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US20130006319 CARDIAC STIMULATOR FOR DELIVERY OF CARDIAC CONTRACTILITY MODULATION THERAPY  
A combination cardiac stimulator for CRT stimulation and CCM stimulation, which is connected to a rhythm evaluation unit which can either detect a sinus rhythm that is present, or classify an...
US20120185009 VAGAL STIMULATION  
The disclosure herein relates generally to methods for treating heart conditions using vagal stimulation, and further to systems and devices for performing such treatment. Such methods may include...
US20120185008 VAGAL STIMULATION  
The disclosure herein relates generally to methods for treating heart conditions using vagal stimulation, and further to systems and devices for performing such treatment. Such methods may include...
US20110106194 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR USE WITH AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE FOR DISCRIMINATING VT AND SVT BASED ON VENTRICULAR DEPOLARIZATION EVENT TIMING  
Techniques are described for discriminating ventricular tachycardia (VT) from supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) using an implantable medical device capable of multi-site ventricular sensing. In...
US20150190638 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...
US20150039041 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...
US20130030481 MORPHOLOGY-BASED DISCRIMINATION ALGORITHM BASED ON RELATIVE AMPLITUDE DIFFERENCES AND CORRELATION OF IMPRINTS OF ENERGY DISTRIBUTION  
Techniques for morphologic discrimination between beats of a tachyarrhythmia episode are described for selecting delivery of appropriate therapy. An exemplary method comprises nonordered binning...
US20120290030 AV NODAL STIMULATION DURING ATRIAL TACHYARRHYTHMIA TO PREVENT INAPPROPRIATE THERAPY DELIVERY  
The disclosure describes techniques for delivering electrical stimulation to decrease the ventricular rate response during an atrial tachyarrhythmia, such as atrial fibrillation. AV nodal...
US20140277232 IMPLANTABLE NEUROSTIMULATOR-IMPLEMENTED METHOD FOR MANAGING TACHYARRHYTHMIC RISK DURING SLEEP THROUGH VAGUS NERVE STIMULATION  
A patient suffering from congestive heart failure is at increased risk of cardiac arrhythmogenesis during sleep, particularly if experiencing central sleep apnea as a co-morbidity. Low intensity...
US20110218586 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...
US20120290026 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATING SUPRAVENTRICULAR ARRHYTHMIAS  
In various method embodiments, a supraventricular arrhythmia event is detected, and a supraventricular arrhythmia treatment, including neural stimulation to elicit a sympathetic response, is...
US20120232606 USING FOCAL MYOCARDIAL STIMULATION TO DISTINGUISH SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA FROM VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA  
An apparatus and method to discriminate cardiac events by sensing atrial and ventricular depolarizations having associated refractory periods thereafter. A fast ventricular rate is detected in...
US20120232605 USING FOCAL MYOCARDIAL STIMULATION TO DISTINGUISH SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA FROM VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA  
An apparatus and method to discriminate cardiac events by sensing atrial and ventricular depolarizations having associated refractory periods thereafter. A fast ventricular rate is detected in...
US20100305635 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RHYTHM IDENTIFICATION AND THERAPY DISCRIMINATION USING HEMODYNAMIC STATUS INFORMATION  
A system and method for controlling cardiac ventricular tachyarrhythmias by acquiring a pressure signal representative of coronary venous pressure (CVP) from a pressure sensor implanted within a...
US20100298901 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE FOR CARDIAC ELECTRICAL STIMULATION  
A method and apparatus for reducing a patient's heart rate or blood pressure. The apparatus provides stimulation to the patient's atrial and/or nodal tissue within the associated refractory period...
US20140207203 NEURAL STIMULATION SYSTEMS, DEVICES AND METHODS  
Various system embodiments comprise circuitry to determine when an arrhythmia has terminated, and a neural stimulator adapted to temporarily deliver neural stimulation therapy to assist with...
