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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 297431, 17 pages
Review Article

Technology Efficacy in Active Prosthetic Knees for Transfemoral Amputees: A Quantitative Evaluation

1Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2Mechatronics Section, Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Assiut University, Assiut 71516, Egypt

Received 5 March 2014; Accepted 4 June 2014; Published 7 July 2014

Academic Editor: Christian Peham

Copyright © 2014 Amr M. El-Sayed et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Citations to this Article [4 citations]

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  • Amr M. El-Sayed, Nur Azah Hamzaid, and Noor Azuan Abu Osman, “Piezoelectric Bimorphs' Characteristics as In-Socket Sensors for Transfemoral Amputees,” Sensors, vol. 14, no. 12, pp. 23724–23741, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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