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9042980 Signal analysis in implantable cardiac treatment devices  
Methods and devices for cardiac signal analysis in implantable cardiac therapy systems. Several signal processing and/or conditioning methods are shown including R-wave detection embodiments...
9041551 Nth leadless electrode telemetry device, system and method of use  
A disclosed telemetry system comprises an Nth number of telemetry devices and an equal number of standard disposable circular electrode patches. A body of each telemetry device in the system...
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...
9035787 Centralized management and emergency allocation of deployed defibrillators each having associated communication modules  
A method, device and/or a system of centralized management and emergency allocation of deployed defibrillators each having associated communication modules. A central server may process a message...
9031652 Use case-based services  
An apparatus comprises an external device for communication with an implantable device. The external device includes a communication circuit configured to receive a communication signal from at...
9026209 Ventricular cardiac stimulator  
An implantable cardiac stimulator includes at least one first sensing unit for detecting intrinsic cardiac activities of a first ventricle, at least one ventricular stimulation unit for...
9020609 Electrode lead of pacemaker and pacemaker using the same  
An electrode lead of a pacemaker includes at least one lead wire including at least one composite conductive core. The at least one composite conductive core includes at least one conductive core...
9017272 Medical device with speaker having exterior diaphragm  
Embodiments of the present concept are directed to medical devices having features that prevent contaminants from infiltrating the housing of the device while providing a mechanism to provide...
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...
9014822 Pacing lead for a left cavity of the heart, implanted in the coronary system  
A pacing lead for a left cavity of the heart, implanted in the coronary system. This lead (24) includes a lead body with a hollow sheath (26, 28) of deformable material, having a central lumen...
9007216 Wearable therapeutic device  
A wearable therapeutic device is provided. The wearable therapeutic device includes a garment, and the garment includes an electrode and a conductive thread. A control unit is coupled to the...
9008767 System and method for performing self-test in an automatic external defribillator (AED)  
An automatic external defibrillator with an intelligent self-test system that ensures device readiness. The self-test system conditionally runs functional tests based on knowledge of device use,...
9002443 System and method for avoiding undersensing of ventricular fibrillation  
A medical device and associated method for detecting and treating tachyarrhythmias acquires a cardiac signal using electrodes coupled to a sensing module. Cardiac events are sensed from the...
9002473 Electrode and enclosure for cardiac monitoring and treatment  
Defibrillator electrodes are sealed to the inside of a rigid enclosure. The enclosure is hinged to open and expose the electrodes for deployment. The electrode gel is sealed against moisture loss...
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...
8983598 System for neurally-mediated anti-arrhythmic therapy  
According to an embodiment of a method, a predetermined cardiac activity indicated for an antitachycardia shock is detected. Neural stimulation is applied to lower a defibrillation threshold in...
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...
8983599 Energy delivery apparatus and method  
There is provided an energy delivery device comprising a storage device, a discharge circuit and a disarm circuit. The discharge circuit comprises a switch electrically connected to the storage...
8965500 Wearable defibrillator with audio input/output  
A wearable defibrillator and method of monitoring the condition of a patient. The wearable defibrillator includes at least one therapy pad, at least one sensor and at least one processing unit...
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...
8954336 Server for medical device  
One aspect of the present invention is a server for communicating with a medical device. The server comprises a web browser process for communicating with a remote device and a pump interface...
8951546 Flexible implantable composites and implants comprising same  
Described herein are implantable composites, kits comprising the composites, implant devices comprising the composites, and methods of making and using same, including point of use methods.
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...
8942803 System and method for distinguishing manual from automated CPR  
A system and method for use during the administration of CPR chest compressions and defibrillating shock on a cardiac arrest victim. The system analyzes compression waveforms from a compression...
8942802 Method for discriminating between ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias  
The present invention is directed toward a detection architecture for use in implantable cardiac rhythm devices. The detection architecture of the present invention provides methods and devices...
8929980 External defibrillator electrode, method and system for reducing ECG artifact  
An electrode for use with an external defibrillator for a patient includes a first combination circuit including a circuit node electrically coupled to an adapter for coupling to the...
8916004 Thermal nitriding process for components of implantable medical devices  
A component of an implantable medical device comprises a body comprising at least one external surface, the body comprising at least one of titanium, titanium-based alloys, and composites thereof,...
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...
8914104 Dual-mode defibrillator with latched panel  
A medical device includes a device housing and a door mounted to the device housing. The device also includes a first magnet mounted to the door, wherein magnetic force applied to the door exerts...
8914130 Implantable lead with in-lead switching electronics  
One example includes an implantable lead including an elongate lead body which includes a proximal portion and a distal portion. In the example, the lead includes a coupler configured to couple to...
8909335 Method and apparatus for applying a rectilinear biphasic power waveform to a load  
A system and method to deliver a therapeutic quantity of energy to a patient. The system includes a capacitor having a rated energy storage capacity substantially equal to the therapeutic quantity...
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...
8900140 Multiple vector fluid localization  
A differential or relative measurement between an orthogonal measurement vector and another measurement vector can be used to determine the location where fluid accumulation is occurring or the...
8897872 ECG analysis that relatively discounts ECG data of CPR period transitions  
Medical devices, software and methods are provided, for making a decision as to whether to administer electric shock therapy to a patient. The decision is made with respect to ECG data that is...
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...
8892203 Emergency response backboard with integrated scale  
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for weighing an individual on a backboard. The backboard is configured to support a supine individual during transportation. An upper surface of the...
8892202 Current stimulator  
The disclosure relates to a current stimulator, which comprises a high voltage output module, a voltage control module and a charge pump module. The high voltage output module includes a plurality...
8886314 Therapy delivery method and system for implantable medical devices  
The disclosure relates to an apparatus and method for inducing ventricular fibrillation in a patient to facilitate defibrillation threshold testing. The apparatus includes a plurality of output...
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...
8880168 Defibrillator/monitor system having a pod with leads capable of wirelessly communicating  
A modular external defibrillator system in embodiments of the teachings may include one or more of the following features: a base containing a defibrillator to deliver a defibrillation shock to a...
8876742 Measurement of a compression parameter for CPR on a surface  
A device for the determination of at least one compression parameter during the administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a patient. The device includes a compression unit adapted...
8874208 Methods and devices for three-stage ventricular therapy  
Methods and apparatus for a three-stage ventricular cardioversion and defibrillation therapy that treats ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation at low energy levels. An implantable therapy...
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...
8868179 Determination for effective defibrillation  
A method for managing care of a person receiving emergency cardiac is disclosed and involves monitoring, with an external defibrillator, multiple parameters of the person receiving emergency...
8868188 Method for treating hypertension via electrical stimulation of neural structures  
A neuromodulation system comprises a sensor configured for sensing a blood pressure of a patient, modulation output circuitry configured for conveying electrical modulation energy to at least one...
8867192 Electrolytic capacitor interconnect  
An electrolytic capacitor is constructed as a stacked structure of alternating anode and cathode plates. A clip is fitted over a peripheral portion of each cathode plate, the clips being welded...
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...
8862227 Defibrillators detecting orientation of electrode connection to adjust energy dosage  
Embodiments of the present concept are directed to external defibrillators that include an electrode connection port having multiple connection options, and include a detection device to determine...
8862228 Using chest velocity to process physiological signals to remove chest compression artifacts  
A method of analyzing a physiological (e.g., an ECG) signal during application of chest compressions. The method includes acquiring a physiological signal during application of chest compressions;...