Risk management and regulations for lower limb medical exoskeletons: a review

@inproceedings{He2017RiskMA,
  title={Risk management and regulations for lower limb medical exoskeletons: a review},
  author={Yongtian He and David Eguren and Trieu Phat Luu and Jos{\'e} Luis Contreras-Vidal},
  booktitle={Medical devices},
  year={2017}
}
Gait disability is a major health care problem worldwide. Powered exoskeletons have recently emerged as devices that can enable users with gait disabilities to ambulate in an upright posture, and potentially bring other clinical benefits. In 2014, the US Food and Drug Administration approved marketing of the ReWalk™ Personal Exoskeleton as a class II medical device with special controls. Since then, Indego™ and Ekso™ have also received regulatory approval. With similar trends worldwide, this… CONTINUE READING
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