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Selected code: 06.18.42

Assistive device types - Selected code: 06.18.42
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06 - ASSISTIVE PRODUCTS ATTACHED TO THE BODY FOR SUPPORTING NEUROMUSCULOSKELETAL OR MOVEMENT RELATED FUNCTIONS (ORTHOSES) AND REPLACING ANATOMICAL STRUCTURES (PROSTHESES)
Orthoses are externally applied devices used to modify the structural and functional characteristics of the neuromusculoskeletal systems; prostheses are externally applied devices used to replace, wholly or in part, an absent or deficient body segment. Included are, e.g. body-powered and externally powered external orthoses, prostheses, orthopaedic footwear. Excluded are endo-prostheses, which are not part of this International Standard.
06.18 - Upper limb prostheses
A collection of compatible components that can be integrated to produce a range of different upper limb prostheses. Included are, e.g. cosmetic upper limb prostheses.
06.18.42 - Sockets for upper limb prostheses
Interface components of upper limb prostheses that are in direct contact with the wearer for achieving support, stabilization and suspension; may contain elements which contribute to the activation and/or control of functional components. Included are, e.g. sockets for partial hand amputation, wrist disarticulation, trans-radial (below-elbow) amputation, elbow disarticulation, trans-humeral. (above-elbow) amputation, shoulder disarticulation, forequarter amputation.
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