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Bone-anchored leg prostheses improve quality of life
Date:9/13/2010

ion, and this has been in development for more than 20 years. But we are now seeing the international breakthrough for this revolutionary treatment," says Brnemark, one of the authors behind the study, who explains that work is now underway on treating other amputations such as fingers and arms.

The studies have been carried as a collaboration between Sahlgrenska University Hospital, the Department of Orthopaedics and Department of Biomaterials at the Sahlgrenska Academy, and the BIOMATCELL VINN Excellence Center of Biomaterials and Cell Therapy at the University of Gothenburg.


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Contact: Rickard Brnemark
rickard.branemark@orthop.gu.se
46-070-846-1061
University of Gothenburg
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