of the TTA residuum from high stresses, therefore preventing pressure-related injury and pain...
- Real-time subject-specific analyses of dynamic internal tissue loads in the residual limb of transtibial amputeesSigal Portnoy
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
Med Eng Phys 32:312-23. 2010..Pending integration of appropriate dynamic tissue injury thresholds, the device can be utilized for alerting to the danger of DTI...
- Clinically oriented real-time monitoring of the individual's risk for deep tissue injurySigal Portnoy
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
Med Biol Eng Comput 49:473-83. 2011..The heaviest subject had the highest maximal and average peak internal soft tissue stress. We believe that this method holds a high potential for clinical applications...