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Abbreviations

4C's
Capability Comfort Caring Cosmesis
AK
Above knee
AK/BK pylon
Above knee/Below knee pylon
AKA
Above knee amputation
BK
Below knee
BKA
Below knee amputation
BL
Back lift
BLTB
Blocked leather tuber bearing (thigh corset)
CAD CAM
Computer Aided Design Computer Aided Manufacture
CAT CAM
Contoured Adducted Trochanteric Controlled Alignment Method
CD
Congenital deformity
CS
Crotch strap
DSPB
Double swivel pelvic band
EBA
Extension bias aids (pick ups)
EBP
End bearing pad
ESK
Endolite stabilsed knee
FCFEA
Fully covered foot embracing ankle
Fitter
GRP
Glass reinforced plastic
HOKL
Hand operated knee lock
HP
Hemi pelvectomy
HQ
Hind quarter
HSPC
Hydraulic swing phase control
ICS
Ischial containment socket
ICS
Internal coil/calf spring
IP
Intelligent prosthesis
IT
Ischial tuberosity
KD
Knee disarticulation
LBL
Long blocked leather (thigh corset)
LSWB
Ladies shaped waist belt
MAP
Modular assembly prosthesis
MAS
Marlo anatomical socket
MF
Multi flex
MU
Moulded uniaxial
PB
Pelvic band
PF
Partial foot
PFFD
Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency
PFR
Pylon forefoot rocker
Prosthetist
PSPC
Pneumatic swing phase control
PTB
Patellar tendon bearing
PTS
Patellar tendon supracondylar
RPB
Rigid pelvic band
RSS
Roehampton soft suspension
SACH
Solid Ankle Cushion Heel
SAKL
Semi automatic knee lock
SF
Stance flex
SPC
Swing phase control
SRP
Short rocker pylon
STSP
Soft tissue support pad
TES
Total elastic suspension
TF
Trans femoral
TK
Through knee
TKA
Trochanter knee ankle
TKA
Through knee amputation
TSB
Total surface bearing
TT
Trans tibial
UA
Uniaxial ankle
WTKC
Wheel type knee control
XKS
Cross knee strap

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