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Spinal Implant Helps Paraplegics Regain Some Functionsi
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George Putic
April 11, 2014 8:02 PM
Severe spinal cord injuries usually lead to total loss of control of lower extremities, as well as bladder, bowel and sexual functions. But scientists at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, say an implanted electrical device is helping the patients regain at least some of that control. VOA’s George Putic reports.

Spinal Implant Helps Paraplegics Regain Some Functions

George Putic

Published April 11, 2014

Severe spinal cord injuries usually lead to total loss of control of lower extremities, as well as bladder, bowel and sexual functions. But scientists at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, say an implanted electrical device is helping the patients regain at least some of that control. VOA’s George Putic reports.


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