Advances in prosthetics are rapid.
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See also: artificial organs and regenerative medicine.
Is it prostheses or prosthetics? A prosthesis is an artificial body part (plural = prostheses) whereas the adjective is used to describe a particular type, for example a prosthetic hand. Prosthetics is the medical speciality studying and applying prostheses.
Full Body Prosthetics
A full set of smart prosthetic limbs, combined with replacement synthetic organs, could provide an entire replacement body that could host someone's brain. - David Wood Humai’s Head of Engineering On the Future That is to Come (interview) - IEET
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Advanced and innovative technologies within the fields of prosthetics, braces, supports and compression therapy
Patient in the UK receives world's first 3D-printed prosthetic eye
Interesting Engineering - 25-Nov-2021
Fits perfectly in the eye socket and looks realistic than alternativesRead more...
Sense of touch improved performance of a robotic arm
Medgadget - 21-May-2021
Brain implants enabled sensory and motor feedback to robotic arm, resembling human abilitiesRead more...
Trained robotic prosthetics benefit more than just walking
IEEE Spectrum - 23-Apr-2021
Brain-controlled robot ankle achieved better stability & coordination with physical therapyRead more...
Bionic touch fails to shift location of subjective sensation to sensor position
DT Next - 28-Dec-2020
Neural electrodes didn't offer precise sensation; posing challenges for prostheticsRead more...
The first man to control his prosthetic arms with mind
Interesting Engineering - 14-Dec-2020
AI allowed a man with quadriplegia control both his robotic arms at the same timeRead more...