Tag Archives: implant

The invisible hearing aids

In the last 20 years, middle ear implants have joined conventional external hearing aids in the rehabilitation of the hearing loss. Middle ear implants solve some typical hearing aid problems such as feedback, signal distortion, or occlusion

A New therapy for healing nonunion fractures in patients using self-bone marrow derived mesenchymal

Sometimes a broken bone fail to heal (“nonunion”) and it is necessary to induce the formation of new bone tissue to connect the broken pieces. Investigators from the Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas (IVIC) and orthopedic surgeons

Nasogastric tube insertion: the simple yet impossible

Nasogastric tube (NGT) insertion is a common procedure with wide range of indications from elective insertion in a healthy patient undergoing anesthesia for a routine surgery to critically ill comatose patients. It is usually easier to perform