prosthesis fitting

Summary

Summary: The fitting and adjusting of artificial parts of the body. (From Stedman's, 26th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Transepicondylar axis accuracy in computer assisted knee surgery: a comparison of the CT-based measured axis versus the CAS-determined axis
    Henrica M J van der Linden-van der Zwaag
    Department of Orthopaedics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Comput Aided Surg 13:200-6. 2008
  2. ncbi Evaluation of streamlined programming procedures for the Nucleus cochlear implant with the Contour electrode array
    Kerrie Plant
    CRC for Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid Innovation, Melbourne, Australia
    Ear Hear 26:651-68. 2005
  3. ncbi Visual performance and comfort with the Rose K lens for keratoconus
    Aaron M Betts
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 79:493-501. 2002
  4. ncbi Issues of importance reported by persons with lower limb amputations and prostheses
    M W Legro
    University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 36:155-63. 1999
  5. pmc Modular titanium alloy neck adapter failures in hip replacement--failure mode analysis and influence of implant material
    Thomas M Grupp
    Aesculap AG Research and Development, Tuttlingen, Germany
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:3. 2010
  6. ncbi Patient prosthesis mismatch affects short- and long-term outcomes after aortic valve replacement
    Thomas Walther
    Universitat Leipzig, Herzzentrum, Klinik fur Herzchirurgie, Strumpellstrasse 39, 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:15-9. 2006
  7. ncbi A retrospective case series: use of SoftPerm contact lenses in patients with keratoconus
    Yelda Ozkurt
    1st Eye Clinic, Kartal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eye Contact Lens 33:103-5. 2007
  8. ncbi [Hybrid material contact lens in keratoconus and myopic astigmatism patients]
    Fernando Leal
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Arq Bras Oftalmol 70:247-54. 2007
  9. ncbi The application of a computerised videokeratography (CVK) based contact lens fitting software programme on irregularly shaped corneal surfaces
    Daniela S Nosch
    Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton and Sussex University Hospital, Brighton, UK
    Cont Lens Anterior Eye 30:239-48. 2007
  10. ncbi Use of intralimbal rigid gas-permeable lenses for pellucid marginal degeneration, keratoconus, and after penetrating keratoplasty
    Zeynep Ozbek
    Cornea Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Eye Contact Lens 32:33-6. 2006

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  1. ncbi Transepicondylar axis accuracy in computer assisted knee surgery: a comparison of the CT-based measured axis versus the CAS-determined axis
    Henrica M J van der Linden-van der Zwaag
    Department of Orthopaedics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Comput Aided Surg 13:200-6. 2008
    ..During CT-free navigation in TKA, a systematic error of 3 degrees arose when determining the TEA. It is emphasized that the intraoperative epicondylar axis is different from the actual CT-based epicondylar axis...
  2. ncbi Evaluation of streamlined programming procedures for the Nucleus cochlear implant with the Contour electrode array
    Kerrie Plant
    CRC for Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid Innovation, Melbourne, Australia
    Ear Hear 26:651-68. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate streamlined programming procedures for the Nucleus cochlear implant system with the Contour electrode array...
  3. ncbi Visual performance and comfort with the Rose K lens for keratoconus
    Aaron M Betts
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 79:493-501. 2002
    ..The "Rose K Lens for Keratoconus" is a proprietary rigid contact lens design that has been reported and marketed as a lens that provides better visual acuity and comfort than other rigid contact lens designs for keratoconus...
  4. ncbi Issues of importance reported by persons with lower limb amputations and prostheses
    M W Legro
    University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 36:155-63. 1999
    ..Future research is recommended to adjust aspects of the fit of the prosthesis with the residual limb. Implementing periodic check-up visits could uncover problems and eliminate unnecessary suffering...
  5. pmc Modular titanium alloy neck adapter failures in hip replacement--failure mode analysis and influence of implant material
    Thomas M Grupp
    Aesculap AG Research and Development, Tuttlingen, Germany
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:3. 2010
    ..The failures of neck adapters were divided into 66% with small CCD of 130 degrees and 60% with head lengths of L or larger. Assuming an average time to failure of 2.8 years, the cumulative failure rate was calculated with 2.4%...
  6. ncbi Patient prosthesis mismatch affects short- and long-term outcomes after aortic valve replacement
    Thomas Walther
    Universitat Leipzig, Herzzentrum, Klinik fur Herzchirurgie, Strumpellstrasse 39, 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 30:15-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of patient prosthesis mismatch (PPM) and additional risk factors on outcome after aortic valve replacement (AVR)...
  7. ncbi A retrospective case series: use of SoftPerm contact lenses in patients with keratoconus
    Yelda Ozkurt
    1st Eye Clinic, Kartal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eye Contact Lens 33:103-5. 2007
    ..To evaluate the performance of the SoftPerm contact lens in patients with irregular astigmatism caused by keratoconus...
  8. ncbi [Hybrid material contact lens in keratoconus and myopic astigmatism patients]
    Fernando Leal
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Arq Bras Oftalmol 70:247-54. 2007
    ..To evaluate comfort and visual performance in relation to two different used contact lens types: hybrid material (HM) and rigid-gas-permeable (RGP), in patients with regular myopic astigmatism and with keratoconus...
