UBC Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Province Wide Rounds

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Topic: Novel Transtibial Amputation Techniques: A Physiatry Focused Review

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the pathophysiology of phantom limb pain
  • Compare conventional transtibial amputations with evolving surgical techniques (including targeted muscle reinnervation and agonist-antagonist myoneuronal interface) and the impact on phantom limb pain
  • Discuss how these amputation techniques can be used in advanced prosthetic designs

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