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Regeneration

Sugar heal burns

There is a buzz in the scientific world about new dextran hydrogel being able to heal sever burns with little or no scarring at all. Hopefully, this will eventually let at least fire victims get default!

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Trauma

Old wounds

I’ve seen an old man in the subway, with a similar thumb defect as I have. Of course it did not regrow. I wonder if he still cares that he is not default.

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Trauma

Leg amputee in a gym

Here’s another fine example how to be strong.

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Trauma

I grew up thinking I had different shoes


Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius (b. 1986)

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Trauma

Buttons

This is one of the many types of buttons you would have trouble unbuttoning with an amputated thumb.

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Trauma

Amputee options: Robotic leg prosthesis

As I already hinted, the future is here.

Brought to you by Otto Bock Healthcare.

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Medical History

Month Six: Doing good

Six months passed since amputation.

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Trauma

Restore finger nail shape

Finger tip injuries normally distort finger and nailbed shape. Here’s a way to restore them.

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Trauma

Amputation in movies: House M.D.

So, House M.D. is officially over. I became a fan of the series in 2009, when House M.D. was at its peak.

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Regeneration

Get Default: Valentin Dikul

This is Valentin Dikul (b. 1948), Russian circus weightlifter.

When he was 14, safety equipment gave way and he fell 13 meters down on the arena, breaking his spine. Dikul was doomed for a cheerless life in a wheelchair.