A researcher in advanced prosthetic limbs reviews recent progress in the field, from neural-machine interfaces to targeted sensory and motor reinnervation.
Advancing postamputation medicine is especially important for upper extremity amputations, which have been shown to produce even greater disability than lower extremity amputations. Read this case study.
These slides demonstrate the use of a customized implant in a man who presented with four years of progressively worsening left thigh cramping, with no specific history of trauma. Biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of a Grade II chondrosarcoma.
A Cleveland Clinic-led research team has been awarded up to $2.5 million to develop a suite of outcome metrics for advanced prosthetic limbs that are clinically relevant and rooted in cutting-edge science.