Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, October 28th, 2005
That total includes 156 pending and issued U.S. patents and another 46 international applications.
The 12 new patents teach how a tiny circuit can be added to minimize dangerous heating which can occur when devices such as pacemaker and neurostimulators leads are exposed to MRI signals. The circuits are powered by the energy in the MRI field and dissipate the energy so that heating does not occur. The circuits can be tuned to specific frequencies, such as the...
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