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Energy-Harvesting Mesofluidic Impulse Prosthesis: e-MIP

2019-11-11 17:49:19 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this research is to validate the e-MIP design and function by testing the ability of e-MIP to harvest energy and return a sufficient amount of energy to assist the user during gait. The investigators will also evaluate whether prosthetic users are able to wear and use the e-MIP device long-term.

Study Design

Conditions

Transtibial Amputation

Intervention

Habitual Prosthesis, Energy-Harvesting Mesofluidic Impulse Prosthesis

Location

Orthocare Innovations, LLC
Edmonds
Washington
United States
98020

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Orthocare Innovations, LLC

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-11-11T17:49:19-0500

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