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implant

Med anything implanted, esp surgically, such as a tissue graft or hormone

implant

[′im‚plant]
(medicine)
A quantity of radioactive material in a suitable container, intended to be embedded in a tissue or tumor for therapeutic purposes.
A tissue graft placed in depth in the body.
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Hearing restoration with auditory brainstem implant in three children with cochlear nerve aplasia.
In June, international news agencies reported the case of a three-year-old boy believed to be the first child in the US to have had an auditory brainstem implant.
But finally she was successfully implanted with the auditory brainstem implant on February 14, which made it a very special Valentine's Day.
After a 15-year effort, physicians and researchers successfully deliver sound to the brain with an auditory brainstem implant that uses new microelectrode technology WHAT: PRESS CONFERENCE WITH PATIENT, PHYSICIANS AND RESEARCH TEAM WHO DEVELOPED THE PENETRATING AUDITORY BRAINSTEM IMPLANT (PABI).
Physicians of the House Ear Clinic have successfully implanted the first two patients with a Penetrating Electrode Auditory Brainstem Implant (PABI), a revolutionary prosthetic device that is currently in clinical trials.
This edition has new chapters on neurocognitive assessment, dual language learning, early literacy, family-centered rehabilitation, and the development of evidence-based programs, as well as expanded chapters on device programming, education, and auditory brainstem implants, and updates in research and clinical practice in assessment and management.
Implantable auditory technology — which, apart from cochlear implants, includes auditory brainstem implants, bone anchored hearing aids, and implantable middle ear devices — is an emerging field, and these devices represent a new era in hearing rehabilitation.