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Esparza Waldo CP; Ivko, Joseph J. Sr.
JPO Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics: July 1997
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An improved cable guide assembly applicable to conventional transhumeral prosthetic devices has been designed. When subjected to varying rotational and directional cable stress, this assembly has the ability to automatically align itself, minimizing cable stress. The assembly is particularly applicable to prosthetic devices and, besides extending cable life significantly, the occasional changing of the cables is facilitated and can be easily accomplished by the patient.

© 1997 American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists