Wayne S G Biggs

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of a vacuum-assisted socket suspension system as compared with pin suspension on lower extremity amputees. DESIGN Randomized crossover with 3-week acclimation. SETTING Household, community, and laboratory environments. PARTICIPANTS Unilateral, transtibial amputees (N=20 enrolled, N=5 completed). INTERVENTIONS (1)(More)
BACKGROUND The newest measure of neurodevelopmental outcomes, the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development, 3rd Edition (Bayley-III), gives higher-than-expected scores for preterm infants; results after cardiac surgery are unknown. OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to report Bayley-III scores after cardiac surgery and compare the results with(More)
OBJECTIVE This study determined neurodevelopmental outcomes of survivors of neonatal cardiac surgery for interrupted aortic arch through an interprovincial program and explored preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative outcome predictors. METHODS Children who underwent neonatal cardiac surgery for interrupted aortic arch at 6 weeks old or younger(More)
AIM To examine survival and neurodevelopmental outcomes in neonates having post-operative cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). METHODS This inception cohort study included all neonates (6 weeks old or less) who received postoperative CPR (Group 1) after cardiac surgery from 1996 to 2005, matched for heart defect, year of surgery, chromosomal abnormality,(More)
For the ambulatory person with lower-limb amputation, insufficient management of perspiration can result in inadequate prosthesis adherence, reduced mobility, and discomfort. This study compared a dynamic air exchange (DAE) prosthesis designed to expel accumulated perspiration with a total surface bearing suction socket (Suction) that cannot. Five people(More)
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