American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists


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A·mer·i·can A·cad·e·my of Or·thot·ists and Pros·the·tists

(AAOP) (ă-mer'i-kăn ă-kad'ĕ-mē ōr-thot'ists pros'thĕ-tists)
An allied health organization; its members are trained practitioners of orthotic and prosthetic design and construction. The association seeks to sustain education and best practice through research and provision of established standards of care.
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American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium; 2002 Mar 21; Orlando, Florida.
A planned state-of-the-science conference by the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists on the lower-limb socket interface will likely facilitate further development [18].
When/Where: Tables 412-418 and 513-519, American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, Regency Ballroom, Hyatt Regency, New Orleans - February 25-28, 2004
The socket shapes were stored in American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) format.
Abbreviations: AAOP = American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, CAD/CAM = computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing, LDT = linear displacement transducer, NIH = National Institutes of Health, PETG = polyethylene terephthalate glycol, PT = patellar tendon, RVDT = rotary variable differential transducer, SD = standard deviation.
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