Prosthetist invents technology to cushion amputated bone

05/16/2013 | Metromode (Detroit)

A new Detroit business startup, Advanced Amputee Solutions, is developing a polymer that can be applied during amputation surgery to cushion the cut bone and seal the bone marrow. Prosthetist Gordon Maniere, who co-founded the company, hopes this will address the challenge of fitting a rigid prosthesis to the shape of a daily-changing residual limb. "That's the biggest problem because the amputee won't wear the prosthetic if it causes pain," he said.

View Full Article in:

Metromode (Detroit)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Biostatistics
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Diagnostic Technician
Roche
Marlborough, MA
Test Technician
Roche
Marlborough, MA
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC
Senior Paralegal - Research & Development, and Medical
Boehringer Ingelheim
Ridgefield, CT