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dc.contributor.authorJutamanee Poonsirien_US
dc.contributor.authorPieter U. Dijkstraen_US
dc.contributor.authorJan H.B. Geertzenen_US
dc.contributor.otherFaculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol Universityen_US
dc.contributor.otherUniversity of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningenen_US
dc.date.accessioned2021-03-24T04:24:55Z-
dc.date.available2021-03-24T04:24:55Z-
dc.date.issued2021-01-01en_US
dc.identifier.citationDisability and Rehabilitation. (2021)en_US
dc.identifier.issn14645165en_US
dc.identifier.issn09638288en_US
dc.identifier.other2-s2.0-85102183511en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://repository.li.mahidol.ac.th/dspace/handle/123456789/61806-
dc.description.abstract© 2021 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Purpose: In persons with a hip or knee flexion contracture ≥25°, fitting a prosthesis is said to be difficult. This systematic review aims to assess the evidence for fitting of a prosthesis in persons with a severe contracture (≥25°) after a lower limb amputation. Method: PubMed, Embase, Scopus, CINAHL, and Orthotics & Prosthetics Virtual Library databases were searched from inception to December 2019, using database specific search terms related to amputation, prosthesis, and contracture. Reference lists of included studies were checked for relevant studies. Quality of the included studies was assessed using the critical appraisal checklist for case reports (Joanna Briggs Institute). Results: In total, 13 case studies provided evidence for fitting of a prosthesis in more than 63 persons with a transtibial amputation and three with a transfemoral amputation, all of whom had a hip or knee flexion contracture ≥25°. Some studies found a reduction in contractures after prosthesis use. Conclusions: Several techniques for fitting a prosthesis in case of a flexion contracture ≥25° were found. Contracture reduction occurred in some cases and was possibly related to prosthesis use. Fitting a transtibial or transfemoral prosthesis in persons with a lower limb amputation with a severe flexion contracture is possible.IMPLICATIONS FOR REHABILITATION This study provides information on prosthesis prescriptions and adaptations for persons with a transfemoral and transtibial amputation with a flexion contracture ≥25°. The fitting of bent prostheses is not limited by prosthetic components and techniques. Parallel to the use of bent prostheses, it is also important to treat the contracture.en_US
dc.rightsMahidol Universityen_US
dc.source.urihttps://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?partnerID=HzOxMe3b&scp=85102183511&origin=inwarden_US
dc.subjectMedicineen_US
dc.titleFitting transtibial and transfemoral prostheses in persons with a severe flexion contracture: problems and solutions–a systematic reviewen_US
dc.typeReviewen_US
dc.rights.holderSCOPUSen_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/09638288.2021.1893393en_US
dc.identifier.urlhttps://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?partnerID=HzOxMe3b&scp=85102183511&origin=inwarden_US
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