Re: scanning and making prostheses

From: Ron Doyle (
Date: Mon Feb 28 2000 - 08:21:32 EET

This information may help you.

The contact name is Ihsan Al-Temen- P. Eng.
The Hugh MacMillan Rehabilitation Center
350 Rumsey road
Toronto, Ontario M4G 1R8

Tel: 416-425-6220
Fax: 416-425-1634

These people are at the forefront of prostheses and research into prosthetic
limbs. I have dealt with them on projects and we supplied some LOM parts.
Please feel free to contact them and good luck.

Anshu Dhar wrote:

> Dear Listmembers,
> I have been approached by a friend who is doing a project
> for the Artificial Limb Centre at a Military Hospital in India. They are
> faced with a flood of soldiers and civilians who have lost a limb or two
> due to fighting in terrorist affected areas and are trying to speed up the
> process of making prostheses to fit the amputated end of a limb.
> They are currently considering some kind of scanning
> system from which they can get layered 2D data and then carry out stepwise
> machining.
> I am also looking in the list archives but I still
> have'nt yet found exactly what I'm looking for. I know this sounds like a
> vague request but I would really appreciate any suggestions on how to go
> about this.
> Thanking you,
> Sincerely,
> Anshu Dhar Jayal,
> Graduate Student,
> University of Utah
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