Design and development of a novel 3D-printed non-metallic self-locking prosthetic arm for a forequarter amputation.

@article{Binedell2020DesignAD,
  title={Design and development of a novel 3D-printed non-metallic self-locking prosthetic arm for a forequarter amputation.},
  author={Trevor Binedell and Eugene Meng and Karupppasamy Subburaj},
  journal={Prosthetics and orthotics international},
  year={2020},
  pages={
          309364620948290
        }
}
BACKGROUND Upper limb, in particular forequarter amputations, require highly customised devices that are often expensive and underutilised. OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to design and develop a comfortable 3D-printed cosmetic forequarter prosthetic device, which was lightweight, cool to wear, had an elbow that could lock, matched the appearance of the contralateral arm and was completely free of metal for a specific user's needs. STUDY DESIGN Device design. TECHNIQUE An… 

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