Breathable prosthetic sleeve developed at NTU

February 20th, 2015

Knitted, breathable prosthetic sleeves are being developed by Nottingham Trent University (NTU) researchers in an agreement with the Ministry of Defense, U.K. The sleeves improve the comfort of injured military personnel by preventing ulcers and stopping the uncomfortable build-up of perspiration between an amputee's residual limb and the prosthesis. The Advanced Textile Research Group at […]

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