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MEMS (an acronym for MicroElectroMechanical Systems) technology uses semiconductor industry techniques to create micron scale machines incorporating both mechanical and electronic components. The staff of CardioMEMS, Inc. includes pioneers in the development of non-silicon MEMS techniques. Many of the techniques utilized in the design and manufacture of CardioMEMS sensors have been developed only in the past five years. The sensors have been designed for ultra-reliable operation and prolonged stability and durability.
A key circuit element of the sensor is a capacitor composed of two conducting plates separated by an air gap. The plates are electrically interfaced with an inductor/antenna. This circuit has a known resonant frequency. Pressure changes alter the distance between capacitor plates which changes the resonant frequency. An electronic monitoring device detects this change in the sensor's resonant frequency and converts it into a pressure change. The wireless radiofrequency (RF) technology in the monitoring device is proprietary.
This family of implantable wireless pressure sensors represents multiple technology breakthroughs. CardioMEMS, Inc. is the first company to realize the use of this technology to wirelessly gather information from within the human body.
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(HealthDay)—Postmarketing adverse events related to the CardioMEMS HF System are infrequent, but can be serious, according to a research letter published online Sept. 18 in JAMA Cardiology.
(MedPage Today) -- Reintervention or device recalibration often needed after PA injury
The implanted pulmonary-artery-pressure monitor's postmarket registry seem to indicate efficacy at least as good as in the pivotal clinical trial; adverse events reported to MAUDE provide perspective....
In a retrospective study of Medicare claims data, use of the CardioMEMS implantable pulmonary artery pressure sensor was associated with reductions in both heart failure hospitalizations and comprehen...
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JACC report features Vectorious Medical Technologies’ digital wireless sensory implant for measuring pressures in the heart. A review appearing in the July 18 issue of the J...
Heart failure (HF) is a leading cause of cardiovascular mortality in the United States and presents a substantial economic burden. A recently approved implantable wireless pulmonary artery pressure re...
Heart failure (HF) management guided by implantable hemodynamic monitoring reduces hospitalization rates. Hemodynamic data from the CardioMEMS(™) HF system includes device-averaged pulmonary artery ...
CardioMEMS is an implantable wireless hemodynamic monitoring system which can transmit the pulmonary artery pressure. This device is FDA approved to be used as a diagnostic tool to help ma...
The purpose of this study is to characterize the use of the CardioMEMS™ HF System when used in a real-world setting.
Comparison of changes in diastolic pulmonary artery pressure as measured by CardioMEMS™ to impedance parameters as measured by ImpediMed's BIS technology.
The purpose of this Post Approval Study (PAS) is to evaluate the use of the CardioMEMS HF System in patients with Class III Heart Failure in a commercial setting.
This study aims to establish the degree to which change in the ratio of ECF to TBW measured using the SOZO BIS device correlates with change in end-expiratory end-diastolic PAP measured us...
MEMS (an acronym for MicroElectroMechanical Systems) technology uses semiconductor industry techniques to create micron scale machines incorporating both mechanical and electronic components. The staf...
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