Key Considerations for Power Management in Active Implantable Medical Devices

  title={Key Considerations for Power Management in Active Implantable Medical Devices},
  author={Dorian Haci and Yan Liu and Sara S. Ghoreishizadeh and Timothy G. Constandinou},
  journal={2020 IEEE 11th Latin American Symposium on Circuits \& Systems (LASCAS)},
Within the rapidly advancing field of active implantable medical devices, power management is a major consideration. Devices that provide life critical (or avoiding life threatening) function require a dependable, always-on power source, for example pacemakers. There is then a trade-off with battery lifetime as to whether such devices employ a primary cell or rechargeable battery. With new applications requiring multi-module implants, there is now also a need for transmitting within the body… 

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