Active photonic wireless system to power medical implants -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Active photonic wireless system to power medical implants

08.07.2020

Image: X-ray image of a human chest with the implant at the place of the heart; Copyright: Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology

The use of medical implants in human bodies generates the need for invasive surgery to replace exhausted batteries, leading to a higher risk of surgical complications in patients.

Products and exhibitors around implants

Image: implant at MEDICA trade fair; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf