Prosthetic use in elderly patients with dysvascular above-knee and through-knee amputations.

Abstract

Fifty-five patients with vascular insufficiency resulting in above-knee (AK) and through-knee (TK) amputations were studied to determine factors related to prosthetic candidacy and functional outcome. Chart review showed that the only difference between patients who were fitted with prostheses and those who were not fitted with prostheses was their… (More)

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@article{Beekman1987ProstheticUI, title={Prosthetic use in elderly patients with dysvascular above-knee and through-knee amputations.}, author={Christianne Beekman and L A Axtell}, journal={Physical therapy}, year={1987}, volume={67 10}, pages={1510-6} }