The fitting and adjusting of artificial parts of the body. (From Stedman's, 26th ed)
The plan and delineation of prostheses in general or a specific prosthesis.
Artificial substitutes for body parts, and materials inserted into tissue for functional, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. Prostheses can be functional, as in the case of artificial arms and legs, or cosmetic, as in the case of an artificial eye. Implants, all surgically inserted or grafted into the body, tend to be used therapeutically. IMPLANTS, EXPERIMENTAL is available for those used experimentally.
Prostheses used to partially or totally replace a human or animal joint. (from UMDNS, 1999)
Malfunction of implantation shunts, valves, etc., and prosthesis loosening, migration, and breaking.
Replacement for a knee joint.
Replacement for a hip joint.
Rigid, semi-rigid, or inflatable cylindric hydraulic devices, with either combined or separate reservoir and pumping systems, implanted for the surgical treatment of organic ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION.
A device that substitutes for a heart valve. It may be composed of biological material (BIOPROSTHESIS) and/or synthetic material.
Prosthetic replacements for arms, legs, and parts thereof.
Artificial device such as an externally-worn camera attached to a stimulator on the RETINA, OPTIC NERVE, or VISUAL CORTEX, intended to restore or amplify vision.
Surgical insertion of a prosthesis.
Medical devices which substitute for a nervous system function by electrically stimulating the nerves directly and monitoring the response to the electrical stimulation.
An implant used to replace one or more of the ear ossicles. They are usually made of plastic, Gelfoam, ceramic, or stainless steel.
An artificial replacement for one or more natural teeth or part of a tooth, or associated structures, ranging from a portion of a tooth to a complete denture. The dental prosthesis is used for cosmetic or functional reasons, or both. DENTURES and specific types of dentures are also available. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p244 & Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p643)
A prosthesis that gains its support, stability, and retention from a substructure that is implanted under the soft tissues of the basal seat of the device and is in contact with bone. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
Surgical insertion of synthetic material to repair injured or diseased heart valves.
Device constructed of either synthetic or biological material that is used for the repair of injured or diseased blood vessels.
A prosthetic appliance for the replacement of areas of the maxilla, mandible, and face, missing as a result of deformity, disease, injury, or surgery. When the prosthesis replaces portions of the mandible only, it is referred to as MANDIBULAR PROSTHESIS.
A device, activated electronically or by expired pulmonary air, which simulates laryngeal activity and enables a laryngectomized person to speak. Examples of the pneumatic mechanical device are the Tokyo and Van Hunen artificial larynges. Electronic devices include the Western Electric electrolarynx, Tait oral vibrator, Cooper-Rand electrolarynx and the Ticchioni pipe.
A ready-made or custom-made prosthesis of glass or plastic shaped and colored to resemble the anterior portion of a normal eye and used for cosmetic reasons. It is attached to the anterior portion of an orbital implant (ORBITAL IMPLANTS) which is placed in the socket of an enucleated or eviscerated eye. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Partial or total replacement of a joint.
Surgical insertion of cylindric hydraulic devices for the treatment of organic ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION.
Infections resulting from the implantation of prosthetic devices. The infections may be acquired from intraoperative contamination (early) or hematogenously acquired from other sites (late).
Coloring, shading, or tinting of prosthetic components, devices, and materials.
A repeat operation for the same condition in the same patient due to disease progression or recurrence, or as followup to failed previous surgery.
The plan and delineation of dental prostheses in general or a specific dental prosthesis. It does not include DENTURE DESIGN. The framework usually consists of metal.
Prosthesis, usually heart valve, composed of biological material and whose durability depends upon the stability of the material after pretreatment, rather than regeneration by host cell ingrowth. Durability is achieved 1, mechanically by the interposition of a cloth, usually polytetrafluoroethylene, between the host and the graft, and 2, chemically by stabilization of the tissue by intermolecular linking, usually with glutaraldehyde, after removal of antigenic components, or the use of reconstituted and restructured biopolymers.
Adhesives used to fix prosthetic devices to bones and to cement bone to bone in difficult fractures. Synthetic resins are commonly used as cements. A mixture of monocalcium phosphate, monohydrate, alpha-tricalcium phosphate, and calcium carbonate with a sodium phosphate solution is also a useful bone paste.
Polymers of silicone that are formed by crosslinking and treatment with amorphous silica to increase strength. They have properties similar to vulcanized natural rubber, in that they stretch under tension, retract rapidly, and fully recover to their original dimensions upon release. They are used in the encapsulation of surgical membranes and implants.
Replacement of the hip joint.
Holding a PROSTHESIS in place.
Holding a DENTAL PROSTHESIS in place by its design, or by the use of additional devices or adhesives.
The valve between the left ventricle and the ascending aorta which prevents backflow into the left ventricle.
Replacement of the knee joint.
Polyester polymers formed from terephthalic acid or its esters and ethylene glycol. They can be formed into tapes, films or pulled into fibers that are pressed into meshes or woven into fabrics.
The joining of objects by means of a cement (e.g., in fracture fixation, such as in hip arthroplasty for joining of the acetabular component to the femoral component). In dentistry, it is used for the process of attaching parts of a tooth or restorative material to a natural tooth or for the attaching of orthodontic bands to teeth by means of an adhesive.
The part of a limb or tail following amputation that is proximal to the amputated section.
A partial denture attached to prepared natural teeth, roots, or implants by cementation.
Surgical insertion of an appliance for the replacement of areas of the maxilla, mandible, and face. When only portions of the mandible are replaced, it is referred to as MANDIBULAR PROSTHESIS IMPLANTATION.
Persons whom one knows, likes, and trusts.
Thorium oxide (ThO2). A radiographic contrast agent that was used in the early 1930s through about 1954. High rates of mortality have been linked to its use and it has been shown to cause liver cancer.
The family of agile, keen-sighted mongooses of Asia and Africa that feed on RODENTS and SNAKES.
A strain of Murine leukemia virus (LEUKEMIA VIRUS, MURINE) producing leukemia of the reticulum-cell type with massive infiltration of liver, spleen, and bone marrow. It infects DBA/2 and Swiss mice.
Removal of tissue with electrical current delivered via electrodes positioned at the distal end of a catheter. Energy sources are commonly direct current (DC-shock) or alternating current at radiofrequencies (usually 750 kHz). The technique is used most often to ablate the AV junction and/or accessory pathways in order to interrupt AV conduction and produce AV block in the treatment of various tachyarrhythmias.
Any disturbances of the normal rhythmic beating of the heart or MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION. Cardiac arrhythmias can be classified by the abnormalities in HEART RATE, disorders of electrical impulse generation, or impulse conduction.
A plant family of the order Pinales, class Pinopsida, division Coniferophyta (conifers). They are mainly resinous, aromatic evergreen trees.
The branch of psychology which seeks to learn more about the fundamental causes of behavior by studying various psychologic phenomena in controlled experimental situations.
A strong ligament of the knee that originates from the anterolateral surface of the medial condyle of the femur, passes posteriorly and inferiorly between the condyles, and attaches to the posterior intercondylar area of the tibia.
A synovial hinge connection formed between the bones of the FEMUR; TIBIA; and PATELLA.
Noninflammatory degenerative disease of the knee joint consisting of three large categories: conditions that block normal synchronous movement, conditions that produce abnormal pathways of motion, and conditions that cause stress concentration resulting in changes to articular cartilage. (Crenshaw, Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 8th ed, p2019)
The distance and direction to which a bone joint can be extended. Range of motion is a function of the condition of the joints, muscles, and connective tissues involved. Joint flexibility can be improved through appropriate MUSCLE STRETCHING EXERCISES.

