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Like New Again: Amazing Robotic Arm Restores Amputee
Cyborg Handshake
First-ever, thought-controlled prosthesis attached to patient’s bone
By RBR Staff

This February, 2013, Catalan delivered on his promise.

For the first time an operation has been conducted, at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, where electrodes have been permanently implanted in nerves and muscles of an amputee to directly control an arm prosthesis. The result allows natural control of an advanced robotic prosthesis, similarly to the motions of a natural limb.

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