The Design of Advanced Prosthetic Limb Systems
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In the USA there have been many initiatives to develop advanced arm/hand prostheses
in the light of the casualties seen in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In this chapter the issues
involved in some of these designs is presented as well as an overview of some of the more high
profile prosthetic system development efforts.
Prosthetics, Upper-extremity, Myoelectric, Amputation, Neural Interface, Decoders
Department of Bioengineering, College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus, Colorado (USA)