Home monitoring and implants


Authors: J. Lipoldová;  H. Lipold
Authors‘ workplace: I. interní kardioangiologická klinika FN u sv. Anny, Brno
Published in: Kardiol Rev Int Med 2011, 13(3): 174-180

Overview

iotronik Home Monitoring is the most widespread remote-monitoring system in use in the Czech Republic. Data from the device is sent via GSM to a service centre and placed on a web-based database accessible to doctors. Individual implant models differ from each other in the form and the content of information transferred. From a practical point of view, it is necessary to pay attention to the correct programming of implant parameters and to the configuration of data monitored on the web-based environment. New models are capable of transferring intracardiac electrograms of a duration of up to 45 seconds. Many trials show high efficiency and the comparable safety level of remote monitoring compared to standard care. The progress of the remote monitoring of implantable devices is limited by technical, economical, legal and ethical considerations.

Keywords:
remote monitoring – implantable devices – Home Monitoring


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