Targeted reinnervation for enhanced prosthetic arm function in a woman with a proximal amputation: a case study

@article{Kuiken2007TargetedRF,
  title={Targeted reinnervation for enhanced prosthetic arm function in a woman with a proximal amputation: a case study},
  author={Todd A. Kuiken and Laura A. Miller and Robert D. Lipschutz and Blair A. Lock and Kathy A Stubblefield and Paul D. Marasco and Ping Zhou and Gregory A Dumanian},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2007},
  volume={369},
  pages={371-380}
}

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