Patient satisfaction: an indicator of quality in disablement services centres. (1/188)

OBJECTIVES: To develop a patient satisfaction system for disablement services centres and to report on how the initial findings have been used in audit to improve their quality of care and services. DESIGN: Interview survey of randomly selected users attending in three centres: Birmingham (centre X), Oxford (centre Y), and Cambridge (centre Z) to establish core topics for developing a patient satisfaction questionnaire with incorporation into a computer patient satisfaction system (PATSAT) to enable collation of responses to the questionnaire. A pilot of the questionnaire was undertaken in the centres to assess the sensitivity of the questionnaire, which was subsequently used as part of clinical audit process during June 1991 and April 1992 in centre X and the patient satisfaction system used to monitor changes in routine practice. PATIENTS: 123 amputees in the development phase, selected by cluster sampling, and 1103 amputees in the pilot study. MAIN MEASURES: Satisfaction scores for components of the service. RESULTS: The questionnaire included 16 core topics contributing to quality of care and services, including comfort of limbs, appointments, interpersonal aspects of care, a system of support and counselling, and organisation. The pilot survey demonstrated high satisfaction scores for aspects of interpersonal care, organisation, and physical surroundings of the centres and lower satisfaction for counselling services, comfort of the limb and the number of alterations made before the limb was considered acceptable. During the audit in centre X these results prompted changes to care and services which produced significant improvements in satisfaction. CONCLUSIONS: The early results suggest that the questionnaire, coupled with PATSAT software system, enable users' views to be expressed, collated, and fed back to staff; the information provided has already prompted change, and the system is sufficiently sensitive to measure changes in satisfaction with the service.  (+info)

Stem length and canal filling in uncemented custom-made total hip arthroplasty. (2/188)

We reviewed 60 custom-made femoral components of two different lengths : 125 mm (group A) and 100 mm (group B), in order to investigate the relationship between stem length and canal filling in uncemented custom-made total hip arthroplasty. There were no statistical differences between the two groups in age, gender, height, body weight, canal flare index, or bowing angle of the femur. Postoperatively there was no statistical difference between the two groups in the proximal canal filling, but significant difference in the distal canal filling (75.5% vs 85.8% on the anteroposterior view and 76.0% vs 82.5% in the lateral view, P<0.001). The distal canal filling inversely correlated with the ratio of the proximal portion and the distal portion of the stem curvature on the lateral view (lateral curve ratio of the stem, P=0.002). We conclude that superior filling at both the proximal and the distal levels can be obtained by using 100-mm custom made components with a small lateral curve ratio.  (+info)

Computer assisted implantation of the femoral stem in THA - an experimental study. (3/188)

Fourteen femoral stems were implanted either manually by an experienced surgeon or by a robot in fresh human cadaveric femora. The neck-shaft angle, the anteversion, the length of the femoral neck and the gap between stem and bone was measured in each specimen. Implantation by robot showed higher precision in reconstructing the true anatomic situation as well as providing a better press fit.  (+info)

Planar anteversion of the acetabular cup as determined from plain anteroposterior radiographs. (4/188)

In total hip replacement, orientation of the cup is critical to the stability of the prosthesis. A new method to determine the angle of planar anteversion is described. A simple mathematical formula uses the measurements taken from anteroposterior radiographs to calculate the planar anteversion without reference to tables or charts. An experimental study in vitro has shown the efficacy of the formula in giving results which are within a clinically acceptable range.  (+info)

Extensible endoprostheses of the humerus after resection of bone tumours. (5/188)

We carried out extensible endoprosthetic replacement of the proximal or total humerus in 18 children aged between six and 12 years, after resection of primary bone tumours mainly for osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma. In 11 patients we performed 44 lengthening procedures, with an average of two per child annually and a mean total extension of 29.9 mm per patient. We were able to achieve lengthening of the operated limb with few complications and a mean functional rating of 79.3% according to the Enneking system. Progressive lengthening of these prostheses does not adversely affect the overall function of the arm, and superior subluxation of the head of the prosthesis has not been a problem.  (+info)

A prospective study of changes in aneurysm and graft length after endovascular exclusion of AAA using balloon and self-expanding endograft systems. (6/188)

PURPOSE: Longitudinal shrinkage of aneurysms post-endovascular repair, employing unvalidated measurement techniques has been held to account for endograft disruption. In this study we record changes in aneurysm length, diameter and volume using the gold standard of calibrated spiral CT angiography (SCTA). METHOD: From 179 patients with AAA scanned by SCTA, 68 were selected for endografting. Twenty-seven had PTFE home-made prostheses while 41 patients had Talent endografts. SCTA was performed on the fifth postoperative day and 6-monthly intervals thereafter. The distance between the lowest renal artery and the aortic bifurcation (VBL - vertical body length) and the luminal centre line length (LCL) were measured. Maximal sac diameters and volumes were recorded using 3DCT reconstruction. RESULTS: Significant increase was noted in VBL (3.2) mm for PTFE-treated patients accompanied by an increase in sac volume at day 5 (12.5 ml). No changes in LCL or maximal diameters were evident. At 1.5 years further lengthening of both VBL (6.4 mm) and LCL (9.3 mm) was unaccompanied by sac diameter/volume changes. Talent patients - no changes in VBL or LCL were evident. Volumes and maximal AP and transverse diameters showed marked shrinkage: AP -11. 2 mm; transverse -2.6 mm; volumes by -35.5 ml at 6 months. CONCLUSION: With PTFE increase in VBL but not graft length, without concurrent changes in maximal diameters at day 5, is commensurate with increase in sac volume; after 1.5 years graft lengthening overtakes aortic lengthening. In Talent patients VBL/graft length remained unchanged. There is no evidence for longitudinal aneurysmal contracture. Volumes and maximal diameters for the Talent endograft but not for PTFE show shrinkage.  (+info)

Hemodynamic and clinical impact of prosthesis-patient mismatch in the aortic valve position and its prevention. (7/188)

Prosthesis-patient mismatch is present when the effective orifice area of the inserted prosthetic valve is less than that of a normal human valve. This is a frequent problem in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement, and its main hemodynamic consequence is the generation of high transvalvular gradients through normally functioning prosthetic valves. The purposes of this report are to present an update on the concept of aortic prosthesis-patient mismatch and to review the present knowledge with regard to its impact on hemodynamic status, functional capacity, morbidity and mortality. Also, we propose a simple approach for the prevention and clinical management of this phenomenon because it can be largely avoided if certain simple factors are taken into consideration before the operation.  (+info)

Prosthesis-patient mismatch affects survival after aortic valve replacement. (8/188)

BACKGROUND: Surgeons traditionally avoid the use of "small" aortic prostheses because of the potential for residual left ventricular outflow tract obstruction and persistent transvalvular gradients. This study examines the ratio between prosthetic valve size and the body surface area (BSA) of patients undergoing aortic valve replacement (AVR). We sought to determine the effect of potential "prosthesis-patient" mismatch on long-term survival. METHODS AND RESULTS: Follow-up was conducted on 2981 patients who underwent AVR with stented bioprostheses between 1976 and 1996. To account for differences between manufacturers' labeled valve sizes, we calculated the ratio between the prosthetic valve effective orifice area (EOA) and the patient's BSA (recorded for 2154 patients). The lowest decile in this cohort had a calculated EOA/BSA of <0.75 cm(2)/m(2) (Small group, n=227) compared with the control group (n=1927), in whom the EOA/BSA ratio was >0.75 cm(2)/m(2). Operative mortality was higher in the Small group (8% versus 5%, P:=0.03). Actuarial survival at 12 years was 50+/-5% in the Small group compared with 49+/-2% in the control group (P:=0.27). However, freedom from valve-related mortality was significantly lower in the Small group (75+/-5% versus 84+/-2%, P:=0.004). Cox regression analysis determined age and NYHA functional class to be the multivariate predictors of overall mortality, whereas advanced age and EOA/BSA <0.75 cm(2)/m(2) were found to be the predictors of valve-related mortality. CONCLUSIONS: Prosthesis-patient mismatch results in significantly higher early and late mortality after bioprosthetic AVR. We recommend careful selection of stented bioprostheses to ensure an adequate ratio of EOA to BSA. An EOA/BSA ratio of >0.75 cm(2)/m(2) may avoid residual left ventricular outflow tract obstruction and persistent transvalvular gradients. Careful prosthesis-patient matching will improve both early and late survival after AVR.  (+info)

