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9039594 Signal transmitting and lesion excluding heart implants for pacing, defibrillating, and/or sensing of heart beat  
Devices, systems, and methods for treating a heart of a patient may make use of structures which limit a size of a chamber of the heart, such as by deploying a tensile member to bring a wall of...
9037232 System and method for detection enhancement programming  
A system and method of enabling detection enhancements selected from a plurality of detection enhancements. In a system having a plurality of clinical rhythms, including a first clinical rhythm,...
9031646 Automated assessment of atrioventricular and ventriculoatrial conduction  
A method discriminates between ventricular arrhythmia and supraventricular arrhythmia by determining the direction of an electrical signal conducted through the atrioventricular node. An...
9026147 Defibrillator location tracking device  
A defibrillator is disclosed for communication with a transmitter associated with a location. The defibrillator is configured to generate an electronic signature for determining a position of the...
9014804 Implantable medical device for treating neurological conditions including ECG sensing  
An implantable medical device such as an implantable pulse generator that includes EEG sensing for monitoring and treating neurological conditions, and leadless ECG sensing for monitoring cardiac...
9008766 Medical device adjusting operation when used with non-authenticated patient parameter collecting accessory  
Embodiments are directed to a medical device, such as a defibrillator, for use with an accessory capable of collecting a parameter of a patient. The medical device is capable of at least...
9008801 Wearable therapeutic device  
A wearable therapeutic device that includes a garment configured to contain an external defibrillator. The garment is configured to house at least one of an alarm module and a monitor and to house...
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...
8994409 Stimulator and method for processing a stimulation signal  
Various embodiments provide a method for processing a stimulation signal. The method may include monitoring an output voltage on an electrode, the electrode being provided with the stimulation...
8996100 Monitoring system comprising electrodes with projections  
An electrode structure for use with a monitoring system. A thin flexible body of an electrode material comprising conductive rubber is provided with projections extending externally to a working...
8989860 Multisite heart pacing with adjustable number of pacing sites for terminating high frequency cardiac arrhythmias  
High frequency cardiac arrhythmias and fibrillations are terminated by electric field pacing pulses having an order of magnitude less energy than a conventional cardioversion or defibrillation...
8983597 Medical monitoring and treatment device with external pacing  
A non-invasive bodily-attached ambulatory medical monitoring and treatment device with pacing is provided. The noninvasive ambulatory pacing device includes a battery, at least one therapy...
8983588 Signal analysis  
A method of analysis of medical signals is presented which provides useful clinical information concerning the state of the myocardium during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The analysis...
8965505 Utilization of morphology discrimination after undersensing 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...
8958872 Electrical muscle controller  
A method of modifying the force of contraction of at least a portion of a heart chamber, including providing a subject having a heart, comprising at least a portion having an activation, and...
8948859 Resuscitation enhancements  
A system including a sensor interface coupled to a processor. The sensor interface is configured to receive and process an analog electrocardiogram signal of a subject and provide a digitized...
8938294 Single-pass left-sided DDD pacing lead  
A single-pass pacing lead capable of sensing and pacing both the atria and the ventricles is described. In some examples, the single-pass pacing lead is connected to a DDD pacemaker. In some...
8914106 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...
8909337 System to treat AV-conducted ventricular tachyarrhythmia  
Various aspects of the present subject matter provide devices and methods to treat AV-conducted ventricular tachyarrhythmia (AVCVT). According to various embodiments of the method, an AVCVT is...
8903490 Methods and systems for recognizing arrhythmias using neural stimulation  
In various method embodiments for classifying an arrhythmia, a characteristic of a ventricle is sensed before delivering a diagnostic neural stimulation. The diagnostic neural stimulation is...
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...
8890702 Defibrillator delivering audible prompts to earpiece  
Defibrillators, software and methods are provided, for transmitting inaudible audio information to one or more external personal sound devices. The audio information may encode an audible...
8886305 Ventricular heart stimulator  
The invention relates to an implantable ventricular heart stimulator (10), comprising an at least partially electrically conductive housing (12), an electrode line terminal for connection of a...
8874214 Implantable pulse generator with a stacked capacitor, battery, and electronics  
One embodiment of the present subject matter includes an implantable medical device which includes a first power source comprising a first plurality of substantially planar electrodes, the first...
8868178 Arrhythmia electrotherapy device and method with provisions for mitigating patient discomfort  
Apparatus and method for treating an arrhythmia in a patient using an electrotherapy device such as a subcutaneous pacing device. The device applies a series of electrotherapy pulses in response...
