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FDA Allows Marketing of First Prosthetic Arm dubbed “Luke”

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today allowed marketing of the DEKA Arm System, the first prosthetic arm that can perform multiple, simultaneous powered movements controlled by electrical signals from electromyogram (EMG) electrodes. This is the first time FDA has allowed marketing of a prosthetic arm. Functioning of the prosthesis is by determining […]