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Prosthetics for the Poor
JaipurKnee Project's $20 Artificial Knees to Developing World


By: Cecilia Biemann (Star) Apr 18, 09
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Stanford University students undertaking a Biomedical Device Design and Evaluation course have created a low-cost high-performance prosthetic knee joint for amputees in the developing world.

With the aim of helping to help rectify lives ravaged by war and diseases such as diabetes, the JaipurKnee Project team manufactured a prosthetic that costs just $20.

The artificial knee joint was on display this month at Stanford’s annual Cool Product Expo.



Source: notcot.org
Readmore: physorg



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