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The present invention provides implantable systems that communicate wirelessly with each other using a unique format that enables devices configurations and applications heretofore not possible. Embodiments of the present invention provide communication apparatuses and methods for exchanging information with implantable medical devices. In some embodiments, two implantable devices communicate with each other using quasi-electrostatic signal transmission in a long wavelength/low frequency electromagnetic band, with the patient's body acting as a conductive medium.

Title
Implantable zero-wire communications system
Application Number
12/63095
Publication Number
8547248 (B2)
Application Date
September 1, 2006
Publication Date
October 1, 2013
Inventor
Timothy Robertson
Belmont
CA, US
Mark J Zdeblick
Portola Valley
CA, US
Agent
Bret E Field
Bozicevic Field & Francis
Assignee
Proteus Digital Health
CA, US
IPC
G08C 17/00
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