Radiological evaluation of prosthetic fit in below-the-knee amputees

Richard L. Newton, Dan Morgan, Melvyn H. Schreiber

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Abstract

Fourteen artificial limbs in eight adult patients with below the knee amputations were evaluated for prosthetic fit by several radiological parameters. The best objective means of evaluation of prosthetic adequacy is piston action.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)276-280
Number of pages5
JournalSkeletal radiology
Volume17
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1988
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Below-the-knee-amputee
  • Plain film evaluation
  • Prosthetic fit

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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