endoskeletal prosthesis

endoskeletal prosthesis

[-skel′ətəl]
Etymology: Gk, endon + skeletos, dried up, prosthesis, addition
a lower-limb support consisting of an internal pylon usually covered with a lightweight material, such as plastic foam. See also pylon.
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He used a PTB endoskeletal prosthesis, a polypropylene socket, a 6 mm Alpha liner, lock and pin suspension, and a Luxon Max dynamic response prosthetic foot.
His regular prosthesis was a patellar tendon bearing (PTB) endoskeletal prosthesis with a gel liner and lock-and-pin suspension, and his prosthesis was equipped with a dynamic response foot (Luxon Max, Otto Bock).
He regularly used a PTB endoskeletal prosthesis, a flexible socket liner with a gel liner, a lock-and-pin suspension, and a Freedom Innovations dynamic response prosthetic foot.
In an effort to enhance suspension and reduce volume fluctuation problems, 4 wk before bioimpedance testing, his regular prosthetist switched him from a PTB endoskeletal prosthesis with a gel sock, Pelite liner, and neoprene suspension to a manual elevated vacuum system (P2 Harmony).