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Dr. William F. House dies at 89; championed cochlear implant

Posted by 4starshost.com on December 13, 2012

Dr. William F. House also developed a successful surgery for an ear disease that had prevented astronaut Alan Shepard from returning to space.

 

Dr. William House, shown in 1984, was responsible for a number of major medical advances, helping to pioneer microsurgery techniques and a new approach to removing acoustic tumors.

 

Read more: http://www.latimes.com/news/custom/scimedemail/la-me-william-house-20121212,0,271457.story

 

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