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Trauma

Socially acceptable prosthesis

It is interesting how some things are considered normal and even desirable, while other things of the same nature are no go.
Communication prosthesis
Prosthesis is one of such examples.

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Regeneration

Extracellular matrices scam – pig bladder pixie dust

Some news are just too good to be true. There were at least two reports about miraculous regrowing of cut-off fingertips.
Buddy Christ not missing fingers
A breathtaking gospel for anyone missing some. Let’s take a closer look.

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Trauma

Scars make a man handsome?

Some say scars only add to male attractiveness.
Cool facial scar
We don’t get younger, and our skin and flesh accumulate defects over time. But do those add up to ultimate handsomeness?

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Trauma

Celebrities missing fingers: Rahm Emanuel

From presidents to mayors, another prominent politician missing a finger tip is Rahm Emanuel.
Polititian mayor democrat missing finger tip
Rahm Emanuel, born 1959, mayor of Chicago (USA), a democrat and advisor to Bill Clinton’s and Barack Obama’s administrations.

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Regeneration

Cinematization: an art of its own

Cinema means motion. In medicine, the process of cinematization is a surgery intended to allow motion to something overwise inert due to congenital or acquired reasons. This usually refers to children with inborn anomalies and injury victims.
Writing with amputation

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Regeneration

Arm Amputee Options: spare parts for lost limbs

A 2000 BBC documentary, Superhuman: Spare Parts, presents several options for people who lost their hands.

Let’s take a look at all of them

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Regeneration

Lab mice may enable regeneration in humans

Mice and rats are adorable pets. They are cute, intelligent, fun to watch, very interactive and extremely easy to care for.
Fancy rat
Mice also share a large portion of DNA with humans, making them perfect test subjects. And some times those tests lead to fantastic results.

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Regeneration

Finger amputee option: silicone prosthetic

The first and easiest option for anyone missing fingers is silicone prosthetic devices. They offer both high aesthetic and functional qualities.
Silicone finger prosthetic

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Medical History

Week Three: Rage

I’ve left the hospital and started to consult other doctors on possibilities to return my thumb to default.
As I came to see yet another specialist, things started to get grim.

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Trauma

Losing fingers in fiction: Berkem Al Atomi “The Marauder”

One of the books I’ve read in the hospital trying to drift away from concerns about loosing a finger, was Berkel Al Atomi’S “The Marauder”.

This is an awesome post-apocalyptic story.