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  1. Alex Joyce Neuroprosthetics

  2. Prosthetics • An artificial device to replace or augment a missing or impaired part of the body

  3. History of Prosthesis • 1500 BC- Egyptians • Wooden Toes • 300 BC- Italians • Artificial Leg

  4. Table of Prosthesis Developments

  5. Neuroprosthetics • Also called neural prosthetics • Aseries of devices that can substitute motor, sensory or cognitive modality that might have been damaged as result of an injury or disease.

  6. Target Reinnervation • Enables an amputee to control motorized prosthetic devices and to regain sensory feedback.

  7. Target Reinnervation cont. • Dr. Todd Kuiken • Surgery makes artificial arms easier to control

  8. Target Reinnervation cont. • Patient (Jesse Sullivan) • Bionic Hand

  9. References • Norton, Kim M.. "A Brief History of Prosthetics."inMotion. Amputee Coalition, 05 2009. Web. 13 Nov 2012. <http://www.amputee-coalition.org/inmotion/nov_dec_07/history_prosthetics.html>. • Steenhuysen, Julie. "Surgery makes artificial arms easier to control." . Reuters, 10 2009. Web. 12 Nov 2012. <http://www.reuters.com/article/2009/02/10/us-surgery-arms-idUSTRE5197SO20090210>. • Yiu, Stephanie. "To Arms." . Northwestern University, n.d. Web. 12 Nov 2012. <http://www.northwestern.edu/magazine/winter2007/feature/kuiken.html>.