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8918173 System and method for graphically configuring leads  
Systems and methods are provided for graphically configuring leads for a medical device. According to one aspect, the system generally comprises a medical device and a processing device, such as a...
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...
8768459 Morphology-based precursor to template matching comparison  
One or more embodiments of the present disclosure relates to a method and/or system for classifying and/or treating heart rhythms. The present disclosure involves sensing electrical signals...
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...
8588894 Determination of site of origin for a natural electrical pulse in a living body  
Techniques include determining a first vector of temporal changes in electrical data measured at multiple electrical sensors positioned at corresponding locations on a surface of a living body due...
8571660 System and method for graphically configuring leads  
Systems and methods are provided for graphically configuring leads for a medical device. According to one aspect, the system generally comprises a medical device and a processing device, such as a...
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...
8560076 Devices and methods for electrode implantation  
Systems and methods provide baroreflex activation to treat or reduce pain and/or to cause or enhance sedation or sleep. Methods involve activating the baroreflex system to provide pain reduction,...
8478414 Baroreflex activation for pain control, sedation and sleep  
Systems and methods provide baroreflex activation to treat or reduce pain and/or to cause or enhance sedation or sleep. Methods involve activating the baroreflex system to provide pain reduction,...
8401627 Methods and systems for monitoring heart instabilities  
Systems and method for assessing a patient's myocardial electrical stability by pacing a patient's heart using a pacing sequence that includes at least two different types of pacing pulses. The...
8364260 External defibrillator  
An external defibrillator having a battery; a capacitor electrically communicable with the battery; at least two electrodes electrically communicable with the capacitor and with the skin of a...
8335568 Controlling therapy based on sleep quality  
A medical device, such as an implantable medical device (IMD), determines values for one or more metrics that indicate the quality of a patient's sleep, and controls delivery of a therapy based on...
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...
8306618 Method and apparatus for detecting arrhythmias in a medical device  
A method of detecting a cardiac event that includes sensing cardiac signals from a plurality of electrodes, determining rates of change of the sensed cardiac signals, and determining a range of...
8255047 Cardiac pacing system with improved physiological event classification and heart monitoring based on DSP  
There is provided an implantable cardiac pacing system or other cardiac monitoring system having an enhanced capability to classify intracardiac signals through a combination of DSP techniques and...
8195281 Discriminating between tachycardias of ventricular origin and supra-ventricular origin, methods and apparatus  
An active medical device able to discriminate between tachycardias of ventricular origin and of supra-ventricular origin. Two distinct temporal components (UnipV, BipV) are obtained corresponding...
8050751 Periodic beat detection to detect artifacts in a cardiac electrogram  
Techniques for determining whether artifacts are present in a cardiac electrogram are described. According to one example, a medical device senses a cardiac electrogram via electrodes. The medical...
7991473 System and method for graphically configuring leads  
Systems and methods are provided for graphically configuring leads for a medical device. According to one aspect, the system generally comprises a medical device and a processing device, such as a...
7957799 Non-invasive cardiac potentiation therapy  
An external cardiac medical device for delivering Cardiac Potentiation Therapy (CPT). Techniques used with the device include initial diagnosis of the patient, delivery of the CPT, and...
7894897 Implantable cardiac stimulation device providing enhanced capture threshold management in the presence of fusion beats and method  
An implantable cardiac stimulation device recognizes and accommodates fusion beats without compromising autocapture or threshold searches. The device comprises a pulse generator that provides...
7881798 Controlling therapy based on sleep quality  
A medical device, such as an implantable medical device (IMD), determines values for one or more metrics that indicate the quality of a patient's sleep, and controls delivery of a therapy based on...
7792584 System and method for characterization of atrial wall using digital signal processing  
A system and method for characterizing the atrial wall of the heart is provided. The characterization of the atrial wall can be used for a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. For...
7783364 System and method for graphically configuring leads  
Systems and methods are provided for graphically configuring leads for a medical device. According to one aspect, the system generally comprises a medical device and a processing device, such as a...
7761150 Method and apparatus for detecting arrhythmias in a medical device  
A method of detecting a cardiac event in a medical device that includes determining a first characteristic in response to cardiac signals sensed along a first sensing vector over a predetermined...
7590455 Controlling therapy based on sleep quality  
A medical device, such as an implantable medical device (IMD), determines values for one or more metrics that indicate the quality of a patient's sleep, and controls delivery of a therapy based on...
7480532 Baroreflex activation for pain control, sedation and sleep  
Systems and methods provide baroreflex activation to treat or reduce pain and/or to cause or enhance sedation or sleep. Methods involve activating the baroreflex system to provide pain reduction,...
