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US20110270340 Two-Stage Delivery Systems and Methods for Fixing a Leadless Implant to Tissue  
Systems and methods of delivering and retaining a leadless medical implant to tissue, wherein a docking base and the implant are sequentially delivered to an implantation site. In a first stage,...
US20110270339 Two-Stage Delivery Systems and Methods for Fixing a Leadless Implant to Tissue  
Systems and methods of delivering and retaining a leadless medical implant to tissue, wherein a docking base and the implant are sequentially delivered to an implantation site. In a first stage,...
US20120221072 EXTRAVASCULAR NEUROMODULATION TO TREAT HEART FAILURE  
Treatment of heart failure in a patient by electrically modulating both the sympathetic and parasympathetic autonomic cardiac nerve fibers that innervate the patient's heart at an extravascular...
US20120109237 SUPRAVENTRICULAR STIMULATION TO CONTROL VENTRICULAR RATE  
Various techniques for delivering atrial pacing and supraventricular stimulation to achieve a desired ventricular rate and/or cardiac output are described. One example method described includes...
US20130190835 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DELIVERING VAGAL NERVE STIMULATION  
According to various method embodiments, a person is indicated for a therapy to treat a cardiovascular disease, and the therapy is delivered to the person to treat the cardiovascular disease....
US20120197333 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DELIVERING VAGAL NERVE STIMULATION  
According to various method embodiments, a person is indicated for a therapy to treat a cardiovascular disease, and the therapy is delivered to the person to treat the cardiovascular disease....
US20100305648 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SAFE AND EFFICIENT DELIVERY OF CARDIAC STRESS AUGMENTATION PACING  
A cardiac pacing system controls the progression of a cardiac disorder such as heart failure by delivering cardiac stress augmentation pacing to create or augment regional stress in the heart...
US20150258342 Methods And Systems For Controlling Blood Pressure By Controlling Atrial Pressure  
Systems and methods for controlling blood pressure by controlling atrial pressure and atrial stretch are disclosed. In some embodiments, a stimulation circuit may be configured to deliver a...
US20130303928 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING RESPIRATION METRICS  
Systems, devices and methods provide for acquiring respiration information. A respiration information device includes timer circuitry to time a plurality of shorter time apertures and a plurality...
US20150174410 Methods and Systems for Lowering Blood Pressure Through Reduction of Ventricle Filling  
Methods and devices for reducing ventricle filling volume are disclosed. In some embodiments, an electrical stimulator may be used to stimulate a patient's heart to reduce ventricle filling volume...
US20140172034 INTRA-CARDIAC IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE WITH IC DEVICE EXTENSION FOR LV PACING/SENSING  
An assembly is provided for introducing a device within a heart of a patient. The assembly is comprised of a sheath having at least one internal passage. An intra-cardiac implantable medical...
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...
US20100298900 CARDIAC PACEMAKER WITH TABLE-BASED PACING MODE IMPLEMENTATION  
A device and method for implementing a bradycardia pacing mode are disclosed which is mostly hardware-based but still allows the flexibility for making major changes in brady behavior normally...
US20130060297 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING PAIRED PACING INTERPULSE INTERVALS TO REDUCE CONTRACTILITY DISEQUILIBRIUM USING AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
Techniques are provided for use with implantable medical devices equipped to deliver paired postextrasystolic potentiation (PESP) pacing within a patient having an intact ventricle and a weakened...
US20130131746 NON-INVASIVE VAGUS NERVE STIMULATION DEVICES AND METHODS TO TREAT OR AVERT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION  
Energy is transmitted noninvasively to a patient using electrode-based stimulation devices or magnetic stimulation devices that are designed to non-invasively stimulate nerves selectively. The...
US20150174404 PROTEIN ACTIVITY MODIFICATION  
A method of modifying tissue behavior, comprising: determining a desired modification of tissue behavior for at least one of treatment of a disease, short or long term modification of tissue...