  9. ncbi The application of a computerised videokeratography (CVK) based contact lens fitting software programme on irregularly shaped corneal surfaces
    Daniela S Nosch
    Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton and Sussex University Hospital, Brighton, UK
    Cont Lens Anterior Eye 30:239-48. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi Use of intralimbal rigid gas-permeable lenses for pellucid marginal degeneration, keratoconus, and after penetrating keratoplasty
    Zeynep Ozbek
    Cornea Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Eye Contact Lens 32:33-6. 2006
    ..To discuss the results of fitting Dyna Intra-Limbal lenses (Lens Dynamics, Inc., Golden, CO) (DIL) for pellucid marginal degeneration (PMD), keratoconus, and after penetrating keratoplasty (PK)...
  11. ncbi Kerasoft IC compared to Rose-K in the management of corneal ectasias
    Fernando J Fernandez-Velazquez
    School of Optometry, Universidad Camilo Jose Cela, Madrid, Spain
    Cont Lens Anterior Eye 35:175-9. 2012
    ....
  12. ncbi Comparing cochlear implant users' speech performance with processor fittings based on conventionally determined T and C levels or on compound action potential thresholds and live-voice speech in a prospective balanced crossover study
    Christina Willeboer
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Hearing Research Laboratories, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ear Hear 27:789-98. 2006
    ..The objective of the present study is to improve the efficiency of the fitting procedure of cochlear implant processors by making use of measurements of the electrically evoked compound actio potential (ECAP) and live-voice speech...
  13. ncbi The use of video-keratoscopy in predicting contact lens parameters for keratoconic fitting
    Luigina Sorbara
    Centre for Contact Lens Research, School of Optometry, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada
    Cont Lens Anterior Eye 33:112-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this report is to demonstrate the use the video-keratoscope in determining the type and size of the cone in keratoconus and PMD patients and the final back optic zone diameter (BOZD) and total lens diameter (LD)...
  14. ncbi SynergEyes lenses for keratoconus
    Yasmine F Abdalla
    Cornea Service, Wills Eye Institute, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Cornea 29:5-8. 2010
    ..To discuss the initial results of fitting SynergEyes hybrid contact lenses (SynergEyes, Inc, Carlsbad, CA) for keratoconus (KC) and pellucid marginal degeneration (PMD)...
  15. ncbi Utility of a semi-scleral contact lens design in the management of the irregular cornea
    Miguel Romero-Jiménez
    MGR Doctores, Madrid, Spain
    Cont Lens Anterior Eye 36:146-50. 2013
    ..To evaluate the utility of the Rose K2 XL semi-scleral contact lens (Menicon Co. Ltd., Nagoya, Japan) in the management of the irregular cornea...
  16. ncbi Comparison of fit accuracy between Procera custom abutments and three implant systems
    Tiago de Morais Alves da Cunha
    Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, UNIME, Brazil
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 14:772-7. 2012
    ..Although increase of misfit has been reported when associating implant and abutment from different manufacturers, Procera® (Nobel Biocare™, Göteborg, Sweden) custom abutment has been universally used in clinical practice...
  17. ncbi Measurement of the rotational misfit and implant-abutment gap of all-ceramic abutments
    Wael N Garine
    Eastman Dental Center, Division of Prosthodontics, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14620, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 22:928-38. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging technology in transtibial socket research: a pilot study
    Arjan W P Buis
    National Centre for Training and Education in Prosthetics and Orthotics, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland G4 0LS
    J Rehabil Res Dev 43:883-90. 2006
    ..Results show that extracting the bone structure and using it as the reference grid to quantify the differences in volume and shape of the soft tissues of the residual limb is feasible...
  19. ncbi Pilot study: data-capturing consistency of two trans-tibial casting concepts, using a manikin stump model: a comparison between the hands-on PTB and hands-off ICECAST compact concepts
    A W P Buis
    National Centre for Training and Education in Prosthetics and Orthotics, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Prosthet Orthot Int 27:100-6. 2003
    ..This study has shown that by using the manikin model there is a clear indication that the investigated hands-off concept produces more consistent results than the hands-on concept...
  20. ncbi Marginal accuracy of combined tooth-implant-supported fixed dental prostheses after in vitro stress simulation
    Arne F Boeckler
    Department of Prosthodontics, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 19:1261-9. 2008
    ..This in vitro study examined the marginal accuracy in TISFDP after simulated stress in an artificial oral environment...
  21. ncbi Changes in prosthetic screw stability because of misfit of implant-supported prostheses
    Lulwa Ebrahim E al-Turki
    Int J Prosthodont 15:38-42. 2002
    ..The effect of two levels of prosthesis misfit on prosthetic screw stability was evaluated...
  22. pmc A computed tomography based study on rotational alignment accuracy of the femoral component in total knee arthroplasty using computer-assisted orthopaedic surgery
    Henrica M J van der Linden-van der Zwaag
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Int Orthop 35:845-50. 2011
    ....
  23. ncbi Alignments and clinical results in conventional and navigated total knee arthroplasty
    A Ensini
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bologna, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 457:156-62. 2007
    ..However, clinical scoring systems showed this radiographic improvement did not necessarily result in a better clinical outcome at short-term followup...
  24. ncbi Speech perception in nucleus CI24M cochlear implant users with processor settings based on electrically evoked compound action potential thresholds
    Guido F Smoorenburg
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Audiol Neurootol 7:335-47. 2002
    ..However, considering habituation to the initial processor setting of at least 6 months, the small decrease in the CVC scores with the new setting suggests that a more user-friendly adjustment procedure can be developed...
  25. ncbi Assessment of reproducibility and accuracy in templating hybrid total hip arthroplasty using digital radiographs
    M J Oddy
    Department of Orthopaedics, The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust, Colney Lane, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7UZ, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:581-5. 2006
    ..9%. On-screen templating of digital radiographs with standard acetate templates is accurate and reproducible if a radiopaque marker such as a ten-pence coin is included when the original radiograph is taken...
