Video: MR makes perfect fit for amputees

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An MIT postdoctoral student has coupled MR images of amputees’ limbs and 3D computing to re-engineer the fit between prosthetic limbs and the body, which could address a major issue of discomfort for amputees.

For more about how imaging fuels improvements in prosthetic limbs, please look for “From Baghdad to Boston: Innovations in Battlefield Medicine Boost Care,” in the May/June issue of Health Imaging.