The decision, the surgery, the result

The decision, the surgery, the result

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Follow one teen's journey through hybrid cochlear implant process

Shelby Rheinschmidt is your typical teenager, except she just got a cochlear implant. Not just any cochlear implant—a hybrid cochlear implant, as part of a trial pioneered at the University of Iowa.

Follow her journey from the decision, through the surgery, to the moment the implant is turned on.

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David Gamradt, University Communication and Marketing, 319-335-5741


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