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Improving Grasping Function with Functional Electrical Stimulation - A System Overview

Author(s):

T. Keller
Conference/Journal:

Congres of American College of Surgeons, Chilean Chapter, Santiago, Chile
Abstract:

Several Neuroprostheses to improve the grasping function in spinal cord injured and stroke subjects are nowadays commercially available. They can be divided into two main categories: implanted systems and non-invasive systems. Both categories have their own advantages and disadvantages. The presented implanted system are the Freehand system from Neurocontrol Inc. and the NEC system from Japan. The systems using surface stimulation electrodes are the Handmaster from Ness Inc., the Bionic Glove from the University of Alberta and the ETHZ-ParaCare neuroprosthesis from ETH Zurich and University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich.

Further Information
Year:

2000
Type of Publication:

(05)Plenary/Invited/Honorary Lecture
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