Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center

Papers and Presentations of 2014

Papers

Dillon M, Fatone S, Morris M. (2014) Benefits of partial foot amputation may not be worth the risk of complications and secondary amputation. Medical Journal of Australia, 200(5):252-253.

Fatone S, Dillon M, Stine R, Tillges R. (2014) Coronal plane stability during gait in persons with unilateral transfemoral amputation: a pilot study. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 51(8)1217-1228.

Fatone S, Johnson WB, Tucker K. A 3D Model to Assess the Effect of Ankle Joint Axis Misalignments in Ankle-Foot Orthoses. Prosthetics Orthotics International. DOI: 10.1177/0309364614543551. The online version of this article is available at: http://poi.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/07/30/0309364614543551.

Fatone S, Johnson WB, Kwak S. Using a Three-Dimensional Model of the Ankle-Foot Orthosis to Explore the Effects of Combinations of Axis Misalignments. Prosthetics Orthotics International. DOI: 10.1177/0309364614556839. The online version of this article is available at: http://poi.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/11/11/0309364614556839.

Gottipati P, Fatone S, Koski T, Sugrue PA and Ganju A. (2014) Crouch gait in persons with positive sagittal spine alignment resolves with surgery. Gait Posture, 39: 372-7.

Heinemann AW, Connelly L, Ehrlich-Jones L and Fatone S. (2014) Outcome instruments for prosthetics: clinical applications. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am, 25:179-98.

Hoskins R, Sutton E, Kinor D, Schaeffer J and Fatone S. (2014) Using Vacuum-Assisted Suspension to Manage Limb Wounds in Persons with Transtibial Amputation: A Case Series. Prosthetics Orthotics International, 38:68-74.

Kluger D, Major MJ, Fatone S, Gard S. (2014) The effect of trunk flexion on lower limb kinetics of able-bodied gait. Human Movement Science, 33:395-403.

Koehler SR, Dhaher YY, Hansen AH. (2014) Cross-validation of a portable, six-degree-of-freedom load cell for use in lower-limb prosthetics research. J Biomech, 47(6), 1542-1547.

Major MJ, Twiste M, Kenney LP and Howard D. (2014) The effects of prosthetic ankle stiffness on ankle and knee kinematics, prosthetic limb loading, and net metabolic cost of trans-tibial amputee gait. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon), 29: 98-104.

Meier MR, Tucker KA, Hansen AH. (2014) Development of inexpensive prosthetic feet for high-heeled shoes using simple shoe insole model. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 51(3): 439-450. 

Zissimopoulos A, Fatone S, Gard S. (2014) The effect of ankle-foot orthoses on self-reported balance confidence in persons with chronic post-stroke hemiplegia. Prosthetics Orthotics International, 38(2):148-154.

Zissimopoulos A, Fatone S, Gard SA. (2014) Effects of an Ankle-Foot Orthosis on Mediolateral Foot Placement Ability during Post-Stroke Gait. Prosthetics Orthotics International, May 30. pii: 0309364614534294. [Epub ahead of print].

Zissimopoulos A, Stine R, Fatone S and Gard S. (2014) Mediolateral foot placement accuracy during ambulation in individuals with chronic post-stroke hemiplegia. Gait Posture, 39: 1097-1102.

Presentations

Nina Bondre, John Brinkmann, Chris Robinson (2014) O&P Symposium: Generational Factors in Residency Education: Understanding Millennials. AOPA National Assembly September 4-7, Las Vegas, NV.

Boutwell E (2014) Effect of Prosthesis Stiffness on Impact Force during In Vivo Step Loads and Gait. Midwest Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, One Day Fall Symposium, November 15, Hickory Hills, IL.

Caldwell R, Komolafe O, Fatone S (2014) Clinical outcomes using a new subischial socket with vacuum assisted suspension: the NU-FlexSIV. World Congress OTWorld 2014, May 13-16, Leipzig, Germany.Fatone S, Caldwell R. (2014) Subischial Socket with Vacuum Assisted Suspension for Persons with Transfemoral Amputation. 40th American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium, February 26-March 1, Chicago, IL.

Fatone S (2014) Improving the gait of partial foot amputees: emerging evidence in support of above-ankle interventions. Invited Speaker, Norske Ortopediingeniørers Forening, November 1-2, Bergen, Norway.

