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IIT Madras researchers launch India's first polycentric prosthetic knee

Bharat Times | 11/04/2022 12:00 PM | Click to read full article

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras Researchers have launched India’s first indigenously developed Polycentric Prosthetic Knee, which aims to improve the quality of life of thousands of above-knee disabilities.

Known as ‘Kadam’, it is suitable for both short and long residual limbs after transfemoral (above-knee) amputation. It features friction swing control adjustments for various running speeds.