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US20120197373 Delivery Catheter Systems and Methods  
A delivery system for implanting a leadless cardiac pacemaker into a patient is provided. The cardiac pacemaker can include a docking or delivery feature having a through-hole disposed on or near...
US20120143298 CATHETER ELECTRODE ASSEMBLIES AND METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION THEREFOR  
A family of catheter electrode assemblies includes a flexible circuit having a plurality of electrical traces and a substrate; a ring electrode surrounding the flexible circuit and electrically...
US20110282423 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...
US20150224281 DEVICE AND METHODS FOR TARGETED TISSUE DRUG DELIVERY  
Representative embodiments of the present invention provide for novel, minimally invasive implantable devices and methods for targeted tissue drug delivery of cardiovascular drugs.
US20130238072 AUTONOMOUS INTRACORPOREAL CAPSULE WITH PIEZOELECTRIC ENERGY HARVESTING  
An intracorporeal capsule for placement in a heart and for energy harvesting using blood pressure variations is shown and described. The capsule includes a capsule body and a piezoelectric strip...
US20130268014 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PACING DURING REVASCULARIZATION  
A system for use during revascularization includes a catheter having an adjustable balloon for delivery a stent, one or more pacing electrodes for delivering one or more pacing pulses to a...
US20150051682 LEADLESS CARDIAC PACEMAKER WITH DELIVERY AND/OR RETRIEVAL FEATURES  
An implantable leadless cardiac pacing device and associated delivery and retrieval devices. The implantable device includes a docking member extending from the proximal end of the housing of the...
US20130331921 BIFURCATED CATHETER  
Systems and methods are disclosed for a bifurcated catheter, and more particularly, to denervation of arterial nerves using a bifurcated catheter. In embodiments, the catheter comprises, for...
US20140052208 Neuromodulation Systems and Methods for Treating Acute Heart Failure Syndromes  
A neuromodulation system for treating acute heart failure syndromes includes a first catheter having a parasympathetic therapy element adapted for positioning within a first blood vessel such as a...
US20140058494 X-Ray Identification for Active Implantable Medical Device  
An active implantable medical device is disclosed herein having a radio-opaque marker. The radio-opaque marker can be formed within an exterior wall of the device or within recesses on the outside...
US20130110218 Biological Bypass Bridge with Sodium Channels, Calcium Channels and/or Potassium Channels to Compensate for Conduction Block in the Heart  
This invention provides a bypass bridge comprising a tract of gap junction-coupled cells having a first end and a second end, both ends capable of being attached to two selected sites in a heart...
US20150119966 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CHARACTERIZING STIMULUS SITES AND PROVIDING IMPLANT GUIDANCE  
A method and system for characterizing an accessibility of potential left ventricular stimulus sites in connection with surgical planning for transvenous implant of a cardiac medical lead in or...
US20150080997 ELECTRODE DEVICE FOR A MEDICAL IMPLANT, AND A MEDICAL IMPLANT COMPRISING AN ELECTRODE DEVICE  
A medical implant and an electrode device for a medical implant, wherein the electrode device includes a distal end, a proximal end, and an electric transmission line that extends between the...
US20120041530 TRANSCORONARY SINUS PACING SYSTEM, LV SUMMIT PACING, EARLY MITRAL CLOSURE PACING, AND METHODS THEREFOR  
A transcoronary sinus pacing system comprising a sheath having a lumen, a pacing catheter having a pacing needle, wherein the catheter can be advanced within the lumen and placed in the LV summit,...
US20150251001 ELECTRICAL STIMULATION OF A PANCREAS  
Apparatus and methods are described, including a method that includes (i) identifying that it is desired to apply electrical stimulation to a pancreas of a subject, and (ii) in response to the...
US20120253280 CATHETER FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE CARDIAC PACING SURGERY AND METHOD OF USE  
An assembly of a pulmonary venting catheter and a pacing wire disposed therethrough whereby the pacing wire is extended from the distal end of the catheter tube during pacing mode, eliminating the...
US20080269862 Extension and retraction mechanism for a hand-held device  
The disclosure describes a hand-held device that utilizes a mechanical lever system to operate the device with a single hand. The mechanical lever system is coupled to a sliding element within the...
