Electromagnetic interference on artificial heart pacemaker

Sahrani, S. and Semangin, N. and Suhaili, S. and Awg Mat, D.A. and Osman, M.S and Sawawi, M. (2009) Electromagnetic interference on artificial heart pacemaker. IEEE International RF and Microwave Conference, 2008. ISSN Print ISBN: 978-1-4244-2866-3

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Abstract

Electromagnetic interference (EMI) due to Radio Frequency (RF) is known to cause interference in electronics devices. Interference may cause devices such as pacemaker to malfunctions with potentially adverse consequences. Exposure of electromagnetic interference comes from digital cellular telephones that are commonly used nowadays. This paper describes the preliminary case study on the effect of the EMI interference with a pacemaker. Temperatures were calculated at various frequencies to investigate the effect. Higher temperatures may cause discomfort to the patient.

Item Type: E-Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), Radio Frequency (RF), pacemaker, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 06:19
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 06:19
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/17803

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