Surgeons restore some function for paralysed patients

Team of surgeon in uniform perform operation on a patient at cardiac surgery clinic; Shutterstock ID 153098018; Purchase Order: Arnaud POURPOINT; Job: ; Client/Licensee: Fil /plateforme internationale; Other:

Team of surgeon in uniform perform operation on a patient at cardiac surgery clinic; Shutterstock ID 153098018; Purchase Order: Arnaud POURPOINT; Job: ; Client/Licensee: Fil /plateforme internationale; Other:

Surgeons in Australia have managed to restore arm function in paralysed patients, allowing them to feed themselves, use tools and handle electronic devices, according to the results of a groundbreaking study released Friday. Thirteen young adults who had suffered spinal injuries rendering them tetraplegic underwent several operations and intense physiotherapy in the largest ever application […]

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