US20150018923 SEAL PLUG  
An implantable pulse generator includes a core assembly, a seal plug, and an outer layer overmolded over the core assembly adjacent the seal plug. The core assembly defines a core hole extending...
US20070055334 Cardiac lead and stylet assembly  
A cardiac lead and stylet assembly for facilitating placement of cardiac leads for use in combination with cardiac rhythm management devices. The assembly includes a cardiac lead having a lumen...
US20090005845 Intra-Atrial parasympathetic stimulation  
A method is provided, including implanting in an atrial wall of a subject, from within an atrium, a first electrode contact in a vicinity of a parasympathetic epicardial fat pad of the subject,...
US20140358160 SYSTEM IMPLANTABLE INTO THE CORONARY VENOUS NETWORK FOR THE STIMULATION OF A CARDIAC LEFT CAVITY  
This system includes a conductor microcable and an insulating microcatheter, including a hollow tube housing the microcable with the possibility of relative axial translation therebetween. The...
US20060020316 Implantable cardioversion and defibrillation system including intramural myocardial elecrtode  
An implantable cardioverter defibrillation electrode system includes a cardioversion/defibrillation electrode mounted about an elongated lead body and an intramural electrode adapted for...
US20100331939 Device for intracavity stimulation of the left atrium and/or ventricle through atrial transseptal puncture and removal of the catheter proximal end by the retrograde venous route toward the prepectoral region  
This invention relates to a device for intracavity stimulation of the left atrium and/or ventricle from the prepectoral region through a less invasive and lower-risk approach that allows the...
US20100114020 SHOCKWAVE VALVULOPLASTY CATHETER SYSTEM  
A valvuloplasty system comprises a balloon adapted to be placed adjacent leaflets of a valve. The balloon is inflatable with a liquid. The system further includes a shock wave generator within the...
US20110034939 DELIVERY OF CARDIAC STIMULATION DEVICES  
Some embodiments of an electrical stimulation system employ wireless electrode assemblies to provide pacing therapy, defibrillation therapy, or other stimulation therapy. In certain embodiments,...
US20080004534 Intra-cardiac mapping and ablation method  
An intra-cardiac mapping system is based on locating the ports through which blood flows in or out the heart chambers. For many procedures, such as ablation to cure atrial fibrillation, locating...
US20130274847 MRI Compatible Leadless Cardiac Pacemaker  
An implantable battery powered leadless pacemaker or biostimulator is provided that may include any of a number of features. One feature of the biostimulator is that it safely operates under a...
US20130289686 INTRAVASCULAR ELECTRODE ARRAYS FOR NEUROMODULATION  
A neuromodulation catheter is positionable in a blood vessel having a wall for use in delivering therapeutic energy to targets external to the blood vessel. An electrically insulative substrate...
US20060241735 Self-deploying vascular occlusion device  
The present invention provides a cardiac vascular occlusion system which includes inner and outer guide catheters and an occluding member disposed on the inner catheter. The occluding member may...
US20080234813 Percutaneous Interventional Cardiology System for Treating Valvular Disease  
A system is provided for treating valvular disease percutaneously though a ventricular apex of the heart. The system includes a needle for piercing through the ventricular apex of the heart and...
US20070191717 CATHETER BASED IMPLANTED WIRELESS PRESSURE SENSOR  
A catheter based implantable wireless pressure sensor and associated electronic circuitry for transmission of hemodynamic status of a subject.
US20060095106 Catheter, in particular for insertion of heart-pacemaker-or ICD-electrodes into a patient's body  
A catheter, in particular for insertion of heart-pacemaker- or ICD-electrodes into a patient's body, comprises a catheter wall and a reinforcement therein for stabilization of the catheter. The...
US20050177219 Mono-body defibrillaton probe  
A probe including at its distal extremity a tubular flexible sheath core supporting at least a winding forming a shock electrode and connected to a electrical conductor of connection extending in...
US20070265693 Coronary sinus catheter system and method  
A coronary sinus catheter includes a pacing lead adapted for placement in a vein on the left ventricle of a heart having a right atrium and a coronary sinus. An outer member of the coronary sinus...
