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    • ELECTIVE AMPUTATION OF CEREBRAL PALSY PATIENT SUCCESSFULLY WEARS ELECTRIC PROSTHESIS 

      Mandacina, Stephen; Farnsworth, Troy (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. ...
    • ELECTRIC OPTIONS & SOCKET DESIGN FOR PARTIAL HAND PATIENTS 

      Mandacina, Stephen (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, ...
    • MULTIPLE IMPAIRMENTS OVERCOME BY SOCKET DESIGN & APPROPRIATE COMPONENTS 

      Mandacina, Stephen; Lenzini, Gary (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 multiplied ...
    • RECENT IMPROVEMENTS IN UPPER LIMB PEDIATRICS 

      Mandacina, Stephen (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, longer ...
    • THE DIFFERENCE A TERMINAL DEVICE CAN MAKE 

      McGahey, Patrick; Mandacina, Stephen (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 ...