Prosthetic rehabilitation of a partially amputated finger using a customized ring-wire substructure

  title={Prosthetic rehabilitation of a partially amputated finger using a customized ring-wire substructure},
  author={S. Mehta and B. Leela and A. Karanjkar and A. Halani},
  journal={The Journal of the Indian Prosthodontic Society},
  pages={82 - 85}
  • S. Mehta, B. Leela, +1 author A. Halani
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of the Indian Prosthodontic Society
  • Defects of fingers or hands due to congenital reasons or trauma can be a catastrophic setback to an individual physically, emotionally, and psychologically. An artificial finger prosthesis is a lucrative option to camouflage such defects. The anatomy of the residual stump of the defect is of extreme importance and will dictate the mode of retention to be used, and the level of esthetics one can expect. Despite the availability of the advanced skills, best of materials, and laboratory support… CONTINUE READING
    1 Citations


    A Hollow Silicone Finger Prosthesis with Modified Metal-Mesh Conformer
    • 4
    A modified approach of impression technique for fabrication of finger prostheses
    • 6
    Use of dental implants to retain finger prostheses: a case report.
    • 7
    Fabrication of a Functional Finger Prosthesis With Simple Attachment
    • 3
    RTV silicone elastomers in hand prosthetics: Properties, applications and techniques
    • M. Leow, R. W. Pho
    • Materials Science, Medicine
    • Prosthetics and orthotics international
    • 1999
    • 8
    • PDF
    Mechanical properties and bonding of maxillofacial silicone elastomers.
    • M. Hatamleh, D. Watts
    • Materials Science, Medicine
    • Dental materials : official publication of the Academy of Dental Materials
    • 2010
    • 57
    [Hand injuries and occupational accidents. Statistics and prevention].
    • 17
    • Highly Influential
    Options for finger prosthesis
    • J Prosthet Orthot
    • 1994