Tag: "extremity" at biology news
Cyberkinetics, Case to develop system to help restore extremity function
...d loop limb movement system for persons with upper extremity
paralysis. About the Cleveland FES Center The Cleveland Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) Center, a consortium of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Case Western Reserve University, and MetroHealth Medical Center, provides innovative option...
Epidemic of unneeded amputations
...tations, accounting for 82,000 non-traumatic lower extremity
amputations (LEAs) in the U.S. yearly, according t...CDC says the five-year survival rate for all lower extremity
amputees is less than 50 percent. For diabetic amputees, the rate is less than 40 percent.--In a fiv...
Human stem cell treatment restores motor function in paralyzed rats
...nd three others had improved mobility in all lower extremity
joints. All nine animals grafted with hSSCs achieved significantly better motor scores than those in the control group, and showed a consistent presence of transplanted cells in the spinal area. In all the rats grafted with the stem cells, the major...