The Osseointegration surgery inserts a titanium metal implant into the bone of the patient’s stump to easily attach prosthetic limbs.
After the implantation, the wound is closed, and a small skin incision is made for a connecting adapter to plug in an artificial limb to the human skeleton.
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Osseointegrated prosthesis is much more stable, and allows for a much-improved walking and joint movement, just like the patient’s own body part.
The treatment is promoted by the ‘Amputee Osseointegration Foundation Europe’ to help people understand the procedure better.