Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center

Papers and Presentations of 1992

Papers

Buckley, C.A., Lautenschlager, E.P., Gilbert, J.L., Deformation Processing of PMMA into High-Strength Fibers, J. of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 44, pp. 1321-1330, 1992.

Chai, J.Y., Steege, J.W., Effects of Labial Margin Design on Stress Distribution of a Porcelain-Fused-to-Metal Crown, J. of Prosthodontics, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 18-23, September, 1992.

Childress, D.S., Control of Limb Prostheses, Atlas of Limb Prosthetics: Surgical, Prosthetic, and Rehabilitation Principles, 2nd Ed., AAOS, Chapter 6D, pp. 175-198, Eds. Bowker, J.H. and Michael, J.W., Mosby-Year Book, 1992.

Childress, D.S., Applying Science to Prosthetics and Orthotics Report of a Research Planning Conference, Prosthetic and Orthotic Research for the 21st Century, pp. 7 - 14, 23 July - 25 July 1992.

Gard, S.A., Childress, D.S., Heckathorne, C.W., Micropower, Strain-Gauge Sampling Circuit for Prosthetic Limb Applications, Medical and Biological Engineering & Computing, Vol. 30, pp. 243-247, March, 1992.

Heckathorne, C.W., Components for Adult Externally Powered Systems, Atlas of Limb Prosthetics: Surgical, Prosthetic and Rehabilitation Principles, 2nd Edition, Chapter 6C, Eds., J.H. Bowker and J.W. Michael, Mosby Yearbook, Inc., St. Louis, MO, 1992.

Houston, V.L., Burgess, E.M., Childress, D.S., Lehneis, H.R., Mason, C.P., Garbarini, M.A., LaBlanc, K.P., Boone, D.A., Chan, R.B., Harlan, J.H., Brncick, M.D., Automated Fabrication of Mobility Aids (AFMA): Below-knee CASD/CAM Testing and Evaluation Program Results, J. of Rehabilitation Research and Development ,Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 78-124, 1992.

Vannah, W.M., Childress, D.S., Modeling the Mechanics of Narrowly-Contained Soft Tissues: The Effects of Specification of Poisson's Ratio, J. of Rehabilitation Research and Development, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 205-209, 1993.

Waldmeier, M.D., Greener, E.H., Lautenschlager, E.P., Effect of Heat-Treatment and Artificial Weathering on Degree of Crystallinity in Five Prosthetic Polymers Monitored by X-Ray Diffraction, Academy of Dental Materials, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 193-194, Abstract P3, February 1992.

Presentations

Chan, R.B., Childress, D.S., Brncick, M.D., Dynamic Rectification: A Statistically Based Evolving Socket Rectification Mechanism, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 27, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Chan, R.B., Childress, D.S., Brncick, M.D., Edwards, M., Uellendahl, E., Clinical Experience With CAD/CAM Below-Knee Socket Fittings, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 18, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Childress, D.S., Medical Engineering in Rehabilitation: Pioneering, Potent, and Palpable. Presented at the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering Meeting on Feb. 24, 1992, held at the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC.

Chiu, C.H., Healy, K.E., Lautenschlager, E.P., Greener, E.H., Variations Between the Processing Treatments and Physical Properties of Prosthetic and Orthotic Polymers, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 239, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Chiu, C.H., Healy, K.E., Lautenschlager, E.P., Greener, E.H., A Method to Predict the Clinical Service Life of Prosthetic and Orthotic Polyethylene. Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 413, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Gard, S.A., Childress, D.S., Heckathorne, C.W., A Micropower, Strain Gauge Sampling Circuit for Use in Prosthetic Limbs. Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 69, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Heckathorne, C.W., Philipson, L., Hermansson, L., Childress, D.S., Extended Physiological Proprioception for Children's Electrical Prostheses, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 317, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Heckathorne, C.W., Uellendahl, J., Childress, D.S., Application of a Force-Actuated Position-Servo Controller for Electric Elbows, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 315, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Heckathorne, C., Redding, M., Childress, D., Uellendahl, J., Visualizing Spatial and Positioning Characteristics of Upper-Limb Prostheses, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 385, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Knox, E.H., and Childress, D.S., Slip Detection and Automatic Grasping for a Prosthetic Prehensor, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 189, Chicago, IL, June 28-July 3, 1992.

Redding, M.J., Heckathorne, C.W., Childress, D.S., A Computer-Based Visualization Tool for the Design of Upper-Limb Prostheses, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 387, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Rovick, J.S., An Additive Fabrication Technique for the Computer-Aided Manufacturing of Sockets, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 24, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Rovick, J.S., Chan, R.B., Van Vorhis, R.L., Childress, D.S., Computer-Aided Manufacturing in Prosthetics: Various Possibilities Using, Industrial Equipment, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 22, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Silver-Thorn, M.B., Childress, D.S., Use of a Generic, Geometric Finite Element Model of the Below-Knee Residual Limb and Prosthetic Socket to Predict Interface Pressures, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 272, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Silver-Thorn, M.B., Steege, J.W., Childress, D.S., Measurements of Below-Knee Residual Limb/Prosthetic Socket Interface Pressures, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 280, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Silver-Thorn, M.B., Childress, D.S., Sensitivity of Below-Knee Residual Limb/Prosthetic Socket Interface Pressures to Variations in Socket Design, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 148, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Steege, J.W., Silver-Thorn, M.B., Childress, D.S., Design of Prosthetic Sockets Using Finite Element Analysis, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 273, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Uellendahl, J.E., Heckathorne, C.W., Clinical Fitting of High Level Bilateral Amputees, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 465, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Waldmeier, M.D., Greener, E.H., Lautenschlager, E.P., Effect of Clinical Fabrication on the Structure of Five Prosthetic Polymers, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 241, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Waldmeier, M.D., Greener, E.H., Lautenschlager, E.P., Suitability of Commercially Available Databases for Identification of Prosthetic Polymers, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 415, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Weir, R.F., Childress, D.S., Measurement of the Ability of Direct Muscle Attachment to Act as a Control Input for Prosthesis Controllers, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 310, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.

Wills, R.D., Gilbert, J.L., Lautenschlager, E.P., Novel Processing Technique for PMMA/CF and PC/CF Composites for Orthotic Applications, Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), p. 236, Chicago, IL, 28 June-3 July 1992.