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8977368 Implantable device  
An implantable medical device having at least one first and one second longitudinally extended electrical functional conductor to transmit therapeutic signals or diagnostic signals or both. The...
8929983 Reverse hysteresis and mode switching for intermittent pacing therapy  
Cardioprotective pre-excitation pacing may be applied to stress or de-stress a particular myocardial region delivering of pacing pulses in a manner that causes a dyssynchronous contraction. Such...
8897879 Method and apparatus for therapies of the cardiovascular and cardiorenal system  
A system and method for controlling respiration depth or respiration rate is provided. A bipolar pair of a plurality of electrodes is selected in a location for stimulating a phrenic nerve....
8838237 Summation anodal pacing to complement multisite stimulation  
A device and method for cardiac pacing is disclosed in which anodal pacing of the left ventricle is provided. Anodal pacing occurs when an anodal surface area is sufficiently small to create an...
8831723 Pace discrimination of tachycardia using atrial-ventricular pacing  
A cardiac medical device and associated method control delivery of dual chamber burst pacing pulses in response to detecting tachycardia. A number of cardiac cycles occurring in a first cardiac...
8798771 Implantable cardiac prosthetic for resynchronization by biventricular pacing using reverse remodeling  
Improving cardiac response in terms of pressure, ejected volume, and filling and ejection times by cardiac reverse remodelling, including temporary, occasionally harmful stimulation sequences. An...
8798770 Systems and methods for fixating transvenously implanted medical devices  
A transvenously implantable medical device (TIMD) includes an electrical lead and a control module. The electrical lead includes one or more electrodes and is adapted for transvenous implantation....
8792998 Devices, systems and methods for efficient identification of improved CRT parameters  
Methods, systems and devices efficiently identify cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) pacing parameter set(s) that provide improved hemodynamic response relative to an initial CRT pacing...
8758365 Implant system including guiding accessory and methods of use  
A guiding accessory, for use in conjunction with a guidewire and a catheter of an implant system, facilitates passage of an elongate and flexible conductor of a relatively compact therapy delivery...
8718762 Pace discrimination of tachycardia using atrial-ventricular pacing  
A cardiac medical device and associated method control delivery of dual chamber burst pacing pulses in response to detecting tachycardia. In one embodiment, a single chamber pacing pulse is...
8634912 Dual-chamber leadless intra-cardiac medical device with intra-cardiac extension  
A leadless intra-cardiac medical device includes a housing that is configured to be implanted entirely within a single local chamber of the heart. A first electrode is provided on the housing at a...
8620457 Inter-atrial septum or superior vena cava electrodes for atrial defibrillation  
An implantable system for the defibrillation of the atria of a patient's heart comprises (a) a first catheter configured for insertion into the right atrium of the heart, preferably without...
8600504 Physiologic demand driven pacing  
Physiologic demand driven pacing can be used to maintain cardiac synchrony and improve hemodynamic function in patients with heart failure.
8565865 Methods for the determination of T-shock vulnerable window from far-field electrograms in implantable cardioverter defibrillators  
Methods for determination of timing for electrical shocks to the heart to determine shock strength necessary to defibrillate a fibrillating heart. The timing corresponds the window of most...
8545414 Methods and devices for modulation of heart valve function  
Methods and devices for modulating heart valve function are provided. In the subject methods, a heart valve is first in structurally modified. Blood flow through the structurally modified heart...
8521279 Implantable cardiac stimulation device and method for measuring intrinsic activity metrics in multi-site pacing  
An implantable cardiac stimulation device provides measurement of intrinsic heart activity metrics while sustaining pacing of the heart. The device includes a pulse generator that delivers pacing...
8483823 Integrated lead for applying cardiac resynchronization therapy and neural stimulation therapy  
An embodiment includes a main lead assembly having a proximal portion adapted for connection to a device and a distal portion adapted for placement in a coronary sinus, the distal portion...
8417332 Endocardial stimulation/defibrillation system of the left ventricle  
A system for the endocardial stimulation/defibrillation of the left ventricle. This system includes a generator (60) and an endocardial lead. The lead includes a lead body (26) whose distal end...
8412320 Nontransvenous and nonepicardial methods of cardiac treatment and stimulus  
A power supply for an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for subcutaneous positioning between the third rib and the twelfth rib and using a lead system that does not directly contact a...
8412350 Neurostimulating lead having a stent-like anchor  
A neurostimulating lead having a stent-like anchor is described. A distal portion of the lead is mounted to an exterior of an expandable, stent-like lead anchor. The stent-like lead anchor is...
8396549 Papillary muscle stimulation  
A method for pacing a left ventricle of a heart includes delivering a pacing pulse via a first electrode to activate a first papillary muscle and another pacing pulse via a second electrode to...
8364284 Implantable electric stimulation system and methods of making and using  
A lead assembly includes a lead with a distal end and a proximal end. The lead includes a plurality of electrodes disposed at the distal end and a plurality of terminals disposed at the proximal...
8332049 Implantable multi-lead electric stimulation system and methods of making and using  
A multi-lead system includes a first lead and a second lead. The first lead includes a distal end and a first plurality of electrodes disposed along the distal end of the first lead. The first...
8306620 Pace discrimination of tachycardia using atrial-ventricular pacing  
A cardiac medical device and associated method control delivery of dual chamber burst pacing pulses in response to detecting tachycardia. In one embodiment, a single chamber pacing pulse is...
