Survey of Persons with Below-elbow Limb Loss Regarding Sensory Feedback


About this study

Aims, purpose, or objectives:

  • To obtain opinions on sensory feedback from people with upper limb loss
  • To obtain preferences for types of noninvasive sensory feedback
  • To discover what tasks are perceived to be easier for prosthetic use with sensory feedback


Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Subject population (children, adults, groups): Adults (18 and above) with upper limb loss who use prostheses

The 9 people with upper limb loss who previously participated in the study “Myoelectric SoftHand Pro to Improve Prosthetic Function for People with Below-elbow Limb Loss: a Feasibility Study” (IRB # 13-008649) will be contacted.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects > 18 years of age

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • None


Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Kristin Zhao, Ph.D.

Closed for enrollment

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