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Richard Brånemark inspects the osseointegrated implant

Image   •   Feb 22, 2013 06:00 GMT

The first surgery where neuromuscular electrodes have been permanently implanted in an amputee. "The ultimate goal is to make a more natural way to replace a lost limb, to improve the quality of life for people with amputations,” says Rickard Brånemark, Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Associate Professor at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg,
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