TITLE

Implanted medical device communications

AUTHOR(S)
Krauss, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
CED;Oct2009, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Medical Implant Communications Service designed for short-distance communications controlling surgically injected neuromuscular microstimulation devices. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has established these devices in 1999. Research firm Alfred Mann Foundation states that the devices serve as an artificial nervous system in patients restoring sensation, mobility and other functions to paralyzed limbs and organs.
ACCESSION #
44537454

 

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