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Definition : Devices designed for testing and/or changing the characteristics (i.e., programming) of implanted programmable devices. Programmer/testers typically consist of a computerized unit with programming, testing, and recording capabilities that can interact with the stimulator to read information previously stored, perform diagnostic tests, generate printed reports, and/or reprogram the stimulator; they are mostly used to test and/or change the characteristics of implanted electrical stimulators (e.g., pacemakers) and infusion pumps.

Entry Terms : "Programmers"

UMDC code : 20334

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Boston Scientific Corp

Company Type: Parent

In 1969, fascinated by the possibility of bringing pioneering medical devices and treatments to patients across the world, John Abele joined Medi-Tech, a company that was developing alternatives to traditional surgery. Pete Nicholas was looking for an investment, and when he met John, the pieces came together.

Medtronic Inc

Company Type: Parent

At Medtronic, we're changing the face of chronic disease. By working closely with physicians around the world, we create therapies to help patients do things they never thought possible.

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