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Replaceable RF Communications Card for Implantable Medical Device Programmers

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000016612D
Publication Date: 2003-Jul-03

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Inventors:
Sridhar Kothandaraman [+details]
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Abstract

Different telemetry schemes for a single external programmer are used with a variety of implantable medical devices. A standardized external programmer capable of receiving a variety of unique radio frequency (RF) cards is used to communicate and function with a variety of different implantable medical devices. The external programmer is capable of using a variety of different applications delivered through the RF cards and the RF communication capabilities of the RF cards to monitor and manipulate the parameters of each respective implantable medical device.