Summary: The part of a limb or tail following amputation that is proximal to the amputated section.
Publications195 found, 100 shown here
- Optimal surgical preparation of the residual limb for prosthetic fitting in below-knee amputationsC P Chiodo
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Foot Ankle Clin 6:253-64. 2001..Attention to factors such as the preoperative evaluation and the surgical technique can ensure the best possible outcome for amputation patients...
- Coordinated single unlocking mechanism for a double joint mechanism in a trans-femoral prosthesis for an amputee with a short stumpU Oppenheim
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Department, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
Prosthet Orthot Int 27:254-5. 2003..A double joint design with sequential unlocking mechanism is described. This mechanism enables the patients to sit upon regular chairs without the fear of prosthetic displacement...
- Reliable option for reconstruction of amputation stumps: the free anterolateral thigh flapSerkan Yildirim
Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery Clinic, Dr Lutfi Kirdar Kartal Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Microsurgery 26:386-90. 2006..Anterolateral thigh flaps avoided further shortening of the extremities, and provided stable tissue for prosthesis use. The flap offers reliable soft-tissue reconstruction of amputation stumps.
- Mirror therapy for phantom limb painBrenda L Chan
N Engl J Med 357:2206-7. 2007
- Magnetic resonance imaging technology in transtibial socket research: a pilot studyArjan 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...
- 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 conceptsA 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...
- Finite element modeling of the contact interface between trans-tibial residual limb and prosthetic socketWinson 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...
- The relationship of perceptual phenomena and cortical reorganization in upper extremity amputeesS M Grusser
Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience Unit, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Neuroscience 102:263-72. 2001..These data substantiate the hypothesis that painful and non-painful phantom phenomena are mediated by different neural substrates...
- Sensory substitution in prostheticsG Lundborg
Department of Hand Surgery, , , Sweden
Hand Clin 17:481-8, ix-x. 2001..Developing principles for providing conscious sensibility is discussed, including new techniques where hearing is used as substitution for sensation based on sense substitution...
- Fibular segment bone bridging in trans-tibial amputationM A G S Pinto
Centro Marian Weiss, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Prosthet Orthot Int 28:220-4. 2004..The capacity of these patients for distal weight-bearing on the stump was remarkable when compared to patients submitted to the conventional trans-tibial amputation technique...
- Salvage of major amputation stumps of the lower extremity with latissimus dorsi free flapsErkki J Tukiainen
Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University, Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 36:85-90. 2002..A latissimus dorsi musculocutaneous soft-tissue reconstruction is a reliable and durable option for stump defects...
- The role of peripheral nerve surgery in the treatment of chronic pain associated with amputation stumpsIvica Ducic
Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 121:908-14; discussion 915-7. 2008..Little attention has been given to the role of peripheral nerve surgery as an early treatment option...
- Cortical areas involved in virtual movement of phantom limbs: comparison with normal subjectsFranck Emmanuel Roux
Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Unité 455, and Federation of Neurosurgery, University Hospitals, Toulouse, France
Neurosurgery 53:1342-52; discussion 1352-3. 2003....
- The effect of prosthetic mass properties on the gait of transtibial amputees--a mathematical modelRuud Selles
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Disabil Rehabil 26:694-704. 2004....
- Functional results after a Krukenberg amputationJ Freire
Department of Rehabilitation Centre, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Prosthet Orthot Int 29:87-92. 2005..After this first procedure the patient also asked for the Krukenberg procedure for her left arm...
- Effects of prosthesis alignment on pressure distribution at the stump/socket interface in transtibial amputees during unsupported stance and gaitH A M Seelen
Rehabilitation Foundation Limburg, The Netherlands
Clin Rehabil 17:787-96. 2003..To assess the effects of antero-posterior realignment of the prosthesis on pressure distribution at the stump/socket interface in unilateral transtibial amputees during unsupported stance and gait...
- Lengthening of short stumps for functional use of prosthesesH 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...
- Removable rigid dressings versus soft dressings: a randomized, controlled study with dysvascular, trans-tibial amputeesAnneke Deutsch
Ballarat Health Services, Ballarat, Australia
Prosthet Orthot Int 29:193-200. 2005..The incidence of stump damage due to falls was also recorded, the results indicating that RRDs may protect the new stump from trauma...