  26. ncbi 3D reconstruction of the structure of a residual limb for customising the design of a prosthetic socket
    Zheng Shuxian
    Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Xi an Jiaotong University, Postcode 710049, Xi an, PR China
    Med Eng Phys 27:67-74. 2005
    ..It can moreover avoid making a positive mould by the way of manual modifications. In addition to this, it can provide a scientific basis for the individualization of prosthetic socket design...
  27. pmc Prosthesis-patient mismatch: definition, clinical impact, and prevention
    P Pibarot
    Research Group in Valvular Heart Disease, Laval Hospital Research Centre Quebec Heart Institute, Laval University, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Heart 92:1022-9. 2006
    ..Moreover, as opposed to most other risk factors, PPM can largely be prevented by using a prospective strategy at the time of operation...
  28. ncbi Preoperative templating of femoral components on plain X-rays. Rotational evaluation with synthetic X-rays on ORTHODOC
    Takehito Hananouchi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:381-5. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi Digital correction of magnification in pelvic x rays for preoperative planning of hip joint replacements: theoretical development and clinical results of a new protocol
    B The
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Med Phys 32:2580-9. 2005
    ..Future research might clarify if a strict calibration protocol, as presented in this study, results in more accurate preoperative planning of hip joint replacements...
  30. ncbi New aspects and approaches in pre-operative planning of hip reconstruction: a computer simulation
    Marco Viceconti
    Laboratorio di Tecnologia Medica, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 389:400-4. 2004
    ..However, there is indirect evidence that simple anatomical information may not be sufficient for the surgeon to decide size and position of the implant in a repeatable manner...
  31. ncbi Comparison of analog and digital preoperative planning in total hip and knee arthroplasties. A prospective study of 173 hips and 65 total knees
    Bertram The
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Groningen University Hospital, Hanzeplein 1, NL 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Acta Orthop 76:78-84. 2005
    ..Digital correction of the magnification factor is expected to yield more accurate and reliable preoperative plans. We hypothesized that digital templating would be more accurate than manual templating for total hip and knee arthroplasties...
  32. ncbi Finite element modeling of the contact interface between trans-tibial residual limb and prosthetic socket
    Winson C C Lee
    Jockey Club Rehabilitation Engineering Centre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
    Med Eng Phys 26:655-62. 2004
    ..It was found that peak normal and shear stresses over the regions where socket undercuts were made reduced and the stress values over other regions raised in the model having the simplifying assumption...
  33. ncbi Rose K contact lens fitting for keratoconus
    Yelda Buyru Ozkurt
    Fatih Sultan Mehmet Training and Research Hospital, Korkut sokak, Dumankaya evleri, A1B Blok, Sen apartmani, 9 7, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int Ophthalmol 28:395-8. 2008
    ..We evaluated the clinical outcome and fitting characteristics with Rose K contact lenses in patients with irregular astigmatism due to keratoconus...
  34. ncbi Comparison of a mechanical acetabular alignment guide with computer placement of the socket
    Anthony M DiGioia
    Institute for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15242, USA
    J Arthroplasty 17:359-64. 2002
    ..These results show a clear need to develop more reliable tools than were used or anatomically based alignment strategies to provide reproducible and accurate acetabular alignment...
  35. ncbi A classification system to measure the implant-abutment microgap
    Stefania C Kano
    Department of Preventative and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 22:879-85. 2007
    ..The purposes of this investigation were (1) to propose a classification system based on the horizontal and vertical microgap of the implant-abutment interface and (2) to compare the implant-abutment interface in 4 groups of abutments...
  36. pmc The utility and precision of analogue and digital preoperative planning for total hip arthroplasty
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int Orthop 32:289-94. 2008
    ..The sources of error were not clearly explained by variations in magnification. Inconsistent positioning of the magnification marker may jeopardise the safe implementation of digital templating...
  37. ncbi The design and evaluation of a hearing aid with trainable amplification parameters
    Justin A Zakis
    Cooperative Research Centre for Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid Innovation CRC HEAR, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ear Hear 28:812-30. 2007
    ..and customized in a clinic? (2) Does the provision of trained noise suppression significantly increase the preference for the trained settings? (3) Is the preference for the trained settings correlated with a measure of training?..
  38. ncbi Successful prosthetic fitting of elderly trans-femoral amputees with Intelligent Prosthesis (IP): a clinical pilot study
    Takaaki Chin
    Hyogo Rehabilitation Center, Kobe, Japan
    Prosthet Orthot Int 31:271-6. 2007
    ..It was concluded that elderly trans-femoral amputees who are judged to be in good physical condition appear to merit the application of knee joints with superior swing phase control functions such as IP, regardless of their age...
  39. ncbi Literature review of the possible advantages of silicon liner socket use in trans-tibial prostheses
    E C T Baars
    De Vogellanden Center for Rehabilitation, Zwolle, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 29:27-37. 2005
    ..Further research is needed with the use of objective clinical parameters and a homogenous study group objectively to find advantages in the use of the silicon liner socket in the trans-tibial prosthesis...
  40. ncbi [Exoskeletal prosthetic treatment following congenital or acquired defects of the upper extremities]
    M Schafer
    Orthopädietechniker Meister, c o Pohlig GmbH, Grabenstätter Strasse 1, Traunstein
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 40:46-59. 2008
    ..On the basis of various care examples, the requirements and individual approaches in exoskeletal prosthetic care of the upper extremities will be illustrated...
