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{"amputation-type":{"name":"Amputation Type","description":"You can find a prefabricated Alpha Liner to suit most of your patients&apos; needs. Alpha Liners are available for several amputation types:\r\n<ul>\r\n \t<li>Transtibial<\/li>\r\n \t<li>Transfemoral<\/li>\r\n \t<li>Upper Extremity (transradial or transhumeral)<\/li>\r\n \t<li>Paediatric (transtibial)<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\nCustom Alpha DESIGN Liners offer a tailored solution for patients with atypical residual limb contours."},"distal":{"name":"Distal","description":"Please take the circumference 4cm above the distal end."},"fabric":{"name":"Fabric","description":"Alpha Liner fabrics add to the liner&apos;s comfort and functionality whilst protecting the interface material.\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>Original:<\/strong> Smooth texture allows for ease in donning a prosthetic socket whilst extending liner life.\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>Spirit:<\/strong> Flexible unbroken loop fabric allows easy donning and doffing, making it ideal for amputees with limited hand dexterity.\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>MAX:<\/strong> One-way stretch fabric minimises pistoning whilst maintaining durability and increasing the range of knee motion.\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>Select:<\/strong> Allows for easy bending and flexing of the knee, with a one-way stretch fabric controlling pistoning without a distal matrix."},"gel-profile":{"name":"Gel Profile","description":"The profile of the inner interface impacts the liner&apos;s fit and the patient&apos;s comfort. Six profiles are available, each specialised to various amputation types.\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>Uniform:<\/strong> Even distribution of material throughout the liner. Available for transtibial, paediatric and upper extremity liners.\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>Contoured:<\/strong> A uniform profile base with an additional 3mm on the anterior distal walls. Available for transtibial liners.\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>Tapered:<\/strong> A uniform profile base with and additional 3mm distally. Available for transtibial liners.\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>Progressive:<\/strong> 9mm distal thickness with 6mm at the tibial crest, thinning to 2.5mm behind the knee and proximally. Available for transtibial liners.\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>AK Symmetrical:<\/strong> 9mm distal thickness thinning to a uniform 2.5mm throughout. Available for transfemoral liners.\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>AK Profile:<\/strong> 9mm distal thickness with 9mm lateral gel pads, with 3mm proximally. Designed exclusively for transfemoral liners."},"gel-type":{"name":"Gel Type","description":"Alpha Liners offer four interface material options.\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Classic<\/strong>\r\n<ul>\r\n<li>Offers ultimate comfort and protection from shear forces and impact<\/li>\r\n<li>Thermoplastic elastomer gel with mineral oil and vitamin E\r\n<li>Adapts to uneven pressure distribution within the socket<\/li>\r\n<li>Maintains its adapted shape over time<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\n<strong>Hybrid<\/strong>\r\n<ul>\r\n<li>High durometer bridges the gap between Classic and Silicone interfaces<\/li>\r\n<li>Robust thermoplastic elastomer gel with mineral oil and vitamin E<\/li>\r\n<li>Features balanced gel flow and rebound<\/li>\r\n<li>Perfect solution for comfort and durability<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\n<strong>Silicone<\/strong>\r\n<ul>\r\n<li>Platinum-cured medical grade silicone designed for comfort and performance<\/li>\r\n<li>Vitamin E and mineral oils promote skin repair and protection<\/li>\r\n<li>Low flow ensures protection of highly sensitive areas<\/li>\r\n<li>High rebound maintains original shape over time with high durability<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\n<strong>SmartTemp<\/strong>\r\n<ul>\r\n<li>Combines Silicone with Outlast heat management technology<\/li>\r\n<li>Regulates heat by responding to fluctuations in skin temperature<\/li>\r\n<li>Absorbs and stores heat, enhancing comfort and delaying sweating<\/li>\r\n<li>Releases stored heat as the body cools, maintaining stable body temperature<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>"},"liner-colour":{"name":"Liner Colour","description":"Alpha Liners are available in several fabric colours.\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>Classic<\/strong>\r\n<br>\r\nBK: Green\/grey (Original), Buff (Original, Spirit or MAX), Grey\/light grey (Select)\r\n<br>\r\nAK: Buff (Spirit or MAX)\r\n<br>\r\nUpper Extremity: Buff (Spirit)\r\n<br>\r\nPaediatric: Buff (MAX)\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>Hybrid<\/strong>\r\n<br>\r\nBK: Grey\/light grey (Select)\r\n<br>\r\nAK: Grey (Select)\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>Silicone<\/strong>\r\n<br>\r\nBK: Taupe\/light grey (Select)\r\n<br>\r\nAK: Taupe (Select)\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>SmartTemp<\/strong>\r\n<br>\r\nBK: Taupe\/light grey (Select)\r\n<br>\r\nAK: Taupe (Select)"},"liner-size":{"name":"Liner Size","description":"Size options vary depending on the type of liner; choose the appropriate size that fits your patient.\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>Classic or Hybrid BK:<\/strong> Small, Medium, Medium Plus, Large, Large Plus, Extra Large\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>Classic or Hybrid AK:<\/strong> Medium Plus, Large, Large Plus, Extra Large\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>Silicone or SmartTemp:<\/strong> Medium Plus 1, Medium Plus 2, Large 1, Large 2, Large Plus, Extra Large\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>Classic Upper Extremity:<\/strong> Small, Medium, Medium Plus\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>Classic Paediatric:<\/strong> Extra Small, Extra Small Plus\r\n<br><br>\r\nEnter a patient&apos;s distal and proximal measurements for size recommendations."},"liner-thickness":{"name":"Liner Thickness","description":"We recommend that you use the thickest liner that is comfortable for your patient.\r\n<ul>\r\n<li>6mm and 9mm offer the most cushioning for an amputee&apos;s residual limb<\/li>\r\n<li>3mm is beneficial when at least 3mm of residual limb shrinkage is expected, allowing you to progress into thicker liners as the limb decreases in volume. This avoids the need to make a new socket<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\nAlpha Liners with the same profile and thickness can retrofit into the same socket, meaning patients don&apos;t need to switch socket to switch liners."},"proximal":{"name":"Proximal","description":"Please take the circumference 30cm from the distal end."},"suspension-type":{"name":"Suspension Type","description":"All Alpha Liners (excluding Upper Extremity) are available in either cushion or locking styles. Several locking liners offer either a standard or accordion umbrella.\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>Cushion:<\/strong> Use with either elevated vacuum or passive suction suspension systems.\r\n<br><br>\r\n<strong>Locking:<\/strong> Use with clutch or shuttle locks. Accordion umbrella size increases with liner size, whilst standard umbrella size does not."}}
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