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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 121624, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/121624
Research Article

An Incus-Body Driving Type Piezoelectric Middle Ear Implant Design and Evaluation in 3D Computational Model and Temporal Bone

1School of Mechatronic Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou 221116, China
2State Key Laboratory of Mechanical System and Vibrations, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200240, China
3Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China

Received 11 January 2014; Revised 21 May 2014; Accepted 26 May 2014; Published 18 June 2014

Academic Editor: Stéphane Tringali

Copyright © 2014 Houguang Liu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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