- Walking in a vacuum-assisted socket shifts the stump fluid balanceJ 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...
- The biomechanical effects of the inclusion of a torque absorber on trans-femoral amputee gait, a pilot studyM 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...
- Evaluation of a contemporary CAD/CAM systemT 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%...
- Better practical evaluation for lower limb amputeesE A Marzoug
King s College Hospital
Disabil Rehabil 25:1071-4. 2003..To avoid wastage of prostheses and unfair selection methods for prosthetic prescription, we aimed to develop a practical assessment tool for amputees with doubtful potential, using refurbished second hand modular prostheses...
- A questionnaire survey of the effect of different interface types on patient satisfaction and perceived problems among trans-tibial amputeesF 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...
- Literature review of the possible advantages of silicon liner socket use in trans-tibial prosthesesE 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...
- Stump management after trans-tibial amputation: a systematic reviewS E Nawijn
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Isala Klinieken, Zwolle, The Netherlands
Prosthet Orthot Int 29:13-26. 2005..More research is needed for the development of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines concerning management after transtibial amputation...
- Plantar foot pressure responses to changes during dynamic trans-tibial prosthetic alignment in a clinical settingM D Geil
Department of Kinesiology and Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 3087, USA
Prosthet Orthot Int 28:105-14. 2004..Plantar pedobarography provides the clinician with potentially useful information to augment dynamic alignment and provides a tangible record of the results of the process...
- Gait, cost and time implications for changing from PTB to ICEX socketsD 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...
- A randomised trial of rigid stump dressing following trans-tibial amputation for peripheral arterial insufficiencyJan H B Geertzen
Prosthet Orthot Int 28:192. 2004
- CAD/CAM evaluation of the fit of trans-tibial sockets for trans-tibial amputation stumpsKoji Isozaki
Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Social Services, Saitama Prefectural University, Japan
J Med Dent Sci 53:51-6. 2006....
- Comparative study between patellar-tendon-bearing and pressure cast prosthetic socketsJames Cho Hong Goh
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University of Singapore, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074, Singapore
J Rehabil Res Dev 41:491-501. 2004....
- [Dynamic loads at knee joint of trans-tibial amputee on different terrains]Xiaohong Jia
Division of Intelligent and Biomechanical System, State Key Laboratory of Tribology, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Sheng Wu Yi Xue Gong Cheng Xue Za Zhi 22:221-4. 2005..The quantitative findings provide the theoretical basis of gait analysis and prosthesis design for trans-tibial amputee...
- [The functional and professional future of lower limb amputees with prosthesis]M Mezghani-Masmoudi
Service de médecine physique de rééducation et réadaptation fonctionnelle, CHU Habib Bourguiba, 3000 Sfax, Tunisie
Ann Readapt Med Phys 47:114-8. 2004..The objective of our study is to evaluate the functional and professional becoming of lower limb amputated population with prosthesis...
- A preliminary investigation into the development of 3-D printing of prosthetic socketsNicholas 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...
- Outcomes of lengthening short lower-extremity amputation stumps with planar fixatorsRichard E Bowen
Shriners Hospitals for Children, Los Angeles, California 90020, USA
J Pediatr Orthop 25:543-7. 2005Patients with short lower-extremity amputation stumps exhibit poor prosthetic fit and inefficient gait. Often they are fit at the next-higher prosthetic level, increasing energy consumption...
- Early trans-tibial oedema control using polymer gel socksM Graf
Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics Melbourne Extended Care and Rehabilitation Service, Melbourne Health, Victoria, Australia
Prosthet Orthot Int 27:221-6. 2003..It was concluded that early oedema control by polymer gel sock could enhance stump volume reduction, prior to a shrinker. It was also found that no volume advantage was carried over to the time of casting for a prosthesis...
- Extended posterior flap for transtibial amputationMathieu Assal
Department of Orthopedics, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
Orthopedics 28:542-6. 2005....
- [Surgical treatment policy during motor rehabilitation of patients with a single ischemic lower extremity]G K Zoloev
Department of Vascular Surgery, Federal State Institution, the Novokuznetsk Scientific Centre of Medicosocial Expert Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Disabled, Russia
Angiol Sosud Khir 9:106-10. 2003..The surgical treatment and rehabilitation policy for patients with unilateral PAD of the lower extremities was defined taking into account the social factory...
