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12 - 15 May 2020

Factors that influence upper limb prosthesis accptance and rejection - A literature review

Congress type icon Quality standards in prosthetic fittings for upper limbs

Congress type icon Lecture Scientific/Practical

Factors that influence upper limb prosthesis accptance and rejection - A literature review

Speaker:

Dr. Andreas Kannenberg

Otto Bock HealthCare LP

Medical Affairs

Date/Time:

Wed, 2018/05/16 16:45 - 18:00 | Lecture #4 / 5 export in calendar

Place:

CCO, Room 1

Abstract:

Evidence shows that patients with upper limb amputations should ideally be fit a functional prosthesis for occupational therapy within 30 days and the definitive prosthesis within 6 months of the amputation. Patient involvement in component selection is important to reduce rejection rates.