Information for referrals
You are eligible for an osseointegration (click) prosthesis: if at least 2 of the following statements are affirmatively answered.
- prosthesis use: less than 50 hours per week
- maximum continuous walking distance with prosthesis: less than 2 kilometers
- release of prosthesis at least once a week during daily activities
- blisters, abrasions, pressure sores, inflammation due to the socket
- reduced seating comfort.
- excessive perspiration in the socket in the summer.
- BMI >30
- severe diabetes mellitus (with multi-organ failure)
- severe chronic peripheral arterial disease in the legs
In the reference, state at least:
- patient data: name, date of birth, address, telephone number, general practitioner
- date of amputation, level and cause of amputation
- when available: radiographs, ct scans, vascular studies and daylight photos/videos of stump
Please send your referral to firstname.lastname@example.org.