- Effects of liner stiffness for trans-tibial prosthesis: a finite element contact modelChih Chieh Lin
Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, 1, University Road, Tainan 701, Taiwan
Med Eng Phys 26:1-9. 2004....
- A comparison of trans-tibial amputee suction and vacuum socket conditionsW 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...
- Intradermal botulinum toxin type A injection effectively reduces residual limb hyperhidrosis in amputees: a case seriesAlexandra Charrow
Department of Neurology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1407-9. 2008..To study the effectiveness of botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) therapy for residual limb hyperhidrosis, prosthesis fit and function, and residual and phantom limb pain in patients with limb amputation...
- Decoding a new neural machine interface for control of artificial limbsPing Zhou
Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, IL, USA
J Neurophysiol 98:2974-82. 2007..In addition, the results demonstrate that the central motor control system is capable of eliciting complex efferent commands for a missing limb, in the absence of peripheral feedback and without retraining of the pathways involved...
- Modeling and simulation of muscle forces of trans-tibial amputee to study effect of prosthetic alignmentLidan Fang
Division of Intelligent and Biomechanical System, State Key Laboratory of Tribology, Tsinghua University, Room 3505, Building 9003, Beijing 100084, China
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 22:1125-31. 2007..It is necessary to predict and explain the patterns of muscle forces in the stump of a left trans-tibial amputee during walking, and to study the effects of the prosthetic alignment...
- Interface pressures during ambulation using suction and vacuum-assisted prosthetic socketsTracy 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....
- Comments on the article entitled "Improved comfort and function of arm prosthesis after implantation of a Humerus-T-Prosthesis in trans-humeral amputees" by Witsø et alAbayomi Salawu
Prosthet Orthot Int 31:321-2; author reply 323. 2007
- Forearm bone-anchored amputation prosthesis: a case study on the osseointegrationAnders Palmquist
Department of Biomaterials, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
Acta Orthop 79:78-85. 2008..Histo-logical and ultrastructural analyses were performed on a forearm amputation prosthesis after being in use for more than 11 years...
- Osteocutaneous pedicle flap of the foot for salvage of below-knee amputation level after burn injuryC J Yowler
Department of Surgery, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109-1998, USA
J Burn Care Rehabil 22:21-5. 2001..The osteocutaneous pedicle fillet flap of the foot has proven to be a reliable form of below-knee stump coverage in patients with extensive soft tissue necrosis after burn injury...
- [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...
- Composite forearm free fillet flaps to preserve stump length following traumatic amputations of the upper extremityMitchell Flurry
University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Ann Plast Surg 60:391-4. 2008..Composite free fillet flaps from the amputated upper arm utilizing the flexor muscles adjacent to the vascular pedicles is not well described or documented...
- Trans-femoral amputation in elderly dysvascular patients: reliable results with a technique of myodesisSandeep Konduru
West of Scotland Orthopaedic Rotation, Glasgow
Prosthet Orthot Int 31:45-50. 2007..It is particularly suited for the elderly dysvascular patients, whose stumps are shorter and bone quality poor. The low rate of stump problems and consequent revision surgery enables a more comfortable stump for non-prosthetic users...
- Laboratory and clinical tests of a prototype pressure sensor for clincial assessment of prosthetic socket fitA 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...
- Turn-up bone flap for lengthening the below-knee amputation stumpR Pant
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
J Bone Joint Surg Br 85:171-3. 2003..This technique is particularly applicable when the distal leg is normal and well vascularised. Five procedures have been undertaken. We present two illustrative cases...
- Static and dynamic pressure profiles of a patellar-tendon-bearing (PTB) socketJ C H Goh
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Proc Inst Mech Eng H 217:121-6. 2003..The subjects' pressure profiles did not resemble Radcliffe's anticipated pressure profiles. This was because ground reaction force was not the only factor affecting the resulting pressure profiles...
- [Subjective impairment after macroamputation of the upper extremity]M Gabl
Universitätsklinik für Unfallchirurgie und Sporttraumatologie, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck, Austria
Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 40:31-4. 2008..The subjective outcome following macroamputation of the upper limb was evaluated using the DASH score...