US20050070984 Extendable and retractable lead with an active fixation assembly  
An extendable and retractable lead includes a lead body which extends from a distal end to a proximal end, where a conductor is disposed within the lead body. The lead assembly further includes a...
US20080281391 Mapping and Ablation Method for the Treatment of Ventricular Tachycardia  
An apparatus for mapping and/or ablating tissue includes a braided conductive member that that may be inverted to provide a ring-shaped surface. When a distal tip of the braided conductive member...
US20090149934 IMPLANTABLE LEAD WITH SHIELDING  
Medical device leads with magnetic shielding and methods of shielding medical device leads from magnetic fields during medical procedures such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are described. An...
US20080071342 VESSEL ENTRY DEVICE  
An entry device for providing access to the interior of a body vessel through a wall of the vessel to enable removal of an implanted structure, such as a cardiac lead, from the body vessel...
US20080183265 TRANSVASCULAR LEAD WITH PROXIMAL FORCE RELIEF  
A medical electrical lead for implantation in a patient's internal jugular vein at a target location and adjacent a vagus nerve. The lead comprises a proximal region having a proximal stiffness...
US20140207223 EXTERNAL PACEMAKER WITH AN ELECTRODE TEMPORAILY CONNECTABLE TO A HEART AND COUPLED VIA A PLUG CONNECTOR  
An external pacemaker with at least one electrode temporarily connectable to the heart, and at the distal end of which is an active region, which makes contact with heart tissue, and at the...
US20090099635 STIMULATION AND SENSING LEAD WITH NON-COILED WIRE CONSTRUCTION  
A cardiac rhythm management device that can comprise a lead and a pulse generator. The lead can comprise lead body, a composite conductor, a stylet guide, two or more electrodes and a proximal...
US20050004440 Ablation catheter electrode arrangement  
An ablation catheter employing a continuous or nearly continuous flexible electrode arrangement. In one implementation, the flexible electrode include at least one electrode defining a saw tooth...
US20110230945 ELECTROSTIMULATION SYSTEM, AND ELECTROSTIMULATION ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY AND BIOLOGICAL IMPLANTABLE ELECTRODE THEREFOR  
An electrostimulation system includes an electrostimulation lead which has a connector connected to an electrostimulation device, a conducting wire pair electrically connected to the connector,...
US20140371831 Detection of Implantable Lead Failures by Differential EGM Analysis  
A method and system for the diagnosis of anomalies in a lead attached to an implantable medical device, such as an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), including an insulation breach...
US20100049288 CORONARY VEIN LEAD HAVING PRE-FORMED BIASED PORTIONS FOR FIXATION  
A lead having pre-formed biased portion is adapted for implantation on or about the heart within the coronary vasculature and for connection to a signal generator. The lead is constructed and...
US20100010606 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL LEAD INCLUDING A SENSOR  
Disclosed herein is an implantable medical lead. In one embodiment, the lead includes a tubular body, a sensor module, and a distal crimp sleeve. The tubular body includes a distal end and a...
US20090210044 MODULAR, ZONE-SPECIFIC MEDICAL ELECTRICAL LEAD DESIGN  
A medical electrical lead configured to be coupled to a pulse generator in a cardiac rhythm management system. The lead comprises a proximal terminal connector configured for coupling the lead to...
US20050004643 Implantable medical device conductor insulation and process for forming  
An elongate medical electrical lead conductor includes a layer of hydrolytically stable polyimide formed thereover.
US20110034983 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE LEAD INCORPORATING A CONDUCTIVE SHEATH SURROUNDING INSULATED COILS TO REDUCE LEAD HEATING DURING MRI  
A conducting sheath is provided along at least a portion of an implantable medical device lead, and preferably along substantially its entire length, for mitigating heating problems arising during...
US20130023975 INTRAVASCULAR MEDICAL DEVICE WITH ADVANCABLE ELECTRODE  
Implantable medical devices and methods use an intravascular implantable medical device having an elongated housing module to contain one or more circuitry components. An opening is defined...

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