TF-I, interface, step-in socket


Interface to a trans-femoral amputation prosthesis which is a socket design needing additional and specific means for suspension of the prosthesis during the swing stage, like a pelvic belt or a hip fixation.
The fitting can be based on two principles or be hybrid type:
* a narrow medial/lateral (NML) principle. It encapsulates the ischium in its design supported by a rigid structural frame.
* a quadrilateral shape of the socket
* a hybrid shape between quadrilateral and NML.
The final fitting depends on the:
* the length of the stump
* the shape of the stump
* the skeletal structure of the pelvic area.
The socket may be made from wooden, acrylic resin or thermoplastic and may be combined with a liner or flexible inner socket.

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

062441120000 - Prosthesis, lower limb, interface, socket, trans-femoral prosthesis



User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* trans-femoral amputation

User Characteristics ICF Code

2d450 - Limitation in walking
2d540 - Limitation in dressing

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

Intended Use ICF Code

2d450 - To support or train walking
2d540 - To support or train dressing

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