Introducing Jesse Sullivan, the World's First "Bionic Man"


Subject:
Medical Treatments & Devices , Prosthetics

Description:
Fact sheet and related material about the development of a "bionic arm" or "myoelectric arm driven using electrical signals from the muscles of the chest, now activated by the user's own thought-generated nerve impulses." Explains the procedure, which uses nerve-muscle grafts, and the importance of the development. Includes video clips of the arm and links to related articles and websites. From the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC).

Publisher:
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.ric.org/research/accomplishments/Bionic.aspx


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