Ilangko Balasingham

Senior Member, IEEE. Intervention Center, Oslo University Hospital, NO-0027 Oslo and with the Department of Electronic Systems, Norweigian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway.

Associated articles

TBME, Featured Articles
On the Opportunities and Challenges in Microwave Medical Sensing and Imaging
Widely used medical imaging systems in clinics currently rely on X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, computed tomography, and positron emission tomography. The aforementioned technologies provide clinical data with a variety of resolution, implementation cost, and use complexity, where some of... Read more
TBME, Featured Articles
RF Channel Modeling for Implant-to-Implant Communication and Implant to Sub-Cutaneous Implant Communication for Future Leadless Cardiac Pacemakers
The increase in functional sophistication and complexity of implantable medical devices has resulted in the need for facilitating communication between one implanted device and another and/or external devices such as monitoring device and programming console. But, propagation of radio-frequency (RF)... Read more
TBME, Featured Articles
Evaluation of Secrecy Capacity for Next-Generation Leadless Cardiac Pacemakers
Cardiac pacemakers are implanted medical devices designed to regulate abnormal cardiac rhythms. In the case of traditional pacemakers, the leads are considered to be the weakest link. This study proposes the keyless physical layer security (PLS) method to provide information confidentiality for next-generation leadless cardiac pacemakers. Electromagnetic simulations and experimental measurements were performed to prove the hypothesis of the availability of positive secrecy capacity in the near proximity of the human body. The research also evaluates the insecure volume in three-dimensional space around the body representing all the eavesdropper positions from which the pacemaker can be eavesdropped... Read more