MED-EL Announces U.S. Launch of New MAESTRO™ Cochlear Implant System

14 09 2011

Whoa, yet more changes in the cochlear implant community this week!

System Features World’s Smallest Titanium Cochlear Implant, Up to 50% Extended Battery Life

DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The MED-EL Corporation announced today the U.S. launch of the new MAESTRO™ Cochlear Implant (CI) System, featuring the world’s smallest, lightest and thinnest titanium cochlear implant, the MED-EL CONCERT. The system also encompasses enhancements to the OPUS 2 audio processor, including a new D Coil that extends battery life by up to 50 percent, MAESTRO System Software 4.0 offering 16 year back-compatibility, and seven exciting new color options. The MAESTRO Cochlear Implant System recently received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the company has been preparing for rapidly-increasing global demand. Implant centers can now begin placing orders for the new system.

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14 09 2011
Howard Samuels

This is a huge news week in the world of cochlear implants! And Tina is busily reporting all of these major events, even though her bilateral implant was just activated on Monday.

Thank you, Auntie Tina!

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