For part IV see Adv. Mater. 2 (1990) 45.
Biomaterials highlights V. Percutaneous amputation stump extensions†
Article first published online: 29 OCT 2004
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Volume 2, Issue 4, pages 189–191, April 1990
How to Cite
Heimke, G. (1990), Biomaterials highlights V. Percutaneous amputation stump extensions. Adv. Mater., 2: 189–191. doi: 10.1002/adma.19900020408
- Issue published online: 29 OCT 2004
- Article first published online: 29 OCT 2004
Biomaterials highlights V. The joining of the stump of an amputated limb to the man-made extension presents a number of medical, mechanical and materials problems not least of which is how the extension should penetrate the skin without causing infection.