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Thursday, May 31, 2012

“I Was A One-Sided Person”

VA researchers join forces at the Manhattan VAMC to help a Veteran who lost his arm 40 years ago. The Gen-3 DEKA Arm System was developed for the Department of Defense which collaborated with VA Research on a VA-funded optimization study to incorporate design feedback from thirty-five volunteer amputees. The goal is to produce the world’s most advanced prosthetic arm system to help improve the lives of veterans and service members.

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