Accession Number : ADD001272

Title :   Method of Making a Permanent Prosthetic Socket.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Asbelle,Charles C ; Arrigo,Michael F ; Porter,Gerald K

Report Date : 09 Jul 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The invention relates to a method of making a permanent prosthetic socket wherein the amputee is supported by a casting fixture. Ultraviolet polymerizable material is applied directly to the amputee's stump over a polypropylene stockinet to form a permanent socket. A special clam-shell ultraviolet lamp is placed in position and the ultraviolet polymerizable material polymerized.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Prosthetic devices, Fabrication, Methodology, Amputation stumps, Medical equipment, Bioengineering

Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE