Substituting of Upper Human Extremities Functions — Where We are Going?

  • A. Morecki
  • H. Borowski
  • J. Kiwerski
  • R. Paśniczek
  • J. Ober
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 11)

Summary

The paper presents some medical, technical and methodological aspects of the problem of supporting lost motorial functions of upper human extremities.

Some results obtained in application of hybrid system for supporting the grasp movements - alive manipulators - are described.

Keywords

Europe Stimul Lost Exter Retained 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Morecki
    • 1
  • H. Borowski
    • 1
  • J. Kiwerski
    • 2
  • R. Paśniczek
    • 2
  • J. Ober
    • 3
  1. 1.Technical University of WarsawPoland
  2. 2.Metropolitan Rehabilitation CenterPoland
  3. 3.Institute of Biocybernetic and Biomedical Engng.Polish Academy of SciencesWarsawPoland

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