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Prostheses. Computer illustration of a man's body containing artificial implants (prostheses). The prostheses are (from top to bottom): skull plate, brain shunt (white tube) to drain excess cerebro- spinal fluid from the brain, cochlear implant to restore hearing, false eye, artificial jaw, artificial tooth, plastic trachea (windpipe), heart pacemaker (upper left), artificial aortic heart valve (white, above heart), arterial stent (to the right of the valve) to hold the artery open, pinned vertebral column and an inflatable penile implant. Numerous artificial joints are seen, along with a prosthetic lower leg.
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