TITLE

Vocal Cord Implants

PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Popular Mechanics;Nov98, Vol. 175 Issue 11, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the use of voice box implants as approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. Procedure in implanting voice box; Number of patients benefiting from the device.
ACCESSION #
1180647

 

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