Options for finger prostheses

Horst Buckner, John W. Michael

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Conventional, semi-custom finger prostheses centrally fabricated of polyvinyl chloride are often rejected due to suboptimal appearance and a tendency to stain. Rejection is frustrating for the amputee, prosthetist and referring physician. This article summarizes 20 years of experience by the senior author in using custom-fabricated, custom-colored prostheses made from silicone elastomers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10-19
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Prosthetics and Orthotics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Rehabilitation


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