Programmer/Testers, Implantable Cardiac Pacemaker
Definition : Programmer/testers designed to noninvasively test and/or change the electrical characteristics (i.e., programming) of implanted cardiac pacemakers. These devices typically consist of a computerized unit with programming, testing, and recording capabilities that can interact with the implanted pacemaker to interrogate the pulse generator, read information previously stored, perform diagnostic tests, generate printed reports, and/or reprogram the pacemaker. Implantable cardiac pacemaker programmer/testers are used to test and/or change the pacing conditions of implanted cardiac pacemakers during patient checkups; they are usually appropriate only for a particular set of implantable pacemakers. Some of these programmer/testers have capabilities to interact with implanted cardioverter-defibrillators.
Entry Terms : "Pacemaker Programmer/Testers" , "Pacemaker Programmers" , "Implanted Cardioverter/Defibrillator Programmers" , "Implantable Pacemaker Analyzers" , "Pacemaker Testers" , "Telemetry Units, Pacemaker"
UMDC code : 15993