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US20150258341 VISUALIZATION OF BIOLOGICAL ENVIRONMENT IMPACT ON IMPLANTED THERAPY  
An implantable medical device (IMD) system communicates to a user information regarding the surrounding biological environment and the influence of that surrounding biological environment on IMD...
US20150157865 NONINVASIVE CARDIAC THERAPY EVALUATION  
Systems, methods, and interfaces are described herein for assisting a user in noninvasive evaluation of patients for cardiac therapy and noninvasive evaluation of cardiac therapy being delivered....
US20150088220 System and Method for Synchronizing Energy Delivery to the Cardiac Rhythm  
A system for synchronizing application of treatment signals with a cardiac rhythm is provided. The system includes a memory that receives and stores a synchronization signal indicating that a...
US20130158622 Implantable Device For Facilitating Control Of Electrical Stimulation Of Cervical Vagus Nerves For Treatment Of Chronic Cardiac Dysfunction  
An implantable device for facilitating control of electrical stimulation of cervical vagus nerves for treatment of chronic cardiac dysfunction is provided. A stimulation therapy lead includes...
US20120296388 PHRENIC NERVE STIMULATION DETECTION USING HEART SOUNDS  
A method and system of detecting phrenic nerve stimulation in a patient that includes detecting an activation event, obtaining a heart sound signal of a patient from an implanted heart sound...
US20140257423 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR STIMULATING A HEART  
The present invention relates generally to implantable medical devices and more particularly to systems and methods for stimulating a heart of a patient. A first ventricle is activated by...
US20110071583 Galectin-3 and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy  
The present invention relates to materials and methods for monitoring and predicting a heart failure patient's physiological response to cardiac resynchronization therapy. More specifically, the...
US20120226328 CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY PARAMETER OPTIMIZATION  
Systems and methods involve determination of CRT parameters using a number of CRT optimization processes. Each CRT optimization process attempts to return recommended parameters. The CRT...
US20050131477 Cardiac response classification using retriggerable classification windows  
Methods and devices for classifying a cardiac response to pacing involve establishing a retriggerable cardiac response classification window. A first cardiac response classification window is...
US20150165205 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FACILITATING SELECTING OF ONE OR MORE VECTORS IN A MEDICAL DEVICE  
Some systems and methods may facilitate selection of a vector for delivering electrical stimulation to a patient's heart. One method may include displaying a plurality of vectors on a display...
US20110077706 AUTOMATIC SELECTION OF PARAMETERS OF AN EXPOSURE MODE OF AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
An implantable medical device (IMD) automatically determines at least a portion of the parameters and, in some instances all of the parameters, of an exposure operating mode based on stored...
US20140243920 NEUROSTIMULATION CONTROLLED BY ASSESSMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK  
Stimulation of a patient's nervous system is controlled based on cardiovascular risk assessment performed by an implantable medical device. For example, an implantable medical device may monitor...
US20110022111 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR OPTIMIZING VENTRICULAR PACING DELAYS DURING ATRIAL FIBRILLATION  
Techniques are provided for use by implantable medical devices for controlling ventricular pacing, particularly during atrial fibrillation. In one example, during a V sense test for use in...
US20130238047 IMPLANTABLE DEVICE FOR PROVIDING ELECTRICAL STIMULATION OF CERVICAL VAGUS NERVES FOR TREATMENT OF CHRONIC CARDIAC DYSFUNCTION WITH LEADLESS HEART RATE MONITORING  
An implantable device for providing electrical stimulation of cervical vagus nerves for treatment of chronic cardiac dysfunction with leadless heart rate monitoring is provided. A stimulation...
US20130197595 MODE KNOB WITH TIME CIRTICALITY ORDERING OF MODES  
A multi-function defibrillator having an improved mode selection switch (200). When the switch is rotated to select the desired mode of operation, such as defibrillation, cardio-version, pacing,...
US20100131026 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR USING HEART RATE VARIABILITY AS A SAFETY CHECK IN ELECTRICAL THERAPIES  
A cardiac rhythm management system modulates the delivery of pacing and/or autonomic neurostimulation pulses based on heart rate variability (HRV). An HRV parameter being a measure of the HRV is...
US20110040346 METHOD FOR SCHEDULING ATRIAL-VENTRICULAR CONDUCTION CHECKS IN MINIMUM VENTRICULAR PACING  
A medical device and associated method deliver cardiac pacing in a dual chamber pacing mode and schedule an atrial-ventricular (AV) conduction check during the dual chamber pacing mode to detect...
US20120041503 CIRCUIT-BASED DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PULSE CONTROL OF ENDOCARDIAL PACING IN CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT  
Tools and methods are particularly suited for certain cardiac conditions involving use of a catheter for pacing of the right and left ventricles from a lead in the right ventricle, e.g., to...
US20150165198 ACTIVE IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE WITH DUAL CHAMBER PACING FOR THE TREATMENT OF HEART FAILURE WITH PRESERVED EJECTION FRACTION  
An active implantable medical device provides atrial stimulation for resynchronization of the heart chambers. After a first cycle without stimulation, a premature left atrial stimulation is...
US20090204168 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE BUS SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A bus system is provided for implantable medical devices. The bus system provides for flexible and reliable communication between subsystems in an implantable medical device. The bus system...
US20110178562 System and Method For Protecting Against Magnetic Fields Produced By MRI  
An implantable cardiac device that detects and protects against strong magnetic fields produced by MRI equipment is disclosed. The device has a magnetic field sensor for detecting the presence of...
US20130172869 Systems and methods using sensors that resonate at a frequency equal to a resonance frequency of an ablated tissue  
A method is provided of tissue ablation during a tissue ablation procedure. Ablation energy is applied by using a tissue ablation device to create an ablation at a tissue site. An ablation...
US20130172868 Systems and methods using sensors that resonate at a frequency equal to a resonance frequency of an ablated tissue  
A method is provided of tissue ablation during a tissue ablation procedure. Ablation energy is applied by using a tissue ablation device to create an ablation at a tissue site. An ablation...
US20140114371 Muscle and Nerve Stimulation  
A lead system for an implantable medical device and applications for the lead system. Also includes therapeutic systems, devices, and processes for detecting and treating disordered breathing and...
US20120296387 PHRENIC NERVE STIMULATION DETECTION USING HEART SOUNDS  
A method of delivering phrenic nerve stimulation in a medical device system that includes detecting an activation event, delivering phrenic nerve stimulation therapy in response to the detected...
US20120109231 SYSTEM AND APPARATUS TO MONITOR BIOPACEMAKER MATURATION  
The present invention includes systems, devices, and methods relating to the monitoring of the functional maturation of biological interventions effecting cardiac pacing.
US20080046018 SWITCH FOR MEDICAL DEVICE  
A switch for use with a medical device. The switch includes an accelerometer for detecting motion, a controller cooperating with said accelerometer to determine whether said detected motion is...
US20140155950 LEADLESS CARDIAC STIMULATION SYSTEMS  
Various configurations of systems that employ leadless electrodes to provide pacing therapy are provided. In one example, a system that provides multiple sites for pacing of myocardium of a heart...
US20150127090 BREACH DETECTION IN SOLID STRUCTURES  
An implantable device includes at least one solid structure having an external surface and a volume beneath the surface. One or more of a first conductor or set of conductors is disposed...
US20130296961 METHOD AND APPARATUS TO PERFORM ELECTRODE COMBINATION SELECTION  
Electrical stimulation may be delivered to a patient's heart using a plurality of cardiac electrodes. Each electrode combination may be evaluated based on one or more first parameters and one or...
US20100137932 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OPTIMIZING ELECTRICAL STIMULATION PARAMETERS USING HEART RATE VARIABILITY  
A cardiac rhythm management system modulates the delivery of pacing and/or autonomic neurostimulation pulses based on heart rate variability (HRV). An HRV parameter being a measure of the HRV is...
US20050060001 Automatic therapy adjustments  
A medical device detects a previously defined event, and controls delivery of therapy to a patient according to therapy information associated with the previously defined event. In exemplary...
US20110106191 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE NOISE MODE  
Techniques for activating an alternative operating mode in an implantable medical device based on a determination that the device is within a relatively high noise environment or otherwise exposed...
US20140214109 USING TELEMETRY DOWNLINK FOR REAL TIME CLOCK CALIBRATION  
An implantable medical device includes a local clock generator for generating a system clock signal. The local clock generator is periodically calibrated to maintain accuracy of the generated...
