Clinical field testing of trans-femoral prosthetic technologies: resin-wood and ICRC-polypropylene.

@article{Jensen2004ClinicalFT,
  title={Clinical field testing of trans-femoral prosthetic technologies: resin-wood and ICRC-polypropylene.},
  author={J\orgen S. Jensen and Wilfried Raab},
  journal={Prosthetics and orthotics international},
  year={2004},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={141-51}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the use of 2 different trans-femoral prosthetic systems, a conventional wood-resin design and an ICRC polypropylene design, in a developing country when implemented by teachers and their associates at an ISPO Caegory II recognised training establishment. The study was conducted at the Tanzanian Training Centre for Orthopaedic Technologists (TATCOT). Amputees were selected from a cohort of younger amputees, mostly with traumatic amputations, 27 were provided… CONTINUE READING