KD-prosthesis, level IMFL-4, functional finish

Description

The distal part of the knee disarticulation prosthesis is composed by:
Functional components:
* ankle foot device: foot with highest energy delivery from the fore foot and heel and additional components like axial rotation unit or shock absorbing system
* knee joint: controlled stance phase with a moderate or high level swing phase control for high performance, e.g. polycentric knee with hydraulic or pneumatic swing phase control or hydraulic swing stance control with unicentric knee
Construction components:
* endoskeletal components
* alignment components
* connectors
Cosmetic components:
* foam cover
* stocking.

The distal part of the knee disarticulation prosthesis is connected to a trans-femoral interface following the biomechanical and physiological characteristics of the user.

Prosthesis has to be aligned properly according to the biomechanical principles.

The foot-ankle unit offers a high level on energy return resulting from a small force generated at toe-off.

Controlled stance phase with a moderate or high level swing phase control for high performances.
The integral prosthesis is custom made.

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

062412150300 - Prosthesis, lower limb, knee, IMFL-4, functional finish

Usage

Permanently

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* knee disarticulation
* Gritti amputation
* trans-condylar amputation
* excellent general medical condition
* very active life style.

User Characteristics ICF Code

1b1801 - Impairment in experience of self
2d410 - Limitation in changing basic body position
2d415 - Limitation in maintaining a body position
2d420 - Limitation in transferring oneself
2d450 - Limitation in walking
2d4502 - Limitation in walking on different surfaces
2d460 - Limitation in moving around in different locations

Contra Indication Text

High load on outer parts of the prosthesis, e.g. kneeling with support on knee.
Contact with water.

Intended Use Text

Supposed to be used as functional (to sit, to stand and to walk) and cosmetic replacement of the amputated part of the leg for a user who has the ability or potential to use the prosthesis for ambulating that exceeds basic ambulating skills, exhibiting high impact, load, stress, or energy levels. Typical for the prosthetic demands of a child, craftsman, active adult or athlete.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b1801 - To support or train experience of self
2d410 - To support or train changing basic body position
2d415 - To support or train maintaining a body position
2d420 - To support or train transferring oneself
2d450 - To support or train walking
2d4502 - To support or train walking on different surfaces
2d460 - To support or train moving around in different locations

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