Implanted medical device communications

Krauss, Jeffrey
October 2009
CED;Oct2009, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p54
Trade Publication
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.


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