• Engineering
  • Published 2015

The development of a component to improve the loading safety of bone-anchored prostheses

@inproceedings{Pather2015TheDO,
  title={The development of a component to improve the loading safety of bone-anchored prostheses},
  author={Shanthan Pather and Devakara R. Epari and Laurent Frossard and Mark J. Pearcy and Brendan Burkett},
  year={2015}
}
Use of socket prostheses Currently, for individuals with limb loss, the conventional method of attaching a prosthetic limb relies on a socket that fits over the residual limb. However, there are a number of issues concerning the use of a socket (e.g., blisters, irritation, and discomfort) that result in dissatisfaction with socket prostheses, and these lead ultimately a significant decrease in quality of life. Bone-anchored prosthesis Alternatively, the concept of attaching artificial… CONTINUE READING