Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center

Papers and Presentations of 2013

Papers

Dillon M, Fatone S. Editorial Commentary: Deliberations about the functional benefits and complications of partial foot amputation: Do we pay heed to the purported benefits at the expense of minimizing complications? Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2013;94:1429-35.

Dillon M, Fatone S. Letter to the Editor. Prosthet Orthot Int 2013;37:85.

Fatone S. Invited Commentary on "The swing phase of walking with above-knee prostheses" by Dr. Eugene F. MurphyJ Rehabil Res Dev, 2013;50(9):xvii.

Gard S. Swing Phase Control - From Fluid Mechanics to Micro ProcessorsJ Rehabil Res Dev, 2013;50(3):xvii.

Johnson WB, Fatone S, Gard SA. (In Press) Modeling the Effects of Sagittal-Plane Hip Joint Stiffness on Reciprocating Gait Orthosis Assisted Gait. J Rehabil Res Dev, 2013; 50(3):1449-1456.

Komolafe O, Wood S, Caldwell R, et al. Methods for Characterization of Mechanical and Electrical Prosthetic Vacuum Pumps. J Rehabil Res Dev 2013: 50(8):1069-78.

Major M, Fatone S, Roth E. Validity and reliability of the Berg Balance Scale for individuals with lower limb amputation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2013 Jul 13.[Epub ahead of print: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23856150].

Major MJ, Stine RL, Gard SA. The effects of walking speed and prosthetic ankle adapters on upper extremity dynamics and stability-related parameters in bilateral transtibial amputee gait. Gait and Posture 2013; 38(4):858-863.[http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0966636213002014].

Robinson C, Fatone S. You've heard about outcome measures, so how do you use them? Integrating clinically relevant outcome measures in orthotic management of stroke. Prosthet Orthot Int 2013;37:30-42.

Sensinger JW, Intawachirarat N, Gard SA. Contribution of prosthetic knee and ankle mechanisms to swing-phase foot clearance. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 2013;21:74-80.Online: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23193323.

Waldera KE, Heckathorne CW, Parker M, Fatone S. Assessing the prosthetic needs of farmers and ranchers with amputations. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 2013;8:204-212.

Zissimpoloulos A, Fatone S, Gard SA. The effect of ankle-foot orthoses on self-reported balance confidence in persons with chronic post-stroke hemiplegia. Prosthetics Orthotics International 2013 Jun 24.[Epub ahead of print: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23798045].

Presentations

Boutwell E and Gard S. (2013) "Effect of Prosthetic Stiffness on Impact Forces during Walking and Sudden Limb Loading." (Poster). Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS). May 14-17. Cincinnati, OH.

Boutwell E and Gard S. (2013) "Investigation of In Vivo Prosthesis/Residual Limb Stiffness Using a Novel Impact Test Apparatus." International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) 14th World Congress. February 4-7. Hyderabad, India.

Choi H, Bjornson K, Fatone S, and Steele KM. Changes in musculotendon length with AFO tuning after stroke: a musculoskeletal modeling case study. Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting, September 25-28, 2013, Seattle WA.

Dillon M, Fatone S. Deliberations about the functional benefits and complications of partial foot amputation. Invited Presentation, 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, September 17-20, 2013, Sydney, Australia.

Fatone S. A new socket for persons with above knee amputations. Monthly Veterans Research Forum, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, March 7, 2013, Chicago IL.

Fatone S. Use of Orthoses in Stroke Rehabilitation - Current Research. Invited Speaker, ISPO UK Annual Scientific Meeting, OETT sponsored lecture, October 4-5, 2013, Blackpool, UK.

Fatone S. Development of Subischial Sockets for Persons with Transfemoral Amputation. Invited Speaker, ISPO Norge Seminar on "Lower Limb Socket Design and Rehabilitation", October 22-23, 2013, Oslo and Akershus University College, Norway.

