Repurposed spinal stimulators to restore touch in lost limb -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Repurposed spinal stimulators to restore touch in lost limb

21/07/2020

Image: Man touching prosthetic arm next to an older woman; Copyright: UPMC

Lee Fisher, Ph.D., touches the fingers of a robotic arm, which transmits sensory information as electrical impulses delivered to the spinal cord of study participant Pat Bayne.

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