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US20140371804 METHOD FOR LOW-VOLTAGE TERMINATION OF CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS BY EFFECTIVELY UNPINNING ANATOMICAL REENTRIES  
A method for extinguishing a cardiac arrhythmia utilizes destructive interference of the passing of the reentry wave tip of an anatomical reentry through a depolarized region created by a...
US20120296382 INTEGRATED CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT SYSTEM WITH HEART VALVE  
Systems and methods using a heart valve and an implantable medical device, such as for event detection and optimization of cardiac output. The cardiac management system includes a heart valve,...
US20130035735 MULTI-MODAL ELECTROTHERAPY METHOD AND APARATUS  
A multi-modal electrotherapy apparatus including circuitry for administering defibrillation therapy and for administering medium voltage therapy (MVT). A combined-use capacitor bank of at least...
US20120046703 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR COMPREHENSIVE ANTI-TACHYARRHYTHMIA THERAPY  
A method and apparatus for delivering therapy to treat ventricular tachyarrhythmias is described. In one embodiment, neural stimulation, anti-tachycardia pacing, and shock therapy are employed in...
US20110137360 CONCURRENT THERAPY DETECTION IN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES  
Various method embodiments detect a concurrent therapy, where the concurrent therapy includes a plurality of therapy pulses. Detecting the concurrent therapy includes detecting at least one...
US20100211126 Cardiac Tachyarrhythmia Therapy Selection Based on Patient Response Information  
Cardiac treatment methods and devices providing templates representative of past tachyarrhythmia events, each template associated with a therapy. A cardiac waveform is detected, and if it...
US20140277221 UTILIZATION OF MORPHOLOGY DISCRIMINATION AFTER T-WAVE OVERSENSING DETERMINATION FOR UNDERLYING RHYTHMS IN THE THERAPY ZONE  
A medical device and method for detecting and classifying cardiac rhythm episodes that includes a sensing module to sense cardiac events; a therapy delivery module, and a detection module...
US20120029584 PULSE DETECTION APPARATUS, SOFTWARE, AND METHODS USING PATIENT PHYSIOLOGICAL SIGNALS  
The presence of a cardiac pulse in a patient is determined by evaluating physiological signals in the patient. In one embodiment, a medical device evaluates two or more different physiological...
US20050010202 Applicator for creating linear lesions for the treatment of atrial fibrillation  
An applicator for creating a lesion in tissue, comprising one or more rigid or semi-rigid support members, a compliant material coupled to said support members, at least one passage in...
US20140207201 WEARABLE CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATOR SYSTEM CONTROLLING CONDUCTIVE FLUID DEPLOYMENT  
In embodiments, a wearable cardiac defibrillator system includes an energy storage module configured to store a charge. Two electrodes can be configured to be applied to respective locations of a...
US20130030312 DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO PERFORM ARRHYTHMIA DISCRIMINATION BASED ON R-R INTERVAL STABILITY CORRESPONDING TO A PLURALITY OF VENTRICULAR REGIONS  
Described herein are implantable systems and devices, and methods for use therewith, that can be used to perform arrhythmia discrimination. A plurality of different sensing vectors are used to...
US20150025592 IMPLANTABLE HEART THERAPY DEVICE  
An implantable heart therapy device connected to at least one right-ventricular electrode and one left-ventricular electrode that sense and stimulate the heart. The at least one right-ventricular...
US20100298896 Selection of Cardiac Capture Verification Modes  
Systems and methods provide for selection of automatic capture verification modes. A number of capture verification modes are evaluated, wherein at least one of the capture verification modes has...
US20140379040 STIMULATION MODE DETERMINATION  
Devices and methods for providing pacing in multiple modes are provided. One device operates in a dual chamber (DDD or biventricular) mode and in a pacing mode favoring the spontaneous...
US20110118798 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ANTI-TACHYCARDIA PACING AND DEFIBRILLATION  
An implantable cardioverter/defibrillator (ICD) includes an Anti-Tachycardia Pacing Before Charge (ATP-BC) mode according to which one or more high-voltage capacitors for storing defibrillation...
US20150190646 CONTROLLING A PERSONAL MEDICAL DEVICE  
Medical monitoring and treatment apparatus, which is controlled by a plurality of control sources, includes a “personal medical device” (PMD) or an “implantable medical device” (IMD), respectively...
US20130268012 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES, AND METHODS OF USE THEREWITH, THAT DETECT EXPOSURE TO MAGNETIC FIELDS FROM MRI SYSTEMS  
Embodiments of the present invention generally pertain to implantable medical devices, and methods for use therewith, that detect exposure to magnetic fields produced by magnetic resonance imaging...
