Cochlear implants having MRI-compatible magnet apparatus and associated methods

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A cochlear implant including a cochlear lead, an antenna, a stimulation processor, and a magnet apparatus, associated with the antenna, including a case defining a central axis, a magnet frame within the case and rotatable about the central axis of the case, and a plurality of diametrically magnetized magnets that are located in the magnet frame, the magnets defining a longitudinal axis and a N-S direction and being rotatable about the longitudinal axis relative to the magnet frame and biased by the magnet frame to a predetermined N-S rotational orientation.

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ADVANCED BIONICS AGLAUBISRUETISTRASSE 28 8712 STAEFA STAEFA

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Gommel, Uli Valencia, US 23 142
Lee, Sung Jin Valencia, US 55 506
Reed, Stephanie M Conshohocken, US 4 13
Smith, James George Elcoate Santa Clarita, US 17 202
Walter, Jeryle L Valencia, US 18 856

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