Thursday, May 8, 2014

First brain stem implant in Clinical trial successful

The first brain stem implant at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles took place Tuesday. Riskier than typical cochlear implant surgery, only a few have been performed on young children in the U.S. Tuesday's procedure--on a deaf 3-year-old boy--was the first in a federally approved clinical trial. Read more at the LA Times here.

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