Programmer/Testers, Implantable Gastric Pacemaker
Definition : Programmer/testers designed for noninvasively testing and/or changing the electrical characteristics (i.e., programming) of implanted gastric pacemakers. These devices typically consist of a computerized unit with programming, testing, and recording capabilities that can interact with the implanted pacemaker to read information previously stored, generate printed reports, and/or reprogram the pacemaker. Implantable gastric pacemaker programmer/testers are used to test and/or change the pacing conditions of implanted gastric pacemakers during patient checkup; they are usually appropriate only for a particular set of implantable pacemakers.
Entry Terms : "Pacemaker Programmer/Testers" , "Pacemaker Programmers" , "Pacemaker Testers"
UMDC code : 20335