1%) for silicone gel implants
from other manufacturers.
Fox, a developmental psychologist at the University of Maryland at College Park, and his colleagues tested the McGurk effect in 35 children with normal hearing and 36 who were born deaf but had received cochlear implants
Laurie Eisenberg , an audiologist and associate scientist in the research department of the House Institute's Children's Auditory Research and Evaluation Center, said doctors were criticized for performing the first implants
12) FDA Breast Implant
Consumer Handbook, US Food and Drug Administration.
The debate over breast implants
is only incidentally about the venality of lawyers or the benefits of a C cup.
Examples such silicone gel breast implants
remind us not to ignore or presume the safety profile of an intervention.
Recipients Accept Award at Event Celebrating 25 years of Nucleus Cochlear Implant
Murray listed some of these imaginary ills: "Gulf War Syndrome, Agent Orange Syndrome, and symptoms experienced by women who happen to have silicone breast implants
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are currently available for augmentation, reconstruction and revision to anyone who wants them.
As a result, implants
are experiencing an 18-20% annual growth rate (AGR), led by knees (12-14% AGR), hips (10-12% AGR) and shoulders (8% AGR).
Cochlear Americas, manufacturer of the Cochlear Nucleus[R] line of implants
, has developed the percutaneous Contour Advance[TM] cochlear implant
None of the human studies described above can completely resolve the question of whether silicone gel-filled breast implants
increase the risk of connective tissue disease or related disorders.
Some researchers suggest that materials found in medical implants
will become ever more lifelike in their behavior.
The incidence of electrode slippage in cochlear implants
was described by Webb et al in their review of implant