US20100100148 CAPTURE ASSESSMENT AND OPTIMIZATION OF TIMING FOR CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY  
An exemplary method includes performing a ventricular capture assessment, determining a ventricular paced propagation delay (PPD) and/or an interventricular conduction delay (IVCD) using...
US20090326600 LEAD INTEGRITY TESTING DURING SUSPECTED TACHYARRHYTHMIAS  
Techniques for performing a lead integrity test during a suspected tachyarrhythmia are described. An implantable medical device (IMD) may perform the test prior to delivering a therapeutic shock...
US20120010679 IMPLANTED HEART-STIMULATION DEVICE ENABLING CHARGE BALANCE AFTER STIMULATION SEQUENCE  
In an implantable medical device, in particular an implantable heart-stimulation device, and a method for operating an implantable heart-stimulation device and a heart-stimulation system,...
US20110112598 Biventricular Cardiac Stimulator  
A biventricular cardiac stimulator is disclosed, comprising a right ventricular stimulation unit, a left ventricular stimulation unit, and a pacemaker timer. In order to detect the effect of a...
US20110160791 CONFIGURING OPERATING PARAMETERS OF A MEDICAL DEVICE BASED ON EXPOSURE TO A DISRUPTIVE ENERGY FIELD  
An implantable medical device (IMD) determines an effect of the disruptive energy field and adjusts one or more operating parameters of the IMD based on at least the determined effect. In some...
US20080243202 Estimating acute response to cardiac resynchronization therapy  
Systolic timing intervals are measured in response to delivering pacing energy to a pacing site of a patient's heart. An estimate of a patient's acute response to cardiac resynchronization therapy...
US20090292334 OPTIMIZING AND MONITORING ADAPTIVE CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY DEVICES  
A system for remotely monitoring cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices and for optimizing location of implanted leads. The system displays a graph of the right ventricle pacing interval...
US20090112108 Q-onset ventricular depolarization detection in the presence of a pacemaker  
A method utilizing computer processing for detecting, within a cardiac cycle, the earliest onset of global, Q-onset, ventricular depolarization in the presence of an operating pacemaker. The...
US20090222055 LOW POWER DIGITAL DESIGN FOR DEEP SUBMICRON TECHNOLOGY  
An apparatus comprises an implantable medical device that includes a storage circuit. The storage circuit includes a first stage circuit configured to receive an input signal and to invert and...
US20140277242 MEDICAL DEVICE SYSTEM WITH ENERGY CONSUMPTION CALCULATION AND METHOD  
Implantable medical device and method provides pacing to a patient having a heart using a plurality of electrodes. Electrical circuitry is operatively coupled to each of the plurality of...
US20100023083 METHODS AND DEVICES INVOLVING AUTOMATIC ATRIAL BLANKING  
During a period of time comprising a plurality of cardiac cycles, a time relationship between ventricular events and atrial detections is established. Based on the relationship, a post-ventricular...
US20130030490 SELECTION OF SPINAL CORD STIMULATION ELECTRODES FOR USE IN CARDIAC THERAPY  
Methods, systems, and/or devices for selecting spinal cord stimulation (SCS) electrode array configurations to provide effective cardiac therapy. Physiological parameters related to the heart may...
US20110257699 IMPLANTABLE PULSE GENERATOR AND METHOD HAVING ADJUSTABLE SIGNAL BLANKING  
An implantable pulse generator senses a cardiac signal, identifies cardiac events in the cardiac signal, and starts a blanking interval including a repeatable noise window blanking interval in...
US20120029589 PACEMAKER PASSIVE MEASUREMENT TESTING SYSTEM  
A system and method for passively testing a cardiac pacemaker in which sensing signal amplitudes and lead impedance values are measured and stored while the pacemaker is functioning in its...
US20100318147 MEDICAL DEVICE FOR STIMULATION OF THE HIS BUNDLE  
An implantable medical system for delivering pacing pulses to HIS bundle of a heart of a patient when implanted in said patient includes a medical lead, which is adapted to be attached with a...
US20100114201 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE CROSSTALK EVALUATION AND MITIGATION  
Electrical crosstalk between two implantable medical devices or two different therapy modules of a common implantable medical device may be evaluated, and, in some examples, mitigated. In some...

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