- Comparison of vacuum-formed removable rigid dressing with conventional rigid dressing after transtibial amputation: similar outcome in a randomized controlled trial involving 27 patientsAnton Johannesson
Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Acta Orthop 79:361-9. 2008..We compared the ORD with a conventional rigid plaster of Paris dressing with regard to wound healing, time to fitting of a prosthesis, and function with the prosthesis...
- Knee disarticulation after total-knee replacementS A M Lambregts
Sophia Rehabilitation Centre, Den Haag, The Netherlands
Prosthet Orthot Int 26:251-2. 2002..Eight (8) months postoperatively the stump is fully weight-bearing and the patient is able to walk safely, using a prosthesis and a walking frame...
- Self-amputation of a healthy hand: a case of body integrity identity disorderE D Sorene
Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Derby, UK
J Hand Surg Br 31:593-5. 2006..We have reviewed the literature and seek to broaden the scope of understanding of Body Integrity Identity Disorder. This rare condition can constitute a pitfall for the unsuspecting hand surgeon...
- Prognostic factors in prosthetic rehabilitation of bilateral dysvascular above-knee amputee: is the stump condition an influencing factor?M Traballesi
Operative Unit D, Santa Lucia Foundation, Scientific Institute for Research, Hospitalization and Healthcare, Rome, Italy
Eura Medicophys 43:1-6. 2007..The aim of this study was to evaluate the prognostic factors for rehabilitation outcome in bilateral dysvascular lower limb amputees, specifically to ascertain how the stump condition can influence the mobility outcome...
- Free vascularised osteocutaneous filet flap for covering, that permitted sensitive terminal weight-bearing by a thigh stump after transfemoral amputationC M L Werner
Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Switzerland
Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 40:315-7. 2006..The flap survived, resulting in lengthening of the femur, improved distal weight-bearing, preserved sensitivity of the stump, and the design of a prosthesis with terminal loading of the femur rather than an ischial contained prosthesis...
- Stump-socket interface pressure as an aid to socket design in prostheses for trans-femoral amputees--a preliminary studyV S Lee
Bioengineering Unit, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Proc Inst Mech Eng H 211:167-80. 1997..The results obtained from this study were compared with those found in published literature and the biomechanics of the two types of socket is discussed...
- Stump ulcers and continued prosthetic limb useA Salawu
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds, UK
Prosthet Orthot Int 30:279-85. 2006..A clinical trial is now needed to establish whether this practice alters healing rate or has any other disadvantages for new or established amputees...
- [The value of the Syme amputation in selected cases of diabetic foot]Krzysztof Wasiak
Oddział Septyczny Specjalistycznego Centrum Rehabilitacji i Leczenia Schorzeń Narzadu Ruchu im prof Mariana Weissa w Konstancinie
Chir Narzadow Ruchu Ortop Pol 67:207-10. 2002..One patients is doing well and using his prosthesis 6 years after surgery. In selected cases of diabetic foot, the Syme's amputation is a useful method of treatment, both from a surgical and functional aspect...
- Achieving functional ambulation in a patient with Chopart amputationJennifer Baima
SRH Brigham Women s Orthopedic and Arthritis Center, Harvard Medical School, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:510-3. 2008..At his follow-up clinic visit, he no longer had pain, and he was able to play soccer. This device provides a functional alternative for those patients with Chopart amputation who are unable to participate in athletic activities...
- The concept of fillet flaps: classification, indications, and analysis of their clinical valueM V Küntscher
Department for Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand Surgery, BG Trauma Center Ludwigshafen, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Plast Reconstr Surg 108:885-96. 2001..Nine free plantar fillet flaps were performed-five for coverage of amputation stumps and four for sacral pressure sores...
- Versatility of the sural fasciocutaneous flap in the coverage of lower third leg and hind foot defectsShaheen Akhtar
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Shaikh Zayed Postgraduate Medical Institute, Lahore, Pakistan
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:839-45. 2006..The distally based sural artery fasciocutaneous flap has been used effectively to resurface these defects. In many instances, it has obviated the need for free tissue transfer...
- [Referred pain from amputation stump trigger points into the phantom limb]K U Kern
Schmerz und Palliativzentrum, Wiesbaden
Schmerz 20:300, 302-6. 2006..The aim of the study was to examine whether/how myofascial stump trigger points (TPs) after lower leg amputations are able to produce stump pain (SP), phantom pain (PP), and sensations (PS) in the phantom limb...
