Rethinking the Foam Cosmesis for People with Lower Limb Absence

Jonathan Corney, Kevin Murray, Nicola Cairns, Karena Moore-Millar & Gillian Hatcher
Data relating to the development of a new design for the transfemoral foam cosmesis with improved appearance and functionality. This new design has the potential to significantly reduce patients’ current dissatisfaction with the lifelike appearance of their foam cosmesis, resulting in improved self-confidence and body image. Mechanical testing revealed that the new design is 3 times more durable than the current standard model, demonstrating the potential to improve patient experience by reducing the need for...

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  • 2016

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