Surgeon transforms amputees' mobility by melding bone and metal | CBC News

Surgeon transforms amputees' mobility by melding bone and metal | CBC News

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An Iraqi-born doctor who is now an orthopedic surgeon in Australia has revolutionized prosthetics for amputees. It's called osseointegration, a surgical procedure where a titanium rod-like implant is inserted directly into the bone of a patient's residual limb, then connected to a state-of-the-art prosthetis.

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