A Review of the Failures In Use of the Below Elbow Myoelectric Prosthesis

@inproceedings{Millstein2011ARO,
  title={A Review of the Failures In Use of the Below Elbow Myoelectric Prosthesis},
  author={Sondra Millstein and Hanna Heger and Gordon Hunter},
  year={2011}
}
INTRODUCTION The myoelectric program at the Ontario Workmen's Compensation Board Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre started in the middle 1970's. The "Russian Arm" from the Rehabilitation Institute of Montreal (RIM) was used initially, and now the Otto Bock 6 volt system (117 patients) is used predominantly. The total number of below elbow myoe lec tr i c fitt ings as of September, 1981 was 128. Each patient is fitted with a cable-operated prosthesis with a hook and hand and continues to… CONTINUE READING