• One publication by Hafner and others (2007) reports the findings of a small, nonrandomized, cross-over controlled design study in which each subject was exposed to two different prosthetic limb conditions (mechanical and microprocessor controlled C-Leg) twice during the trial. (unicare.com)
  • At this time, the available peer-reviewed published literature addressing the clinical benefit of a microprocessor controlled lower limb prostheses is mostly limited to nonrandomized controlled clinical trials, and case series of limited size. (unicare.com)
  • Electrical stimulation of retinal neurons with an advanced retinal prosthesis may eventually provide high-resolution artificial vision to the blind. (jneurosci.org)
  • This thesis discusses the power link in the retinal prosthesis project that aims to provide vision to the profoundly blind. (openthesis.org)
  • The retinal prosthesis system consists of an intraocular unit implanted inside the eye and a separate extraocular unit. (openthesis.org)
  • The microstimulator involved in retinal prosthesis consists of multiple electrodes arranged in twodimensional array and is a part of the intraocular unit. (openthesis.org)
  • To design and implement an ultraminiature, head-mounted, wide-field-of-view extraocular camera that can be used in conjunction with an ultraminiature eye-tracking camera to restore natural foveation capabilities to patients implanted with intraocular retinal prostheses. (arvojournals.org)
  • The eye-tracking camera in conjunction with appropriate software algorithms extracts the direction of gaze, and the corresponding subregion of the full camera field of view is exported to the microstimulator array of the retinal prosthesis. (arvojournals.org)
  • A very compact wide field of view camera was designed to be used in conjunction with an eye-tracking camera to restore natural foveation for retinal prosthesis patients. (arvojournals.org)
  • Three-dimensional finite element (FE) models of a cruciate retaining type modular prosthesis and three posterior stabilized (PS) type modular prostheses namely: anterior slide, modular post and double cam, were developed. (igi-global.com)
  • All prostheses were located completely/partially in the posterior region. (allenpress.com)
  • The cast metallic portion of a definitive palatal lift prosthesis typically harbors a posterior cast metal lattice that retains a polymethylmethacrylate oropharyngeal section of the prosthesis responsible for elevating the soft palate. (wikipedia.org)
  • While palatal lift prostheses can be retained by patients exhibiting maxillary partial edentulism, partially edentulous patients without posterior maxillary teeth suitable for the receipt of prosthetic clasps also known as direct retainers enjoy less retentive predictability than patients with maxillary posterior teeth. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1 There are different types of pontics used to restore anterior and posterior missing teeth, and it is important to choose a design that satisfies the function, hygiene maintenance, and esthetics of the patient, especially those with high smile lines or poor oral hygiene. (cdeworld.com)
  • Main aim of this study, is to determine correlation between FNA and NSA to prediction one of these parameters from other to designing of hip prostheses .Methods: Each femur was placed with the posterior surface of its condyles and greater trochanter touching a smooth horizontal surface (Kingsley and Olmsted method). (who.int)
  • Introduction: due to the unsatisfactory results obtained with posterior instrumentations in cases of vertebral tumors and to the economical limitations of our patients for acquiring the systems available in the market, a vertebral body prosthesis to stabilize the spine after corpectomy was designed. (udg.mx)
  • Development of new antibacterial additives, fibres and textile materials designed for protection of humans against pathogenic microorganisms. (eurekanetwork.org)
  • 2. The prosthesis according to claim 1, wherein one of said prosthetic bodies is made of a CoCr alloy and the other one of Peek reinforced with Carbon fibres. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 3. The prosthesis according to claim 2, wherein said Peek is reinforced with monodirectional thin Carbon fibres. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • Here, we describe and discuss three classes of distortions: (i) those caused by the diversity of cells in the retina, (ii) spatial distortions caused by stimulation of axon fibres in electrical prostheses, and (iii) temporal distortions caused by the sluggish kinetics of optogenetics and small molecule photoswitches. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • It is intended by all the biomechanics engineer in order to provide better living to the amputees since the current prosthesis are limited. (unimap.edu.my)
  • Split-belt adaptation and gait symmetry in transtibial amputees walking with a hybrid EMG controlled ankle-foot prosthesis. (nih.gov)
  • When patients reject implant therapy, with or without previous reconstructive surgery, 1 and in cases where abutment teeth have previously been restored, minimally invasive procedures based on an adhesive approach may offer an alternative to conventional retained full-coverage fixed dental prostheses (FDPs), which require more tooth preparation. (jcda.ca)
  • This analysis is done to assure the implant's mold has been designed properly for manufacture, but the results can also be used in the finite element analysis of the implant itself. (mscsoftware.com)
  • A virtual model of an intraoral cavity is provided, wherein this process is initialized by a dental clinic, and the design and manufacture of a suitable dental prosthesis for the intraoral cavity is shared between a dental lab and a service center. (google.com.au)
  • transmitting prosthesis data for manufacture of the prosthesis such that the coupling portion of the prosthesis and coupling portion of the preparation have a predetermined criteria comprising a fitting tolerance of about 40 microns or less, wherein manufacturing the prosthesis according to the predetermined criteria is shared among a service center and a dental lab. (google.com.au)
  • transmit prosthesis data for shared manufacture of the prosthesis between a service center and dental lab such that the coupling portion of the prosthesis and coupling portion of the preparation have predetermined criteria comprising a fitting tolerance of about 40 microns or less. (google.com.au)
  • transmitting data for manufacture of a second portion of the dental prosthesis, the second portion being configured to couple with the first portion, the transmitted data including at least one of: 1) three dimensional shape data of the outer surface of the first portion, and 2) three dimensional shape data of an inner surface of the second portion that is configured for coupling the second portion and the first portion. (google.com.au)
  • The presented TMJ prosthesis is considered an innovative product in TMJ Yang's system, which is unique compared to other prostheses for the special design and 3D printing additive manufacture. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The process gives the ability to design and manufacture custom prostheses quickly and safely, which are both functional and aesthetical, considerably improving the patient's quality of life. (verosoftware.com)
  • Further studies into proximal interphalangeal joint dimensions for the design of a surface replacement prosthesis: medullary cavities and transverse plane shapes. (semanticscholar.org)
  • In the region of the shaft just proximal to the PP head (where the stem of a surface replacement prosthesis would fit) the mean angle was 10.63 degrees. (semanticscholar.org)
  • The present study aimed to identify different concentrations of residual stress of surfaces of porcelain veneer (PV) fused to zirconia 3-unit fixed dental prostheses (FDPs) with even thickness and modified (lingual collar connected to proximal struts presenting 12 mm2 connector area) framework designs by nanoindentation method . (bvsalud.org)
  • This prosthesis has a special design for ligament reconstruction in the proximal and distal portions. (hindawi.com)
  • This study was introduced to prospectively confirm the safety and effectiveness of a new TMJ prosthesis with customized design and 3D printing additive fabrication in clinical application. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The optimized prosthesis was designed for metal additive manufacturing which requires careful selection of the print direction, calculating overhang angles, maintaining minimum size parameters and reducing the need for printed support structures. (additivemanufacturingtoday.com)
  • The wound destroyed the left portion of his skull, but after a year of rehabilitation he was selected to receive the revolutionary prosthesis implant, created using the "Titanium particles additive process," which is an innovative method of manufacturing traditionally used with aerospace components. (verosoftware.com)
  • For the grade of titanium, the implant was designed for, this would equate to an endurance limit of about 10,000,000 cycles or roughly jogging from Los Angeles to New York and back TWICE! (additivemanufacturingtoday.com)
  • Doctors and engineers in the small Mexican state of Querétaro used VISI software to design a 3D printed titanium cranial prosthesis, for a patient who had been shot in the head. (verosoftware.com)
  • Project Director Dr Gilberto Lopez - a specialist in oral and craniofacial rehabilitation - worked with experts in neurosurgery and maxillofacial surgery, regarding the cranial implant design, and successfully prepared the surgical titanium prosthesis model. (verosoftware.com)
  • And Mexico is now finding a position amongst the pioneers of custom titanium prostheses. (verosoftware.com)
  • Alternatively, patients missing enough teeth to compromise the predictable retention of a palatal lift prosthesis may become candidates for the fabrication of a palatal lift prosthesis with the placement of endosseous titanium implants and abutments designed to serve as retentive elements in partially edentulous and edentulous patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Here we describe a new technique of reconstruction using a patient-matched three-dimensional printed titanium first metacarpal prosthesis. (hindawi.com)
  • Von Mises stress was evaluated on all the modular parts of the prostheses and compared with the yield strength of the corresponding material. (igi-global.com)
  • A design of a modular, anatomical and expandable device was obtained. (udg.mx)
  • The resulting system not only offers greater stability and flexibility than more conventional designs, it also significantly reduces overall unit weight. (designnews.com)
  • Ram Chandra Sharma, a craftsman, and Dr P. K. Sethi, an orthopedic surgeon, designed this improved version of a conventional prosthetic foot. (designother90.org)
  • Electrodes designed to deliver precise stimulation have inherently high impedance characteristics, which, in turn, impose higher voltage requirements to deliver the same charge, as dictated by Ohm's law. (photonics.com)
  • The aim of the $50 prosthesis project was to enable Yakkum to provide prostheses for two people a day using Fab Lab technology. (opendesignnow.org)
  • This conceptual paper will provide better understanding and framework in process to develop such intelligent prosthesis. (unimap.edu.my)
  • The purpose of this pilot study was to conduct a head-to-head comparison of two designs for transhumeral level upper limb prosthetic sockets: a traditional socket design and a socket design hypothesized to provide greater skeletal stabilization. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • This qualified professional will provide a prosthesis geared to your lifestyle for safe, dependable use and comfortable fit. (amputee-coalition.org)
  • You can tuck a temporary prosthesis into the bra cup to provide a smoother shape. (cancer.ca)
  • Objective: to describe the structural and functional characteristics of the JR prosthesis, the biomechanical assays in cadaver and the surgical technique on the patient. (udg.mx)
  • In this paper are described the main stages of structural and cinematic synthesis and analysis, design and functional simulation regarding the mechanism of the human hand prosthesis. (scientific.net)
  • The functional simulation has been made in CAD and virtual reality for to identify the best solutions and to optimize the constructive solution and to use the prosthesis by human operator. (scientific.net)
  • The ovate pontic design is highly functional, provides proper phonetics, and offers pleasing esthetic results in the anterior region because it produces an emergence profile similar to that of a natural tooth. (cdeworld.com)
  • A person's prosthesis should be designed and assembled according to the person's appearance and functional needs. (wikipedia.org)
  • For instance, a person may need a transradial prosthesis, but need to choose between an aesthetic functional device, a myoelectric device, a body-powered device, or an activity specific device. (wikipedia.org)
  • Guttal SS, Bangera BS, Kudva A, Patil BR, Thakur S (2016) Unique Magnetic Attachment Designed for a Solitary Dental Implant Retaining Silicone Nose Prosthesis. (omicsonline.org)
  • Prostheses for full compensation are made of silicone and help to compensate for any possible unevenness and scars. (anita.com)
  • Fassio B., Ginestie J. F.: Prothèse discale en silicone. (springer.com)
  • Baseline status of a representative case in which an inlay-retained fixed dental prosthesis (FDP) was indicated for restoring a missing tooth. (jcda.ca)
  • The design and perforations of the cosmetic cover fulfil the shape of the leg, while showcasing the prosthetic components. (awardprosthetics.com)
  • The customized TMJ prosthesis consisted of three components including the fossa, condylar head, and mandibular handle units, which were designed based on the anatomy of the TMJ and were fabricated using the 3D printing technology. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The prominent characters of the prosthesis were the customized design of the fossa component with a single ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene and the connection mechanism between the condylar head (Co-Cr-Mo alloy) and mandibular handle components (Ti6Al4 V alloy). (biomedcentral.com)
  • I certainly would not suggest a prosthesis using the components that would be needed by a long-distance runner. (amputee-coalition.org)
  • Thus, because the profile of all the bone engaging surfaces of the different femoral components is the same, the surgeon does not need to decide beforehand which size of prosthesis is required. (google.com)
  • Total temporomandibular joint (TMJ) prosthesis is an effective and reliable method of joint reconstruction. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Trial registration Prospective reports on Chinese customized total temporomandibular joint prosthesis reconstruction cases, ChiCTR-ONC-16009712. (biomedcentral.com)
  • You may choose to wear a prosthesis while you decide if you want to have breast reconstruction or while you are waiting for reconstruction surgery. (cancer.ca)
  • Esposito M, Cardaropoli D, Gobbato L, Scutellà F, Fabianelli A, Mascellani S, Delli Ficorelli G, Mazzocco F, Sbricoli L, Trullenque-Eriksson A. The role of dental implant abutment design on the aesthetic outcome: preliminary 3-month post-loading results from a multicentre split-mouth randomised controlled trial comparing two different abutment designs. (harvard.edu)
  • SOCIAL DESIGN One of these projects includes research on production and fabrication processes in relation to such fields as robotics, open source, and scientists (e.g. microbiologists). (opendesignnow.org)
  • Because a mechanically displaced soft palate imparts enough force upon a palatal lift prosthesis to dislodge it, dentoalveolar anatomy must be considered prior to the fabrication of a palatal lift prosthesis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Topology optimization optimizes the material distribution within a defined material volume based on the provided load cases, design constraints and objective. (additivemanufacturingtoday.com)
  • Design optimization was performed considering volumetric wear as an objective function using a computational model validated in a previous study through in vitro wear assessment. (asme.org)
  • Prostheses can be created by hand or with Computer-Aided Design (CAD), a software interface that helps creators design and analyze the creation with computer-generated 2-D and 3-D graphics as well as analysis and optimization tools. (wikipedia.org)
  • Based on these designs, less optimal but commercially available miniature lenses were chosen with matching parameters, and the optical system design reoptimized. (arvojournals.org)
  • This lens design was coupled with a commercially available wide dynamic range image sensor (OV10633) from OmniVision Technologies and test images have been successfully captured. (arvojournals.org)
  • You can be fitted for a permanent prosthesis 4-6 weeks after surgery. (cancer.ca)
  • Most women who have breast-conserving surgery do not need a prosthesis to replace the missing breast tissue. (cancer.ca)
  • Cramer, Andrew D. , Challis, Vivien J. and Roberts, Anthony P. (2017) Physically realizable three-dimensional bone prosthesis design with interpolated microstructures. (edu.au)
  • We optimize over a simplified design domain to reduce shear stress at the bone-prosthetic interface with a constraint on the bone resorption measured using strain energy. (edu.au)
  • Two ways of doing this are to include more dynamic load cases when designing the hip implant stem and focusing on reducing stress-shielding in the bone surrounding the implant. (additivemanufacturingtoday.com)
  • Radiographs may be taken at prosthesis delivery (baseline) and one year, but he discouraged celebrating each implant birthday with a radiograph! (adi.org.uk)
  • A palatal lift prosthesis consists of an oral component that stabilizes and secures the prosthesis and an oropharyngeal extension that superiorly and posteriorly displaces the impaired soft palate. (wikipedia.org)
  • An interim palatal lift prosthesis generally consists of two or more stainless steel wire retentive clasps embedded in polymethylmethacrylate that adapts to the hard palatal and soft palatal mucosal surfaces and the lingual aspects of the maxillary teeth. (wikipedia.org)
  • A definitive palatal lift prosthesis generally consists of a thin cast metallic alloy lamina that covers the hard palatal mucosa and the lingual aspects of the maxillary teeth and incorporates retentive clasps that strategically engage undercut dental surfaces to enhance the retentive capacity of the prosthesis. (wikipedia.org)
  • By placing one or more ovoid resilient prosthetic nuclei in series inside a peanut-shaped housing of metal ceramic or polymeric material, which housing is shaped so that it is separated into two sections longitudinally, a thin profile prosthesis can be created which will allow placement of the device through a small opening for implant into the thoracic or lumbar portion of the spine. (google.es)