Fatone S (2014) NUPOC: 50 years of education and research in prosthetics and orthotics. Universidad Nacional, June 10, Medellin, Colombia.

Fatone S (2014) Overview of research activities at NUPOC led by Stefania Fatone. Universidad Nacional, June 12, Medellin, Colombia.

Fatone S, Caldwell R (2014) Invited presentation, Subischial Socket with Vacuum Assisted Suspension for Persons with Transfemoral Amputation. 19th Biennial Canadian Association for Prosthetics and Orthotics Conference, August 6-9, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Fatone S, Caldwell R (2014) Subischial Socket with Vacuum Assisted Suspension for Persons with Transfemoral Amputation. American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Webinar Series, August 26. Archived online at, http://www.oandp.org/olc/course_video.asp?frmCourseId=8E117078-AC6F-446C-BE3B-62E1560FCE5D

Fatone S, Stine R, McGovern D, Pavone L. (2014) Improving lower extremity orthotic management of children with Cerebral Palsy: AFO-FC case studies. 40th American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium, February 26-March 1, Chicago, IL.

Fatone S, Tucker K, Johnson WB, Kwak S. (2014) A 3D simulation tool to investigate the effects of ankle foot orthosis joint misalignments. 40th American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium, February 26-March 1, Chicago, IL.

Fatone S, Tucker K, Johnson WB, Kwak S. (2014) A 3D simulation tool to investigate the effects of ankle foot orthosis joint misalignments. 40th American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium, February 26-March 1, Chicago, IL.

Fatone S. (2014) Invited presentation, Outcome measures for stroke and traumatic brain injury. One Day Certificate Course on Using Outcomes to Transform O&P Devices into Healthcare Interventions at Hanger Education Fair, February 6, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Gard S, Hafner B, Robinson C and Stevens P. (2014) How to Become a Better Consumer of Research. 40th American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium, February 26-March 1, Chicago, IL.

Dan Hallisy, John Brinkmann (2014) Proposal for Development of Prosthetic Visit Summary Forms. AOPA National Assembly September 4-7, Las Vegas, NV.

Hansen A, Owen E, Fatone S. (2014) From Stable Standing to “Rock’n’Roll” Walking. 40th American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium, February 26-March 1, Chicago, IL.

Heckathorne C, Stine R, Major M, Gard S, Fatone S. (2014) Investigating the Effects of Prosthetic Hand Design on Performance. 40th American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium, February 26-March 1, Chicago, IL.

Jeans K, Gard S, Kaufman K and Stanhope S. (2014) Using Gait Analysis to Improve O&P Prescription and Function. 40th American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium, February 26-March 1, Chicago, IL.

Kwak S, Johnson WB, Fatone S. (2014) The Consequences of Ankle Foot Orthosis Joint Misalignment Using a 3D Model. National Conference on Undergraduate Research, April 3-5, Lexington, KY.

Major M, Raghavan P and Gard S. (2014) Estimating step length of lower limb prosthesis users with a low-cost accelerometer. 40th American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium, February 26-March 1, Chicago, IL.

Major M, Stine R, Heckathorne C, Fatone S, Gard S. (2014) Upper Body Kinematic Range-of-Motion and Variability of Transradial Prosthesis Users Performing Goal-Oriented Tasks. World Congress of Biomechanics, July 6-11, Boston, MA.

Major MJ, Kluger D, Fatone S, Gard SA (2014) The effect of trunk flexion on lower limb kinetics of able-bodied gait. 10th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day, Northwestern University, April 3, Chicago, Illinois.

McGovern D, Fatone S. (2014) Evaluating the effects of ankle-foot-orthosis footwear-combinations (AFO-FCs) in children with Cerebral Palsy. Midwest Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, One Day Fall Symposium, November 15, Hickory Hills, Illinois.

Steele K, Choi H, Bjornson K, Fatone S, Wren T (2014) Using musculoskeletal modeling to evaluate the effects of tuning ankle foot orthoses. World Congress of Biomechanics, July 6-11, Boston, Massachusetts.

Wong AWK, Heinemann AW, Ehrlich-Jones L, Connelly L, Semik P, Fatone S (2014) Comparison of the Orthotics and Prosthetics Users’ Survey (OPUS) and Orthotics and Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes (FOTO) Functional Status Measures for Persons with Lower Limb Amputation. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, October 7-11, Toronto, ON, Canada.