Fully implantable cochlear implant placed

Doctors at the Department of Otolaryngology (ENT) at the Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) Hospital in Munich have implanted two patients with a fully implantable cochlear implant.
In the classic cochlear implant (CI), internal and external system components work together.
The new implant now integrates all the internal and external components of a cochlear implant – including audio processor, microphone and battery – into one system and is invisibly placed under the skin.
The specialists have used the fully implementable systems as part of a feasibility study. However, it will still take several years before they are ready for the market and general availability
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