- Acroangiodermatitis (pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma): three case reportsLiborija Lugović
University Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital, Vinogradska cesta 29, HR 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 15:152-7. 2007..of the legs, but also in hemodialysis patients with iatrogenic arteriovenous shunts, paralyzed limbs and amputation stumps. Acroangiodermatitis in patients with chronic venous insufficiency manifests usually as bilateral skin ..
- An experience with free scapular flap for reconstruction of lower extremity defects at Aga Khan University Hospital KarachiPervaiz Mehmood Hashmi
Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 16:54-7. 2004..Coverage of such difficult defects can be achieved with free tissue transfer provided microsurgical expertise is available. This study was carried out to determine the outcome of free scapular flaps performed for lower extremity defects...
- [Repair of soft-tissue defect of amputation stumps of the forearm with free flap from the traumatic amputated extremity]Gong lin Zhang
Orthopedics and Traumatology Hospital of Wenling City, Wenling 317500, China
Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 87:1912-4. 2007To report the clinical results of the repair of soft-tissue defect of amputation stumps of the forearm with free flap from the traumatic amputated extremity.
- Early postoperative detection of tissue necrosis in amputation stumps with indocyanine green fluorescence angiographyAlexander Zimmermann
Clinic of Vascular Surgery, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
Vasc Endovascular Surg 44:269-73. 2010..Amputations of the lower extremity due to irreversible ischemic tissue loss are performed as distally as possible. Therefore, oftentimes wound-healing disorders develop, requiring additional surgical treatment...
- Shaping the military wound: issues surrounding the reconstruction of injured servicemen at the Royal Centre for Defence MedicineDemetrius Evriviades
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:219-30. 2011..Late challenges to rehabilitation include the development of heterotopic ossification in amputation stumps. This paper outlines the approach taken by the reconstructive team at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine ..
- Surgical experience and supervision may influence the quality of lower limb amputationC M Cosgrove
Vascular Surgical Unit, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 84:344-7. 2002..This study aimed to determine whether a surgeon's experience influenced the quality of the residual limb and thus the likelihood of the stump being suitable for a prosthesis...
- Split second- and third-toe transplantation in mutilating-hand-injury reconstructionChih Hung Lin
Department of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
Ann Plast Surg 60:267-71. 2008..transplantation has offered a satisfactory solution for multiple toe transplantation when the neighboring amputation stumps present an intact web space, exceptions exist...
- [Limb prosthesis of the 19th and 20th century]W Knoche
Sanitätshaus Knoche, Duisburg
Vasa 38:75-83. 2009..Not only zur Verth rated the value of amputation-levels in his amputation-scheme, but Arnsberger invented 1927 a device to objectify the composition of a prosthesis...
- Congenital amputation involving the hands and feet: a case reportS J Yiltok
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos Nigeria
Niger J Med 17:457-8. 2008..Congenital amputation of the limbs is not uncommon. However, it is very rare when this involves both the upper and lower limbs...
- Pathogenic bacteria in an orthopaedic hospital in IndiaAlok C Agrawal
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College and Hospital, Jabalpur, M P, India
J Infect Dev Ctries 2:120-3. 2008..Due to the use of implants for open reduction and internal fixation, which are foreign bodies to the body, orthopaedic trauma surgery is at grave risk of microbiological contamination and infection...
- Neurotrophic factors and their receptors in human sensory neuropathiesPraveen Anand
Department of Neurology, Peripheral Neuropathy Unit, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, Du Cane Road, London W12 ONN, UK
Prog Brain Res 146:477-92. 2004..g., at painful amputation stumps).
- Allergic contact dermatitis due to orthopedic shoes and a prosthesis for an amputated footMonica Corazza
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Dermatology, University of Ferrara, Via Savonarola 9, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
Contact Dermatitis 55:115-7. 2006
- [Expanding control possibilities of myoelectric hand prostheses]M Reischl
Institut für Angewandte Informatik IAI, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH, Deutschland
Biomed Tech (Berl) 47:868-70. 2002..Developed algorithms are flashed on a microcontroller, processing data online and controlling a new generation of prostheses (FZK-prosthesis, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe)...
