Gait analysis in peripheral vascular insufficiency through-knee amputation.

  title={Gait analysis in peripheral vascular insufficiency through-knee amputation.},
  author={Michael S Pinzur},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation research and development},
  volume={30 4},
Due to recent improvements in prosthetic limb componentry, through-the-knee (knee disarticulation) amputation has gained new interest for rehabilitation-minded amputation surgeons. Recent objective scientific studies from our gait analysis laboratory have described the walking characteristics of peripheral vascular insufficiency through-knee amputees, and have compared their function with similar patients amputated above (transfemoral), or below (trans-tibial), the knee joint. This paper… CONTINUE READING
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