Hearing and touch mediate sensations via osseointegrated prostheses


Photo: Driving with an Osseointegrated Prosthesis; Copyright: Susanne Lindholm

Driving is an example of when the patients benefit from osseoperception -- perception arising from mechanical stimulation of an osseointegrated prosthesis. Hearing via the limb implant and touch sensations are important parts of osseoperception.; © Susanne Lindholm