7130686 Selection of preventative arrhythmia therapy based on patient specific histogram data  
Methods and systems for providing cardiac therapy are described. In some embodiments, methods and systems are configured to deliver atrial tachyarrhythmia therapy by confirming that a patient is...
6950702 Use of curvature based features for beat detection  
A cardiac rhythm management system includes a sensing circuit to sense a cardiac signal and a sensing processor to detect cardiac depolarizations (beats) by utilizing certain morphological context...
6836682 Rate responsive pacing system with QT sensor based on intrinsic QT data  
There is provided a system and method of rate responsive pacing, having an intrinsic QT rate sensor. The system has the capability of sensing the QT interval of intrinsic cardiac signals and...
6272381 Rate-responsive pacemaker with closed-loop control  
A rate-responsive pacemaker which is provided with a closed-loop control system whose rate control parameter is the depolarization gradient. Any difference between the measured value of the rate...
6029087 Cardiac pacing system with improved physiological event classification based on DSP  
There is provided an implantable cardiac pacing system or other cardiac monitoring system, having an enhanced capability of classifying intracardiac signals through a combination of DSP techniques...
5571144 Method of verifying capture of the atrium by a cardiac stimulator  
A method of verifying whether an atrium of the heart has been captured by an atrial cardiac stimulation pulse. An atrial signal is sensed via an electrode located in the atrium during a period of...
5456263 Detector for detecting heart depolarizations  
A compact, power-sparing detector for detecting heart polarizations is described. The detector has a first operational amplifier which uses sensed heart signals from a heart as an input signal. By...
5431693 Method of verifying capture of the heart by a pacemaker  
A method of verifying cardiac capture. A cardiac signal evoked in response to a cardiac stimulation pulse is sensed via an electrode. The sensed signal is lowpass filtered to remove noise and to...
5312455 Programmable window reference generator for use in an implantable cardiac pacemaker  
A sense amplifier adapted for use with a cardiac pacer or the like includes a constant gain filter, a window comparator circuit and a programmable threshold reference generator circuit. The...
5309919 Method and system for recording, reporting, and displaying the distribution of pacing events over time and for using same to optimize programming  
A method and system for monitoring the behavior of an implanted pacemaker counts (records) the number of times that a given internal event or state change of the pacemaker occurs, and also...
5306293 Device for the prevention of cardiac failures  
The implantable device, of the Holter intervention type, permits the detection and the polygraphic analysis (ECG, TA, haemodynamics, resonant frequencies), of the cardiovascular parameters,...
5271393 Pacemaker employing antitachyarrhythmia prevention based on ventricular gradient  
An anti-tachyarrythmia pacing system is disclosed which utilizes an intra-cardiac electrode to obtain a gradient for each cardiac cycle. When the gradient increases beyond a predetermined value,...
5085215 Metabolic demand driven rate-responsive pacemaker  
A rate-responsive dual-chamber pacemaker and pacing method for supporting the heart with electrical stimulation at a pacing rate driven by the heart's sinus node or, alternatively, by a sensor...
4969467 Pacemaker with improved automatic output regulation  
A pacemaker which is provided with an improved automatic regulation circuit which is capable of distinguishing between a fashion beat and loss of capture. The failure to sense an evoked potential...
4895150 Implanted power source  
A housing for enclosing a power source for operating an implanted artificial organ is provided. The housing has an annular rim defining an aperture and is mounted in the human body such that...
4766901 Rate responsive pacing system using the integrated evoked potential  
A rate responsive cardiac pacing system is provided. In the illustrative embodiment, electrical stimulus pulses are applied to the heart ventricle and the evoked potential of the applied...
4759366 Rate responsive pacing using the ventricular gradient  
A rate responsive cardiac pacing system is provided. In the illustrative embodiment, electrical stimulus pulses are applied to the heart ventricle and the evoked potential of the applied...
4759367 Rate responsive pacing using the magnitude of the repolarization gradient of the ventricular gradient  
A rate responsive cardiac pacing system is provided. In the illustrative embodiment, electrical stimulus pulses are applied to the heart ventricle and the evoked potential of the applied...
4556062 Cardiac stimulator with frequency self-regulation through the electrocardiographic T wave  
A pacemaker used for cardiac stimulation has its stimulation frequency varied according to the changing metabolic requirements of a subject pacemaker user due to stress, emotion and the like....
3746005 CONSTANT ENERGY HEARTBEAT STIMULATING APPARATUS WITH PULSE WIDTH CONTROL  
Pulse-width controlled heartbeat stimulating apparatus. The apparatus includes an electrical power supply and a pulser for generating stimulation pulses on terminals connected to a patient's...

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