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Synonyms for prosthesis

corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body

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The present study shows that the M is effective in improving the functional ability and in easing the social interaction of previous active users of a myoelectric prosthesis.
Eden began using a myoelectric prosthesis when she was 11 months old.
Determining skill level in myoelectric prosthesis use with multiple outcome measures.
Orthotic/prosthetic devices; Breast prosthesis, specialized bras for women post-mastectomy; Corset Used as Hernia Support; Dynamic Splinting Devices; Foot orthotics/therapeutic shoes; Magnetic insoles for plantar heel pain; Myoelectric prosthesis, upper extremity;
Jesse Sullivan, the world's first recipient of a new nerve-muscle graft procedure to control a myoelectric prosthesis.
published an updated training protocol for people with upper-limb amputation that highlighted the process of controls training for body-powered and myoelectric prosthesis users by level of amputation [7].
The ACMC is intended for myoelectric prosthesis users of different characteristics, and therefore, the inclusion criteria were (1) unilateral (left or right) and bilateral prostheses users; (2) different prosthetic levels; (3) both sexes and different ages; (4) persons with upper-limb reduction deficiency (ULRD) and persons with AA; and (5) users with different years of prosthetic experience, that is, years fitted with myoelectric prosthesis.
Initially, he was provided with a two-electrode myoelectric prosthesis with a DMC plus hand and a passive wrist rotator.
The participants all reported good wearing comfort except P2, who felt the myoelectric prosthesis was heavy and therefore used a cosmetic prosthesis most of the time.
The purpose of this report is to present our case study demonstrating the use of motion analysis, in combination with a modified Box and Blocks test, to quantify the observed improvements in compensatory movements and simultaneous control in a subject using two different prostheses: a body-powered prosthesis and a TMR myoelectric prosthesis.
The use of targeted muscle reinnervation for improved myoelectric prosthesis control in a bilateral shoulder disarticulation amputee.
Future testing will be required to evaluate the ability of patients with amputation to control their multijoint myoelectric prosthesis using the proposed scheme.
In Vietnam war veterans with unilateral upper-limb loss, only 8 have received a myoelectric prosthesis.