First-of-its-kind study shows how hand amputation, reattachment affect brain -- MEDICA Trade Fair

First-of-its-kind study shows how hand amputation, reattachment affect brain

06/29/2017

Image: A hand-prosthesis holding an egg; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann

A study of the University of Missouri found out, that there are changes in the structure of the brain, when someone loses his hand. Those effects can continue even after surgical repairs; © Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann