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Implantable Electronic Medical Devices

Book Description

Implantable Electronic Medical Devices provides a thorough review of the application of implantable devices, illustrating the techniques currently being used together with overviews of the latest commercially available medical devices. This book provides an overview of the design of medical devices and is a reference on existing medical devices.

The book groups devices with similar functionality into distinct chapters, looking at the latest design ideas and techniques in each area, including retinal implants, glucose biosensors, cochlear implants, pacemakers, electrical stimulation therapy devices, and much more. Implantable Electronic Medical Devices equips the reader with essential background knowledge on the application of existing medical devices as well as providing an introduction to the latest techniques being used.

  • A catalogue of existing implantable electronic medical devices
  • Up-to-date information on the design of implantable electronic medical devices
  • Background information and reviews on the application and design of up-to-date implantable electronic medical devices

Table of Contents

  1. Cover image
  2. Title page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Copyright
  5. Preface
    1. Disclaimer
  6. Chapter 1. Retinal Implants
    1. 1.1 Introduction
    2. 1.2 The Retina
    3. 1.3 Photoreceptor Cells
    4. 1.4 Bipolar and Ganglion Cells
    5. 1.5 Retinal Implants
    6. 1.6 Microelectrodes
    7. 1.7 Microphotodiodes
    8. 1.8 Argus II Retinal Prosthesis (Second Sight Medical Products)
    9. 1.9 Artificial Silicon Retina Implant, Optobionics
    10. 1.10 Alpha-IMS Implant by Retina Implant AG
    11. 1.11 Bionic Vision Australia
    12. 1.12 Boston Retinal Implant Project: Bionic Eye Technologies, Inc. and Visus Technologies, Inc.
    13. Bibliography
  7. Chapter 2. Smart Contact Lens
    1. 2.1 Introduction
    2. 2.2 Measurement of IOP
    3. 2.3 Triggerfish from Sensimed
    4. Bibliography
  8. Chapter 3. Phrenic Nerve Stimulation
    1. 3.1 Introduction
    2. 3.2 Atrotech Atrostim Phrenic Nerve Stimulator
    3. 3.3 Avery Biomedical Devices Breathing Pacemaker System
    4. 3.4 Synapse Biomedical Inc. NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System
    5. Bibliography
  9. Chapter 4. Glucose Biosensors
    1. 4.1 Introduction
    2. 4.2 Amperometric Glucose Sensor
    3. 4.3 Potentiostat Measurement of Glucose
    4. 4.4 Next Generation of Glucose Sensors
    5. 4.5 Implantable Glucose Sensor by GlySens
    6. 4.6 Implantable Continuous Glucose Monitoring GlySens
    7. 4.7 GlucoChip PositiveID Corporation and Receptors LLC
    8. Bibliography
  10. Chapter 5. Cochlear Implants
    1. 5.1 Introduction
    2. 5.2 Types of Hearing Loss
    3. 5.3 Cochlear Implants
    4. 5.4 Cochlea Electrode Arrays
    5. 5.5 Speech Coding
    6. 5.6 Cochlear Implant Systems
    7. 5.7 Continuous Interleaved Sampling
    8. 5.8 HiRes120
    9. 5.9 Lifestyle™ Cochlear Implant Systems by Advanced Bionics™
    10. 5.10 ClearVoice™
    11. 5.11 n-of-m, Spectral Peak Extraction (SPEAK) and Advanced Combinational Encoder (ACE)
    12. 5.12 Nucleus® 6 System, Cochlear
    13. 5.13 Dual-Loop AGC
    14. 5.14 Fine Structure Processing
    15. 5.15 MAESTRO™ Cochlear Implant System by MED-EL
