Osseointegration Moves Forward

inMotion Volume 25, Issue 5, September|October 2015

FDA approves the procedure in the U.S.

He became the first American to benefit from a bone-anchored leg prosthesis, but he had to travel to Australia to get one - a surgically implanted titanium device that grows into the bone, protrudes through the skin and can be attached to an artificial limb.

The process, called osseointegration (OI) and familiar through dental implants, was not approved for amputees in the Unites States - until now.

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