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Amputee & Prosthetic Center Company Profile

06:03 EST 14th December 2018 | BioPortfolio

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Hanger to Ring New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell in Celebration of Veterans Day

Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HNGR), a leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care services and solutions, announced it will ring the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchang...

UChicago receives $3.4 million NIH grant to develop brain-controlled prosthetic limbs

(University of Chicago Medical Center) A team of researchers at the University of Chicago has received a $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The funding will help the team devel...

Detection of Prosthetic Heart Valve Endocarditis

A multicenter, retrospective, observational study of patients undergoing 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose PET/CT for prosthetic valve endocarditis or other indications showed that if certain obvious confounders...

Next Step Bionics & Prosthetics Unveils World’s First Osseointegrated LUKE Arm Prosthesis

First trans-humeral amputee fitted with osseointegrated LUKE arm post targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) surgery Next Step Bionics & Prosthetics today announced...

DARPA's Next Prosthetic Arm Will Connect to Your Brain

For DARPA, the secretive military research agency, it's not enough for a prosthetic limb to simply resemble a normal one, or for a patient to be able to move it through some remote control. DARPA-back...

Amputees feel as though their prosthetic limb belongs to their own body

(Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) In a breakthrough approach that combines virtual reality and artificial tactile sensations, two amputees feel as though their prosthetic hand belongs to th...

Prosthetic Hand Gets Sense of Touch with Electronic ‘Skin’

(UPI) – Engineers have developed an electronic “skin” that allows prosthetic hand users to perceive a real sense of touch. The e-dermis, when layered on top of the prosthetic hands, ...

Neuronal Decoding Algorithm for Prosthetic Limbs

The invention is a new algorithm for decoding neuronal responses based on the discovery that neuronal spike trains can be described using order statistics. The device has applications in the direct co...

PubMed Articles [746 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Personalized design of ankle-foot prosthesis based on computer modeling of amputee locomotion.

This study proposes a computer modeling approach to find the optimal damping coefficients of the viscoelastic ankle-foot prostheses for each specific amputee. A two-dimensional locomotion model was de...

Load distribution on the foot and lofstrand crutches of amputee football players.

Amputee football is a worldwide popular sport with positive physical and psychological effects on the disabled. Amputee players use their hands dominantly for locomotion. However, the effect of using ...

Walking and balance in children and adolescents with lower-limb amputation: A review of literature.

Children with lower limb loss face gait and balance limitations. Prosthetic rehabilitation is thus aimed at improving functional capacity and mobility throughout the developmental phases of the child ...

Lower limb amputee gait characteristics on a specifically designed test ramp: Preliminary results of a biomechanical comparison of two prosthetic foot concepts.

For demanding activities in daily life, such as negotiating stairs, ramps and uneven ground, the functionality of conventional prosthetic feet ("Daily Life Feet" - DLF) is often limited. With the intr...

Benefits of an increased prosthetic ankle range of motion for individuals with a trans-tibial amputation walking with a new prosthetic foot.

Individuals with trans-tibial amputation show a greater peak prosthetic ankle power (push- off) when using energy storing and returning (ESAR) prosthetic feet as compared to solid-ankle cushion-heel f...

Clinical Trials [2005 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Amputee Residual Limb Volume Fluctuation

The goal of this project is a useful clinical instrument for diagnosis and treatment of residual limb volume fluctuation in individuals who use prosthetic limbs. The hypothesis to be teste...

Pilot Project to Evaluate the Revolutionizing Prosthetics Modular Prosthetic Limb System for Upper Extremity Amputees

The purpose of this study is to optimize the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) advanced upper limb prosthesis, the Modular Prosthetic Limb (MPL), by evaluating the perfor...

Computational Design, Fabrication, and Evaluation of Optimized Patient-Specific Transtibial Prosthetic Sockets

The overall goal of this study is to further develop and clinically assess a computational and data-driven design and manufacturing framework for mechanical interfaces that quantitatively ...

Bioimpedance as a Diagnostic Tool for Assessing the Need for Socket Modification in Transtibial Amputees

The purpose of the proposed study is to conduct research on individuals with lower limb amputation, evaluating if residual limb fluid volume data collected using a novel non-invasive devic...

Outcome Measures for Lower Limb Amputees - A Repeatability Study

During any period of rehabilitation it is important to select meaningful tests that; measure what you want, are responsive to changes in the patient's condition and, easy to use in the cli...

Companies [1409 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Amputee & Prosthetic Center

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Touch Bionics

Touch Bionics is a provider of world-leading prosthetic technologies designed to achieve positive outcomes for people with upper limb deficiencies. Touch Bionics was the first com...

BridgePoint Medical, LLC

BridgePoint Medical, an independently owned prosthetic and orthotic company based in Lexington, Kentucky, was formed in 2004 and operates prosthetic and orthotic healthcare facilities in Kentucky ...

UNYQ

UNYQ is pioneering prosthetic fashion by 3D printing stylish prosthetic covers that are made to fit the individual and restore body symmetry. Amputees can select from dozens of co...

Medical Carbon Research Institute

Medical Carbon Research Institute (MCRI) is the world leader in pyrolytic carbon technology, with emphasis on prosthetic devices. In addition to our own product lines, we help other medical device com...

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