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27 - 30 October 2020

Challenges in lower limb prosthetics

OTWorld 2016

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Challenges in lower limb prosthetics


Michael Schäfer

Pohlig GmbH


Dr. med. Urs Schneider

Fraunhofer-Institut für Produktionstechnik und Automatisierung IPA


Tue, 2016/05/03 15:00 - 16:15 export in calendar


CCO, Room 2

Title Lecture Info Speaker

Congress Lecture

Challenges in standardizing clinical assessment in prosthetics

Abstract: This presentation will review challenges in quantifying outcomes associated with use of prosthetic technologies. Issues identified in through systematic review of the literature will be summarized, and suggestions for improving clinical and scientific evaluation of prosthetic devices will be discussed.

Hafner, Brian

Congress Lecture

Standardized assessment and documentation in lower limb prosthetics

Abstract: Anhand der Erhebung konnten die Entwicklungsverläufe einzelner Patienten dokumentiert werden und erste Einschätzung innerhalb von Subgruppen getroffen werden. Die standardisierte Funktionsdokumentation und Anamnese unterstützt die interdisziplinäreZusammenarbeit bei der Patientenversorgung.

Block, Julia

Congress Lecture

Standing and stance phase instability in lower limb prosthetics

Abstract: This presentation will provide an update on the development of ankle-foot prostheses intended to improve stability for prosthesis users during standing tasks and during walking on sloped surfaces. This work is supported by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation R&D Service.

Hansen, Andrew

Congress Lecture

Step by step process for the assessment of lower limb prostheses. First experiences and functional results

Hömme, Ann-Kathrin