EXCLUSIVE - Meet the most advanced amputee in the WORLD: Woman, 43, can move prosthetic arm with her BRAIN and can even feel touch and pain with her artificial fingers



This is the first amputee who can feel cold, pressure and pain through a prosthetic arm - and move the artificial fingers using her brain. 
Melissa Loomis, of Canton, Ohio, had her right arm amputated last fall after a seemingly innocuous raccoon bite developed into a life-threatening infection. 
The devastating ordeal left the 43-year-old depressed and fearing for her life.
But she was given a lifeline: the orthopedic hand surgeon who treated her, Dr Ajay Seth, realized she would be the perfect candidate for a revolutionary new technique.
The novel surgery, never-before-performed in the... read more

 
28 September 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 28
Source: Daily Mail
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