New Hope for Amputees

Arenofsky, Janice
March 2006
Soldiers;Mar2006, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p32
The article reports on bio-hybrid limbs. According to Dr. Roy Aaron, an orthopedic surgeon and director of the Center for Restorative and Regenerative Medicine at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Providence, Rhode Island, the limbs will be commercially available in three years and will be followed by lifelike prostheses with a neural interface. Experiences of several service members who have prosthetics due to war are also included.


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