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Cochlear implants are small devices that are surgically embedded under the skin behind the ear.
Safety of Silicone Breast Implants, Report of the committee on the Safety of Silicone Breast Implants (IOM).
The first implants were bulky, single-electrode, single-channel boxes with protruding wires.
The research findings will be applied to the design of Cechlear's future generations of cochlear implants.
While these first orthopedic surgeons paved the road for implants, medical science has come a long way in the last 50 years as today's implants are revolutionary in both design and materials.
On April 10, 1991, FDA asked the manufacturers to submit evidence that silicone gel-filled breast implants were safe and effective.
The most riveting presentation of the day was on breast implants.
The very important conservative had read the October issue of REASON and had only one comment: "You had that eight-page article on breast implants.
The public and scientific debate regarding the safety of silicone gel breast implants is building.
to resume sales of silicone implants, which were banned in 1992 over concerns that they contributed to painful and serious medical disorders.
Each year, millions of patients are fitted with temporary or permanent parts, such as plastic heart valves and catheters and silicon breast implants.