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Lower limb prosthesis

United States Patent Application

20070078523
A1
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A lower limb prosthesis comprising a foot, a pylon, a socket, a connector between the socket and the pylon, an adapter between the foot and the pylon, and a liner in the socket, the liner being substantially rigid at room temperatures and moldable at a temperature between approximately 50 degrees C. and approximately 100 degrees C. Also a support for a residual lower limb, the support being sized to receive the residual lower limb and comprising a socket and a liner in the socket, the liner being substantially rigid at room temperatures and moldable at a temperature between approximately 50 degrees C. and approximately 100 degrees C.
Kholwadwala, Deepesh K. (Albuquerque, NM), Slepova, Lubov V. (Snezhinsk, RU), Wheeler, Jason W. (Albuquerque, NM), Rahimian, Kamyar (Albuquerque, NM), Rohrer, Brandon R. (Albuquerque, NM), Johnston, Gabriel A. (Trophy Club, TX), Coleman, Jennifer L. (Belen, NM), Vaughn, Mark R. (Albuquerque, NM), Pervushin, Vladimir I. (Snezhinsk, RU), Ivanov, Anatoli S. (Snezhinsk, RU)
11/ 527,143
September 26, 2006
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0002] The Government has rights to this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy.