Osseointegrated prosthetic limb for amputees: Single stage surgery

Khemka, Aditya, Frossard, Laurent, Lord, Sarah, Bosley, Belinda, & Al Muderis, Munjed (2015) Osseointegrated prosthetic limb for amputees: Single stage surgery. In 6th International Conference Advances in Orthopaedic Osseointegration, 26-27 March 2015, Las Vegas, NV.


The Osseointegrated Prosthetic Limb (OPL) was introduced in 2011. The socket prostheses failed to address a few major requirements of normal gait. Our hypothesis was that using an Osseointegrated Prosthetic limb will result in superior function of daily activities, without compromising patients’ safety. Traditionally this surgery was done as a two-stage procedure. The aims of this study were (A)to describe the single - surgical procedure of the OPL; and (B)To present data on potential risks and benefits with sssessment of clinical and functional outcomes at follow up.

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ID Code: 83128
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Osseointegration, Bone-anchored prosthesis, Implant, Amputation, Rehabilitation
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (090300) > Rehabilitation Engineering (090305)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 [Please consult the author]
Deposited On: 07 Apr 2015 01:44
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2015 02:20

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