Implantable system having rechargeable battery indicator

  • US 7,177,690 B2
  • Filed: 01/31/2003
  • Issued: 02/13/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/27/1999
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An implantable medical device system having a replenishable power source comprising:

  • an implantable medical device, the device having a housing which contains processing circuitry; and

    an external programmer that may be placed in telecommunicative contact with the implantable medical device; and

    means for recording battery charging information, which may be recalled later,wherein the external programmer includes a status indicator for indicating the status of the replenishable power source within the implantable medical device.

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