8868180 Resuscitation device with expert system  
A resuscitation device for automatic compression of victim's chest using a compression belt which exerts force evenly over the entire thoracic cavity. The belt is constricted and relaxed through a...
8855760 Systems and methods for early detection of lead breaches using cross-lead impedances detected by an implantable medical device  
Techniques are provided for use with an implantable medical device for detecting breaches in lead insulation or other lead failures. In one example, bipolar impedance is measured along single-lead...
8855764 System and method for detecting atrial activity signal using a monobody lead in a single chamber implantable cardioverter/defibrillator  
A single-chamber implantable device for detecting a patient's atrial activity using a monobody lead is disclosed. The monobody lead (10) includes a ventricular coil (16), a supraventricular coil...
8855762 Method and apparatus for cardiac protection pacing  
A pacing system delivers cardiac protection pacing to protect the heart from injuries associated with ischemic events. The pacing system detects an ischemic event and, in response, initiates one...
8812102 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...
8805494 System and method to deliver therapy in presence of another therapy  
Various aspects relate to a method. In various embodiments, a therapy of a first therapy type is delivered, and it is identified whether a therapy of a second therapy type is present to affect the...
8805499 Cardiac pacemakers and pacing methods  
Cardiac pacemakers and methods of pacing a heart are disclosed.
8798744 Pacing and sensing vectors  
A method for allowing cardiac signals to be sensed and pacing pulse vectors to be delivered between two or more electrodes. In one embodiment, cardiac signals are sensed and pacing pulse vectors...
8798740 Single chamber leadless intra-cardiac medical device with dual-chamber functionality  
A leadless intra-cardiac medical device (LIMD) includes a housing configured to be implanted entirely within a single local chamber of the heart.
8788038 External defibrillator with power and battery sharing capabilities with a pod  
A modular external defibrillator system in embodiments of the teachings may include one or more of the following features: (a) a base containing a defibrillator module to deliver a defibrillation...
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...
8768458 Unitary subcutaneous only implantable cardioverter-defibrillator  
A unitary subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator that contains a source of electrical energy, a capacitor, and operational circuitry for sensing the presence of potentially fatal...
8755904 Circuit arrangements for generating currents and the application thereof  
Electronic circuit arrangements for generating at least two different constant currents at a load resistor, including a bridge circuit (especially an H bridge=H bridge circuit) having at least (in...
8740789 Automatic etiology sequencing system and method  
A system and related method for identifying a trigger event to a patient health-related exacerbation. The system includes at least one sensor configured to collect data related to the patient...
8744572 Systems and methods for leadless pacing and shock therapy  
Techniques and systems for monitoring cardiac arrhythmias and delivering electrical stimulation therapy using a subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator (SICD) and a leadless pacing...
8744573 Integrated resuscitation  
A resuscitation system that includes at least two defibrillation electrodes configured to be applied to the exterior of the chest of a patient for delivering a defibrillation shock, a source of...
8738145 Shifting between electrode combinations in electrical stimulation device  
The disclosure is directed to techniques for shifting between two electrode combinations. An amplitude of a first electrode combination is incrementally decreased while an amplitude of a second,...
8718759 Multi-modal electrotherapy method and apparatus  
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...
8700138 Methods and devices for determination of arrhythmia rate zone thresholds  
Approaches for determining threshold values for one or more arrhythmia rate zones and/or the number of rate zones are described. A probability function for heart rate is determined using collected...
8700147 Synchronization of defibrillation and chest compressions  
A resuscitation system for use by a rescuer for resuscitating a patient having a ventricular arrhythmia, comprising circuitry and processing configured for detection of chest compression/phase...
8694094 Adaptive single site and multi-site ventricular pacing  
An exemplary method includes delivering a cardiac pacing therapy using an electrode configuration for left ventricular, single site pacing or left ventricular, multi-site pacing, measuring a...
8688234 Devices, methods, and systems including cardiac pacing  
A pacing output circuit can be configured to generate a ventricular pacing signal configured to be delivered to an electrode near the His bundle in a right ventricle of a heart to pace the right...
8688210 Implantable medical device crosstalk evaluation and mitigation  
Electrical crosstalk between two implantable medical devices or two different therapy modules of a common implantable medical device may be evaluated, and, in some examples, mitigated. In some...
8676305 Automated analysis of complex fractionated electrograms  
A method for mapping abnormal electrical activity, including obtaining electrical signal data from respective locations in a heart of a living subject, and automatically analyzing the signal data...
8676303 Methods and systems for treating heart instability  
Systems and methods define an index of risk for cardiac disease by detecting cellular derangements that may lead to cardiomyopathy, heart rhythm disorders or ischemic heart disease. The markers...