Fatone S. Evaluation of Subischial Sockets for Persons with Transfemoral Amputation. Invited Speaker, ISPO Norge Seminar on "Lower Limb Socket Design and Rehabilitation", October 22-23, 2013, Oslo and Akershus University College, Norway.

Fatone S, Caldwell R, Komolafe O, Tucker K. Subischial Sockets with Vacuum Assisted Suspension for Persons with Transfemoral Amputation. Instructional Course, World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, February 4-7, 2013, Hyderabad, India.

Fatone S, Howell J, Caldwell R, Komolafe O, Stine R. Role of socket design, flexibility and suspension in transfemoral sockets during walking (poster). 39th Academy Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists, February 20-23, 2013, Orlando FL.

Fatone S, Schweitzer J, Gard S. Perceptions of prosthetics and orthotics research within the prosthetics and orthotics community (poster). 39th Academy Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, February 20-23, 2013, Orlando FL.

Fatone S, Stine R, Rodriguez A, Gard S. Spinal motion during walking in persons with unilateral transfemoral amputation with and without low back pain. 14th World Congress of the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, February 4-7, 2013, Hyderabad, India.

Fatone S, Stine R, Tillges R. Effect of socket characteristics on coronal plane stability during gait in persons with unilateral transfemoral amputation. 39th Academy Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, February 20-23, 2013, Orlando FL.

Fatone S, Stine R, Tillges R. Effect of socket characteristics on coronal plane stability during gait in persons with unilateral transfemoral amputation. Midwest Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, May 30-June 1, 2013, Lake Geneva WI.

Fatone S, Wood S, Caldwell R, Chen W, Sun C, Hansen A, Komolafe O. Characterization of Mechanical and Electrical Vacuum Pumps for Use in Vacuum-Assisted Suspension (poster). 14th World Congress of the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, February 4-7, 2013, Hyderabad, India.

Fatone S, Wood S, Caldwell R, Chen W, Sun C, Hansen A, Komolafe O. Characterization of Mechanical and Electrical Vacuum Pumps for Use in Vacuum-Assisted Suspension (poster). 9th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day, Northwestern University, April 4, 2013, Chicago IL.

Fatone S, Wood S, Komolafe O, Caldwell R, Chen W, Sun C, Hansen A. Socket/Liner Interface Volume and Vacuum Pressure Decay in Persons with Transfemoral Amputations. 14th World Congress of the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, February 4-7, 2013, Hyderabad, India.

Gottipati P, Fatone S, Stine R, Ganju A. Reduction in shock absorption capacity of the spine during gait after spinal reconstruction surgery (poster). Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society Annual Meeting, May 14-17, 2013, Cincinnati OH.

Gottipati P, Fatone S, Stine R, Ganju A. Reduction in Shock Absorption Capacity of the Spine during Gait after Spinal Reconstruction Surgery (poster). 9th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day, Northwestern University, April 4, 2013, Chicago IL.

Gottipati P, Fatone S, Stine R, Ganju A. Reduction in Shock Absorption Capacity of the Spine during Gait after Spinal Reconstruction Surgery. Northwestern University Postdoctoral Forum (NUPF), September 12, 2013, Evanston IL.

Heinemann A, Ehrlich-Jones L, Connelly L, Fatone S. Improving the quality of prosthetic and orthotic services with process and outcome information. 14th World Congress of the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, February 4-7, 2013, Hyderabad, India.

Komolafe O, Caldwell R, Fatone S. An analytic approach to assessing transfemoral socket flexibility. 39th Academy Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists, February 20-23, 2013, Orlando FL.

Komolafe O, Caldwell R, Fatone S. Stress Analysis of Different Rigid Frame Designs with a Flexible Transfemoral Prosthetic Socket. 14th World Congress of the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, February 4-7, 2013, Hyderabad, India.

Komolafe OA, Caldwell, R, Fatone S. An Analytic Approach to Assessing Transfemoral Socket Flexibility. Texas Association of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting, April 19-20, 2013, Dallas TX.

