[Cyborg] DIY implanter (meredith scheff)

Tomm tomm.fire at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 14:53:25 PST 2011


On 1/4/11 4:47 AM, Robert Picone wrote:
> So I just spend some time browsing the surprisingly helpful FDA site. 
>  Basically, it seems that it's technically illegal to actually market 
> these at all in the US without FDA approval, it's less illegal to 
> preform the procedure without that approval, but seems liable to cost 
> a doctor his medical license outside of an established clinical trial.
Nice research!  My take is that highly motivated artists or yuppies 
interested in this technology will have to go to someplace like Thailand 
to get techno-implant surgeries performed.  You'll likely have no 
trouble finding someone there to implant whatever you want for a fee.

     Tom


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