Silicone soft socket system: its effect on the rehabilitation of geriatric patients with transfemoral amputations.

@article{Trieb1999SiliconeSS,
  title={Silicone soft socket system: its effect on the rehabilitation of geriatric patients with transfemoral amputations.},
  author={Klemens Trieb and Thomas Lang and Thomas Michael Stulnig and Wolfgang Kickinger},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1999},
  volume={80 5},
  pages={522-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To report the effect of supplying new transfemoral amputee patients with a prosthesis with a silicone suspension/interface system. PATIENTS AND DESIGN Fifty-eight new transfemoral amputee patients were supplied with a contoured adducted trochanteric-controlled alignment method (CAT-CAM) socket (CCS) with a silicone suspension/interface system. This system is called the Icelandic roll-on silicone socket, or the ICEROSS system (IRS). A second group of 18 new amputee patients were… CONTINUE READING

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