Prosthetic devices are not used to lengthen limbs that remain functional after amputation to remove osteosarcomas located on the upper arm.
Tools such as amputee dolls may be helpful in explaining how a prosthetic limb will be worn and to encourage positive body image.
Turns out, viewers were very interested in Mills, but mainly because they were curious to see if her prosthetic leg would break free during a dance performance.
The King of Pop is rumored to have had so much plastic surgery that his nose has actually ceased to exist and has now been replaced with a prosthetic one.
Prosthetic valve endocarditis is inflammation that occurs as a complication of the implantation of an artificial valve in the heart.
Children who have had a valve replaced must take an anticoagulant medication, usually warfarin (Coumadin), in order to minimize the possibility of a clot forming on the prosthetic valve.
Medi-Cal may also cover some dental care, prosthetic and orthopedic devices, eyeglasses, hearing aids, medical equipment, ambulance services, and hospice care.
The most common surgical treatment involves replacing the child's aortic valve and several inches of the aorta itself with a composite graft, which is a prosthetic heart valve sewn into one end of a Dacron tube.
These substances are combinations of one or more albumins with a radical of an essentially different nature, termed by Kossel a " prosthetic group."
=1; so conventionally transcribed since it unites two values, being sometimes y but often s (especially at the beginning of words), and from the earliest times used in a manner corresponding to the Arabic hamza, to indicate a prosthetic vowel.