Benefits for Adults with Transfemoral Amputations and Peripheral Artery Disease Using Microprocessor Compared with Nonmicroprocessor Prosthetic Knees.

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OBJECTIVE Approximately 50% of people with leg amputation fall annually. Evidence suggests that microprocessor knees (MK) may decrease falls and improve prosthetic function in people with traumatic amputations. This study explored whether adults with transfemoral amputations and peripheral artery disease would have reduced falls and improved balance… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000000265

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@article{Wong2015BenefitsFA, title={Benefits for Adults with Transfemoral Amputations and Peripheral Artery Disease Using Microprocessor Compared with Nonmicroprocessor Prosthetic Knees.}, author={Christopher Wong and John Rheinstein and Michelle A Stern}, journal={American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation}, year={2015}, volume={94 10}, pages={804-10} }