    16. Bibliography
  11. Chapter 6. Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators
    1. 6.1 Introduction
    2. 6.2 Types of Pacemakers
    3. 6.3 Revised NASPE/BPEG Generic Code for Antibradycardia Pacing
    4. 6.4 Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators
    5. 6.5 NASPE/BPEG Defibrillator Code
    6. 6.6 Implantable Cardioverter Design
    7. 6.7 Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System
    8. 6.8 Medtronic Viva and Evera
    9. 6.9 Sorin Group Kora 100
    10. 6.10 Biotronik
    11. 6.11 St Jude Medical Nanostim™
    12. 6.12 St Jude Unify Quadra™ and Accent™
    13. 6.13 Boston Scientific Ingenio™ and Incepta™
    14. 6.14 Boston Scientific Subcutaneous ICD
    15. Bibliography
  12. Chapter 7. Bladder Implants
    1. 7.1 Introduction
    2. 7.2 Detrusor Hyperreflexia
    3. 7.3 Detrusor Areflexia
    4. 7.4 Overactive Bladder Syndrome and Urine Retention
    5. 7.5 Sacral Anterior Root Stimulation
    6. 7.6 Finetech-Brindley Sacral Anterior Root Stimulators, Finetech Medical Ltd.
    7. 7.7 Medtronic InterStim® Therapy
    8. Bibliography
  13. Chapter 8. Electrical Stimulation Therapy for Pain Relief and Management
    1. 8.1 Occipital Nerve Stimulation
    2. 8.2 St Jude Medical Implantable Pulse Generators for ONS of the Occipital Nerves
    3. 8.3 Boston Scientific Precision Spectra™ SCS System
  14. Chapter 9. Electrical Stimulation Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease and Dystonia
    1. 9.1 Introduction
    2. 9.2 Vercise™ Deep Brain Stimulator, Boston Scientific
    3. 9.3 Medtronic Activa PC+S DBS
    4. 9.4 St Jude Medical Brio™ DBS
  15. Chapter 10. Electrical Stimulation Therapy for Epilepsy
    1. 10.1 Introduction
    2. 10.2 Seizure-Detection Methods
    3. 10.3 NeuroPace RNS® Stimulator Neurostimulator
    4. 10.4 Cyberonics Inc. VNS
    5. Bibliography
  16. Chapter 11. Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
    1. 11.1 Drop Foot Stimulators
    2. 11.2 Handgrip Stimulators
  17. Chapter 12. Lower Esophagus Stimulator
    1. 12.1 Introduction
    2. 12.2 EndoStim® Lower Esophagus Stimulator
  18. Chapter 13. Vagal Blocking Therapy
    1. 13.1 Introduction
    2. 13.2 EnteroMedics® VBLOC Vagal Blocking Therapy
  19. Chapter 14. Implantable Drug Delivery Systems
    1. 14.1 Introduction
    2. 14.2 Electromagnetic Micropumps
    3. 14.3 Osmotic Micropumps
    4. 14.4 Electro-osmotic Micropumps
    5. 14.5 Electrolysis Micropumps
    6. 14.6 Wireless Microchip Drug Delivery System by MICROCHIPS Inc.
    7. 14.7 CODMAN® 3000 Constant Flow Infusion System Implantable Pump by Codman & Shurtleff, Inc.
    8. 14.8 SynchroMed® II Infusion System by Medtronic
    9. 14.9 MIP Implantable from Debiotech™
    10. 14.10 Ophthalmic MicroPump™ Replenish, Inc.
    11. 14.11 IntelliDrug™ System from IntelliDrug
    12. Bibliography
  20. Chapter 15. Wireless Endoscopy Capsules
    1. 15.1 Introduction
    2. 15.2 PillCam® Capsule Endoscopy by Covidien GI Solutions
    3. 15.3 Sayaka EndoScope Capsule by RF SYSTEM Lab
    4. 15.4 MiroCam® Capsule Endoscope System from IntroMedic Co.
    5. 15.5 CapsoCam® Capsule Endoscope SV-2 from CapsoVision
    6. 15.6 EndoCapsule System EC-S10 by Olympus, Inc.
    7. 15.7 OMOM Capsule Endoscope System by Chongqing Jinshan Science & Technology (Group) Co., Ltd
  21. Index