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Rogers Janet L. MS PTA; Dale Pape, C MSEd, PT; Thiele, Richard J. CP
JPO Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics: July 1993
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This article discusses the evaluation, impression, modifications, fabrications and rehabilitation of a patient with bilateral hip disarticulations necessitated by severe decubitus ulcers secondary to a 7th thoracic level (T-7) spinal cord injury. The care of this patient was a challenge due to bilateral amputations at such a high level and the special needs of a patient who has a spinal cord injury.

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