Browsing by Author "Mandacina, Stephen"

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  • McGahey, Patrick; Mandacina, Stephen (Myoelectric Symposium, 2005)
    The manufacturers of electronic components have answered the requests of patients in recent years. Advancements were made with microprocessor-based controllers that allow for easy computerized adjustments, answering the ...
  • Mandacina, Stephen; Farnsworth, Troy (Myoelectric Symposium, 2002)
    Cerebral Palsy affects 15-20 new borns in every 10,000. Currently, near a half million people in the U.S. are effected with C.P. Diagnosing the condition is done clinically, with lab test only ruling out other diseases. ...
  • Mandacina, Stephen (Myoelectric Symposium, 2005)
    Recent improvements in prosthetics has allowed for a marked increase in success and functional rehabilitation of the partial hand patient. Manufacturers are designing much smaller and lighter components such as electrodes, ...
  • Mandacina, Stephen; Lenzini, Gary (Myoelectric Symposium, 2005)
    The success of prosthetic rehabilitation involves a number of facets including optimum therapy, appropriate components, interdisciplinary network, patient motivation, and a good fitting socket. All of these facets get ...
  • Mandacina, Stephen (Myoelectric Symposium, 2005)
    Not only are children fit with myoelectric arms at a much earlier age than years before, but also they are now much more functional and successful with these devices. Advancements such as microprocessor-based controls, ...