US20130184773 Vagus Nerve Neurostimulator With Multiple Patient-Selectable Modes For Treating Chronic Cardiac Dysfunction  
A vagus nerve neurostimulator system with multiple patient-selectable modes for treating chronic cardiac dysfunction is provided. An implantable neurostimulator includes a pulse generator coupled...
US20110106193 CARDIAC DISEASE TREATMENT AND DEVICE  
A jacket of biological compatible material has an internal volume dimensioned for an apex of the heart to be inserted into the volume and for the jacket to be slipped over the heart. The jacket...
US20120022605 SYSTEM FOR NERVE STIMULATION AND CARDIAC SENSING PRIOR TO AND DURING A MEDICAL PROCEDURE  
A system for performing a cardiac medical procedure can included a cardiac medical device, a steerable catheter device, a cardiac stimulator, and a controller. The cardiac stimulator can be...
US20110077701 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TISSUE PROTECTION AGAINST ISCHEMIA USING REMOTE CONDITIONING  
A stimulation system delivers stimulation to protect an ischemic region of a body from tissue damage caused by ischemia. The stimulation is delivered to one or more stimulation sites remote from...
US20110224555 Systems and Methods for Use By an Implantable Medical Device for Detecting and Discriminating Stroke and Cardiac Ischemia Using Electrocardiac Signals and Hemodynamic Parameters  
Techniques are provided for detecting and distinguishing stroke and cardiac ischemia within a patient using an implantable medical device. In one example, a preliminary indication of stroke is...
US20100298898 BAROREFLEX ACTIVATION FOR ARRHYTHMIA TREATMENT  
An aspect of the present subject matter relates to a system for providing baroreflex stimulation. An embodiment of the system comprises an adverse event detector to sense an adverse event and...
US20100234916 System and method for ventricular pace timing based on isochrones  
The present invention provides a system and method for displaying ventricular timing events and for determining optimal ventricular pace timing based on ventricular synchrony and loading...
US20110066200 CARDIAC NEUROMODULATION AND METHODS OF USING SAME  
The present invention relates in general to methodologies for the treatment quenching preconditioning and communication between the intrinsic cardiac nervous system and an electrical stimulus. In...
US20140336718 ADAPTIVE MEDIUM VOLTAGE THERAPY FOR CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS  
Aspects of the invention are directed to advanced monitoring and control of medium voltage therapy (MVT) in implantable and external devices. Apparatus and methods are disclosed that facilitate...
US20140052207 THERAPY DELIVERY ARCHITECTURE FOR IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
An implantable medical device (IMD) may include multiple power supply circuits and an electrostimulation therapy output circuit configured to, in response to a control signal specifying an...
US20110301473 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ASSESSING CARDIAC PERFORMANCE THROUGH CARDIAC VIBRATION MONITORING  
A system and method for assessing cardiac performance through cardiac vibration monitoring is described. Cardiac vibration measures are directly collected through an implantable medical device....
US20120053672 Correction and Optimization of Wave Reflection In Blood Vessels  
The present invention provides methods and modalities that can modify wave reflection in the vascular system in order to create constructive interactions between existing wave dynamics and new...
US20100125306 MASS ATTRIBUTE DETECTION THROUGH PHRENIC STIMULATION  
According to certain examples, an implanted medical device is used to determine a mass attribute of a patient. The patient's phrenic nerve is stimulated, and the diaphragmatic response is measured...
US20110137362 Activation of cardiac alpha receptors by spinal cord stimulation produces cardioprotection against ischemia, arrhythmias, and heart failure  
The present invention relates in general to methodologies for the treatment quenching preconditioning and communication between the peripheral cardiac nervous system and an electrical stimulus. In...
US20060241705 Cardiac pacemaker  
Endocardial or intravascular cardiac pacemaker having a sealed housing, in which a battery and a pacemaker controller connected to the battery, as well as at least one stimulation pulse generator,...
US20110264158 HIS-BUNDLE CAPTURE VERIFICATION AND MONITORING  
This document discusses, among other things, a system and method for generating a stimulation energy to provide His-bundle stimulation for a cardiac cycle, receiving electrical information from...
US20150258344 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TREATING CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS  
The present invention provides both methods and devices for termination of arrhythmias, such as ventricular or atrial tachyarrhythmias. The device and method involves application of alternating...
