Literature Update September 2009
This regular e-update is provided by the Academy to raise awareness of current research in orthotics and prosthetics outside of the Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics (JPO).
Search terms used were "orthotic devices" and "artificial limbs"
for the period of September 2009.
Results were edited for clinical relevance.
The full text of this article is
available for free.
This article examines an amputee sprinter and compares the results to three competitive male runners with intact limbs. The variables include physiological cost of running, endurance and running mechanics.
The individual article format and availability
(either full text or abstract form) is at the discretion of the article's respective publisher.
Prolonged Treatment with the Pavlik Harness in Infants with Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip.
JA, De Gier L, Verbeke JI, Witbreuk MM, Pruys JE, van Royen BJ.
J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009 Aug;91(8):1090-3.
Comparison of Gait Analysis Between Anterior and Posterior Ankle Foot Orthosis in Hemiplegic Patients.
Park JH, Chun MH, Ahn JS, Yu JY, Kang SH.
Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Aug;88(8):630-4.
PMID: 19487921 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
The Effect of ECG Interference on Pattern-Recognition-Based Myoelectric Control for Targeted Muscle Reinnervated Patients.
Hargrove L, Zhou P, Englehart K, Kuiken TA.
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2009 Sep;56(9):2197-201.
Spatial Filtering Improves EMG Classification Accuracy Following Targeted Muscle Reinnervation.
Huang H, Zhou P, Li G, Kuiken T.
J Fam Pract. 2009 Jul;58(7):354-61. Review.
Gait Classification in Post-Stroke Patients Using Artificial Neural Networks.
Kaczmarczyk K, Wit A, Krawczyk M, Zaborski J.
Gait Posture. 2009 Aug;30(2):207-10. Epub 2009 May 22.
PMID: 19464892 [PubMed - in process]
Support Vector Machine for Classification of Walking Conditions of Persons After Stroke with Dropped Foot.
Finestone Lau HY, Tong KY, Zhu H.
Hum Mov Sci. 2009 Aug;28(4):504-14. Epub 2009 May 9.
BRPMID: 19428134 [PubMed - in process]