  41. ncbi A preliminary investigation into the development of 3-D printing of prosthetic sockets
    Nicholas Herbert
    Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:141-6. 2005
    ..Under normal circumstances, these printed components are weak and relatively fragile. However, comfortable prosthetic sockets manufactured with 3-D printing have been used in preliminary fittings with patients...
  42. ncbi Bilateral fitting of BAHAs and BAHA fitted in unilateral deaf persons: acoustical aspects
    Stefan Stenfelt
    Department of Signals and Systems, Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Audiol 44:178-89. 2005
    ..Finally, the data showed that the benefit of fitting a BAHA in a unilaterally deaf person, depends on that person's transcranial attenuation...
  43. ncbi Fitting range of the BAHA Cordelle
    Arjan J Bosman
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Int J Audiol 45:429-37. 2006
    ..The relatively low saturation levels of the device suggest that increasing maximum output levels may be a worthwhile consideration for candidates with more profound sensorineural loss...
  44. ncbi Experience with the SOUNDTEC implantable hearing aid
    Herbert Silverstein
    Silverstein Institute, Sarasota, USA
    Otol Neurotol 26:211-7. 2005
    ..To assess the efficacy, morbidity, and patient satisfaction of the SOUNDTEC semi-implantable hearing aid...
  45. ncbi The objective and subjective evaluation of low-frequency expansion in wide dynamic range compression hearing instruments
    Kristy J Lowery
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996 0740, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 18:641-52. 2007
    ..Results indicate restricting expansion to 1000 Hz overcomes speech-recognition deficits observed with expansion active across a broader spectrum without significantly reducing subjective benefit or preference...
  46. pmc Challenges and recent developments in hearing aids. Part II. Feedback and occlusion effect reduction strategies, laser shell manufacturing processes, and other signal processing technologies
    King Chung
    Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    Trends Amplif 8:125-64. 2004
    ..Finally, the applications of advanced hearing aid technologies to enhance other devices such as cochlear implants, hearing protectors, and cellular phones are discussed...
  47. ncbi Clinical field follow-up of high density polyethylene (HDPE)-Jaipur prosthetic technology for trans-tibial amputees
    J S Jensen
    ISPO, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Prosthet Orthot Int 28:230-44. 2004
    ..The major inadequacy in outcome relates to the use for fabrication and fitting of individuals with inadequate education and training...
  48. ncbi A digital processing strategy to optimize hearing aid outputs directly
    Peter J Blamey
    Cooperative Research Centre for Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid Innovation, Richmond, Victoria, 3121, Australia
    J Am Acad Audiol 15:716-28. 2004
    ..25% was also found for the ADRO program in background noise (95% confidence interval 1.95% to 12.55%; p = 0.010). The results are consistent with earlier data for listeners with moderate to severe hearing loss...
  49. ncbi Tolerable hearing aid delays. V. Estimation of limits for open canal fittings
    Michael A Stone
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Ear Hear 29:601-17. 2008
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  50. ncbi Amputation rehabilitation and prosthetic restoration. From surgery to community reintegration
    Alberto Esquenazi
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Moss Rehab Regional Amputee Rehabilitation Centre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 26:831-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this review is to summarize the literature related to the advances that have taken place in the management and rehabilitation care of limb amputation...
  51. ncbi Preliminary evidence of asymmetry in uncomfortable loudness levels after unilateral hearing aid experience: evidence of functional plasticity in the adult auditory system
    Kevin J Munro
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
    Int J Audiol 45:684-8. 2006
    ..01) when comparing post-fitting ULLs. The underlying mechanism for the asymmetry is unknown but it is consistent with learning induced reorganization within the auditory system...
  52. ncbi Interface pressures during ambulation using suction and vacuum-assisted prosthetic sockets
    Tracy L Beil
    Human Performance Laboratory and the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, St Cloud State University, MN, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 39:693-700. 2002
    ....
  53. ncbi Clinical field testing of vulcanized rubber feet for trans-tibial amputees in tropical low-income countries
    J Steen Jensen
    ISPO, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Prosthet Orthot Int 30:195-212. 2006
    ..The failure rate was 20% for the HI-Cambodia foot after 12 months. After 24 months of use, still only one VI-Solid rubber foot had failed and this foot design was found superior to the others in regard of durability...
  54. ncbi Kinematic and kinetic comparisons of transfemoral amputee gait using C-Leg and Mauch SNS prosthetic knees
    Ava D Segal
    Center of Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 South Columbian Way, Mail Stop 151, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 43:857-70. 2006
    ..30 +/- 0.1 vs 1.21 +/- 0.1 m/s, respectively; p = 0.004). The C-Leg prosthetic limb vertical ground reaction force decreased compared with the Mauch SNS (96.3 +/- 4.7 vs 100.3 +/- 7.5 % body weight, respectively; p = 0.0092)...
  55. ncbi Clinical field testing of polyurethane feet for trans-tibial amputees in tropical low-income countries
    J Steen Jensen
    ISPO, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Prosthet Orthot Int 30:182-94. 2006
    ..The results with the conventional SACH foot constructions with polyurethane as filling and covering materials were so poor after 18 months that their use cannot be recommended in tropical areas of the developing world...
  56. ncbi [Compensation for presbyopia using contact lenses]
    G Bischoff
    Medical Eye Care Center, Bramfelder Chaussee 269, 22177, Hamburg
    Ophthalmologe 103:655-8, 660. 2006
    ..Thus, the fitter needs experience and patient understanding, combined with fundamental knowledge of the specific lens type used...
