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Development and Testing of Myoelectric Control of a Virtual Lower Limb Prosthesis for Individuals With Transfemoral Amputation

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This video demonstrates how electromyogram (EMG) patterns from residual thigh muscles in a patient with a transfemoral amputation are used to control virtual knee and ankle motions.

RELATED TOPICS:Neurology, Orthopedic Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Surgery

ARTICLE: Real-Time Myoelectric Control of Knee and Ankle Motions for Transfemoral Amputees
Hargrove LJ, Simon AM, Lipschutz RD, Finucane SB, Kuiken TA.
JAMA. 2011;305(15):1542-1544. doi:10.1001/jama.2011.465.