Ottobock Healthcare does it again! They have restored the entire right arm function of a 19 year old Haiti earthquake survivorw with a mind-controlled prosthetic.
As a follow-up from our popular past article about Christian Kandlbauer, a 21-year-old Austrian man who lost both his arms by getting electrocuted. He dedicatied four years of his life to Otto Bock Healthcare as a test subject and surgeons finally conducted the surgery to connect Christian’s natural chest nerves into their prosthetic arm prototype so that his neurological impulses can control the prosthetic device. We now introduce you to Christella Monteau, who was buried under Haiti’s earthquake debris for 17 hours and had to witness her younger sister’s death before finally being rescued. As a result of her being crushed under rubble, her right arm had to be amputated above the elbow.