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

  title={Risk management and regulations for lower limb medical exoskeletons: a review},
  author={Yongtian He and David Eguren and T. Luu and J. Contreras-Vidal},
  journal={Medical Devices (Auckland, N.Z.)},
  pages={89 - 107}
  • Yongtian He, David Eguren, +1 author J. Contreras-Vidal
  • Published 2017
  • Business, Medicine
  • Medical Devices (Auckland, N.Z.)
  • Gait disability is a major health care problem worldwide. [...] Key Method To address this gap, Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience, Clinicaltrials.gov, and PubMed databases were searched for reports of adverse events and inclusion and exclusion criteria involving the use of lower limb powered exoskeletons. Current inclusion and exclusion criteria, which can determine probable risks, were found to be diverse. Reported adverse events and identified risks of current devices are also wide-ranging. In…Expand Abstract
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