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Increased Walking Habits and Decreased Energy Cost with Osseointegrated Transfemoral Prostheses – Prospective Results from the OPRA Study

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Increased Walking Habits and Decreased Energy Cost with Osseointegrated Transfemoral Prostheses – Prospective Results from the OPRA Study

Speaker:

PhD Kerstin Hagberg

Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Dep. for Prothestics and Orthotics, Centre of Orthopaedic Osseointegration

Date/Time:

Thu, 2010/05/13 17:00 - 18:30 | Lecture #3 / 7 export in calendar

Place:

Room 2

Abstract:

This prospective study on 20 patients treated with osseointegrated transfemoral prostheses show decreased energy cost and increased walking habits at 2-years follow-up as compared to the preoperative situation when using conventional socket prostheses.