Gait Evaluation of Experienced Below Knee Amputees

This study has been completed.
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Sheba Medical Center Identifier:
First received: July 16, 2006
Last updated: March 19, 2008
Last verified: March 2008

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.

Amputations, Traumatic

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Gait Evaluation of Experienced Post Traumatic Below Knee Amputees

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Further study details as provided by Sheba Medical Center:

Enrollment: 9
Study Start Date: June 2006
Study Completion Date: September 2007
Primary Completion Date: July 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: 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
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Uri Givon MD, Sheba Medical Center Identifier: NCT00353626     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-06-4211-UG-CTIL
Study First Received: July 16, 2006
Last Updated: March 19, 2008
Health Authority: Israel: Israeli Health Ministry Pharmaceutical Administration

Keywords provided by Sheba Medical Center:
trans tibial
motion analysis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Amputation, Traumatic
Wounds and Injuries processed this record on April 16, 2014