New surgery may enable better control of prosthetic limbs -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

New surgery may enable better control of prosthetic limbs

16.02.2021

Image: arm with a lot of adjusted electrodes; Copyright: MIT

MIT researchers in collaboration with surgeons at Harvard Medical School have devised a new type of amputation surgery that can help amputees better control their residual muscles and receive sensory feedback.

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Image: implant at MEDICA; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf