Neuroprostheses for grasping.

@article{Popovic2002NeuroprosthesesFG,
  title={Neuroprostheses for grasping.},
  author={Milos R. Popovic and Dejan B. Popovic and Thierry Keller},
  journal={Neurological research},
  year={2002},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={443-52}
}
In recent years a number of neuroprostheses have been developed and used to assist stroke and spinal cord injured subjects to restore or improve grasping function. These neuroprostheses clearly demonstrated that the targeted group of subjects can significantly benefit from this technology and that functional electrical stimulation (FES) is a viable method for restoring or improving grasping function. In this article the FES technology is briefly explained and some of the better known… CONTINUE READING
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