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Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2010;2010:6214-7. doi: 10.1109/IEMBS.2010.5627733.

Development of an implantable transverse intrafascicular multichannel electrode (TIME) system for relieving phantom limb pain.

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  • 1Center for Sensory-Motor interaction, Aalborg University, DK. wj@hst.aau.dk


Phantom limb pain frequently follows amputation. Currently there is no fully effective treatment available. Our aim is to develop an innovative Human Machine Interface (HMI) where we apply multi-channel microstimulation to the nerve stump of an amputee subject to manipulate the phantom limb sensations and explore the possibility of using microstimulation as a treatment for phantom limb pain.

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