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Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: What Are the Benefits of Digital Pacemakers?

  • G. Fröhlig
  • P. Wohlgemuth
  • N. M. Van Hemel
  • A. Vincent
Conference paper

Abstract

While many applications in daily life switched from analogue to digital techniques long ago, pacemakers are only just entering the field of digital signal processing (DSP). Possible reasons for the late implementation of DSP are the widespread satisfaction with the technology already available and the difficult balance between calculating plus storing capacity and the energy constraints of small batteries. DSP, however, offers basic advantages that may also improve the performance of pacemakers.

Keywords

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Digital Signal Processing Atrial Electrogram Dual Chamber Pace Digital Signal Processing System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Fröhlig
    • 1
  • P. Wohlgemuth
    • 2
  • N. M. Van Hemel
    • 3
  • A. Vincent
    • 2
  1. 1.Medizinische UniversitätsklinikInnere Medizin IIIHomburgGermany
  2. 2.Vitatron B.V.ArnhemThe Netherlands
  3. 3.St. Antonius HospitalNieuwegeinThe Netherlands

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