Critical to the longevity of an implant is the surgeons ability to restore the mechanical axis while balancing the flexion and extension gaps. Most surgeons accomplish this goal through a combination of measured resection and gap-balancing techniques, with the assistance of intramedullary and extramedullary guides.. Experience has shown that an optimal window exists with respect to the mechanical axis, and that outliers are prone to fail at an accelerated rate [1]. Additionally, better alignment is correlated with faster rehabilitation and better outcomes [2,3].. In an effort to limit the number of outliers, patient-specific instrumentation was developed. Using preoperative CT or MRI imaging to determine each particular patients mechanical axis, patient-specific instrumentation aims to improve the predictability and ease of component insertion. This technique has been shown to improve alignment and assist in component sizing [4-8] while providing the added benefits of decreased operative ...
Author(s): Jamali, Amir A. | Abstract: Analysis of deformity and subsequent correction are the basis for many orthopaedic surgical procedures. In advanced cases of joint degeneration, arthroplasty may be the only available treatment option. Until recently, these analyses and preoperative surgical plans have been performed using standard radiographs, tracing paper, and/or plastic overlays. Numerous customized, commercially available, computer-based preoperative planning software programs have been introduced. The purposes of this study were to describe (1) the techniques used in deformity analysis and preoperative surgical planning using standard radiographs for joint arthroplasty and corrective osteotomies of the extremities, (2) the use of computed tomography (CT) scans to analyze rotational deformities in the presence and absence of joint prostheses and in planning corrective rotational osteotomies or revision joint replacement, and (3) the techniques for analyzing angular deformities of the spine.
Inherently consistent with the concept of VP-PM is that it should be identified by a parameter taking into account both the expected hemodynamic performance of the prosthesis and the cardiac output requirements of the patient, which at rest are largely related to body size (1). Indeed, it is the extent of the mismatch between these 2 variables that determines the eventual consequences that may be associated with high post-operative gradients. Hence, a prosthesis that might be adequate for a small patient (e.g., a child) might become obstructive for a large patient (e.g., a tall patient with a body surface area ,2.0 m2), and, therefore, the only parameter that has proven to be consistently and realistically useful for this purpose is the indexed effective orifice area (EOAi). As pointed out by Daneshvar and Rahimtoola (2), there are nonetheless many caveats to be emphasized with regard to this measurement. First, the hemodynamic performance of the prosthesis is determined by the effective orifice ...
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Reoperative aortic valve replacement (AVR) is associated with increased mortality compared with initial surgery, and a smaller valve might be implanted during repeat AVR (re-AVR; AVR after prior AVR). We describe the clinical outcomes and incidence of prosthesis-patient mismatches (PPM) after reoperative AVR. Among 113 patients who underwent reoperative AVR between 2007 and 2018, 44 underwent re-AVR and 69 underwent a first replacement of a diseased natural valve after any cardiac surgery except AVR (primary AVR). We then compared early and late outcomes, the impact of re-AVR on the effective orifice areas (EOA), and the incidence and influence of PPM on reoperative AVR. Hospital mortality was 2.7%, and the overall 1-, 3-, and 5-year survival rates were 95, 91 and 86%, respectively. The reference EOA of the newly implanted valve was smaller than that of the previous valve (1.4 ± 0.3 vs. 1.6 ± 0.3 cm2, p | 0.01). The mean pressure gradient was greater (15.2 ± 6.4 vs. 12.7 ± 6.2 mmHg, p = 0.04) and
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Assessment of outcome of hearing aid fitting in children should contain several dimensions: audibility, speech recognition, subjective benefit and speech production. Audibility may be: determined by means of aided hearing thresholds or real-ear measurements. For determining speech recognition, methods different from those used for adult patients must be used, especially for children with congenital hearing loss. In these children the development of the spoken language and vocabulary has to be considered, especially when testing speech recognition but also with regard to speech production. Subjective assessment of benefit to a large extent has to rely on the assessment by parents and teachers for children younger than school age. However, several studies have shown that children from the age of around 7 years can usually produce reliable responses in this respect. Speech production has to be assessed in terms of intelligibility by others, who may or may not be used to the individual childs ...
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HANSON - Citing both personal and professional considerations after considerable thought, Selectmen Chairman David Soper has announced his resignation from office effective Wednesday, Oct. 8.. This is obviously not something that was planned, Soper told the board Tuesday, Sept. 16. Theres been a lot of delibaration in the Soper household. Just know this is not on my terms and I will miss my role on the board.. There is one year and seven months left in his term and the board, voicing appreciation for Sopers years of service and regret at his decision, voted 4-0 to schedule a special election for Saturday, Dec. 13 - the earliest date on which an election could be set under Mass. General Law.. If Town Meeting votes to send a school roof question to the ballot, it would also be Dec. 13, although it could have been scheduled as early as Nov. 15 had it appeared on a ballot separate from the selectman seat. Whether a ballot question will be voted will be decided on Town Meeting night.. Town ...
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Today, Ill again be using a new data set that can be found here at my website (called leagueoutcomes.csv). The data set includes the standings results of the 2009 season for MLB along with average game attendance by team. Ill use this to go over some basic regression techniques and tools in R. Hopefully this tutorial will help those with some more statistical background. Those looking to use fun data to learn things like Logistic Regression, Probits, and Non-Parametric smoothing methods should use this to get acquainted with the R fitting procedure and come back later for those tutorials.Before doing any analysis, its always a good idea to look at the data and make sure what were doing makes sense. For this, we can create histograms and summarize the data in order to look at the distribution (standard regression assumes normal data, but for our purposes I wont worry too much about this here). Lets load the data and check out some properties of it. All of the code should be familiar from previous
One way to ensure this is to make sure you have coded up all of the things you do to fit the model, even tinkering. This way, when you run the process repeatedly, say via cross-validation, you are keeping things consistent between runs. This ensures that all of the potential sources of variation are captured by the cross-validation process.. The other vitally important thing is to ensure that you have a representative sample, in both data sets. If your data set is not representative of the kind of data you expect to be using to predict, then there is not much that you can do. All modelling rests on an assumption that induction works - the things we havent observed behave like the things we have observed.. As a general rule, stay away from complex model fitting procedures unless (i) you know what you are doing, and (ii) you have tried the simpler methods, and found that they dont work, and how the complex method fixes the problems with the simple method. Simple and complex are meant in ...
Certain weakness of this equation is fitting procedure - though there are apparently only 2 straight line parameters (m ln(K12) and m or m ln(K12) and r12) one of the remaing parameters must always be included in fitted variables (r12 or m, respectively) in fitted line x,y-data. So in fact raw adsorption data (a1, a2, c1, c2) should be optimised, with appropriate statistical weights. In such a case, the above linear forms may serve as a valuable illustration/presentation tool ...
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In the past decade, advances in upper limb socket design and technology have been proposed to increase comfort and decrease perceived weight of the prosthesis. There have been no scientific studies to date that have evaluated the benefits of these designs, and thus no evidence to support use of one type of prosthetic socket design over another. Thus, the overall 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 ...
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Envision a hearing aid fitting in which the patients audiogram is entered into the computer, the hearing aids are inserted into the patients ears, and, with the push of a button, the hearing aids are adjusted for the patients hearing loss. Youre done! Now you can spend the remainder of the appointment developing a rapport with the patient, counseling on communication techniques, and explaining the use and care of the new devices.. At first glance this might seem appealing, but we must remember that the typical goal of any hearing aid fitting is to achieve acceptable audibility for speech. Despite the sophistication of modern fitting software, initial-fit algorithms, also known as first-fit algorithms, are unable to guarantee appropriate audibility. Thus, it is inappropriate to rely exclusively on the fitting software.1-3. ...while not a complete substitute for traditional real-ear measurement, Integrated Real-Ear Measurement offers a significant benefit to patients... . Due to several ...
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Refereed Academic Journal Papers. Original Papers. Trickett RW, Hodgson P, Forster MC, Robertson A. The reliability and accuracy of digital templating in total knee replacement. J Bone Joint Surg 2009; 91-B:903-6.. Robertson A, Lavalette D, Morgan S, Angus PD. The hydroxyapatite coated Furlong hip: outcomes in Patients under the age of 55. J Bone Joint Surg 2005; 87-B:12-15. Robertson A, Giannoudis PV. Excessive volume of trauma workload out of hours: Is it really true? Injury 2004; 35(9):864-8. Thornton DJ, Robertson A, Alexander DJ. Patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy - can we predict preoperative complications? Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2004;86:87-90.. Robertson A, Branfoot T, Barlow I, Giannoudis PV. Spinal injury patterns resulting from car and motorcycle accidents. Spine 2002; 27(24):2825-30.. Robertson A, Branfoot T, Barlow I, Giannoudis PV, Matthews SJ, Smith RM. Spinal injuries in motorcycle crashes: Patterns and outcomes. J Trauma 2002; 53:5-9.. Thornton DJ, Robertson A, ...
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Prosthesis-patient Mismatch (PPM) is not uncommon with an incidence reported up to 70% after aortic valve (AV) replacement. Severe forms of PPM are less common (up to 20%); PPM can lead to increased short- and long-term morbidity and mortality. It is important to discriminate PPM from other forms of prosthetic valve dysfunction. Sometimes, prosthetic valve degenerative disease may coexist with PPM. Echocardiography plays an important role in the prevention and diagnosis of PPM. Preemptive strategies to prevent PPM include insertion of newer generation prosthetic valves with better hemodynamic characteristics, stentless prosthesis, aortic root enlargement to insert a larger prosthesis, aortic homograft, and transcutaneous AV implantation ...
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BACKGROUND: Contact lens fittings in a hospital-based practice are different from those in private practices because of specialised conditions. Few studies have been published on material preferences of such wearers, especially in long-term wearers. The aim of this study is to document contact lens prescribing trends in a hospital-based practice among long-term lens wearers and to identify their demographic profile. METHODS: Subjects reporting to a contact lens clinic of a tertiary eye-care centre in India from 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2014, with a minimum of five years of lens wear, were included in the study ...
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Abstract: For every discrete or continuous location-scale family having a square-integrable density, there is a unique continuous probability distribution on the unit interval that is determined by the density-quantile composition introduced by Parzen in 1979. These probability density quantiles (pdQs) only differ in shape, and can be usefully compared with the Hellinger distance or Kullback-Leibler divergences. Convergent empirical estimates of these pdQs are provided, which leads to a robust global fitting procedure of shape families to data. Asymmetry can be measured in terms of distance or divergence of pdQs from the symmetric class. Further, a precise classification of shapes by tail behavior can be defined simply in terms of pdQ boundary derivatives ...
210). Visual inspection of empirical. cross-sectional data in 2003 and 2009 shows no obvious decreasing trend between 2003 and 2009, and especially in cross-sectional data of 2009, no significant difference for the human body burdens in pools of different age groups, except for the youngest cohort that is likely exposed by breastfeeding (see Supplementary material, Fig. S1-n). The modeled intrinsic elimination half-life for p,p′-DDT is about 115 years, which is much longer than that estimated by Ritter et al. (2009). However, the intrinsic elimination half-life could be unresolvable by our model fitting procedure because of ongoing low-level exposure to fresh DDT, which was also indicated by our modeled intake trend of p,p′-DDT showing an almost unchanged intake levels (see Supplementary material, Fig. S1-n). Mueller et al. (2008) speculated that the decline in DDT contamination in human milk in Australia slowed after the 1980s due selleck to new selleck screening library input via long ...
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Associated Press (28 August 2005). "Thai elephant fitted with prosthesis". The Boston Globe. Archived from the original on 9 ... Motola walked on three legs for a number of years until she was fitted with a prosthetic foot. She received medical care at the ... worldwide attention when its foot was amputated after it stepped on a land mine has been fitted with a temporary prosthesis, a ...
Cote RE, Haddad SE (1990). "Fitting a prosthesis over phthisis bulbi or discolored blind eyes". Adv Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr ... Treatment options include insertion of a prosthesis, which may be preceded by enucleation of the eye. The affected eye is ...
Shortly after the operation, he was fitted for a prosthesis. Scott Sabolich, the clinical director, said that in his 21-year ... Sabolich noted that it typically takes a new amputee from three to six months to acclimate to a prosthesis, while it took ... career he had never created a prosthesis as large as the one he had to design for Tisdale. ...
He was eventually fitted with a permanent wooden prosthesis. He offered up his loss of a limb to God and for the cause of ...
... fitting of the prosthesis, and prosthesis training after surgery (26 min; color). PMF 5332 (1960) - Transperitoneal Bilateral ... Fitting of and Training with Prostheses (33 min.) PMF 5383 - PMF 5396 - PMF 5397 (1966) - Mammaplasty: The Strömbeck Technique ... Fitting dental bridges in which acrylic is used to replace porcelain; procedures and techniques (39 min; color; from Navy Film ... clinical technique for preparing and fitting a three-quarter crown on a maxillary anterior tooth (38 min; color). PMF 5330 ( ...
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A return visit is then required to fit the final prosthesis. Inlays and onlays may also be fabricated out of porcelain and ... This allows for inlays and onlays to be created and fitted all within one appointment. Furthermore, no impression taking is ... However, fewer reactive resin groups are available to bong to the resin luting cement indicating lower accuracy in fitting ... solid piece that fits the specific size and shape of the cavity, and then cemented in place in the tooth. This is an ...
The new prosthesis is fitted using a construction of telescope double cone crowns. At the end position, the prosthesis buttons ... The dental technician can now manufacture the prosthesis. The fit of the surgical splint is clinically proved. After that, the ... Furthermore, the prosthesis alone is also scanned. Glass pearls of defined diameter are placed in the prosthesis and used as ... The new prosthesis corresponds to a conventional total prosthesis but the basis contains cavities so that the secondary crowns ...
A fitted prosthesis enabled Scioli to pursue his love of offshore powerboat racing. Even with this handicap he won many ...
Price is remanded to a formal hospital for physical therapy and fitting for a non-functioning rubber prosthesis. Upon returning ...
Pressure is used during the curing process to minimize polymerization shrinkage, ensuring an accurate fit of the prosthesis. ... Prosthodontic treatment for edentulous patients : complete dentures and implant-supported prostheses. Zarb, George A. (George ... it primarily fills the spaces between the prosthesis and the bone preventing motion. A disadvantage of this bone cement is that ... methyl methacrylate monomer mix is then injected into a flask containing a gypsum mold of the previously designed prosthesis, ...
An overdenture is a prosthesis that fits over retained roots or implants in the jaws. Compared to conventional complete ... recession of alveolar bone causing loss of fit of prosthesis, broken dentures, etc.). Whether or not they are deemed ... Limited lifespan of prosthesis and relines often required - as the tissues heal following extractions, the alveolar bone starts ... Increased retention of prosthesis Reduced alveolar bone resorption and preservation of alveolar ridge Reduced horizontal forces ...
Doctors and technicians measure the remaining limb structure and of the person's prosthesis to ideally fit the robotic leg. ...
The Sulaimaniya Rehabilitation and Social Integration Center provides physiotherapy, the fitting of prostheses for amputees, ...
As in the film, No fits himself with metal manual prostheses, but the book describes them as simple pincers. In physical ...
During the first mission of the Project, myo-electric upper limb prostheses were introduced and fitted in Ukraine for the first ... During the second mission of the Project, more training on fitting myo-electric upper limb prostheses was provided and three ... They work collaboratively with Ukrainian specialists on fitting complex cases of amputations with appropriate prostheses and ... and six Ukrainian amputees received myo-electric and body-powered upper limb prostheses and hydraulic lower limb prostheses; 10 ...
This can be caused by an ill fitting prosthesis that can be fixed by shortening the length of the prosthesis. Some people in ... If they have prolonged heel contact, the cause could be problems with the heel lever in their prosthesis or a worn out heel. ... Dyer, B. An Insight into the Acceptable Use & Assessment of Lower-Limb Running Prostheses in Disability Sport. Ph.D. Thesis, ... These are fixed by increasing heel stiffness or realigning the prosthesis. In some cases, prolong heel contact or knees ...
This can be caused by an ill fitting prosthesis that can be fixed by shortening the length of the prosthesis. Some people in ... If they have prolonged heel contact, the cause could be problems with the heel lever in their prosthesis or a worn out heel. ... These are fixed by increasing heel stiffness or realigning the prosthesis. In some cases, prolong heel contact or knees ... In that case, the socket might need replacing or they may need to realign the prosthesis. ...
... patients are fitted with a socket-type prosthesis often referred to as a bucket. Early bucket designs often presented ... Designing a prosthesis for the removed body parts is difficult, as there is generally no remaining pelvic girdle musculature ( ...
A pegleg is a prosthesis, or artificial limb, fitted to the remaining stump of a human leg. Its use dates to antiquity. By the ... Nowadays, wooden peglegs have been replaced by more modern materials, though some sports prostheses do have the same form. ... Even as vendors touted advantages of more complicated prostheses over simple peglegs, according to a contemporary surgeon, many ... Padula, Patricia A.; Friedmann, Lawrence W. (1987). "Acquired Amputation and Prostheses Before the Sixteenth Century". ...
He was fitted with a wooden prosthesis and Napoleon showed his admiration by giving him a title and an annual endowment. He was ... He lost his left leg after he was wounded in the Battle of Wagram; it was replaced by a wooden prosthesis earning him the ...
Two months after the amputation, he had a prosthesis fitted and returned to work at Valchem in Wangaratta. He had the nickname ...
Kelly's treatment involved having parts of his legs removed that were deficient, and then being fitted with prosthesis. Moira ...
This allows the patient to be fit with a below knee prosthesis vs a traditional above knee prosthesis. ... extension prosthesis, or custom shoe lifts. Amputation usually requires the use of prosthesis. Another alternative is a ...
He also started running in the summer of 2003 as soon as he had his prosthesis fitted: "I love that sound of air rushing past ... He took up running again after being fitted with a prosthesis, and participated in his first race in 2004. The following year, ... His customized running prosthesis worth £3,000 was in the boot. Following his appeal for the return of the prosthesis, he ... With his sprinting prosthesis, McFall began training with an ex-Paralympian. In early 2005 former Welsh international athlete ...
Prosthesis is a synthetic alternative for missing limbs, teeth, and various other body parts. Advances in prosthetic limbs have ... Infants at the age of six months are recommended to have a prosthetic mitten fitted; enabling them to get used to the ... They were first used on adults, but now they are being fitted to children.[10] ... prosthesis. A hook will be added when the child reaches the age of two years. Eventually the patient may receive a myoelectric ...
The fitting of lower extremity prostheses, for example, involves making a socket that fits the residuum as a first step. The ... Prostheses are aligned with the client walking, while the prosthetist observes the gait and corrects for any deviations from ... A prosthetist is a person who has been qualified and certified to treat a person by using prostheses to residual limbs of the ... determine the precise technical specifications of prosthesis and Orthosis, take measurements and image of body segments, ...
During another surgery, Cleveland was fitted with a hard rubber dental prosthesis that corrected his speech and restored his ...
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Ocularists specialize in the fabrication and fitting of ocular prostheses for people who have lost eyes due to trauma or ... This difference has decreased as the majority of optometrists screen for and treat eye disease and many ophthalmologists fit ... Opticians specialize in the fitting and fabrication of ophthalmic lenses, spectacles, contact lenses, low vision aids and ... ophthalmology has developed as a specialization of medical doctors while optometry originated as a profession that fitted ...
Prosthesis could spare some horses from death: By Ted Brewer -- Best Friends Animal Society Its a practice so common ... Horses Leg Amputated and Fitted with a Prosthesis, Riley Returns to Best Friends with a Lifesaving Lesson ... The ideal candidate for prosthesis is the thoroughbred racehorse because theyre incredibly fit, Vlahos says. We really feel ... and fitted her with a temporary prosthesis - one of three shell receive while the swelling in her stump heals. ...
"Prosthesis Fitting" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Prosthesis Fitting" was a major or minor topic ... "Prosthesis Fitting" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicines controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical ... Below are the most recent publications written about "Prosthesis Fitting" by people in Profiles. ... Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Prosthesis Fitting". ...
Press statement: A better prosthesis: Sandia invents sensor to learn about fit; system to make fit better…. ... Sandia Dynamic Leg Prosthesis Technology Auto-Adjusts for All Day Fit (VIDEO). October 14th, 2014 Medgadget Editors Orthopedic ... Thats because live tissue can gain or lose interstitial compartment fluid volume throughout the day, turning any fit that ... often creating substantial pain that cause many amputees to stop using their prostheses. The socket they developed has built-in ...
She was fitted with a prosthesis,she is a 42DD, which had to be chan ... She was fitted with a prosthesis,she is a 42DD, which had to be changed as it wasnt a good fit. The second visit also felt ... The prosthesis keeps poking out of the top of the bra even when it is sat correctly in the pocket in the bra. She is short and ... This is the first one I looked at www.jothornton.co.uk/ourshop/cat_421596-Single-Breast-Prosthesis.html and she says she is ...
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A Gender-Specific Posterior Cruciate-Substituting High-Flexion Knee Prosthesis Does Not Improve Fit and Function. The safety ... A Gender-Specific Posterior Cruciate-Substituting High-Flexion Knee Prosthesis Does Not Improve Fit and Function Compared With ...
What is immediate postoperative fit prosthesis? Meaning of immediate postoperative fit prosthesis medical term. What does ... Looking for online definition of immediate postoperative fit prosthesis in the Medical Dictionary? immediate postoperative fit ... immediate postoperative fit prosthesis. immediate postoperative fit (IPOF) prosthesis. a temporary or preparatory prosthesis, ... Immediate postoperative fit prosthesis , definition of immediate postoperative fit prosthesis by Medical dictionary https:// ...
Shape analysis for fitting in a visual prosthesis. A method of testing subjects perception of complex shapes created by ... patterned multi-electrode direct stimulation of a retinal prosthesis is described. The... ...
... we can offer you an optimum fitted leg prostheses with the highest possible functionality, aesthetics and comfort. ... Thanks to our fittings for different amputation levels depending on the length of your leg, ... Fitting success The success of a fitting with a leg prosthesis depends on a variety of factors, with the most central one being ... When having an amputation in the foot region you can be fitted with a high-quality silicone prosthesis. The advantage of a ...
The visual prosthesis has a plurality of electrodes and the video configuration file defines mapping of a video signal captured ... from a camera of the visual prosthesis to an electrical signal for the electrodes. The editing controls a brightness map for an ... A method of editing a video configuration file downloadable to or from a video processing unit of a fitting system for a visual ... Visual prosthesis fitting US7957811B2 (en) * 2007-05-08. 2011-06-07. Second Sight Medical Products, Inc.. Spatial mapping for a ...
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Breast Prosthesis and Bra Information, has been written to provide practical information about prostheses (artificial breast ... When being fitted for your prosthesis you need to:. *either take a well-fitting bra or be fitted for a suitable bra at the same ... A breast prosthesis is a breast form that can fit in a bra to make your breasts look natural and balanced. The prosthesis can ... Swim prosthesis-women may be advised to wear a swim prosthesis so that their silicone prosthesis is not damaged by chlorine or ...
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Techniques for Evaluating the Fit of Removable and Fixed Prosthesis. . Biblioteca virtual para leer y descargar libros, ... Ill-fitting prosthesis may cause mechanical failures of the prosthesis, implant systems, or biologic complications of the ... The importance of an accurately fitting fixed prosthesis or a removable prosthesis is essential for the success of the ... Techniques for Evaluating the Fit of Removable and Fixed Prosthesis - Descarga este documento en PDF. Documentación en PDF para ...
Your prosthesis provider should be well-aware of the risk a poorly fit prosthesis presents. According to the Orthotics and ... Thus, a poorly fit prosthesis is unable to perform optimally. Yet beyond the performance aspect, a prosthesis which does not ... Examining the dangers posed by a poorly fit prosthesis. On behalf of Futterman, Sirotkin & Seinfeld, LLP posted in Surgical ... Your prosthesis must fit to exact specifications in order to provide you with the range of movement and support that it was ...
IMMEDIATE FIT USING INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY TRANSTIBIAL PROSTHESIS SBC: IFIT PROSTHETICS, LLC Topic: NIA ... LLC r and its founder was to create and commercialize a modular immediate fit fully adjustable transtibial prosthesis system ... using high strength polymer materials that are injection molded at a fraction of the cost of conventionally made prostheses ...
A bone prosthesis comprising at least one joint component replacing a natural joint half, which is provided with a shank ... The diameter of the coupling shaft is such that it is a tight fit in the hip component and the key 8 enters the appropriate ... Femoral prosthesis. US3064645 *. 15 Jan 1962. 20 Nov 1962. Raymond P Ficat. Damped prosthesis forming a substitute for the coxo ... Joint prosthesis. EP0038897A1 *. 31 Dec 1980. 4 Nov 1981. Andr Rambert. Non cemented intramedullary prosthesis for a hip joint ...
Visual Prosthesis Fitting. March, 2008. Mcmahon et al.. 20090118816. Implantable Device for Therapeutic Treatment Within a Body ... The prosthesis of claim 33 wherein the stiffness of the disc is within the range of about 50 to 4000 N/mm. 35. The prosthesis ... The prosthesis of claim 33 wherein the stiffness of the disc is within the range of about 400 to 800 N/mm. 37. The prosthesis ... The prosthesis of claim 60 wherein the stiffness of the disc is within the range of about 50 to 4000 N/mm. 62. The prosthesis ...
Z44.30 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of encounter for fitting and adjustment of external breast ... prosthesis, unspecified breast. Code valid for the year 2020 ... Encntr for fit/adjst of external breast prosth, unsp breast. ... Encounter for fitting and adjustment of external breast prosthesis, unspecified breast. *ICD-10-CM Index ... is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of encounter for fitting and adjustment of external breast prosthesis, ...
This prosthesis essentially comprises a given size stem at the top portion thereto there is provided an oval cross-section seat ... Shoulder or hip prosthesis and process for fitting same US7470287B2 (en) 2004-06-28. 2008-12-30. Tornier Sas. Shoulder or hip ... Shoulder or hip prosthesis and process for fitting same US7060102B2 (en) 2004-01-21. 2006-06-13. Thompson Matthew T. Femoral ... Apparatus for fitting a shoulder prosthesis US20110224798A1 (en) * 2010-03-09. 2011-09-15. James Thompson Caillouette. Hip ...
Implant-abutment fit influences the mechanical performance of single-crown prostheses. Ilana S. Ramalho, Edmara T.P. Bergamo, ... Implant-abutment fit influences the mechanical performance of single-crown prostheses. / Ramalho, Ilana S.; Bergamo, Edmara T.P ... Implant-abutment fit influences the mechanical performance of single-crown prostheses. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of ... title = "Implant-abutment fit influences the mechanical performance of single-crown prostheses", ...
A modular nucleus pulposus prosthesis having at least two hingedly connected tear drop shaped disc bodies which combined to ... Intervertebral disc prosthesis and fitting tools. US7503933. 9 Sep 2002. 17 Mar 2009. Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.. Lordotic ... Intervertebral prosthesis and a process for implanting such a prosthesis. US5772661. 27 Feb 1995. 30 Jun 1998. Michelson; Gary ... Prosthesis for spinal repair. US3875595. 15 Apr 1974. 8 Apr 1975. Froning Edward C. Intervertebral disc prosthesis and ...
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A breast prostheses or breast form may be worn to simulate the natural breast and body shape. A mastectomy bra is a bra that is ... How soon after surgery can I be fitted for my breast prosthesis?. You may make an appointment to be fitted as soon as you ... The bra comes in a variety of attractive colors and styles and can be fitted at the same time as your breast prosthesis fitting ... Making an appointment for a compression garment, wig, breast prosthesis, or bra fitting is helpful to us so we can give you our ...
Investigation to propose a prosthesis fitting methodology that can be performed at a distance. ... participated in this study and were fitted with a 3D printed transitional hand prosthesis. ... Additionally, the prosthesis allows for manual adjustment options for wrist pronation and supination, elbow and shoulder ... The purpose of this project was to design an inexpensive 3D printed shoulder prosthesis to perform bi-manual and unilateral ...
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  • When having an amputation in the foot region you can be fitted with a high-quality silicone prosthesis. (ottobock.com.au)
  • If you need a prosthetic fitting for these kinds of amputation levels your prosthesis will consist of various modular components, such as a prosthetic foot, knee and hip joint where applicable and connecting elements. (ottobock.com.au)
  • However, as we here at Futterman, Sirotkin, and Seinfeld LLP have seen with some our past clients, in some cases, a poorly fit prosthesis can compound the problems that come with a limb amputation. (queensnewyorklawyers.com)
  • After the amputation of his leg he was fitted for a prosthesis. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • When an amputee is fitted with a prosthetic device, the residual limb, or the limb that's left after amputation, wasn't designed to be walked on. (iu.edu)
  • Following an amputation, it is usually possible to have an artificial limb (a prosthesis). (macmillan.org.uk)
  • Following an amputation, most people can be fitted with an artificial limb called a prosthesis. (macmillan.org.uk)
  • Depending on the severity of the deformities, the treatment may include the amputation of the foot or part of the leg, lengthening of the femur, extension prosthesis, or custom shoe lifts . (wikipedia.org)
  • Amputation usually requires the use of prosthesis . (wikipedia.org)
  • Second Sight Medical Products shares are trading higher after a USPTO site showed the company will be issued a US patent for 'Method and Apparatus for Fitting a Visual Prosthesis Using Electrically Evoked Responses. (benzinga.com)
  • Badly fitting (shape) breast prosthesis after mastectomy. (mumsnet.com)
  • The prosthesis can replace the whole breast (mas-tectomy) or a part of the breast after a wide local excision (lumpectomy, breast-conserving surgery and partial mastectomy). (cancernz.org.nz)
  • Depending on the type of surgery: lumpectomy, partial or full mastectomy different prosthesis are used to restore body image. (hopesupportcentre.ie)
  • Trulife Active Flow or Aqua Flow mastectomy breast forms or mastectomy prostheses are specialty forms designed for all active and leisure activities such as swimming, yoga, gardening, exercise and. (gracemd.ca)
  • Breast prostheses are sold in stores that specialize in products for women who have a mastectomy. (cancer.ca)
  • Prostheses can be worn with a regular bra or a mastectomy bra. (cancer.ca)
  • A mastectomy bra has a pocket sewn into it for the prosthesis. (cancer.ca)
  • After a mastectomy, it is recommended that the surgery site has had time to heal before wearing a breast prosthesis and bra. (cancercare.mb.ca)
  • Ill-fitting prosthesis may cause mechanical failures of the prosthesis, implant systems, or biologic complications of the surrounding tissue. (duhnnae.com)
  • Objectives: To evaluate the three-dimensional fit of abutments fabricated by the industry to those either milled or cast by a commercial laboratory and to correlate the implant-abutment connection fit with stress at fatigue failure of prostheses. (nyu.edu)
  • Intraoral framework pick-up technique to improve fit of a metal-resin implant prosthesis. (bvsalud.org)
  • The achievement of passive fit is an important prerequisite for the prevention of complications in full-arch screw-retained implant prosthesis. (bvsalud.org)
  • The aim of this paper is to propose a modified screw-retained prosthesis design for complete arch implant fixed rehabilitation. (bvsalud.org)
  • A technique for the fabrication of a full-arch metal-resin implant-supported screw-retained prosthesis is described. (bvsalud.org)
  • The FIT cementless hip prosthesis was developed to achieve the utmost stability while respecting the morphology of the femur, without forcing the bone to adapt to the shape of the implant. (healthmanagement.org)
  • We also hypothesized that a minimum stem length might be required for the initial fixation strength of a press-fit implant. (elsevier.com)
  • Uses include as a prosthesis, mammary implant, drug mass transport device, and sensor device. (google.ca)
  • He or she should make the patient aware of possible complications, which include loss of extraocular muscle function with decreased motility of the prosthesis, orbital infection, implant extrusion, enophthalmos, pyogenic granuloma, ptosis and visual hallucinations. (aao.org)
  • Select the largest implant that fits easily into the socket, realizing that a smaller-sized implant will reduce the chance of extrusion, while a larger-sized implant will offer superior motility and cosmesis. (aao.org)
  • The company generates revenue from the sale of its Argus II retinal prosthesis systems, which include the implant and external components. (benzinga.com)
  • The proposal would impose new requirements for covering more advanced - and more expensive - lower-limb prostheses. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Medicare spending for lower limb prostheses increased 27 percent, from $517 million to $655 million, between 2005 and 2009, the inspector general found, even as the number of patients decreased by 2.5 percent. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The agency contracts out policy decisions and claims processing for lower-limb prostheses to private companies. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The purpose of this study was to compare functional and radiographic results, range of motion of the knee, patient satisfaction, femoral component, revision and complication rates in patients receiving either a standard posterior cruciate substituting-flex (LPS-flex) or gender-specific posterior cruciate substituting-flex (LPS-Flex) total knee prosthesis. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • A modular nucleus pulposus prosthesis having at least two hingedly connected tear drop shaped disc bodies which combined to form a discoid endoprosthetic disc. (google.co.uk)
  • Maybe rather than buying different bras she could try different prostheses. (mumsnet.com)
  • The payments are to reduce the cost of buying breast prostheses and bras. (cancernz.org.nz)
  • bras, including special bras to hold a prosthesis, surgical bras and normal bras. (cancernz.org.nz)
  • modifications to bras to accommodate a prosthesis. (cancernz.org.nz)
  • Will my insurance cover my breast prosthesis and prosthetic bras? (dana-farber.org)
  • For breast prostheses, get a prescription from your doctor stating your diagnosis, right or left breast prosthesis, and prosthetic bras. (dana-farber.org)
  • Medicare covers bras and prostheses as medically necessary. (dana-farber.org)
  • Most insurance companies cover breast prostheses and bras. (dana-farber.org)
  • Many breast prostheses manufacturers also make special bras with pockets in the cups to hold the prosthesis in place. (cancer.ca)
  • All prostheses and bras must be obtained through a Manitoba Breast Prosthesis Program Approved Retail Supplier. (cancercare.mb.ca)
  • While she led me to the back fitting room, she peppered our conversation with facts, anecdotes and tips about bras. (yaledailynews.com)
  • Jeniene has been fitting bras for so long that she can tell a woman's bra size as soon as she lifts up her shirt (although she always measures to confirm. (yaledailynews.com)
  • The bra fitters not only suggested particular bras but also worked with seamstresses to alter the bras to achieve a perfect fit. (yaledailynews.com)
  • Jeniene doesn't alter bras anymore because the variety of bra sizes from each company and the quality of construction is such that she can find a bra in her store that fits any customer's specific breast shape. (yaledailynews.com)
  • Others are expectant mothers, like the woman who walked in flustered and uncomfortable because her breasts had swelled so dramatically that her bras no longer fit her and couldn't support her breasts. (yaledailynews.com)
  • In May, Vlahos loaded Riley into his horse trailer and transported her to his clinic in Wyoming, where he amputated her leg at mid-cannon bone (just below her knee) and fitted her with a temporary prosthesis - one of three she'll receive while the swelling in her stump heals. (prweb.com)
  • 8. A bone prosthesis assembly of claim 7 wherein the portion of each of said joint components adjacent the knee joint is designed to resemble the natural distal femur and includes a trough to accommodate the natural patella. (google.ca)
  • 9. A bone prosthesis assembly of claim 1 wherein each joint component is the tibial joint part of a knee joint prosthesis. (google.ca)
  • 11. A bone prosthesis assembly of claim 10 comprising a set of femoral hip joint components, each of said hip joint components including a shank portion of different length, and a set of femoral knee joint components, each of said knee joint components including a shank portion of different length. (google.ca)
  • Femoral component for a knee prosthesis adapted to cooperate with an insert attached to a tibial plateau anchored at the upper end of a tibia. (google.com)
  • Objective To determine the effects of gender on distal femoral aspect ratio (DFAR),femoral component fit,and clinical outcomes at 2 years after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). (bvsalud.org)
  • Unlike below-the-knee (BK) prostheses, AK devices do not sufficiently help with transfers or in rising from a sitting to a standing position because they no longer have knee strength. (go.com)
  • Once a prosthesis is fitted, the ankle of the foot functions as a knee. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • I had a big problem with my old prosthesis as the connecting angle between the knee and the lower-leg spring often broke when I was doing long jump,' he explains. (esa.int)
  • Biomedical procedures determined which parts of the prostheses could be improved for running and jumping and it became clear that the major problem was the knee joint element, namely the L-shaped bracket between the artificial knee and the carbon feather, which replaces the lower leg. (esa.int)
  • This allows the patient to be fit with a below knee prosthesis vs a traditional above knee prosthesis. (wikipedia.org)
  • They can help find the best type of prosthesis for you and show you how to use it properly. (cancer.ca)
  • The type of prosthesis you have will influence the type of bra you need (see our Which bra should I choose page for more guidance). (eloise.co.uk)
  • a temporary or preparatory prosthesis, such as a pylon. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Initially you will be given a soft fabric, temporary prosthesis to pin in your clothing. (cancernz.org.nz)
  • At this time you may wish to pin the temporary prosthesis into a camisole or a light, soft, stretchy bra. (cancernz.org.nz)
  • A temporary prosthesis, or puff, is a soft, light form that can be pinned inside of clothes or worn inside a loose-fitting bra. (cancer.ca)
  • You can tuck a temporary prosthesis into the bra cup to provide a smoother shape. (cancer.ca)
  • LAMPANG, Thailand --A Thai elephant that attracted worldwide attention when its foot was amputated after it stepped on a land mine has been fitted with a temporary prosthesis, a wildlife conservation worker said Sunday. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the meantime, you may be fitted with a temporary one so that you can begin to get used to having one. (macmillan.org.uk)
  • A lightweight soft cotton filled temporary prosthesis can be worn while you are healing. (cancercare.mb.ca)
  • If you can't find a prosthesis that works for you, you can have a custom one made. (cancer.ca)
  • Whatever type of surgery you have had (or any other reasons for a prosthesis) it should be possible to find a prosthesis that feels comfortable and matches your remaining breast or previous shape to restore a natural outline. (eloise.co.uk)
  • Jen Reid, who manages Horse Haven at Best Friends, and veterinarian Tara Timpson had run out of options for easing Riley's suffering when two volunteers at Horse Haven mentioned Ted Vlahos, a surgeon in Sheridan, Wyoming, who had successfully fitted horse amputees with artificial legs. (prweb.com)
  • This is important because the sheer forces applied along the leg rub and pull on the skin, often creating substantial pain that cause many amputees to stop using their prostheses. (medgadget.com)
  • What are some of the issues that amputees face when the prosthesis is not fitting correctly? (iu.edu)
  • Along with physical therapy, in order to prepare for a prosthesis fitting, amputees often begin "desensitizing" their residual limb. (go.com)
  • Most amputees believe the socket is the most important aspect of a prosthesis. (go.com)
  • Many amputees voice frustration at this stage because every socket feels differently and takes time to adjust to its fit. (go.com)
  • Amputees operate these myoelectric prostheses by activating sensors placed on the forearm. (charlotteobserver.com)
  • Instead of euthanizing Riley for a severe leg infection, Best Friends gave her a second lease on life by having her leg amputated and fitted with an artificial limb. (prweb.com)
  • It forms the interface between your residual limb and your leg prosthesis. (ottobock.com.au)
  • Yet beyond the performance aspect, a prosthesis which does not correctly conform to your limb can also cause uneven pressure at different points, which contributes to the breakdown of the skin in these areas. (queensnewyorklawyers.com)
  • Because a snugly fit prosthesis does allow for air circulation between it and your limb, perspiration becomes trapped. (queensnewyorklawyers.com)
  • Nine children (two girls and seven boys, three to 16 years of age) with upper-limb reductions (one traumatic and eight congenital) were fitted with our 3D printed prosthetic hand and were asked to complete a survey. (unomaha.edu)
  • We are a specialised service providing clinical assessment and evaluation for a wide range of clients with limb loss and deficiency, leading to the custom prescription, design and manufacture of prostheses in our facility. (alfredhealth.org.au)
  • if you are going to be fitted with a prosthesis as part of your plan, a time will be made for a Prosthetist to assess and take measurements and a cast of your residual limb. (alfredhealth.org.au)
  • As your residual limb will commonly change in shape and size (even subtly), so will the socket fit of your prosthesis. (alfredhealth.org.au)
  • Wrap the limb to help form it into a firm cone shape so it will fit a prosthesis. (drugs.com)
  • The grant named Development of Adaptive Vacuum Suspension to Improve Prosthetic Fit and Residual Limb Health" Award to them is the amount of more than $1.9 million. (iu.edu)
  • That connection is critical to the success of the prostheses, and improving the residual limb health. (iu.edu)
  • On the other hand, if the prosthesis is too loose, the residual limb can start moving around inside the socket and can cause a wound. (iu.edu)
  • Using a simple upper limb functional task prosthesis users are assessed for (1) success of task completion, (2) task duration, (3) quality of movement, and (4) gaze behavior. (frontiersin.org)
  • Statistics relating to the prevalence of limb absence and provision of prostheses are poor. (frontiersin.org)
  • But in this initial fitting, the amputee needs to be measured and "cast" - As we saw in the episode, this process can be done either manually with plaster wrapping or by scanning to create a digital image of the limb. (go.com)
  • Arizona's residual limb will continue to change as she uses her prosthesis more. (go.com)
  • However, once the residual limb stabilizes in volume size and matures, the amputee will be able to consider a more definitive option for their prosthesis. (go.com)
  • The fitting of artificial limbs may be arranged through the ward where you are being treated or through a separate limb clinic. (macmillan.org.uk)
  • After your operation, you will have an appointment to see an artificial limb specialist who will show you the different types of prosthesis and how they work. (macmillan.org.uk)
  • Together with Wojtek Czyz three areas that needed improving were identified: the artificial limb itself, the fit and training conditions. (esa.int)
  • 2. A bone prosthesis assembly of claim 1 wherein each joint component is the femoral joint part of a hip joint prosthesis. (google.ca)
  • 2. The joint prosthesis according to claim 1 wherein said first member and said second member are substantially half-moon shaped, said second member defined by said second articulating surface having intersecting convex and concave surfaces. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 3. The joint prosthesis according to claim 1 wherein said first and second members include retaining members extending transversely through a major axis of said first and second members. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 4. The joint prosthesis according to claim 3 wherein said retaining members are aligned along said first and second bone fixation surfaces. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 5. The joint prosthesis according to claim 3 wherein said retaining members are releasably secured to post members on said set plate member. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 6. The joint prosthesis according to claim 3 wherein said set plate member is aligned along a medial aspect of said first and second members. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • 7. The joint prosthesis according to claim 1 wherein said set plate member comprises at least three outwardly extending arm members. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • A method of testing subjects' perception of complex shapes created by patterned multi-electrode direct stimulation of a retinal prosthesis is described. (patents.com)
  • The advantage of a custom silicone prosthesis is its high wearing comfort through its accurate adaption to your foot shape. (ottobock.com.au)
  • A silicone prosthesis costs around £135, so it's always best to be properly fitted to ensure you are in the right shape, and to look after it once you've made a purchase. (eloise.co.uk)
  • They weigh about half as much as a silicone prosthesis and due to the lead weight inserted inside they tend to 'sit' a little better than a non-weighted form. (eloise.co.uk)
  • Your Breast Care Nurse will give you advice on when you are ready to get a permanent prosthesis, (usually 6 to 10 weeks after surgery). (cancernz.org.nz)
  • A permanent prosthesis is designed to look, weigh and move like a natural breast. (cancer.ca)
  • You can be fitted for a permanent prosthesis 4-6 weeks after surgery. (cancer.ca)
  • When properly fitted, a permanent prosthesis provides balance for good posture. (cancer.ca)
  • You may want to take your partner or a good friend with you to give you support and feedback when you go shopping for a permanent prosthesis. (cancer.ca)
  • The cost of a permanent prosthesis may be covered by your provincial or territorial health insurance plans or by personal or work health insurance plans. (cancer.ca)
  • Users of myoelectric prostheses can often find them difficult to control. (frontiersin.org)
  • Interestingly, despite a large volume of research aimed at improving myoelectric prostheses, it is not currently known which aspect of clinically available systems has the greatest impact on overall functionality and everyday usage. (frontiersin.org)
  • A properly fitted bra or prosthesis helps to restore confidence while providing comfort. (hopesupportcentre.ie)
  • A well-fashioned, properly fitted prosthesis is critical to achieving success,' he said. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Wearing a properly fitted breast prostesis and bra can help a woman feel more balanced, improve her posture and help with attire. (cancercare.mb.ca)
  • In general, cementless fixations, and especially cementless fixations where metal interfaces directly with bone, have the potential for producing a longer lasting and stronger prosthesis fixation because they do not include cement which can deteriorate with time and which is relatively weak in comparison to metal and bone. (google.com)
  • 10. The aggregate prosthesis according to claim 8 wherein said first and second bone fixation surfaces include porous members integral with said surfaces. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • The prosthetist will examine and question the amputee in how the socket fits, making adjustments as needed. (go.com)
  • 3. A bone prosthesis assembly of claim 1 wherein each joint component comprises a conical neck portion adapted to receive a joint head with an inner female conical portion in frictional engagement. (google.ca)
  • 2. The endoprosthesis of claim 1 wherein said bodies are configured to join together and fit within the annulus upon implantation therein. (google.co.uk)
  • 5. The implantable device of claim 1, wherein the device is a mammary prosthesis. (google.ca)
  • The modular SAM-FIT hip prosthesis has an anatomical and cementless design and was developed to offer surgeons more intraoperative options by enhancing the versatility of the already successful FIT stem. (healthmanagement.org)
  • The patient's original hip replacement had been done in 2006 with an ASR (articular surface replacement) hip prosthesis (ASR XL Acetabular Hip System [DePuy Orthopaedics, Warsaw, Ind, USA]), comprising a large-diameter metal (cobalt and chromium) cup with a large modular metal head on a titanium Corail stem ( Box ). (mja.com.au)
  • Probability of survival (reliability) and fractography to characterize failure modes were also performed for cemented and screw-retained prostheses. (nyu.edu)
  • Furthermore, a partial foot prosthesis has a highly natural appearance because its colour and shape can be individually adapted to you. (ottobock.com.au)
  • You can wear a partial prosthesis (also called a shaper, shell or equalizer) over the breast to create a fuller, smoother appearance. (cancer.ca)
  • The purpose of this project was to design an inexpensive 3D printed shoulder prosthesis to perform bi-manual and unilateral activities with a functional grasp. (unomaha.edu)
  • A well-fitting and functional prosthesis and retraining can speed rehabilitation. (medlineplus.gov)
  • and functional prostheses, which are either body-powered via the use of a harness and cables, or electrically powered via rechargeable batteries. (frontiersin.org)
  • This resource provides practical information about prostheses (artificial breast forms) for women who have had breast surgery. (cancernz.org.nz)
  • A breast prosthesis or breast form is an artificial breast used after a surgery in which the breast has been removed or altered. (dana-farber.org)
  • A breast prosthesis is an artificial breast form. (cancer.ca)
  • Z44.30 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of encounter for fitting and adjustment of external breast prosthesis, unspecified breast. (icdlist.com)
  • Additionally, the prosthesis allows for manual adjustment options for wrist pronation and supination, elbow and shoulder flexion and extension, as well as shoulder internal and external rotations. (unomaha.edu)
  • To help overcome these issues and offer all-day comfort, researchers at Sandia National Labs, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin , have developed a special sensor and shape changing socket to regularly adjust the fit. (medgadget.com)
  • For ultimate safety and comfort, the optimum fit of your prosthetic socket is especially important. (ottobock.com.au)
  • In the other class, the socket portion of the joint includes a screw thread on some portion of its outer surface which is used to screw the prosthesis into a prepared cavity in the bony structure. (google.com)
  • One of our goals is to fit the most comfortable prosthetic socket design we can for that patient, so they can fully utilize the advanced technology available to them. (iu.edu)
  • The fit of the prosthetic socket is critical to the success of the entire prosthetic device. (iu.edu)
  • Second, to measure unpredictability introduced at the skin-electrode interface, in order to understand the effects of the socket-mounted electrode fit under different loads on the variability of time taken for the prosthetic hand to respond. (frontiersin.org)
  • After her incision healed, Arizona met with her prosthetist to be fitted for her postoperative socket. (go.com)
  • The socket is the part of the prosthesis that attaches it to the body and basically determines whether it will comfortably fit. (go.com)
  • A breast prosthesis or form is used to replace lost breast tissue post surgery. (hopesupportcentre.ie)
  • It is recommended to have a proper fitting approximately 6 to 8 weeks post surgery. (hopesupportcentre.ie)
  • A breast prosthesis is weighted and helps keep the body symmetrical when breast surgery results in an imbalance. (dana-farber.org)
  • How soon after surgery can I be fitted for my breast prosthesis? (dana-farber.org)
  • 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)
  • Some women choose not to use a breast prosthesis or to have reconstructive surgery. (cancer.ca)
  • Most women who have breast-conserving surgery do not need a prosthesis to replace the missing breast tissue. (cancer.ca)
  • After her surgery, while recovering at home, Arizona needed to undergo extensive physical therapy before being fitted with a prosthesis. (go.com)
  • Silicone prostheses are fitted 6-8 weeks after surgery, once the area is properly healed. (eloise.co.uk)
  • Gaston said the patient's surgery, on Feb. 23, 2015, was obviously successful even before he got his prosthesis. (charlotteobserver.com)
  • McCormick's insurance covered the surgery but not the prosthesis, Gaston said. (charlotteobserver.com)
  • OrthoCarolina's research arm provided $25,000 to pay for the artificial hand, and the Hanger Clinic, a prosthetics agency in Charlotte, donated time to build the prosthesis and also help devise the surgery. (charlotteobserver.com)
  • With the increased fitting of scleral lenses by eye care practitioners, complications with lens wear need to be considered. (nih.gov)
  • They are designed to provide shape, good support while the pockets are used to hold prosthesis. (hopesupportcentre.ie)
  • Bacteria formed in these pockets of perspiration can enter the irritated areas caused by your poorly fitting prosthesis, leading to infection and skin ulcers. (queensnewyorklawyers.com)
  • Prostheses and the nipples on the prostheses come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and colours. (cancer.ca)
  • Try the prosthesis on in a comfortable, supportive bra. (cancer.ca)
  • Amoena Leisure Weighted Foam Breast Form is sophisticated and designed with polyurethane foam and a naturally occurring mineral (Barium Sulfate) in fused into the core of the foam breast prosthesis. (gracemd.ca)
  • Breast prostheses usually come in silicone, foam, or fiberfill and are worn inside the bra or are attached to the body with a special adhesive. (dana-farber.org)
  • The third condyle is adapted to provide posterior stabilization of the prosthesis during flexion between the tibia and the femur when the posterior cruciate ligament is no longer able to substantially perform its function. (google.com)
  • Prosthesis-patient mismatch is not clinically relevant in aortic valve replacement using the Carpentier-Edwards Perimount valve. (biomedsearch.com)
  • BACKGROUND: Previous studies have shown that prosthesis-patient mismatch (PPM) results in higher early and late mortality after bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Making an appointment for a compression garment, wig, breast prosthesis, or bra fitting is helpful to us so we can give you our full attention and reduce your wait time. (dana-farber.org)
  • You'll be fitted with a compression garment once your wound has healed. (www.nhs.uk)
  • You may want to ask if the prosthesis can be worn with swimwear and if you need to wear a specially designed swimsuit with it. (cancer.ca)
  • Hence the clinician must carefully evaluate the adaptation of the prosthesis using the clinical techniques and combination of the available materials and evaluation methods to optimize the fit of prosthesis. (duhnnae.com)
  • This article reviews the various clinical methods that have been suggested for evaluating the fit of the fixed and removable prosthesis. (duhnnae.com)
  • These methods will later be used to assess a prosthesis user cohort to establish the relative contribution of each control factor to the individual measures of functionality and everyday usage (using multiple regression models). (frontiersin.org)
  • On the right: Porous coated tibial prosthesis removed from patient with infection. (cedars-sinai.edu)
  • The prosthesis keeps poking out of the top of the bra even when it is sat correctly in the pocket in the bra. (mumsnet.com)
  • Our bra and prosthesis fitting service is run by a trained fitter who understands that every lady who attends the service is individual and that their needs can differ. (hopesupportcentre.ie)
  • A trained fitter can suggest a bra that will fit and support you well. (cancer.ca)
  • First, a cavity having the shape of a truncated cone and a cone angle and diameter appropriate to the cone angle and diameter of the threads on the outer surface of the prosthesis and a depth corresponding to the height of the prosthesis is reamed into the bony structure. (google.com)
  • They can also show you how to take care of your prosthesis so that it will keep its shape. (cancer.ca)
  • To find out which size you should have in your prostheses, visit our size/shape guide . (eloise.co.uk)
  • Silicone prostheses normally last at least two years and need replacing when they lose shape and firmness. (eloise.co.uk)
  • Conclusions: The length of the stem affects the initial stability of press-fit radial head prostheses when the level of head and neck resection is at the minimum (ie, 10 mm) for currently available prosthetic designs. (elsevier.com)
  • A breast cancer diagnosis can led to an altered body image, it can be daunting to try to source the correct and appropriate bra or prosthesis. (hopesupportcentre.ie)
  • Cementation of the framework to the abutments intraorally improves the passivity of fit of the prosthesis on the implants. (bvsalud.org)
  • This treatment demonstrates the insertion of a two-unit TRINIA® prosthesis for maxillary central incisor implants in a 71-year-old male, who presented with an ill-fitting, splinted Porcelain-Fused-to-Metal (PFM) prosthesis. (bicon.com)
  • Our technical expertise does not only cover a comprehensive portfolio of products and services, but also includes the individual adaptation of your device and quality control systems for you to fully benefit from all the functions offered by your individual leg prosthesis. (ottobock.com.au)
  • The other three aspects of the prosthesis include: the suspension, the components, and the alignment. (go.com)
  • Treatment options include insertion of a prosthesis, which may be preceded by enucleation of the eye. (wikipedia.org)
  • an emerging clinical problem in patients with metal-on-metal hip prostheses? (mja.com.au)
  • Both patients were treated for osteoarthritis with a DePuy ASR (articular surface replacement) XL Acetabular Hip System prosthesis, which contains cobalt and chromium, and which has recently been recalled from the market. (mja.com.au)