prosthetic device

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Related to prosthetic device: Artificial limb, prostheses
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Noun1.prosthetic device - corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the bodyprosthetic device - corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
corrective, restorative - a device for treating injury or disease
glass eye - prosthesis consisting of an artificial eye made of glass
implant - a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
obturator - a prosthesis used to close an opening (as to close an opening of the hard palate in cases of cleft palate)
pegleg, wooden leg, peg, leg - a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
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The global cardiac prosthetic device market is expected to be over USD 8.
Average Time per Day Using a Prosthetic Device Key 0-5 hours 12% 6-12 hours 28% 13-18 hours 59% 19 or more hours 1% SOURCE: AMPUTEE COALITION
Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour announced the formation of a permanent technical committee to improve the quality of the prosthetic device industry and implement related research projects, according to a Tuesday statement by the ministry.
Our article "Unilateral lower-limb loss: Prosthetic device use and functional outcomes in servicemembers from Vietnam war and OIF/OEF conflicts" addresses prosthetic devices used at every level of limb loss by participants [7].
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Researchers at Arizona State University have developed a prosthetic device called SPARKy (Spring Ankle with Regenerative Kinetics), a robotic ankle system which helps amputees get around with a literal spring in their step.
Sensors in the prosthetic device detect the movement, and direct her robotic hand to close.
s Department of Medicine and of the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Saint Louis) plan for this volume to serve patients considering whether to have a prosthetic device implanted and doctors not involved in with prostheses but still required to provide advice to their patients on such devices.
Yet they will often recommend what type of prosthetic device you should use for the life you wish to lead.
Therefore, we recommend continuing to allow servicemembers and veterans to select prosthetic-device providers--either in-house fabrication with direct purchase of components and assembly by board-certified VA providers or contracts with prosthetic device providers outside the VA.
These two distinct groups were chosen because they represent patterns of prosthetic device use before and after DOD rehabilitation programs were significantly changed for servicemembers with limb loss [4].
Veterans are not responsible for prosthetic device costs and are free to choose either a private contract prosthetist or a VA prosthetist.