Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Research Career Scientist|
Kent N. Bachus
||Salt Lake City, UT
|Congressional District Code:
|| January 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Patients with amputated limbs are customarily offered socket-based systems, which are stabilized by friction contact between the socket and the soft tissues of the residual limb. Despite the leading-edge care provided to patients with amputations by the VA Healthcare System, many abandon their conventional socket-based systems. In a study of veterans with combat-associated unilateral upper-limb loss, 25% of veterans abandon their socket- based prosthetics, with rates highest among women. To impr...
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