  57. ncbi Prosthetic management of children with unilateral congenital below-elbow deficiency
    Jon R Davids
    Motion Analysis Laboratory, Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1294-300. 2006
    ..The optimal age at the time of the initial fitting, the value of intensive prosthetic training, and the preferred prosthetic design for these children have not been established...
  58. ncbi Using genetic algorithms with subjective input from human subjects: implications for fitting hearing aids and cochlear implants
    Deniz Baskent
    Starkey Hearing Research Center, Berkeley, California 94704, USA
    Ear Hear 28:370-80. 2007
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  59. ncbi CAD/CAM evaluation of the fit of trans-tibial sockets for trans-tibial amputation stumps
    Koji Isozaki
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Social Services, Saitama Prefectural University, Japan
    J Med Dent Sci 53:51-6. 2006
    ....
  60. ncbi Dielectric elastomers as actuators for upper limb prosthetics: challenges and opportunities
    Elaine Biddiss
    Bloorview Research Institute, 150 Kilgour Road, Toronto, Ont M4G1R8, Canada
    Med Eng Phys 30:403-18. 2008
    ..Our review suggests that the implementation of DE actuators in powered upper extremity prosthetics is not feasible at present but worthy of reevaluation as the materials advance...
  61. ncbi Progressive upper limb prosthetics
    Chris Lake
    Advanced Arm Dynamics of Texas, 3501 North Macarthur Boulevard, Suite 650, Irving, TX 75062, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 17:49-72. 2006
    ..If the progress to date is any indication, amputees of the future will find their dreams limited only by their imagination...
  62. ncbi Lower extremity socket design and suspension
    Kevin Carroll
    Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics, Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc, Orlando, FL, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 17:31-48. 2006
    ..Various available suspension systems address the needs of virtually all users. Finally, emerging technologies indicate an even brighter future for all individuals who use a lower extremity prosthesis (Fig. 13)...
  63. ncbi Targeted reinnervation for improved prosthetic function
    Todd Kuiken
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Room 1124, 345 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 17:1-13. 2006
    ..It is hoped that future research will develop the technique further and build synergistically with other exciting research areas...
  64. ncbi Directional hearing aids: then and now
    Todd A Ricketts
    Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 8242, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:133-44. 2005
    ..This article discusses the benefits and limitations of directional amplification, summarizes some current work in directional amplification, and recommends clinical application relative to the use of directional amplification...
  65. ncbi A questionnaire survey of the effect of different interface types on patient satisfaction and perceived problems among trans-tibial amputees
    F B van de Weg
    Department of Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Centre Amsterdam, Overtoom 283, Amsterdam 1054 HW, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 29:231-9. 2005
    ..A careful analysis of patients' preferences should be made to determine the best course of action. Further studies, preferably prospective, need to be conducted to determine which systems are most comfortable and offer least complaints...
  66. ncbi Evaluation of a contemporary CAD/CAM system
    T McGarry
    National Centre for Training and Education in Prosthetics and Orthotics, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
    Prosthet Orthot Int 29:221-9. 2005
    ..20% and -1.96%. Individual trace volumes varied between -0.0085% and -4.50%. In all volumes measured in Tests 1 and 2, all maximum volume percentage differences measured greater than 3%...
  67. ncbi Sound quality judgements of new hearing instrument users over a 24-week post-fitting period
    Kevin J Munro
    School of Psychological Sciences, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Audiol 44:92-101. 2005
    ..It is concluded that this pattern of preference is unaffected by acclimatisation to amplification, at least over the initial 24 weeks of instrument use...
  68. pmc Hearing AIDS and music
    Marshall Chasin
    Musicians Clinics of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Trends Amplif 8:35-47. 2004
    ..There are many unanswered questions and hypotheses in this area. Future research by engineers, researchers, clinicians, and musicians will aid in the clarification of these questions and their ultimate solutions...
  69. ncbi Clinical field follow-up of high density polyethylene (HDPE)-Jaipur prosthetic technology for trans-femoral amputees
    J S Jensen
    ISPO, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Prosthet Orthot Int 28:152-66. 2004
    ..This was a reflection of the inadequacies of the prosthetic construction, particularly the knee joint, and the inadequate training of those involved in fitting and fabrication of the devices...
  70. ncbi Acoustic analysis of speech through a hearing aid: perceptual effects of changes with two-channel compression
    Louise Hickson
    Communication Disability in Ageing Research Unit, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Am Acad Audiol 14:414-26. 2003
    ....
  71. ncbi Lengthening of short stumps for functional use of prostheses
    H Orhun
    Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatic Surgery, Dr Lüfi Kirdar Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Prosthet Orthot Int 27:153-7. 2003
    ..The Ilizarov Technique is an effective method of lengthening of a stump and it does not require a tissue expander in selected patients. Patients have been able to use their prosthesis 6 months after surgery...
  72. ncbi CIR sand casting system for trans-tibial socket
    Y Wu
    Centre for International Rehabilitation, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prosthet Orthot Int 27:146-52. 2003
    ..Compatibility with all existing prosthetic components is retained. It is believed the CIR socket fabrication system may be a competitive alternative for prosthetic service providers in developing countries...
  73. ncbi Walking in a vacuum-assisted socket shifts the stump fluid balance
    J Goswami
    Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Sport Science, St Cloud University, Minnesota 56301 4498, USA
    Prosthet Orthot Int 27:107-13. 2003
    ..This change in fluid balance towards a net gain supports the findings by Board et al. (2001) that vacuum-assist ensures a good fit during the day in ambulatory trans-tibial traumatic amputees with mature stumps...
