(DAILYMAIL) — Three men who lost the use of their hands have been given bionic replacements activated by brain signals, it emerged yesterday.
A world first, the surgical technique restored function to limbs left almost useless by climbing and car accidents.
And it brings hope to other patients who have suffered traumatic injuries or are born with defects.
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The bionic transplants involved men who sustained severe damage to nerves in the neck that control movement and sensation in the arms.