Komolafe O, Caldwell R, Fatone S. An analytic approach to assessing transfemoral socket flexibility. Midwest Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, May 30-June 1, 2013, Lake Geneva WI.

Lynch D, Fatone S, Irwin M, Barua C, Young J. Working with the Northwestern Office of Sponsored Research (OSR). NUCATS Seminar Series on Navigating the Research Enterprise. Northwestern University, April 1, 2013, Chicago IL.

Major M, Fatone S, Roth E. Validation of the Berg Balance Scale for Individuals with Lower Limb Amputation. Texas Association of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting, April 19-20, 2013, Dallas TX.

Major M, Heckathorne C, Stine R, Fatone S, Gard S. Assessing the effects of myoelectric prosthetic hand use on upper body dynamics: A preliminary study. Virginia Orthotic & Prosthetic Association Annual Meeting, October 5, 2013, Fairfax VA.

Major MJ, Kluger D, Fatone S, Gard SA. The effect of trunk flexion on lower limb kinetics of able-bodied gait (poster). American Society of Biomechanics, September 4-7, 2013, Omaha NE.

Owen E, Gaebler-Spira D, McGovern D, Fatone S. The importance of being earnest about shank and thigh kinematics when designing, aligning and tuning ankle-foot orthosis footwear combinations. Instructional Course, American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, October 16-19, 2013, Milwaukee WI.

Owen E, Hansen A, Fatone S. From Stable Standing to "Rock'n'Roll" Walking. Symposium, 14th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, February 4-7, 2013, Hyderabad, India.

Robillard B, Komolafe O, Caldwell R, Fatone S. Design of a Process for Fabricating Prosthetic Sockets with Rapid Prototyping Technology (poster). 9th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day, Northwestern University, April 4, 2013, Chicago IL.

Robillard B, Komolafe O, Caldwell R, Fatone S. Design of a Process for fabricating prosthetic sockets with rapid prototyping technology (poster). InNUvations Applied Research Day, Northwestern University, May 2, 2013, Evanston IL.

Robillard B, Komolafe O, Caldwell R, Fatone S. Fabricating Prosthetic Sockets with Rapid Prototyping Technology (poster). 3rd Annual Musculoskeletal Research Day, Northwestern University, August 27, 2013, Chicago IL.

Robillard B, Komolafe O, Caldwell R, Fatone S. Fabricating Prosthetic Sockets with Rapid Prototyping Technology (poster). Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting, September 25-28, 2013, Seattle WA.

Robinson C, Major M, Fatone S. Invited Presentation: Clinically relevant outcome measures. Hanger Education Fair, February 4-7, 2013, Las Vegas NV.

Tucker K, Fatone S. Development of a three-dimensional simulation tool to investigate the effects of ankle foot orthotic joint misalignments. Midwest Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, May 30-June 1, 2013, Lake Geneva WI.

Waldera K, Heckathorne C, Parker M, Fatone S. Assessing the Prosthetics Needs of Farmers and Ranchers in the USA: Interview Results. 14th World Congress of the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, February 4-7, 2013, Hyderabad, India.

Wynne J, Fatone S, Bertram C, Coulter C, Kaluf B. Organized Session: Learn patient reported outcomes for your adult and pediatric patients. 39th Academy Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium of the American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists, February 20-23, 2013, Orlando FL.

Zissimopoulos A, Fatone S, Stine R, Gard S. Effects of a non-rigid AFO on foot placement accuracy during post-stroke locomotion (poster). Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society Annual Meeting, May 14-17, 2013, Cincinnati OH.

Zissimopoulos A, Gard SA, Stine R, Fatone S Mediolateral foot placement during post-stroke ambulation with and without an Ankle-Foot Orthosis. 14th World Congress of the International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, February 4-7, 2013, Hyderabad, India.