C-Leg® improves function and quality of life in an adolescent traumatic trans-femoral amputee: A case study

@article{Tofts2014CLegIF,
  title={C-Leg® improves function and quality of life in an adolescent traumatic trans-femoral amputee: A case study},
  author={Louise Tofts and Natasha Hamblin},
  journal={Prosthetics and orthotics international},
  year={2014},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={413-7}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS (1) To demonstrate that a 13-year-old male can be successfully fitted with a C-Leg® microprocessor-controlled knee. (2) To use validated outcome measurement tools to assess change in mobility, physical function, fatigue and quality of life after fitting. CASE DESCRIPTION AND METHODS A 13-year-old unilateral traumatic trans-femoral amputee was studied pre-C-Leg fitting and 2 weeks and 10 months post C-Leg fitting. FINDINGS AND OUTCOMES The 6-Minute Walk Test improved by… CONTINUE READING

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