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myoelectric prosthesis

An prosthetic device operated by battery-powered electric motors that are activated through electrodes by the myoelectric potentials provided by muscles.
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Preliminary functional assessment of a multigrasp myoelectric prosthesis.
The comparison of psychological and social adaptation below elbow amputation men using a mechanical and myoelectric prosthesis by using of TAPES questionnaire.
The user characteristics that were used for the minimization procedure were age, sex, prosthetic side (dominant vs nondominant), prosthetic level, and years fitted with myoelectric prosthesis.
Note that P2 and P6 are the participants who did not use their myoelectric prosthesis much during the day.
Prosthetic myoelectric fitting began 7 mo postsurgery, and the final TMR myoelectric prosthesis was dispensed within 2 mo (Table 1), with four-site muscle control for elbow flexion (lateral biceps), elbow extension (medial triceps), hand close (medial biceps), and hand open (lateral triceps).
The use of targeted muscle reinnervation for improved myoelectric prosthesis control in a bilateral shoulder disarticulation amputee.
Future testing will be required to evaluate the ability of patients with amputation to control their multijoint myoelectric prosthesis using the proposed scheme.
In Vietnam war veterans with unilateral upper-limb loss, only 8 have received a myoelectric prosthesis.
To confirm that the inertial properties of the prosthetic arm were different from a nondisabled limb, we measured the mass, center of mass, and moment of inertia (pendulum method) of a typical body-powered prosthesis (stainless steel hook) and myoelectric prosthesis and compared these values with tabulated values for the forearm and hand of a 180 lb male with forearm length that matched the forearm length of the prosthesis [11].
This approach can be incorporated into the customary occupational therapy for myoelectric prosthesis fittings [7].
A second procedure 6 weeks later consolidated the residual limb and he was fitted with a myoelectric prosthesis.