Funding for this research was provided by:
NIH Clinical Center (Intramural Research Program)
Received: 20 February 2020
Accepted: 29 July 2020
First Online: 3 September 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the institutional review board of the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (IRB protocol number: 13-CC-0210). The study was publicly registered on ExternalRef removed with Clinical Trials Identifier NCT01961557. The patient and family were informed beforehand and provided consent to participate.
: Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this manuscript and any accompanying images. A copy of the written consent is available for review by the Editor of this journal.
: DLD and TCB are named inventors on a provisional patent application (U.S. patent application no. 62/368,926, “Powered Gait Assistance Systems”) covering the exoskeleton used in the study, which is held by the NIH.