  74. ncbi Use of a loudness model for hearing aid fitting. V. On-line gain control in a digital hearing aid
    Stefan Launer
    Phonak AG, Stafa, Switzerland
    Int J Audiol 42:262-73. 2003
    ..Limitations of the present approach are described, and the approach is compared with more traditional approaches using multichannel compression, and with previous approaches using loudness models for fitting hearing aids...
  75. ncbi A comparison of trans-tibial amputee suction and vacuum socket conditions
    W J Board
    Department of Health, Physical Education and Sports Science, Saint Cloud State University, Minnesota 56301-4498, USA
    Prosthet Orthot Int 25:202-9. 2001
    ..The combination of reduced pistoning and maintenance of volume is thought to account for the more symmetrical gait observed with the vacuum...
  76. ncbi Acquired limb deficiencies. 4. Troubleshooting
    C E Levy
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service and Brain Rehabilitation Research Service, North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System, Dept of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:S25-30. 2001
    ..Diagnostic and treatment approaches to skin breakdown in the transtibial amputee and to knee instability in the transfemoral amputee are also presented. OVERALL ARTICLE OBJECTIVE: To analyze common clinical problems of amputees...
  77. ncbi [Status of hearing aid use by children in schools for the hearing impaired and deaf]
    E Seifert
    ,
    HNO 49:382-7. 2001
    ..These alarming results, which are probably not only of regional significance, demonstrate that the hearing aid status of children attending schools for the hearing impaired or for the deaf is in urgent need of improvement...
  78. ncbi A newly developed socket design for a knee disarticulation amputee who is an active athlete
    H Tingleff
    Bandagist Centret, Centre for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Aarhus, Denmark
    Prosthet Orthot Int 26:72-5. 2002
    ..According to the amputee the new design offers an excellent fit and enables him to concentrate fully on the technical aspects of the different disciplines...
  79. ncbi The hearing aid revolution: fact or fiction?
    Agnete Parving
    WHO Collaborating Center for the Pretention of Deafness and Hearing Impairment, Department of Audiology, Bispebjerg Hospital H S, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Otolaryngol 123:245-8. 2003
    ..To present the experiences of consumers with traditional hearing aids (T-HAs) and digital signal processing hearing aids (DSP-HAs) during the period 1999-2001, based on data obtained from an ongoing quality assurance programme...
  80. ncbi Bone-anchored hearing aids in unilateral inner ear deafness
    Arjan J Bosman
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Acta Otolaryngol 123:258-60. 2003
    ..The results showed a significant benefit with the BAHA in situations involving background noise and reverberation and a reduced aversion to loud sounds in comparison to the unaided and conventional CROS conditions...
  81. ncbi Clinical performance and fitting characteristics with a multicurve lens for keratoconus
    Jae Lim Lee
    Department of Ophthalmology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 744, Korea
    Eye Contact Lens 30:20-4. 2004
    ..To evaluate the clinical outcome and fitting characteristics with a multicurve lens for keratoconus in a Korean population...
  82. ncbi Polyurethane gel liner usage in the Oxford Prosthetic Service
    A G Hatfield
    Prosthetic Service, Mary Marlborough Centre, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Windmill Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LD England, UK
    Prosthet Orthot Int 25:41-6. 2001
    ..This group is a relatively mobile group of amputees. All those using cushion liners reported improved comfort. Some of the locking liner users reported improved comfort and suspension but this was not universally the case...
  83. ncbi Predicted gain and functional gain with transcranial routing of signal completely-in-the-canal hearing aids
    Marc A Fagelson
    East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, USA
    Am J Audiol 12:84-90. 2003
    ..Implications for fitting unilateral hearing loss using TCROS amplifying systems are discussed...
  84. ncbi Clinical field testing of trans-femoral prosthetic technologies: resin-wood and ICRC-polypropylene
    J S Jensen
    ISPO, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Prosthet Orthot Int 28:141-51. 2004
    ..Failures requiring a major intervention represented 32%. Both systems provided in this controlled environment were considered to give an acceptable clinical and technical result...
  85. ncbi The biomechanical effects of the inclusion of a torque absorber on trans-femoral amputee gait, a pilot study
    M L van der Linden
    School of Health Care Professions, University of Salford, England, UK
    Prosthet Orthot Int 26:35-43. 2002
    ..Further, including a TA may reduce the relative motion between the stump and the socket and therefore may decrease skin breakdown due to diminished shear forces...
  86. ncbi Bone-anchored hearing aid in unilateral inner ear deafness: a study of 20 patients
    Myrthe K S Hol
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Centre St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Audiol Neurootol 9:274-81. 2004
    ..To evaluate the benefit of a bone-anchored hearing aid (BAHA) contralateral routing of sound (CROS) in 20 patients with unilateral inner ear deafness...
  87. ncbi Gait, cost and time implications for changing from PTB to ICEX sockets
    D Datta
    Mobility and Specialised Rehabilitation Centre, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    Prosthet Orthot Int 28:115-20. 2004
    ..In view of the considerable additional cost of providing ICEX and the lack of evidence of improvement in any parameter tested, the routine provision of ICEX prostheses to unselected trans-tibial amputees cannot be recommended...
  88. ncbi Ultrasound imaging in lower limb prosthetics
    Tania Douglas
    Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 10:11-21. 2002
    ..This paper reviews ultrasound image acquisition and processing methods as they have been applied in lower limb prosthetics...
  89. ncbi Laboratory and clinical tests of a prototype pressure sensor for clincial assessment of prosthetic socket fit
    A A Polliack
    Rehabilitation Engineering Program, Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, CA, USA
    Prosthet Orthot Int 26:23-34. 2002
    ..The results from this study were encouraging and the authors hope to conduct further laboratory and clinical trials to assess the influence of shear force and dynamic loading on sensor response...
  90. ncbi [40% of hearing aids are not worn. Making sure the device doesn't wind up in the drawer!]
    M Koester
    Abt Hör, Stimm und Sprachstörungen, Universitatsklinik Innsbruck
    MMW Fortschr Med 144:34-8. 2002
    ..The German Society for the Hard-of-Hearing has advice centres in many towns and cities that provide information and counseling on rehabilitation and the legal rights of the deaf...
  91. ncbi [Airlimb. Initial experiences with a new immediate early management prosthesis with individually adjustable air chambers]
    G M Ivanic
    Allgemeines und Orthopädisches Krankenhaus Stolzalpe, 8852 Stolzalpe, Osterreich
    Chirurg 73:360-5. 2002
    ..The compliance rate is higher with this device and it could be used from the day of surgery until the definitive prostheses is made. A biomechanical cadaver study with the prostheses will also be presented...
  92. ncbi Use and satisfaction with prosthetic limb devices and related services
    Liliana E Pezzin
    Health Policy Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:723-9. 2004
    ..To examine the use and satisfaction with prosthetic limb devices and satisfaction with prosthetist services in a large and diverse sample of persons with limb loss...
  93. ncbi Primary implant placement with evisceration in patients with endophthalmitis
    Ozlen Rodop Ozgur
    Lutfi Kirdar Kartal Training and Research Hospital, 1 Eye Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey
    Am J Ophthalmol 143:902-4. 2007
    ..We report the results of 25 patients with endophthalmitis treated with evisceration with and without cornea preservation and primary orbital implants...
  94. ncbi Clinical results of an investigation of paediatric upper limb myoelectric prosthesis fitting at the Quebec Rehabilitation Institute
    F Routhier
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Quebec Rehabilitation Institute, Quebec City, Canada
    Prosthet Orthot Int 25:119-31. 2001
    ..The authors conclude that a multidisciplinary team and structured training and follow-up can improve the clinical results pertaining to all the factors proposed in the literature...
  95. ncbi Secondary orbital implant insertion in an anophthalmic patient after orbital reconstruction
    P Arvanitis
    Hellenic Craniofacial Center, Athens, Greece
    Orbit 26:275-7. 2007
    ..Also, a contracted socket was present with shallow lower fornix, making ophthalmic prosthesis fitting almost impossible...
  96. ncbi Through-knee amputation in patients with peripheral arterial disease: a review of 50 cases
    Bryan C Morse
    Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, SC 29605, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:638-43; discussion 643. 2008
    ..Mazet" technique TKAmp procedure that creates shorter flaps to close the wound and greatly facilitates prosthesis fitting. The purpose of this study is to review our results with TKAmp in patients with peripheral vascular disease ..
  97. ncbi External breast prostheses in post-mastectomy care: women's qualitative accounts
    P Gallagher
    Faculty of Science and Health, School of Nursing, Dublin City University, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 19:61-71. 2010
    ..These findings are integral for the development of standards of practice in the fitting and supply of external breast prostheses in post-mastectomy care...
  98. ncbi [Partial replantation following proximal limb injury]
    T Dubert
    Clinique La Francilienne, 16, avenue Hôtel de Ville, 77340 Pontault Combault
    Rev Chir Orthop Reparatrice Appar Mot 86:665-74. 2000
    ..If the proximal stump beyond the last joint is very short, it may be possible to restore some length by partial replantation of spared tissues from the amputated part. We present here the results we obtained following this policy...
  99. ncbi Prosthetic rehabilitation in traumatic upper limb amputees (an Indian perspective)
    Kumar Bhaskaranand
    Hand and Microvascular Surgery Unit, Department of Orthopaedics, Kasturba Medical College, 576119 Manipal, Karnataka, India
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 123:363-6. 2003
    ..This study attempts to evaluate the success of prosthetic rehabilitation in this group of patients, determine the reasons for non-compliance and find ways to increase prosthetic acceptance...
  100. ncbi Improved comfort and function of arm prosthesis after implantation of a Humerus-T-Prosthesis in trans-humeral amputees
    Eivind Witsø
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Olav s University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Prosthet Orthot Int 30:270-8. 2006
    ..It was concluded that this new concept for prosthesis fitting of trans-humeral amputees looks promising, but alternative designs of the implant should be tested.
  101. ncbi A photoelastic clinical study of the static load distribution at the stump/socket interface of PTB sockets
    P Sewell
    Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
    Prosthet Orthot Int 29:291-302. 2005
    ..This paper presents qualitative photoelastic socket surface contour data gathered during several prosthesis fitting sessions for two male trans-tibial amputees...

Research Grants37

  1. Gait Kinematic Parameter Measurement and Analysis System
    AARON OLOWIN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed technology will simplify and expand access to accurate gait measurement technology, allowing it to be used in many more applications and on individuals in their natural environments. ..
  2. Immediate fit using innovative technology, transtibial prosthesis
    Timothy R Dillingham; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..customers are many and include;i) amputees from impoverished countries for whom conventional manufacture and prosthesis fitting are cost prohibitive, ii) amputees who experience volume changes in their residual limb shortly after ..
  3. Ultrathin Shear Force Sensor for Direction and Magnitude
    Robert Schmidt; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..a Phase II we will refine and test this sensor in wheelchair seating, above the knee and below the knee prosthesis fitting, and foot-floor contact force measurements...
