Flashcards in AKA Prosthetic Components Deck (16)
Alignment of femur in ischial containment socket
Adducted alignment of femur in the socket
Mediolateral and AP dimension of ischial containment vs. quadrilateral socket
Ischial containment is narrower mediolateral.
Quadrilateral socket is narrower anteroposterior.
Advantage of a polycentric knee
It has a mobile center of rotation that allows for stability and control
Amputees with residual femur < how much are fitted as hip disarticulation
Which of the 5 AKA suspension systems has less medial lateral control and is less secure
Total elastic suspension belt
Where is weight bearing for a hip disarticulation prosthesis?
5 suspension systems for AKA prostheses
2. Gel liner with pin
3. Total Elastic Suspension Belt
4. Silesian Belt
5. Hip joint and pelvic band
Which of the 5 AKA suspension systems is on patients with severe hip abductor weakness
Hip joint and pelvic band
What kind of suspension is used for a swimmer for a BKA vs AKA
BKA use a rubber suspension sleeve.
AKA use a waterproof suspension belt.
Which of the 5 AKA suspension systems is the most secure suspension method with greatest control
What is the standard prosthesis used for a hip disarticulation
Canadian hip disarticulation prosthesis
Where is weight bearing concentrated in ischial containment socket?
Medial aspect of ischium and ischial ramus
2 socket designs for AKA
1. Quadrilateral transfemoral socket
2. Ischial Containment Socket
Which of the 5 AKA suspension systems is used with those with volume fluctuations and has good shear control
Gel liner with pin
Where is ischial tuberosity on the quadrilateral socket?
It sits on top of the posterior brim