- Replantation surgeryS Raja Sabapathy
Department of Plastic, Hand, and Reconstructive Microsurgery, Ganga Hospital, Tamil Nadu, India
J Hand Surg Am 36:1104-10. 2011....
- Amputation of a lower extremity after severe traumaC Jacobs
BG Trauma Center, Clinic for Trauma and Orthopedics, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Oper Orthop Traumatol 23:306-17. 2011..The goal of amputation in polytrauma patients is to increase chances of survival, while the goal of amputation in a single limb injury is to prevent further complications, e.g., infection, septic shock...
- The pedicled vascularised scapular bone flap for proximal humerus reconstruction and short humeral stump lengtheningV Pinsolle
Service de Chirurgie Plastique, CHU Bordeaux Université Bordeaux 2, Hopital Pellegrin Tondu, Place Amelie Raba Leon, 33076 Bordeaux, Cedex, France
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 60:1019-24. 2007..For short humerus stump lengthening, this flap seems to provide a very satisfactory solution...
- Vacuum-assisted socket suspension compared with pin suspension for lower extremity amputees: effect on fit, activity, and limb volumeGlenn K Klute
Department of Veterans Affairs Center of Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering, Seattle, WA, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1570-5. 2011..To investigate the effect of a vacuum-assisted socket suspension system as compared with pin suspension on lower extremity amputees...
- Survey of phantom limb pain, phantom sensation and stump pain in Cambodian and New Zealand amputeesKelly Patrick Anthony Byrne
Anaesthetic Registrar Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand
Pain Med 12:794-8. 2011..The primary objective of this study is to compare the prevalence of phantom limb pain in New Zealand and Cambodian amputees and to assess the demographics of a sample of amputees from these two countries...
- Skin problems in lower limb amputees: an overview by case reportsH E J Meulenbelt
Centre for Rehabilitation, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:147-55. 2007..The main disorders are acroangiodermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, bullous diseases, epidermal hyperplasia, hyperhidrosis, infections, malignancies and ulcerations...
- [Stump retention and extension on the lower extremity]H H Homann
Universitätsklinik für Plastische Chirurgie, Schwerbrandverletzte, Handchirurgiezentrum, BG Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Bochum
Chirurg 78:308-15. 2007..In case of insufficient bearing ability of the stump, various reconstructive possibilities must be considered to assure optimal outcome...
- Complications following an amputationStanley Yoo
Moss Rehab, 60 Township Line Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027, USA Electronic address
Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 25:169-78. 2014..This article highlights common complications following amputation and discusses the approach to evaluation, treatment, and developing management strategies to ensure optimal functional outcomes for this population of patients...
- Elective cross-hand transfer with thumb transposition: case reportPedro C Cavadas
Reconstructive Surgery, Clinica Cavadas, Valencia, Spain
J Hand Surg Am 33:1813-9. 2008..The functional and cosmetic result was satisfactory for the patient, allowing him to regain independence in activities of daily living...
- Fitting of electronic elbow on an elbow disarticulated patient by means of a new surgical techniqueN de Luccia
Centro de Preservação e Adaptação de Membros de São Paulo, Brazil
Prosthet Orthot Int 24:247-51. 2000..Good initial results and at nine months follow-up suggest this procedure should be considered in other elective situations...
- Evaluation of the patellar tendon in transtibial amputees: a preliminary sonographic studyLevent Ozcakar
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hacettepe University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
Prosthet Orthot Int 33:324-8. 2009..These findings need to be complemented with future studies. In this regard, sonography seems to be promising for imaging the soft tissue problems of the stump...
- CIR sand casting system for trans-tibial socketY 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...
- [Revascularization of the profunda femoris artery in ischemia of the stump after above knee amputation]S Manouguian
, Krankenhaus Bethanien, Moers
Zentralbl Chir 126:157-60. 2001..A femorofemoral bypass graft was successfully implanted. A reamputation or an exarticulation of the hip joint could be avoided. We call special attention to the importance of the deep femoral artery...
- Autonomous stump movements responsive to gabapentinJose Mera
J Neurol 251:346-7. 2004
- Preliminary investigation of residual-limb fluid volume changes within one dayJoan E Sanders
Department of Bioengineering, Foege N430J, 1705 Pacific St, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
J Rehabil Res Dev 49:1467-78. 2012..Rate of fluid volume change may be affected by sitting, standing, and walking activities; presence of peripheral arterial complications; being female; time since amputation; and wearing the socket without doffing for extended periods...
