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Retrofitting software safety in an implantable medical device

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4 Author(s)
Mojdehrakhsh, R. ; Cardiac Pacemakers Inc., St. Paul, MN, USA ; Tsai, W.-T. ; Kirani, S. ; Elliott, L.

Regulatory agencies are requiring companies to systematically demonstrate software safety in their implantable devices, even those already developed. The authors devised a rigorous software safety analysis technique and applied it to a nearly-completed cardiac rhythm management device. They were able to identify safety faults, modify the software to mitigate them, and verify overall safety.<>

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Software, IEEE  (Volume:11 ,  Issue: 1 )

Date of Publication:

Jan. 1994

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