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On the way to total integration of prosthetic pylon with residuum

Mark Pitkin, PhD

Figure. Linkows bone adapting tissue packing post system.

The number of young, active individuals with amputation has increased because of recent wars, and this increase has directed more attention to the technology of direct skeletal attachment of limb prostheses. In this article, I provide a multidisciplinary revisiting of all aspects of the technology that is responsible for life-long safe functioning.

Volume 46 Number 3, 2009
   Pages 345 — 360

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