UK residents have established a unique bionic arm Michelangelo

The night before, on January 24, the British agency Assosieyshn Press reported that a Briton Christopher Taylor became the first resident of the United Kingdom, who was lucky enough to try out the unique "bionic arm" has revolutionized the field of prosthetics.

Named in honor of one of the greatest representatives of the Renaissance, "the hand of Michelangelo," not only "greatly simplifies everyday life, but also allows its owners to return to duty" — ITAR-TASS.

Several years ago, Taylor lost his arm in a motorcycle accident the water. The accident threatened to put an end to his professional career, as well as significantly complicated the stay at home. However, the father of three children happen first in the British Isles to try out the "hand of Michelangelo." The cost of the prosthesis developed in Germany the new generation, produced in very limited quantities, up to 75 thousand dollars.

Previously, patients in the UK has established bionic prostheses, but they are not comparable to the much more complex "hand of Michelangelo," is perceived signals of neurons of the brain. The prosthesis is made of various metals, alloys and plastics, and the fingers of the human hand is repeated, while precursors were limited to a few metal hooks.

"The fingers move like real — shared joy Taylor after a visit to the podiatrist. — Now I can quickly pick up and let go of things that is so important in my engineering profession. In addition, the prosthesis significantly facilitates the daily life. "

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