Gait Evaluation of Experienced Below Knee Amputees

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 18, 2006
Last Update Posted : March 24, 2008
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Sheba Medical Center

Brief Summary:
Post traumatic amputees with an experience of over 3 months of prosthesis use at home, without any known difficulty using the prosthesis and without stump pathology, using no assistive devices, will be examined in a 3 D computerized gait laboratory. Kinematic and kinetic parameters of gait will be obtained.

Condition or disease
Amputations, Traumatic

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 9 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Gait Evaluation of Experienced Post Traumatic Below Knee Amputees
Study Start Date : June 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Limb Loss

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Trans tibial amputees without pain or complaints about stump or prosthesis,using their prosthesis more than 3 months.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Post traumatic trans tibial amputees
  • No stump pathology
  • No assistive devices
  • No technical difficulty

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Vascular or DM background
  • Stump pathology
  • Gait difficulties
  • Assistive device

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00353626

Sheba Medical Center
Tel Hashomer, Israel, 71908
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Uri Givon, MD Motion analysis Laboratory, Sheba Medical Center

Responsible Party: Uri Givon MD, Sheba Medical Center Identifier: NCT00353626     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-06-4211-UG-CTIL
First Posted: July 18, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 24, 2008
Last Verified: March 2008

Keywords provided by Sheba Medical Center:
trans tibial
motion analysis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Amputation, Traumatic
Wounds and Injuries