Power generation for implantable devices

  • US 9,421,388 B2
  • Filed: 08/07/2014
  • Issued: 08/23/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/01/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A wirelessly powered medical system comprising:

  • a wireless power transmitter; and

    an implantable medical device comprising;

    a wireless energy harvesting module configured for harvesting at least one type of wireless power;

    a power management module configured for managing, monitoring, and storing harvested power harvested by the energy harvesting module;

    a control module configured for controlling the power management module and for creating and storing in a memory module a historical power record, said record comprising at least one of amount of harvested wireless power and amount of power consumed as a function of time; and

    a communication module configured for providing communication between the implantable medical device and at least one external device.

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