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9168383 Leadless cardiac pacemaker with conducted communication  
A leadless pacemaker for pacing a heart of a human includes a hermetic housing and at least two electrodes on or near the hermetic housing. The at least two electrodes are configured to deliver...
9031665 External controller/charger system for an implantable medical device capable of automatically providing data telemetry through a charging coil during a charging session  
An external controller/charger system for an implantable medical device is disclosed, in which the external controller/charger system provides automatic switching between telemetry and charging...
9031650 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...
9026222 Method and apparatus for supplying energy to a medical device  
In a method and apparatus for supplying wireless energy to a medical device (100) implanted in a patient, wireless energy is transmitted from an external energy source (104) located outside a...
9026224 Communication interface for sensory stimulation  
Techniques, apparatuses, and systems for interfacing multiple sensors with a biological system can include amplifying signals from respective sensors associated with an external device; modulating...
9020603 Server for communication with an implantable medical device  
A system and method for modifying the parameters of an implantable medical device includes an implantable medical device that communicates with a remote control device that, in turn, communicates...
9002467 Modular antitachyarrhythmia therapy system  
This document discusses, among other things, a modular antitachyarrhythmia therapy system. In an example, a modular antitachyarrhythmia system includes at least two separate modules that...
9002456 Implant with antenna array  
Implant devices described herein may be adapted to communicate with other devices via an antenna array. The antenna array may be configured to minimize radiation to surrounding tissue and/or...
8996124 Assessing noise on a communication channel  
A system and method involve transceiving successive first and second synchronization signals defining endpoints of a frame. A digital signal is transceived by a modulating time interval between...
8995949 Proximity based selection of an implantable medical device for far field communication  
Devices and systems provide for proximity based selection of an implantable medical device for far field communication with an external device. By using a proximity communication that is limited...
8983618 Co-fired multi-layer antenna for implantable medical devices and method for forming the same  
An antenna for an implantable medical device (IMD) is provided including a monolithic structure derived from a plurality of discrete dielectric layers having an antenna embedded within the...
8983616 Method and system for associating patient records with pulse generators  
The present disclosure involves a medical system. The medical system includes a medical device configured to deliver a medical therapy to a patient and store an electronic patient record that...
8977883 Time synchronization improvements for interoperable medical devices  
A computer-implemented method is presented for synchronizing time between two handheld medical devices that interoperate with each other. The method includes: determining a first time as measured...
8965509 Methods and systems for semi-automatic adjustment of medical monitoring and treatment  
Systems and methods are described for adjusting the operation of implantable stimulation devices used to provide medical monitoring and treatment. Several hierarchical algorithms are described...
8963737 RF telemetry receiver circuit for active medical implants  
An RF telemetry receiver circuit for active implantable medical devices. The baseband binary signal (Db) is doubly modulated by a low frequency carrier (Fm) and by a high frequency carrier (Fc)....
8965524 External device for an implantable medical system having accessible contraindication information  
Disclosed is a remote controller for an implantable medical device having stored contraindication information, which includes information which a patient or clinician might wish to review when...
8954165 Lead anchors and associated systems and methods  
The present technology is directed generally to a lead anchor for positioning and securing spinal cord modulation leads and associated systems and methods. In at least some contexts, the lead...
8938305 Medical transceiver device and method  
A medical transceiver device for radio-based communication with an implantable medical device has circuitry for transmitting radio-frequency signals to, and/or receiving radio-frequency signals...
8934987 Implant assist apparatus for acoustically enabled implantable medical device  
Devices, systems and methods for delivering and positioning an implantable medical device and for evaluating an acoustic communication link are disclosed. An illustrative system includes a...
8929985 System and method for connecting devices to a neurostimulator  
A method for defining connections between a plurality of lead bodies and a plurality of output ports of a neurostimulator, and an external control device for performing the method are disclosed....
8923967 Communication device for communicating with a bio-medical unit  
A bio-medical communication system includes a bio-medical unit and a communication device. The bio-medical unit is implantable in and/or affixable to a host body and includes a power harvesting...
8905925 Cardiac rehabilitation using patient monitoring devices  
Systems and methods permit remotely-monitored rehabilitation of a patient. A system can comprise a patient monitor configured to monitor a patient's physiological data. The patient monitor can...
8903500 Modular antitachyarrhythmia therapy system  
This document discusses, among other things, a modular antitachyarrhythmia therapy system. In an example, a modular antitachyarrhythmia system includes at least two separate modules that...
8896462 Methods for low power communication in an implantable medical device  
The present invention is directed to an implantable medical device and a method for power management for power efficient use of RF telemetry during, for example, conditions where long periods of...
8886318 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Leadless cardiac pacemaker with conducted communication
 
A leadless pacemaker for pacing a heart of a human includes a hermetic housing and at least two electrodes on or near the hermetic housing. The at least two electrodes are configured to deliver...
8886316 Authentication of external devices to implantable medical devices using biometric measurements  
An apparatus comprises a medical device configured for implantation into a living organism. The medical device comprises processing circuitry, a memory and interface circuitry configured for...
8884779 EMI shield for medical device telemetry antenna  
A telemetry head for communication with an implantable medical device comprises a telemetry antenna and a shield substantially surrounding at least a portion of the antenna, the shield having a...
8862241 System for supplying energy to an implantable medical device  
An implanted coil supplies energy or control signals to, or provides information from, a medical device implanted in a human or animal patient. Preferably, the coil is implanted subcutaneously in...
8862240 Automated programming of electrical stimulation electrodes using post-implant imaging  
In general, the disclosure is related to characterization of implanted electrical stimulation electrode arrays using post-implant imaging. The electrode arrays may be carried by implanted leads....
8855782 Medical accessory proximity testing, detection, and alerting system  
Disclosed is a system having an implanted component and external component which are configured to provide a test of wireless communication in order to assess the success or failure of such...
8855789 Implantable biostimulator delivery system  
A delivery system for implanting a biostimulation device comprising a stylet extending along an axis from knob end to a threaded end configured to engage an internally threaded nut of the...
8849402 System and method for contactless power transfer in implantable devices  
A system and method for contactless power transfer in implantable devices for charging rechargeable batteries disposed within the implantable devices are provided. The system includes a first coil...
8843207 Implantable medical device charging  
A particular method of providing power to an implantable medical device includes providing a first signal to a primary coil that is inductively coupled to a secondary coil of an implantable...
8838243 System and method for programming an implantable pulse generator  
In one embodiment, a method of programming an IPG comprises providing one or several GUI screens on the programmer device, the GUI screens comprising a master amplitude GUI control for controlling...
8831736 Electric therapy system and therapy device  
The invention relates to a therapy system and a therapy device having at least one data communication interface which can operate in various data transmission modes and cooperates with a data...
8831735 Methods and systems for semi-automatic adjustment of medical monitoring and treatment  
Systems and methods are described for adjusting the operation of implantable stimulation devices used to provide medical monitoring and treatment. Several hierarchical algorithms are described...
8825173 Method and apparatus for supplying energy to a medical device  
For supplying energy to a medical implant (100) in a patient's body a receiver (102) cooperates with an external energizer (104) so that energy is wirelessly transferred. A feedback communication...
8818522 Wireless patient communicator for use in a life critical network  
A portable housing supports a processor coupled to memory for storing medical firmware and wireless radio firmware, first and second radios, a processor, and a power source. Communications are...
8818504 Leadless cardiac stimulation device employing distributed logic  
Systems and methods involve an intrathoracic cardiac stimulation device operable to provide autonomous cardiac sensing and energy delivery. The cardiac stimulation device includes a housing...
8812129 External device for an implantable medical system having accessible contraindication information  
Disclosed is a remote controller for an implantable medical device having stored contraindication information, which includes information which a patient or clinician might wish to review when...
8812110 Implantable medical device  
An implantable medical device (IMD) that can be wirelessly connected to user interface by which a patient can enter values of selected control parameters for controlling the IMD whereas other...
8805528 Channel assessment and selection for wireless communication between medical devices  
Channel assessment and selection for wireless communication is made between two or more medical devices, such as between an implantable medical device (IMD) and a non-implanted medical device,...
8798205 Telemetry polling circuit with noise discrimination and selectable tuning  
A medical device communication system includes a receiver adapted to receive radio frequency (RF) signals and configured to operate in a first mode to poll for an RF signal for a first time...
8798762 Communication device, communication system and communication implantable medical device  
A communication device for an implantable medical device may include: an input/output interface configured to communicate with a wireless communication device; a communication interface configured...
8792983 Methods and apparatuses for implantable medical device telemetry power management  
A method comprises connecting at least one portion of a far-field radio-frequency (RF) first telemetry circuit in an implantable medical device to an energy source through a power connection...
8784312 Recognition of implantable medical device  
Controlling the interaction between an external device and an implanted device, including a method of controlling interaction between an external device and an implanted device, the method...
8781586 Hemostasis valve and guidewire pacing system  
Systems and methods for temporarily pacing a patient's heart are provided. One system includes a hemostasis valve with an adjustable electrical connection, the adjustable electrical connection...
8781595 Chopper mixer telemetry circuit  
This disclosure describes a chopper mixer telemetry circuit for use in a wireless receiver. The receiver may be located in an implantable medical device (IMD) or external programmer. The chopper...
8781563 Ultra wideband monitoring systems and antennas  
Apparatus for monitoring vital signs of one or more living subjects comprises a monitoring station and at least one sensor in communication with the monitoring station. The sensor comprises an...
8774932 Remote health monitoring system  
A data collection system collects and stores physiological data from an ambulatory patient at a high resolution and/or a high data rate (“more detailed data”) and sends a low-resolution and/or...