10 more can hear soon
Cochlear implants arrive at SMC for Bahrainis.
Ten cochlear implants were received yesterday by the ENT department of the Salmaniya Medical Complex.
The team leader for conducting the Cochlear implants, Dr. Ahmed Jamal told the Tribune, “We had ordered ten implants earlier that were used for the treatment of Iraqi children.
“We have received 10 implants that will be used for Bahraini patients mainly comprising children.
“The first operation is due on 20th December followed in the coming months.”
The doctor informed that a total of 49 implants have been performed so far by the department. Speaking about the cost of the implant Dr. Jamal said.