amputation stumps

Summary

Summary: The part of a limb or tail following amputation that is proximal to the amputated section.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Optimal surgical preparation of the residual limb for prosthetic fitting in below-knee amputations
    C P Chiodo
    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 6:253-64. 2001
  2. ncbi Coordinated single unlocking mechanism for a double joint mechanism in a trans-femoral prosthesis for an amputee with a short stump
    U Oppenheim
    Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Department, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Prosthet Orthot Int 27:254-5. 2003
  3. ncbi Reliable option for reconstruction of amputation stumps: the free anterolateral thigh flap
    Serkan Yildirim
    Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery Clinic, Dr Lutfi Kirdar Kartal Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Microsurgery 26:386-90. 2006
  4. ncbi Mirror therapy for phantom limb pain
    Brenda L Chan
    N Engl J Med 357:2206-7. 2007
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi The relationship of perceptual phenomena and cortical reorganization in upper extremity amputees
    S M Grusser
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience Unit, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Neuroscience 102:263-72. 2001
  9. ncbi Sensory substitution in prosthetics
    G Lundborg
    Department of Hand Surgery, , , Sweden
    Hand Clin 17:481-8, ix-x. 2001
  10. ncbi Fibular segment bone bridging in trans-tibial amputation
    M A G S Pinto
    Centro Marian Weiss, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Prosthet Orthot Int 28:220-4. 2004

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Publications195 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Optimal surgical preparation of the residual limb for prosthetic fitting in below-knee amputations
    C 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...
  2. ncbi Coordinated single unlocking mechanism for a double joint mechanism in a trans-femoral prosthesis for an amputee with a short stump
    U 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...
  3. ncbi Reliable option for reconstruction of amputation stumps: the free anterolateral thigh flap
    Serkan 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.
  4. ncbi Mirror therapy for phantom limb pain
    Brenda L Chan
    N Engl J Med 357:2206-7. 2007
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi The relationship of perceptual phenomena and cortical reorganization in upper extremity amputees
    S 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...
  9. ncbi Sensory substitution in prosthetics
    G 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...
  10. ncbi Fibular segment bone bridging in trans-tibial amputation
    M 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...
  11. ncbi Salvage of major amputation stumps of the lower extremity with latissimus dorsi free flaps
    Erkki 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...
  12. ncbi The role of peripheral nerve surgery in the treatment of chronic pain associated with amputation stumps
    Ivica 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...
  13. ncbi Cortical areas involved in virtual movement of phantom limbs: comparison with normal subjects
    Franck 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
    ....
  14. ncbi The effect of prosthetic mass properties on the gait of transtibial amputees--a mathematical model
    Ruud Selles
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 26:694-704. 2004
    ....
  15. ncbi Functional results after a Krukenberg amputation
    J 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...
  16. ncbi Effects of prosthesis alignment on pressure distribution at the stump/socket interface in transtibial amputees during unsupported stance and gait
    H 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...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi Removable rigid dressings versus soft dressings: a randomized, controlled study with dysvascular, trans-tibial amputees
    Anneke 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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%...
  22. ncbi Better practical evaluation for lower limb amputees
    E 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi Stump management after trans-tibial amputation: a systematic review
    S 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...
  26. ncbi Plantar foot pressure responses to changes during dynamic trans-tibial prosthetic alignment in a clinical setting
    M 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...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi A randomised trial of rigid stump dressing following trans-tibial amputation for peripheral arterial insufficiency
    Jan H B Geertzen
    Prosthet Orthot Int 28:192. 2004
  29. 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
    ....
  30. ncbi Comparative study between patellar-tendon-bearing and pressure cast prosthetic sockets
    James 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
    ....
  31. ncbi [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...
  32. ncbi [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...
  33. 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...
  34. ncbi Outcomes of lengthening short lower-extremity amputation stumps with planar fixators
    Richard E Bowen
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Los Angeles, California 90020, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:543-7. 2005
    Patients 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...
  35. ncbi Early trans-tibial oedema control using polymer gel socks
    M 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...
  36. ncbi Extended posterior flap for transtibial amputation
    Mathieu Assal
    Department of Orthopedics, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Orthopedics 28:542-6. 2005
    ....
  37. ncbi [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...
  38. ncbi Effects of liner stiffness for trans-tibial prosthesis: a finite element contact model
    Chih Chieh Lin
    Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, 1, University Road, Tainan 701, Taiwan
    Med Eng Phys 26:1-9. 2004
    ....
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi Intradermal botulinum toxin type A injection effectively reduces residual limb hyperhidrosis in amputees: a case series
    Alexandra 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...
  41. ncbi Decoding a new neural machine interface for control of artificial limbs
    Ping 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...
  42. ncbi Modeling and simulation of muscle forces of trans-tibial amputee to study effect of prosthetic alignment
    Lidan 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...
  43. 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
    ....
  44. ncbi 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 al
    Abayomi Salawu
    Prosthet Orthot Int 31:321-2; author reply 323. 2007
  45. ncbi Forearm bone-anchored amputation prosthesis: a case study on the osseointegration
    Anders 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...
  46. ncbi Osteocutaneous pedicle flap of the foot for salvage of below-knee amputation level after burn injury
    C 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...
  47. 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...
  48. ncbi Composite forearm free fillet flaps to preserve stump length following traumatic amputations of the upper extremity
    Mitchell 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...
  49. ncbi Trans-femoral amputation in elderly dysvascular patients: reliable results with a technique of myodesis
    Sandeep 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...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi Turn-up bone flap for lengthening the below-knee amputation stump
    R 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...
  52. ncbi Static and dynamic pressure profiles of a patellar-tendon-bearing (PTB) socket
    J 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...
  53. ncbi [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...
  54. ncbi Comparison of vacuum-formed removable rigid dressing with conventional rigid dressing after transtibial amputation: similar outcome in a randomized controlled trial involving 27 patients
    Anton 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...
  55. ncbi Knee disarticulation after total-knee replacement
    S 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...
  56. ncbi Self-amputation of a healthy hand: a case of body integrity identity disorder
    E 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...
  57. ncbi 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...
  58. ncbi Free vascularised osteocutaneous filet flap for covering, that permitted sensitive terminal weight-bearing by a thigh stump after transfemoral amputation
    C 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...
  59. ncbi Stump-socket interface pressure as an aid to socket design in prostheses for trans-femoral amputees--a preliminary study
    V 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...
  60. ncbi Stump ulcers and continued prosthetic limb use
    A 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...
  61. ncbi [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...
  62. ncbi Achieving functional ambulation in a patient with Chopart amputation
    Jennifer 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...
  63. ncbi The concept of fillet flaps: classification, indications, and analysis of their clinical value
    M 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...
  64. ncbi Versatility of the sural fasciocutaneous flap in the coverage of lower third leg and hind foot defects
    Shaheen 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...
  65. ncbi [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...
  66. ncbi Acroangiodermatitis (pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma): three case reports
    Liborija 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 ..
  67. ncbi An experience with free scapular flap for reconstruction of lower extremity defects at Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi
    Pervaiz 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...
  68. ncbi [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. 2007
    To 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.
  69. ncbi Early postoperative detection of tissue necrosis in amputation stumps with indocyanine green fluorescence angiography
    Alexander 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...
  70. pmc Shaping the military wound: issues surrounding the reconstruction of injured servicemen at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine
    Demetrius 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 ..
  71. pmc Surgical experience and supervision may influence the quality of lower limb amputation
    C 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...
  72. ncbi Split second- and third-toe transplantation in mutilating-hand-injury reconstruction
    Chih 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...
  73. ncbi [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...
  74. ncbi Congenital amputation involving the hands and feet: a case report
    S 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...
  75. ncbi Pathogenic bacteria in an orthopaedic hospital in India
    Alok 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...
  76. ncbi Neurotrophic factors and their receptors in human sensory neuropathies
    Praveen 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).
  77. ncbi Allergic contact dermatitis due to orthopedic shoes and a prosthesis for an amputated foot
    Monica 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
  78. ncbi [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)...
  79. ncbi Replantation surgery
    S Raja Sabapathy
    Department of Plastic, Hand, and Reconstructive Microsurgery, Ganga Hospital, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1104-10. 2011
    ....
  80. ncbi Amputation of a lower extremity after severe trauma
    C 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...
  81. ncbi The pedicled vascularised scapular bone flap for proximal humerus reconstruction and short humeral stump lengthening
    V 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...
  82. ncbi Vacuum-assisted socket suspension compared with pin suspension for lower extremity amputees: effect on fit, activity, and limb volume
    Glenn 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...
  83. ncbi Survey of phantom limb pain, phantom sensation and stump pain in Cambodian and New Zealand amputees
    Kelly 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...
  84. ncbi Skin problems in lower limb amputees: an overview by case reports
    H 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...
  85. ncbi [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...
  86. ncbi Complications following an amputation
    Stanley 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...
  87. ncbi Elective cross-hand transfer with thumb transposition: case report
    Pedro 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...
  88. ncbi Fitting of electronic elbow on an elbow disarticulated patient by means of a new surgical technique
    N 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...
  89. ncbi Evaluation of the patellar tendon in transtibial amputees: a preliminary sonographic study
    Levent 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...
  90. 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...
  91. ncbi [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...
  92. ncbi Autonomous stump movements responsive to gabapentin
    Jose Mera
    J Neurol 251:346-7. 2004
  93. ncbi Preliminary investigation of residual-limb fluid volume changes within one day
    Joan 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...
  94. ncbi Quantitative and qualitative comparison of a new prosthetic suspension system with two existing suspension systems for lower limb amputees
    Arezoo Eshraghi
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 91:1028-38. 2012
    ....
  95. ncbi The use of maggots as a new treatment in the community
    Mair Fear
    Plymouth Teaching Primary Care Trust
    Nurs Times 100:48-50. 2004
    ....
  96. ncbi The endovascular management of a neurofibromatosis vasculopathy: a case report
    Andrew 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...
  97. ncbi Transcranial magnetic stimulation for diagnosis of residual limb neuromas
    Jean 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...
  98. ncbi Effects of anesthesia on pain after lower-limb amputation
    Bill 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...
  99. ncbi Surface electromyographic activity of five residual limb muscles recorded during isometric contraction in transfemoral amputees with osseointegrated prostheses
    Annette 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...
  100. ncbi Present technique and long-term results of toe-to-antebrachial stump transplantation
    Simo K Vilkki
    Department of Hand and Microsurgery, Tampere University Hospital, FIN 33521 Tampere, Finland
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 60:835-48. 2007
    ....
  101. ncbi Long-term clinical outcomes of war-related hip disarticulation and transpelvic amputation
    Mohamad 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...

Research Grants12

  1. INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS, AND TISSUE RESPONSE
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  2. 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. ..
  3. INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS, AND TISSUE RESPONSE
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  4. 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. ..
  5. 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. ..
  6. 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]..
  7. 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]..
  8. Aerobic Exercise Intervention for Knee Osteoarthritis
    Kenton 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. ..
  9. NEURONAL POPULATIONS PARTICIPATING IN MOTORIC CHOICES
    Marc 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? ..
  10. Physical Regulation of Skeletal Repair Workshop
    Roy 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. ..
  11. CORTICAL ACTIVITY DURING INDIVIDUATED MOVEMENT
    Marc 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. ..
  12. Development of a SimTK-based framework for hemiparetic walking assessment
    Richard R Neptune; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....