US20110066198 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR POST-SHOCK EVALUATION USING TISSUE OXYGENATION MEASUREMENTS  
A method and device for delivering therapy that includes an electrode to sense cardiac signals and to deliver a therapy, a therapy delivery module coupled to the electrode to deliver a therapy via...
US20150174414 LEADLESS PACEMAKER WITH END-OF-LIFE PROTECTION  
A leadless cardiac pacing system includes first and second leadless pacing seeds configured to deliver pacing therapy to a first and second location in a patient, respectively. The second seed...
US20110230922 Device And Method For Peri-Hisian Pacing And/Or Simultaneous Bi-Ventricular or Tri-Ventricular Pacing For Cardiac Resynchronization  
The present invention provides a pacing device and method that allows for preferential right atrial, at or near the His bundle, and ventricular pacing, either individually or in combination,...
US20110270333 METHOD OF DUAL EGM SENSING AND HEART RATE ESTIMATION IN IMPLANTED CARDIAC DEVICES  
A method and apparatus for monitoring a patient's heart rate sense first cardiac events in a heart chamber using a first cardiac electrode pair and sense second cardiac events in the heart chamber...
US20110098763 VENTED SET SCREW FOR IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
A vented set screw is used to secure a connection between an implantable medical device and an implantable lead. The vented set screw includes one or more venting channels that allow liquid and/or...
US20070088394 Leadless cardiac pacemaker system for usage in combination with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator  
A cardiac pacing system comprising one or more leadless cardiac pacemakers configured for implantation in electrical contact with a cardiac chamber and configured to perform cardiac pacing...
US20150196757 COMMUNICATION OF THERAPY ACTIVITY OF A FIRST IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE TO ANOTHER IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
Cardiac activity of the heart can be sensed using, for example, one or more leadless cardiac pacemakers (LCPs) that are implanted in a close proximity to the heart. Sensing cardiac activity by the...
US20100211124 Pacing Management During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation  
Systems and methods provide for coordinated cardiac pacing with delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to a patient. Managing cardiac pacing in a patient during a cardiac arrhythmia...
US20150238766 CLOSED LOOP NEURAL STIMULATION SYNCHRONIZED TO CARDIAC CYCLES  
Various aspects of the present subject matter relate to a method. According to various method embodiments, cardiac activity is detected, and neural stimulation is synchronized with a reference...
US20090157126 ANTI-TACHYARRHYTHMIA SYSTEM WITH SELECTIVELY ACTIVATED DETECTION ENHANCEMENTS  
A cardiac rhythm management (CRM) system includes an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) and an external system. The ICD detects a tachyarrhythmia episode and classifies the detected...
US20120290024 TRANSVENOUS RENAL NERVE MODULATION FOR TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION, CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS, AND CHRONIC RENAL DISEASES  
A transvenous renal nerve modulation system comprises: a blood pressure monitoring device to be implanted in a patient to monitor the patient's blood pressure; one or more transvenous renal nerve...
US20130035605 DETECTING HEMODYNAMIC STABILITY DURING ARRHYTHMIA USING THE CHANGES IN ATRIAL ACTIVATION  
Detected changes in atrial activation can be used to discriminate between hemodynamically stable and hemodynamically unstable tachyarrhythmias.
US20110196439 DETECTING HEMODYNAMIC STABILITY DURING ARRHYTHMIA USING THE CHANGES IN ATRIAL ACTIVATION  
Detected changes in atrial activation can be used to discriminate between hemodynamically stable and hemodynamically unstable tachyarrhythmias.
US20120303078 SENSOR RESPONSE DELAY FOR HEMODYNAMIC STABILITY DETECTION DURING ARRHYTHMIA  
An apparatus comprises a cardiac signal sensing circuit, a physiologic sensor circuit configured to provide a physiologic sensor signal representative of mechanical cardiac activity, a therapy...
US20110270334 METHOD OF DUAL EGM SENSING AND HEART RATE ESTIMATION IN IMPLANTED CARDIAC DEVICES  
A method and apparatus for monitoring a patient's heart rate sense first cardiac events in a heart chamber using a first cardiac electrode pair and sense second cardiac events in the heart chamber...
US20110022104 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING VENTRICULAR DEPOLARIZATIONS DURING ATRIAL PACING  
AV synchronous, dual chamber pacing systems are disclosed having improved sensing of ectopic ventricular depolarizations or PVCs coincidentally occurring at or shortly following delivery of an...
