According to the company, it has pioneered and commercialised the novel concept of delivering bone graft material in situ into an implanted device
in order to fill the biologic void that remains with other spinal fusion systems.
A patient with an implanted device
who experiences electrical faults due to driveline connector contamination should see a 'medium' alarm on their controller display.
It also allows Medtronic CareAlert Notifications to be transmitted when any of the programmable alert conditions from a patient's implanted device
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School say that ICD patients who received a daily four-gram dose of omega-3s needed fewer shocks from an implanted device
than those assigned to take olive oil supplements.
The Valencia-based Advanced Bionics supported the study and is creating electrodes for the surgically implanted device
The other recommendations include reviewing the labeling of the specific model of implanted neurologic stimulator to try to obtain information on the types and/or strengths of MRI equipment tested for the interaction with the implanted device
Furthermore, the tiny antennas used in an implanted device
are inefficient, requiring a further boost in power.
One month later, the patient again returned with a postauricular skin breakdown and exposure of the implanted device
The M-Link cellular accessory securely connects to any CareLink Patient Monitor and allows patients to transmit data from their implanted device
directly to their clinic through the secure CareLink Network.
The proprietary Silver Bullet coating applied to OrthoFuzIon causes a "galvanic" reaction wherein the silver component ionizes, creating a localized "cloud" of silver ions that surrounds the implanted device
and that acts as a deterrent to bacterial colonisation.
MIAMI BEACH -- An implanted device
was able to detect and transmit information on the pressure inside of an aortic aneurysm repair stent in initial results from 14 patients.
Before, the implanted device
was supplemented with a headpiece and cable that were attached to the sound processor - a pagerlike device that clipped onto the waist or pocket.