8287459 Interpolating left ventricular pressures  
Exemplary techniques and systems for interpolating left ventricular pressures are described. One technique interpolates pressures within the left ventricle from blood pressures gathered without...
8280511 Systems and methods for use by an implantable medical device for detecting heart failure based on the independent information content of immittance vectors  
Techniques are provided for detecting heart failure or other medical conditions within a patient using an implantable medical device, such as pacemaker or implantable cardioverter/defibrillator,...
8265765 Multimodal auditory fitting  
The present invention provides for fitting a multimodal hearing system to a recipient. Such fitting may include determining a desired perception for an input signal, receiving a measurement of a...
8255063 Intracardial electrode line and cardiac stimulator  
The invention relates to an intracardial implantable electrode line for connection to an implantable medical device, in particular a cardiac pacemaker or cardioverter/defibrillator or the like,...
8233980 System and method for detecting hidden atrial events for use with automatic mode switching within an implantable medical device  
Techniques are provided for detecting atrial events that might be hidden due to the operation of a post-ventricular atrial blanking (PVAB) interval or other atrial channel blanking interval. In...
8141246 Methods and devices for joining cables  
Methods for ultrasonically joining portions of a medical lead are provided. One method includes providing a conductor, a fitting and a coil electrode. The conductor has a distal portion that...
8128573 Methods and apparatus for locating the fossa ovalis and performing transseptal puncture  
A method of identifying the fossa ovalis in a patient by positioning one or more electrodes against the tissue of the interatrial septum of the patient and acquiring unipolar and/or bipolar...
8116885 Bachmann's bundle electrode for atrial defibrillation  
An implantable system for the defibrillation of the atria of a patient's heart comprises (a) a first catheter configured for insertion into the right atrium of the heart; a first atrial...
8103359 Systems and methods for fixating transvenously implanted medical devices  
A transvenously implantable medical device (TIMD) includes an electrical lead and a control module. The electrical lead includes one or more electrodes and is adapted for transvenous implantation....
8052731 Medical electrical lead with expandable fixation features  
A medical electrical lead adapted to be at least partially implanted in a cardiac vessel includes a fixation feature operable to change from an undeployed configuration to a deployed configuration...
7996090 Methods of making implantable medical leads with a non-linear shape  
Implantable medical leads and methods of making. The method includes providing first and second tubes, and arranging a segment of the first tube side-by-side with a segment of the second tube...
7959757 Method and device for manufacturing a medical lead  
In a method and device for mounting an elongated member inside an elongated, elastic, flexible tubing, initially having an inside cross-sectional dimension that is approximately equal to or less...
7957819 Disposable low profile transvenous electrode system for sequentially pacing the heart's right atrium and right ventricle (AV)  
A low profile transvenous electrode system for use in an emergency to sequentially pace both the atrium and ventricle of the heart in a dual chamber mode that includes a plurality of pre-formed,...
7933661 Lead retention means  
A coiled member of a medical device extends along a length of an elongate body of the device. A surface of the coiled member extends at an angle, with respect to a longitudinal axis of the body,...
7894915 Implantable medical device  
Techniques related to implantable medical devices (IMDs) are described. One such IMD includes first and second electrodes and a continuous body joined with and extending between the electrodes....
7890188 Implantable lead for septal placement of electrode with fixation mechanism in the pulmonary artery  
A lead body includes an electrode coupled to an intermediate portion of the lead body. A distal end of the lead includes a pre-formed, biased shape adapted to passively fixate the distal end of...
7807925 Lead assembly with flexible portions and method therefor  
A lead assembly includes an outer insulative body, a conductor, and at least one electrode electrically coupled with the at least one conductor. The outer insulative body extends from a proximal...
7774934 Method for making a terminal connector  
A lead includes a lead body extending from a distal end to a proximal end, and at least one conductor disposed within the lead body and extending from the distal end to the proximal end of the...
7613513 System and method for determining cardiac geometry  
An exemplary method includes delivering an electrical signal to a first position in or adjacent to a cardiac chamber; sensing a potential generated by the delivered electrical signal at a second...
7561924 Electrode arrangement  
An intravascular electrode arrangement 10 includes a first and a second electrode line 12, 14 adapted for placement in blood vessels such as veins or arteries, each having at least one stimulation...
7515970 Transeptal lead  
A lead includes a lead body and an electrode disposed proximate a distal end of the lead body. A retaining member is disposed proximate the distal end of the lead and adapted to retain the...
7467017 Implantable lead having articulated shocking coil  
An implantable lead is disclosed which includes an elongated lead body having opposed proximal and distal end portions. At least one defibrillation assembly is operatively associated with the...
7395120 Telescoping, dual-site pacing lead  
A lead with a proximal electrode and a telescoping distal electrode enables dual-site electrical pacing or stimulation of a heart or another organ. The lead includes an outer tube with a proximal...
7366574 Device for the transvenous cardioversion of atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter  
A transvenous catheter for the cardioversion of atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter and/or the stimulation of the heart's activity. The catheter has an electrically active section within a heart...
7238883 Lead assembly with flexible portions and method therefor  
A lead assembly includes an outer insulative body, a conductor, and at least one electrode electrically coupled with the at least one conductor. The outer insulative body extends from a proximal...
7231249 Methods, apparatus, and systems for multiple stimulation from a single stimulator  
Methods, apparatus, and systems are provided to stimulate multiple sites in a heart. A controller senses electrical activity associated with sinus rhythm of the heart. A signal generator is...

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