Articulated cadaveric bones as a structural endoskeleton in an ankle-foot prosthesis: a preliminary report.

  • S. Kabra
  • Published 1990 in
    Journal of rehabilitation research and…

Abstract

This report describes the construction and evaluation of an ankle-foot prosthesis using human cadaveric bones as the endoskeleton inside a fiber-reinforced vulcanized rubber shell. Cadaveric bones and exhumed skeletal bones were used. Three designs were fabricated, subjected to radiographic evaluation, and underwent 4-week field trials of normal daily use… (More)

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