INDICATION CRITERIA

Who is eligible for an osseointegration (click) prosthesis?

You are eligible if you answer yes on two of the following statements.

  • I use my prosthesis less than 50 hours per week
  • My maximum continuous walking distance with prosthesis is less than 2 kilometers
  • My prosthesis releases at least once a week during daily activities
  • My socket causes blisters, abrasions, pressure spots, skin inflammations
  • I have poor sitting comfort as a result of the socket/sleeve
  • I suffer from perspiration in the socket in the summer

Who is not eligible for an osseointegration (click) prosthesis?

  • People who smoke
  • People with a BMI higher than 30
  • People with severe diabetes  (kidney failure, eye disorders, nerve disease)
  • People with severe vascular disease of the legs