First U.S. Patient Receives New SYNCHRONY Cochlear Implant from MED-EL

March 24, 2015 – (DURHAM, NC) – MED-EL USA announced today that the first SYNCHRONY cochlear implant has successfully been implanted at the University of North Carolina Hospitals. The surgery was performed on Joe Long, 83, who has a history of back surgery, and a likelihood of future 3.0 Tesla (T) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) examinations.

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