Search for dissertations about: "transtibial amputees"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words transtibial amputees.

  1. 1. Prosthetic fitting : stump-socket interaction in transtibial amputees

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Magnus Lilja; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences; Medicin och hälsovetenskap; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : This thesis is comprised of five different studies, all concerning the interaction between the transtibial amputation stump and the prosthetic socket. The aim was to analyse some of the factors influencing this interaction.CAD CAM (Computer Aided Design Computer Aided Manufacturing) and roentgen were used as measuring instruments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Amputation for vascular disease. Prognostic factors for healing, long-term outcome and costs

    University dissertation from Department of Orthopaedics (Lund)

    Author : Magnus Eneroth; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1997]
    Keywords : deep foot infections; costs; supplementary nutrition; prognostic factors; outcome; diabetes mellitus; Amputation; vascular disease; Surgery; orthopaedics; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi; MEDICIN; MEDICINE;

    Abstract : General characteristics and outcome was evaluated in 177 consecutive patients who underwent a major amputation in a defined population. Smoking and diabetes lowered the mean amputation age. Healing failure at six months was seen in 24% of transtibial and in 11% of transfemoral amputees. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lower Limb Amputation in Patients with Vascular Disease

    University dissertation from Dept of Clinical Sciences, Lund

    Author : Anton Johannesson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : prosthetic; rehabilitation outcome; mortality; amputation; Incidence; limb; MEDICIN; MEDICINE;

    Abstract : The current prevalence of persons amputated at transmetatarsal level or higher in Sweden can be estimated to be between 5000 and 5500 persons (approx. 0.06 % of the population). The majority of these are patients with vascular disease (≈ 80%). READ MORE