US20060241699 Neural stimulation system to prevent simultaneous energy discharges  
Various aspects of the present subject matter relate to a system. Various embodiments of the system comprise at least one port to connect to at least one lead with at least one electrode, at least...
US20120289845 TECHNIQUES FOR DETERMINING MORPHOLOGICAL STABILITY OF CARDIAC CYCLES  
A method includes retrieving electrogram (EGM) data for N cardiac cycles from a memory of an implantable medical device. N is an integer greater than 1. The method further include categorizing...
US20140018871 ENDOCARDIAL PACING DEVICES AND METHODS USEFUL FOR RESYNCHRONIZATION AND DEFIBRILLATION  
According to one aspect, various methods and apparatus are used for treating a condition of a patient's heart, and for monitoring cardiac operation. In one approach consistent therewith, an...
US20120041500 ENDOCARDIAL PACING DEVICES AND METHODS USEFUL FOR RESYNCHRONIZATION AND DEFIBRILLATION  
According to one aspect, various methods and apparatus are used for treating a condition of a patient's heart, and for monitoring cardiac operation. In one approach consistent therewith, an...
US20090131996 Tachycardia hemodynamics detection based on cardiac mechanical sensor signal regularity  
Systems and methods provide for sensing, within a patient and during an event of tachycardia, a signal indicative of a mechanical response of the patient's heart to the tachycardia. Regularity of...
US20120179216 NEURAL STIMULATION SYSTEM FOR CARDIAC FAT PADS  
Various aspects relate to a device which, in various embodiments, comprises a header, a neural stimulator, a detector and a controller. The header includes at least one port to connect to at least...
US20130079600 BATTERY AND CAPACITOR ARRANGEMENT FOR AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
An implantable medical device includes a housing forming an internal cavity, the housing defining a profile with a height and a width and further defining a thickness perpendicular to its profile....
US20080255482 INTRATHORACIC PRESSURE LIMITER AND CPR DEVICE FOR REDUCING INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE AND METHODS OF USE  
In certain aspects, the present invention relates to CPR devices that are designed to limit the rise in intrathoracic pressure when performing CPR compressions (e.g., chest, thorax, etc.) so as to...
US20150196756 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATING CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS  
Systems and methods for coordinating treatment of abnormal heart activity using multiple implanted devices within a patient. In one example, abnormal heart activity may be sensed by a medical...
US20100057152 SUSTAINING VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA DETECTION  
An apparatus comprises an implantable ventricular depolarization sensing circuit configured to provide a sensed ventricular depolarization signal, a timer circuit configured to provide a...
US20090254135 HIGH-ENERGY ANTI-TACHYCARDIA THERAPY  
Embodiments of the invention are related to medical devices and methods for delivery high-energy anti-tachycardia therapy to a subject, amongst other things. In an embodiment, the invention...
US20080065160 Defibrillator Having a Switched Mode Power Supply for Transcutaneous Pacing  
A defibrillator for providing both defibrillating energy and pacing energy to a patient is described. In delivering the defibrillating energy, electrical energy is stored by a charge capacitor and...
US20150080977 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE TELEMETRY IN DISRUPTIVE ENERGY FIELD  
An implantable medical device may include a telemetry module, a sensing module, a therapy delivery module, and a processor. The processor may be configured to detect a patient event based on data...
US20130079836 RF TRANSCEIVER HOPPING FOR COMMUNICATION WITH IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
Dynamically switching between different external RF transceivers for communication with an implantable medical device maintains high communication quality in the face of interference, fading,...
US20090264947 ANTITACHYCARDIAC STIMULATOR  
Implantable cardiac stimulator, with chamber stimulation unit connectable to left/right ventricular stimulation electrode to generate/deliver chamber stimulation pulses for stimulation of...
US20140330326 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE SYSTEM HAVING IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER-DEFIBRILLATOR (ICD) SYSTEM AND SUBSTERNAL LEADLESS PACING DEVICE  
Implantable cardiac systems and methods for providing substernal pacing in an ICD system are described. In one example, an implantable cardiac system comprises an ICD system and an implantable...
US20110004262 VAGAL STIMULATION DURING ATRIAL TACHYARRHYTHMIA TO FACILITATE CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY  
The disclosure describes techniques for delivering vagal stimulation to decrease the ventricular rate response during an atrial tachyarrhythmia, such as atrial fibrillation. Decreasing the...

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