EOD Marine is first to receive revolutionary prosthetic implant
EOD Marine is first to receive prosthetic implant
By Hope Hodge Seck | Staff writer
Feb. 8, 2014 - 06:00AM
A year after an improvised explosive device pulled him from the front lines of the battlefield, a Marine staff sergeant stood on the front line of medical science, becoming the first patient to receive an implant that allows him to operate his prosthetic arm with his upper arm muscles.