A new prosthetic arm, developed in the U.K., attaches directly to its owner’s bone.
A victim of the London bombings has had a prosthetic arm fitted to her bone and skin in an operation which could herald “a new generation of reconstruction”.
Kira Mason was opposite one of the four men who detonated devices on the transport network on 7 July 2005.
Surgeons were able to fuse a metal pin with her skin tissue, and a battery pack helps to ensure she can clench her fist and flex her muscles.
Consultant orthopaedic surgeon Steve Cannon said it was a “breakthrough”