Blood Flow Harvesting

An Intracardiac Flow Based Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting Mechanism for Cardiac Pacing

Author(s): Maximilien Victor Tholl, Andreas Haeberlin, Benjamin Meier, Sam Shaheen, Lukas Bereuter, Barna Becsek, Hildegard Tanner, Thomas Niederhauser, Adrian Zurbuchen
An Intracardiac Flow Based Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting Mechanism for Cardiac Pacing 170 177 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)

Contemporary cardiac implantable electronic devices such as pacemakers or event recorders are powered by primary batteries. Device replacement due to battery depletion may cause complications and is costly. To overcome…

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