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Synonyms for prosthesis

corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body

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This area displayed a stronger response to images of prostheses among the one-handed participants, compared to the controls, particularly among those who used a prosthesis most frequently in their daily lives.
A study conducted by Kiat-Amnuay et al, evaluated time and reapplication effects of adhesive retention of maxillofacial prostheses.
sup][1],[2],[3],[4] Constrained condylar knee (CCK) prostheses are designed to manage these challenges.
She paid for the prostheses with her own funds, but still did not hesitate to ask for a senior citizen's discount from Santos.
To compare the performance of this novel prosthesis with a standard-of-care prosthesis (total surface bearing suction socket), we conducted a within-subject crossover experiment to measure differences in (1) activity levels, (2) residual-limb skin temperatures, (3) perspiration accumulation by both prostheses and expulsion by the novel prosthesis, and (4) subjective experiences.
Since the 1990s and the well-documented complications with silicone gel-filled breast implants and their theoretical health risks, such as connective tissue and autoimmune disorders or the possibility of tumor development [7], silicone elastomer or saline-filled prostheses have been now used [8, 9].
Another approach is to manufacture prostheses of recyclable PET (polyethylene terephthalate thermoplastic polyester), making them lighter, but with the ability to lift up to 8kg, according to Carlos Perez Roque, of the Department of Engineering Mechatronics at the Technological University of Mexico (UNITEC).
The Occupational Therapy team of The Leprosy Mission Hospital Naini, regularly make these prostheses for individuals with missing digits.
The direct skeletal attachment is created by what is known as osseointegration, a technology in limb prostheses pioneered by associate professor Rickard Branemark and his colleagues at Sahlgrenska University Hospital.
Powered lower limb prostheses are emerging, and in theory they have the capacity to better emulate the functionality of the healthy limb.
Bipolar hip prostheses were designed in the 1970's with the goal of reducing friction and impact force on the acetabular cartilage.
In our patient selection and study protocol clinics, bileaflet mechanical prostheses were implanted in 22 patients (10 male, 12 female; mean age 27+-8; range 19-43) who were diagnosed with pure aortic stenosis or stenosis and regurgitation between January 2009 and September 2011.
1) Extrusion of hydroxyapatite prostheses is unfortunately a common complication of middle ear surgery.
In 1862, the government guaranteed prostheses for veterans who lost limbs in the war.
Subjects: Lower-Limb Prostheses, Lower-Limb Orthoses, Gait Analyses: Normal, Pathological, and with Prosthesis, Functional Outcomes with Prosthetics and Orthotics.