A Neuroprosthesis for Restoring Arm and Hand Function via Functional Electrical Stimulation Following High Cervical Spinal Cord Injury

@inproceedings{Polasek2007ANF,
  title={A Neuroprosthesis for Restoring Arm and Hand Function via Functional Electrical Stimulation Following High Cervical Spinal Cord Injury},
  author={K H Polasek and H Hoyen and Memberg and Mr Williams},
  year={2007}
}
This paper describes the development and implementation of an implanted neuroprosthesis for restoring hand and arm function to an individual with high level tetraplegia resulting from a C1 “Brown Sequard” spinal cord injury. This individual has complete motor paralysis of one arm below the level of the neck and is thus highly disabled. The neuroprosthesis that has been surgically implanted was designed to restore basic upper extremity movements needed for simple yet important daily activities… CONTINUE READING

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