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12 - 15 May 2020

Body powered upper extremity prosthetics compared to myoelectrical prosthetics – advantages and disadvantages of the systems

Congress type icon High tech in orthopaedic technology – how much electronics does a person need?

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Body powered upper extremity prosthetics compared to myoelectrical prosthetics – advantages and disadvantages of the systems

Speaker:

Dr. Ir. Dick Plettenburg

Delft University of Technology

BioMechanical Engineering

Date/Time:

Tue, 2018/05/15 16:45 - 18:00 | Lecture #2 / 6 export in calendar

Place:

CCO, Room 4

Abstract:

Active upper limb prostheses can be divided in body-powered and myoelectrical prostheses. Each has its own specific advantages and disadvantages. Overall rejection rates are comparable. Current research indicates that body-powered prostheses can become the better alternative for the prosthesis user.