The patient lay motionless under a blue sheet, wrapped in yellow egg-crate cushioning. The soft, pink soles of his feet poked out.
Sometime in late May, Bouton and his team will plug the patient into its computer again. A few weeks later, if all goes well, the sleeve will go on his arm. They will all watch for that one movement. We’ll revisit this patient case in a few weeks when we can see if the procedure worked.