US20150087608 Methods and Devices for Treating Conditions Associated with Autonomic Dysfunction  
Methods and devices treating an autonomic nervous system associated disease condition in a subject are provided. Aspects of the invention include inducing one or more physiological response...
US20110130721 Configurable power supply using MEMS switch  
Systems and methods for forming a configurable power supply uses a plurality of dual substrate MEMS switches to couple a plurality of power cells to provide a selectable, or variable, output...
US20130030494 Mobile Applications and Methods for Conveying Performance Information of a Cardiac Pacemaker  
Devices, systems, and methods are disclosed for relaying information from a cardiac pacemaker to an external device. Logic on the pacemaker modulates a heartbeat clock of the pacemaker to encode...
US20110137365 TECHNIQUES FOR REDUCING PAIN ASSOCIATED WITH NERVE STIMULATION  
Apparatus is provided including an electrode device and a control unit. The electrode device is configured to be coupled to a site of a subject selected from the group consisting of: a vagus...
US20110224749 NERVE STIMULATION TECHNIQUES  
A method is provided for treating heart failure in a subject in need of such treatment, including applying a stimulating current to parasympathetic nervous tissue of the subject, selected from the...
US20100179609 METHOD FOR PREPARING AN IMPLANTABLE CONTROLLED GENE OR PROTEIN DELIVERY DEVICE  
An implantable system which includes a gene/protein delivery device and a pulse generator, as well as method of preparing the gene/protein delivery device and using the system, are provided. In...
US20140214111 Implantable Electroacupuncture Device and Method for Treating Cardiovascular Disease  
An implantable electroacupuncture device (IEAD) treats heart failure, coronary artery disease, myocardial ischemia or angina through application of stimulation pulses applied at acupoints GV20...
US20100274308 USE OF CARDIAC PARAMETERS IN METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR TREATING A CHRONIC MEDICAL CONDITION  
Disclosed herein are methods, systems, and apparatus for treating a chronic medical condition in a patient. A time of beat sequence of the patient's heart is determined. A regulatory system...
US20140214108 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE VOLTAGE DIVIDER CIRCUIT FOR MITIGATING ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE  
An RF protection circuit mitigates potentially adverse effects that may otherwise result from electromagnetic interference (e.g., due to MRI scanning of a patient having an implanted medical...
US20120158078 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE VOLTAGE DIVIDER CIRCUIT FOR MITIGATING ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE  
An RF protection circuit mitigates potentially adverse effects that may otherwise result from electromagnetic interference (e.g., due to MRI scanning of a patient having an implanted medical...
US20120041501 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE WITH ADAPTIVE OPERATION  
An implantable medical device operates with an algorithm that promotes intrinsic conduction and reduces ventricular pacing. The IMD monitors the occurrence of necessary ventricular pacing and...
US20120239100 ATRIAL NERVE STIMULATION WITH VENTRICULAR PACING  
A method and medical device for delivering an atrial pacing pulse to an atrial chamber to generate an evoked atrial depolarization, delivering a stimulation pulse to an atrioventricular node...
US20110276103 OUTPUT CIRCUIT FOR BOTH CARDIAC CONTRACTILE ELECTROSTIMULATION AND NON-CONTRACTILE NEURAL MODULATION  
An apparatus comprises an electrostimulation energy storage capacitor, a circuit path that provides pacing stimulation from the capacitor through the load, a constant current neural stimulation...
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...
US20140039388 MEDICAL DEVICE FOR INTRACORPOREAL USE  
A medical device for intracorporeal use formed at least in part from aerographite.
US20120078319 STIMULATION DESIGN FOR NEUROMODULATION  
The present application relates to a new stimulation design which can be utilized to treat neurological conditions. The stimulation system produces a burst mode stimulation which alters the...
US20110190834 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR SUPPRESSION OF SYMPATHOEXCITATION  
The present invention relates to devices and methods for suppression of sympathoexcitation and/or sudden cardiac death. In particular the present invention provides devices and methods which...

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