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Quadriplegic regains use of arm in medical first

American man paralysed from shoulders down can feed himself again using prosthesis: study

Mr Kochevar using computer-brain interface technology and an electrical stimulation system to move his own arm after eight years of paralysis.


A DECADE after a bike crash that left an American man paralysed from the shoulders down, he can again feed himself, researchers hailing a medical first reported on Wednesday.

The remarkable advance hinges on a prosthesis which circumvents rather than repairs his spinal injury...

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