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Bill Gibson : pioneering bionic ear surgeon / Tina K Allen.

Bill Gibson : pioneering bionic ear surgeon / Tina K Allen.
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ISBN 9781742235301 :
Author Allen, Tina K., author
Title Bill Gibson : pioneering bionic ear surgeon / Tina K Allen.
Other title Pioneering bionic ear surgeon.
Publisher Sydney, NSW : NewSouth Publishing, 2017.
©2017
Description xvii, 292 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits ; 24 cm.
Note "Foreword by professor Dame Marie Bashir"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 270-271) and index.
Summary During his distinguished career as an ear, nose and throat surgeon, Emeritus Professor Bill Gibson AO gained a reputation as a world-expert in Menière’s disease and cochlear implant surgery. In 1984, he restored the hearing of two young women who were some of the first to receive the commercialised bionic ear, pioneered by Professor Graeme Clark and his team in Melbourne in 1978. Three years later Gibson operated on four-year-old Holly McDonell, the youngest child in the world to receive the bionic ear. Over the following decades, he performed more than 2000 cochlear implant operations, making him one of the most prolific surgeons in his field.
Subjects Gibson, Bill (William Peter Rea), 1944 -
Ménière's disease -- Australia
Cochlear implants
Otolaryngologists -- Australia -- Biography
Surgeons -- Australia -- Biography
Cochlear implants -- Australia
Other authors Bashir, Dame Marie, writer of foreword
Call no. 2017.112
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