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2013-07-09 23:25:08

Standing With Hope seeks to gather 500 used prostheses by December 2013. With the help of Corrections Corporation of America, inmates in a local prison volunteer to disassemble the collected artificial limbs and recycle usable components to build new, custom-fit limbs through Standing With Hope's outreach to amputees in Ghana. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Building on an innovative partnership with Ghana Health Services, Standing With Hope continues to grow the prosthetic limb...

Buttercup The Duck Getting 3D Printed Foot
2013-06-30 07:52:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A Tennessee duckling that was born with a backwards foot last year will be receiving a prosthetic foot, thanks to the efforts of a 3D printing company and the folks at a nearby animal sanctuary. According to the Huffington Post, Buttercup the duckling has been unable to walk properly since being born with a deformed, partially-developed foot last November. He was just "hobbling around on it," explained officials at Feathered...

2013-06-28 23:24:26

They are committed to working together with O&P professionals throughout North America to introduce innovative orthotic solutions that can help improve daily function and quality of life for individuals with physical challenges. They take great pride in their continuous research and development for new products that will offer the utmost in quality, function, performance and reliability. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells...

2013-06-28 23:01:23

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Transcatheter Heart Valve Market Outlook, 2013” to its database. To Book your copy of this report visit - http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/transcatheter-heart-valve-market-outlook-2013-approval-of-second-generation-prosthetics-and-increasing-surgeons-confidence-and-proficiency-to-drive-tavr-procedure-volumes Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 Transcatheter Heart Valve Market Outlook, 2013 -...

2013-06-16 23:01:14

Foot & Ankle Devices Market report analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. (PRWEB) June 16, 2013 The “Foot & Ankle Devices Market (2012 - 2017) by Products, Application Area (External Fixation, Internal Fixation, Joint Replacement, Forefoot, Midfoot, Hindfoot, Prosthesis, Bracing) - Global Trends and Competitive Analysis” analyzes and studies the major market drivers,...

2013-06-04 23:26:34

From real-time high-speed video training to having inmates recycle pre-owned artificial limbs, Standing With Hope is helping amputees in Ghana by combining innovation with time-tested methods of prosthetic development. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 In efforts to provide the most advanced prosthetic limbs possible, Standing With Hope, led by Peter Rosenberger, merges proven methods with today´s technology and a unique source of help to provide high quality artificial legs to...

2013-05-18 23:04:23

FlexLeg Takes Reservations of its Prosthetics-Inspired Device Prior to July 15 Launch Provo, UT (PRWEB) May 18, 2013 Medical device company, FlexLeg, LLC, last week began taking reservations and pre-launch orders for its much anticipated mobility aid with its namesake, the FlexLeg. The device uses technology from prosthetics to create a hands-free crutch alternative that injured individuals can use to walk on various terrains. Those with a broken ankle, for example, can remain active and...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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