Wireless mini pacemaker





Objective

The patient gets a pacemaker implanted. It is small enough to be placed inside the heart. It is wireless and is powered by a small ultrasound device which is implanted a different place in the chest.

The patient receives a monitor to bring home and place in the bedroom or near the bed. From here data will be sent to the pacemaker outpatient department via mobile networks or the internet.


Operational on: 2005-05

Volumen

Number of hospitals participating: 1

Not stated.


Contacts

  • Inger Thomsen
    Job: Kardiologisk speciale, AalborgUH


Users

  • Specialist (state specialism)
  • Nurse
  • Patients and citizens in their own home

Localities

  • Hospital ward

Disease areas

  • Cardio-vascular system

Course programs

  • Cardio-vascular disease

Activities

  • Consultation between specialist staff and patient
  • Monitoring and surveillance
  • Remote treatment

Technologies

  • Home monitoring

Parties - Persons Responsible

Northern Denmark Region
  • Aalborg University Hospital - Aalborg Kardiologisk Sengeafsnit S2