  4. PRACTICAL CONTROLLED-IMPEDANCE ABOVE KNEE PROSTHESIS
    HAROLD SEARS; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..e., easily programmable and adjustable) could also function as an evaluation tool during the prosthesis fitting stage, for determining certain pre- programmed settings in a simpler, less expensive knee joint installed in ..
  5. NEW BIOMATERIALS TO MINIMIZE SCAR TISSUE FORMATION
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..e. soft-tissue complications that require surgical repair through use of a biomaterial. The new materials will prevent scar tissue formation and reduce the occurrence of secondary complications. ..
  6. INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS AND TISSUE RESPONSE
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The development of methods to predict and overcome the detrimental effects of residual limb shape change and ultimately prevent soft-tissue breakdown will help to prevent secondary disability and morbidity in the amputee population. ..
  7. INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS, AND TISSUE RESPONSE
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  8. INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS, AND TISSUE RESPONSE
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  9. Skin Adaptation to Mechanical Stress
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..By understanding the process of skin adaptation (natural skin strengthening) at both a cellular and molecular level, therapies to encourage skin adaptation before breakdown occurs can be intelligently pursued. ..
  10. Assessment of Tissue Response to Stress
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..this technology could be applied to other areas of rehabilitation, for example, shoe design for patients with insensate feet, cushion design for wheelchair users, and mattress design for bedridden patients [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Optimizing Hearing Aid Fitting for Older Adults
    Robyn Cox; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..For these individuals, resources presently allocated to hearing aid purchase would be used more effectively for alternate rehabilitation methods. Outcomes of 100 bilateral hearing aid fittings will be evaluated. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Hearing Loss and the Utility of Speech Information
    Benjamin Hornsby; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Aging and Speech Communication: A Research Conference
    Larry Humes; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed conference should lead to further progress in understanding and remedying the speech-communication difficulties of older adults. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Aging and temporal processing: A multi-modality study
    Larry E Humes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Structural equation modeling will be used to examine the correlations between measures and address the degree to which different modalities share a common temporal processing mechanism that is affected by age. ..
  15. Aging and Speech Communication: A Research Conference
    Larry Humes; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It is hoped that by doing so new Insights into the complex nature of the problem might lead to novel approaches to the improvement of speech communication in older adults. ..
  16. Robotic Prosthesis Alignment System: RoboPAL
    David Boone; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It will also allow the patient to directly participate in aligning the limb, and will make it possible for alignment to be accomplished remotely through a telemedicine paradigm. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Longitudinal Analysis of Silicone Hydrogel (LASH) Study
    Loretta Szczotka Flynn; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..224 patients will be enrolled and followed for three years in this longitudinal cohort study. ..
  18. Cleveland Clinic Orthopaedic Research Training Grant
    JOSEPH IANNOTTI; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Visual Optics and Cornea
    P Soni; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Extensive recruitment tools and personal contacts will be utilized to advertise the program broadly to attract the best applicants including women and minorities. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Signal Processing in Audition
    Fan Gang Zeng; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. Abnormality manipulation for tomographic imaging perception research
    Mark Madsen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..By making these abnormality manipulation tools available, this project will enable more and better research to reduce or eliminate diagnostic error, thereby improving public health. ..
  22. Development of a SimTK-based framework for hemiparetic walking assessment
    Richard R Neptune; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  23. COCHLEAR IMPLANT--AUDITORY FUNCTION & SPEECH PERCEPTION
    Michael Dorman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. COLLABORATIVE LONGITUDINAL EVALUATION KERATOCONUS STUDY
    Karla Zadnik; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Louis, Missouri, and the CLEK Photography Reading Center at The Ohio State University College of Optometry, Columbus, Ohio. ..
  25. Randomized Trial of Tinnitus Retraining Therapy
    Richard Tyler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If TRT is shown to be no more effective than masking or counseling, professionals should focus on more efficient therapeutic techniques. This experiment will test the neurophysiological model of tinnitus. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. The Contact Lens and Dry Eye Study
    Jason Nichols; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term objective of this research is to contribute to a better understanding of the etiology and risk factors for contact lens-related dry eye so that progress can be made toward its prevention. ..
  27. CLINICAL RESEARCH CURRICULUM
    Karla Zadnik; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Mini Bone-Attached Robot for Joint Arthroplasty
    Branislav Jaramaz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This precise placement of the femoral component should reduce the possibility of impingement, patellar maltracking, and component loosening, and improve patient outcomes. ..
  29. Companion Microphones: Increased SNR for 3+ talkers
    MEAD KILLION; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, a subjective value rating will provide a practical check on the utility of these developments. ..
  30. LTC Policies and Elderly Living and Care Arrangements
    Liliana Pezzin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. Vision Research--Biostatistics and Epidemiology Module
    Karla Zadnik; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. OPTOMETRY COORDINATING CENTER
    Karla Zadnik; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  33. CONTACT LENSES AND MYOPIA (CLAMP) STUDY
    JEFFREY WALLINE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The CLAMP Study is the ideal scope and size of study to train Dr. Walline to become an independent investigator and has the potential to change the standard of care for young children who become nearsighted. ..
  34. Perception of Competing Talkers by the Hearing-Impaired
    CAROL MACKERSIE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. Hearing Therapies for the Future
    Gabrielle Saunders; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..S. population over the age of 65 years, and most (83%) individuals over the age of 70 years. By targeting NIHL, therefore, this conference has potential to benefit all Americans. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. AUDITORY MOTION PERCEPTION
    D Grantham; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The basic knowledge gained from these experiments might well have important practical applications for human performance in our dynamic environment. ..
  37. Ultrasonic Registration of Knee Anatomy to MRI Images
    Branislav Jaramaz; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..