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A method and corresponding system for updating or installing new software loaded into the memory of an implantable medical device(IMD) implanted within a body of a patient is described. The updated or new software may be installed in the memory of the IMD without the patient having to travel to a clinic or hospital, and may be effected by employing modem telecommunication and Internet techniques in conjunction with a remote computer system.

Title
System and method for remote programming of an implantable medical device
Application Number
9/764681
Publication Number
7181505 (B2)
Application Date
January 18, 2001
Publication Date
February 20, 2007
Inventor
Adrianus P Donders
Founex
CH
Bozidar Ferek Petric
Zagreb
HR
Markus Haller
Begnins
CH
Agent
Paul H McDowall
Girma Wolde Michael
Assignee
Medtronic
MN, US
IPC
A61N 1/18
G06F 15/16
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