Replaceable RF Communications Card for Implantable Medical Device Programmers
Publication Date: 2003-Jul-03
The IP.com Prior Art Database
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.