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  • adj. Capable of being, or designed to be, implanted (within the body etc.)


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  • With the help of new silicon-based compounds, scientists -- and patients -- are getting a significant new charge out of the tiny lithium batteries used in implantable devices to help treat nervous system and other disorders.

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  • SCR Inc., a Louisville-based company that is developing a long-term implantable device to treat heart failure;

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  • Its portfolio includes coatings, drug delivery platforms and a wide range of biomedical materials for use in short and long term implantable medical devices.


  • A team of researchers in chemistry, pharmaceutics, and engineering is developing a long term implantable biosensor that could dramatically change the way of life for millions of people diagnosed with diabetes. - latest science and technology news stories

  • The device, called an implantable cardioverter defibrillator, typically costs the hospitals between $16,445 and $19,007.

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  •   So I did some research into devices called implantable cardiac defibrillators, or ICD's.

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  • GUPTA (voice-over): It's called the implantable gastric stimulator or IGS.

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  • GUPTA: It's called the implantable gastric stimulator or IGS.

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  • One in five patients who receive the heart-shocking, life-saving devices known as implantable cardioverter-defibrillators, or

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  • Still, they stress the so-called implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, or ICD, is a proven lifesaver for heart attack survivors and others with high-risk heart disease.

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