- Quantitative and qualitative comparison of a new prosthetic suspension system with two existing suspension systems for lower limb amputeesArezoo Eshraghi
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 91:1028-38. 2012....
- The use of maggots as a new treatment in the communityMair Fear
Plymouth Teaching Primary Care Trust
Nurs Times 100:48-50. 2004....
- The endovascular management of a neurofibromatosis vasculopathy: a case reportAndrew Choong
Department of Vascular Surgery, Barnet General Hospital, Barnet, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Vasc Endovascular Surg 46:575-7. 2012..Postoperatively, he continued to bleed from the stump site. Angiography revealed multiple small distal bleeding aneurysms. Hemostasis was eventually achieved with standard microcoil embolization...
- Transcranial magnetic stimulation for diagnosis of residual limb neuromasJean Paysant
Institut Régional de Réadaptation, Nancy Cedex, France
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:737-42. 2004..To analyze the mechanism and examine the potential diagnostic contribution of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in diagnosing painful, clonic, and/or autonomic manifestations in amputees' residual limbs...
- Effects of anesthesia on pain after lower-limb amputationBill Y Ong
Department of Anesthesia, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3A 1R9
J Clin Anesth 18:600-4. 2006..To evaluate the effects of epidural, spinal, and general anesthesia on pain after lower-limb amputation...
- Surface electromyographic activity of five residual limb muscles recorded during isometric contraction in transfemoral amputees with osseointegrated prosthesesAnnette Pantall
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0356, USA
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 26:760-5. 2011..Function of muscle can be assessed by surface electromyography through changes in amplitude and median frequency of the signal...
- Present technique and long-term results of toe-to-antebrachial stump transplantationSimo K Vilkki
Department of Hand and Microsurgery, Tampere University Hospital, FIN 33521 Tampere, Finland
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 60:835-48. 2007....
- Long-term clinical outcomes of war-related hip disarticulation and transpelvic amputationMohamad H Ebrahimzadeh
Orthopaedic and Trauma Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, 91766 99199, Iran
J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:e114(1-6). 2013..The purpose of the present cross-sectional study was to evaluate the current health-related quality of life and clinical musculoskeletal function of Iranian veterans with hip or hemipelvic amputation...
- INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS, AND TISSUE RESPONSEJoan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- NEW BIOMATERIALS TO MINIMIZE SCAR TISSUE FORMATIONJoan 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. ..
- INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS, AND TISSUE RESPONSEJoan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS AND TISSUE RESPONSEJoan 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. ..
- Skin Adaptation to Mechanical StressJoan 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. ..
- Assessment of Tissue Response to StressJoan 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]..
- Robotic Prosthesis Alignment System: RoboPALDavid 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]..
- Aerobic Exercise Intervention for Knee OsteoarthritisKenton Kaufman; Fiscal Year: 2005..Hypothesis: A effective exercise prescription for adults with degenerative joint disease is dependent on knee compartment involvement, CIA stage, BMI, and type of exercise prescribed. ..
- NEURONAL POPULATIONS PARTICIPATING IN MOTORIC CHOICESMarc Schieber; Fiscal Year: 2004..inactivation or microstimulation of the PMv, SMA, and striatum bias motoric choices? (4) How do the partially overlapping cortico-striatal projections from the PMv and SMA correlate with striatal regions participating in motoric choices? ..
- Physical Regulation of Skeletal Repair WorkshopRoy Aaron; Fiscal Year: 2003..Finally, how repairing skeletal tissues organize physical information to augment the repair process, and what translational opportunities exist, will be considered. ..
- CORTICAL ACTIVITY DURING INDIVIDUATED MOVEMENTMarc Schieber; Fiscal Year: 2002..Finally, we will map M1 repeatedly during motor skill learning to determine (Aim 4) whether any spatial segregation diminishes as the M1 territories that provide output to trained muscles progressively enlarge and increasingly overlap. ..
- Development of a SimTK-based framework for hemiparetic walking assessmentRichard R Neptune; Fiscal Year: 2010....