Limb Preservation and Amputation Clinical Trials

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Daily Socket Comfort in Transtibial Amputee With an Active Vacuum Suspension System

The aim of this study is to evaluate the contribution of the vacuum suspension system in an ecological environment on the fitting's comfort compared to the vacuum suspension system inactive system in a multicenter prospective, randomized, double-blind, multiple N-of-1 trial. In order to assess the therapeutic effect of the vacuum …

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  • 25 Mar, 2021
  • 3 locations
Transfemoral Socket Design and Muscle Function

The objective of this pilot research project is to evaluate the effect of prosthetic socket design on amputated limb hip muscle strength and endurance in Service members, Veterans, and civilians who use above-the-knee prostheses. Traditional above-the-knee socket designs provide pelvic support that interferes with hip motion. They may also reduce …

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  • 13 Mar, 2021
  • 1 location
Early Evaluation of the Introduction of Pre- and Post-operative Psychological and Physiotherapeutic Follow-up in Vascular Surgery in Amputee Patients

An amputation represents a real ordeal for the person who will have to overcome the loss of a limb and face long months of rehabilitation. It is most often carried out following arterial insufficiency. As paramedical professionals, we see in our daily practice a physical and psychological suffering for amputee …

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  • 22 Apr, 2021
  • 1 location
Personalized Mobility Interventions Using Smart Sensor Resources for Lower-Limb Prosthesis Users

The goal of this research is to analyze data from smartphone-based and wearable sensors, using advanced machine-learning and data-mining techniques, and to combine this information with performance-based measures, participant-reported measures, and structured interviews to create a clinical toolbox to (i) identify individuals who exhibit reduced prosthesis use (compared to expected …

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  • 14 Apr, 2021
  • 3 locations
Feasibility of Sensory Feedback for Lower Limb Amputees

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of providing sensation of the missing limb by applying small electrical current directly to the remaining sensory nerves via implanted stimulating electrodes. These small electrical currents cause the nerves to generate signals that are then transferred to your brain just …

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  • 26 Jan, 2021
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Evaluation of the Stability of Osseointegrated Implant in Amputees

The study concerns the technique of osseointegration that consists of inserting a titanium pin into the bone of the amputated limb. A removable external prosthesis will then be connected to the implant section that protrudes from the soft parts. The benefits of using an osseointegrated prosthesis are the improved sensory …

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  • 17 Feb, 2021
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Connect TF - An Investigation of Function and Usability of a New Adaptable Socket System

The primary objective of this investigation is to evaluate how the CONNECT TF compares to traditional handmade sockets, specifically that it provides reliable suspension and improved usability and comfort for the amputee, and that it enables single clinical visit for fitting.

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  • 12 Sep, 2021
  • 2 locations
Sensory Responses to Dorsal Root Stimulation

The goal of this project is to characterize the types of sensations that can be evoked via electrical stimulation of the spinal cord and spinal nerves. Patients will be recruited from a local pain clinic, each with a spinal cord stimulation device implanted, to participate in experiments to explore the …

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  • 14 Aug, 2021
  • 1 location
A Comparative Assessment of Transfemoral Prosthetic Sockets

The objective of the proposed work is to enhance understanding of the potential benefits of adjustable sockets and inform clinical decision making.

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  • 23 May, 2021
  • 2 locations
Myoelectric Game Training and Outcomes

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of myo-electric training tools on prosthesis functional outcomes.

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  • 25 Feb, 2021
  • 1 location