|The Alfred-Monash forum on bionic limbs and osseointegration|
is being held 3 pm Friday 27 April. All welcome, RSVP.
“Osseointegration and Bionic Limb Integrated to Bone, Nerves and Muscles”
Date: Friday 27 April 2018
Time: 2.30pm arrival/tea for 3.00pm start, followed by refreshments 4.30pm
Venue: AMREP Lecture Theatre, 75-85 Commercial Road, (between the Baker & Burnet Institutes), Melbourne 3004RSVP for catering purposes: goo.gl/AVYu1k
Enquiries: Mr Steven Gray, email@example.com
The OI / TMR team have helped pioneer this revolutionary technique which enables amputees to gain better and more natural control of their prosthetic arms (see Alfred feature story). They have developed strong links and collaborations with leading technology developers and centres around the world – Dr Max Ortiz Catalán, Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden; Dr Todd Kuiken, The Rehabilitation Institute in Chicago; Prof Branemark of Sweden / USA the pioneering developer of the OI OPRA system by Integrum AB Sweden. Prof Branemark now lives in the US in San Francisco leading the clinical application from UCSF University of California San Francisco. The OPRA system is the only US FDA approved OI system for amputees and is now being clinically applied in ten countries across the world.
This event is co–hosted by the Plastic Surgery Unit at the Alfred Hospital and the Department of Surgery, Central Clinical School , Monash University, Alfred Hospital
All welcome! Please RSVP for catering purposes: goo.gl/AVYu1k
Chair of meeting
Mr Steven Gray - Director: OI / TMR Surgical & Rehab programme. Plastic, Hand & Faciomaxillary Surgery Unit. Alfred Hospital.
Mr Frank Bruscino-Raiola. Director and Head of Plastic, Hand and Faciomaxillary Surgery Unit.
- Upper Limb Loss: The loss of an upper limb is a devastating event that changes a person’s life considerably and permanently.
- OI /TMR Surgery: Surgical overview and clinical pathway and assessment of patient.
- Bionic Limb
- Infectious disease & Microbiology
- Nuclear Medicine and Pet
- Rehabilitation Medicine
- Pain Medicine