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Latest Amputation Stories

2015-02-27 12:24:57

The Gentle Barn's Dudley gets another chance to walk and another chance at life SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Feb.

bionic hands
2015-02-26 09:58:53

Three men suffering from severe nerve damage volunteered to have their hands amputated and replaced with mind-controlled bionic prostheses, according to research published Tuesday in the medical journal The Lancet.

2015-02-25 08:35:16

CERAMENT(TM)|G is the first injectable antibiotic eluting bone substitute in India LUND, Sweden, Feb.

2015-02-10 23:00:40

Rehabilitation experts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine hope to one day give people with an arm amputation a prosthetic limb that not only moves like a natural one, but “feels”

2015-01-22 23:11:31

An innovative Las Vegas managed care podiatry network is partnering with a medical device company to help prevent needless amputations due to peripheral vascular disease. Las

2015-01-21 08:29:17

Amputations Avoidable With Timely Diagnosis & Care from a Foot & Ankle Surgeon CHICAGO, Jan.

2015-01-10 12:20:22

In Rome with the Knights of Columbus, the athletes exemplify hope and healing against incredible odds VATICAN CITY, Jan.

prosthetic leg
2014-12-30 15:22:54

In a year that saw some remarkable stories about 3D printing, not least the astronaut who was emailed a wrench by NASA, we end with news that prosthetic limbs could be made cheaper and better-fitting and be more efficiently produced by printing them out in 3D.

2014-12-17 08:27:18

Evidence is Clear that Adequate Off-Loading Increases the Likelihood of DFU Healing PRINCETON, N.J., Dec.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.