Lower-Limb Prosthetic Technologies in the Developing World: A Review of Literature from 1994–2010

  title={Lower-Limb Prosthetic Technologies in the Developing World: A Review of Literature from 1994–2010},
  author={Jan Andrysek},
  journal={Prosthetics and Orthotics International},
  pages={378 - 398}
  • J. Andrysek
  • Published 18 November 2010
  • Medicine
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics International
In the mid-1990s, a number of key publications and meetings of experts identified major technical issues associated with prosthetic technologies intended for developing countries. These included inadequate durability of prosthetic feet, poor socket quality and prosthetic fit, improper alignment of prostheses, and inferior function of components. To examine the progress that has been made since then in addressing these issues, a comprehensive review of literature was performed. In total, 106… 

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