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VeriMed’s Human-Implantable VeriChip Patient RFID

Image Credit: VeriMed VeriMed’s VeriChip is the only RFID tag that has been cleared by FDA for human implant.  The concept behind the medical use of the VeriChip is that patients would have the tiny chip implanted just under the skin, in the back of the arm.  Each VeriMed microchip contains a unique identification number that emergency personnel

 
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TransWorld’s Soul Mate Implantable Heart Transplant Rejection Monitor

Image Source: TransWorld Heart Corporation’s Website TransWorld Heart Corporation of Charlotte, NC, was founded by Dr. Charles Richardson in 2004.  The company developed an implantable device intended to replace routine post-transplant heart biopsies. TransWorld’s Soul Mate implantable system analyzes 9 intramyocardial electrogram parameters recorded from 4 or 6 configurations of 2 or 3 epicardial leads to detect allograft

 
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