US20120016433 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TREATING VENTRICULAR TACHYARRHYTHMIAS  
A system and method for selectively treating a ventricular tachycardia based on sensed atrial and ventricular intervals from the patient's heart. A detection window of the ten most recent atrial...
US20130204311 IMPLANTS AND METHODS FOR TREATING CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS  
Devices and methods are described for treating maladies such as atrial fibrillation. The devices and methods, in some implementations, include implant comprising a ribbon or other structure formed...
US20120179220 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DETERMINING IF AN ARRHYTHMIA INITIATED IN AN ATRIUM OR A VENTRICLE  
Validated atrial and/or ventricular interval decreases are used to discriminate between VT and SVT. Atrial and/or ventricular intervals are monitored in order to detect decreases in such intervals...
US20150032170 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...
US20140135862 IMPLANTABLE NEUROSTIMULATOR-IMPLEMENTED METHOD FOR MANAGING TACHYARRHYTHMIA THROUGH VAGUS NERVE STIMULATION  
An implantable neurostimulator-implemented method for managing tachyarrhythmias through vagus nerve stimulation is provided. An implantable neurostimulator, including a pulse generator, is...
US20110022107 AUTOMATIC ENABLING OF POST LONG PAUSE OVERDRIVE PACING  
A method and apparatus for controlling an atrial overdrive pacing therapy include detecting an atrial arrhythmia episode and determining if the atrial arrhythmia episode is an early recurring...
US20130046196 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SETTING PARAMETERS OF IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES USING PREDICTIVE MARKER DATA  
Embodiments of the invention are related to systems and methods for setting parameters of implantable medical devices, amongst other things. In an embodiment, the invention includes a method for...
US20110319951 Systems and Methods for Use by an Implantable Medical Device for Controlling Multi-Site CRT Pacing in the Presence of Atrial Tachycardia  
Systems and methods are provided for use by implantable medical devices equipped to deliver multi-site left ventricular (MSLV) pacing. MSLV is associated with a relatively long post-ventricular...
US20110319953 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR USE BY AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING MULTI-SITE CRT PACING IN THE PRESENCE OF ATRIAL TACHYCARDIA  
Systems and methods are provided for use by implantable medical devices equipped to deliver multi-site left ventricular (MSLV) pacing. Sequential MSLV is associated with a relatively long...
US20120029586 PARASYMPATHETIC STIMULATION TO ENHANCE TACHYARRHYTHMIA DETECTION  
This disclosure is directed toward techniques for classifying a tachycardia as supraventricular tachycardia or ventricular tachycardia. A method comprises detecting a tachycardia based on at least...
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...
US20110066200 CARDIAC NEUROMODULATION AND METHODS OF USING SAME  
The present invention relates in general to methodologies for the treatment quenching preconditioning and communication between the intrinsic cardiac nervous system and an electrical stimulus. In...
US20150088218 METHOD TO STABILIZE VENTRICULAR RATE DURING EPISODES OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION  
A method to provide electrical stimulation therapy to stabilize ventricular rate of a heart during episodes of atrial fibrillation. The stimulation therapy may be a plurality of stimulation pulses...
US20110022106 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR OPTIMIZING VENTRICULAR PACING DELAYS DURING ATRIAL FIBRILLATION  
Techniques are provided for use by implantable medical devices for controlling ventricular pacing, particularly during atrial fibrillation. In one example, during a V sense test for use in...
US20110087303 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PACING MODE SWITCHING DURING ATRIAL TACHYARRHYTHMIAS  
A method for operating a cardiac pacemaker in which the mode of operation of the pacemaker is altered in response to detecting an episode of atrial tachycardia. In accordance with the invention,...
US20110015691 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PACING MODE SWITCHING DURING ATRIAL TACHYARRHYTHMIAS  
A method for operating a cardiac pacemaker in which the mode of operation of the pacemaker is altered in response to detecting an episode of atrial tachycardia. In accordance with the invention,...
US20110046689 CARDIAC PACEMAKER WITH PACING RATE MONITORING  
A pacing monitoring system is described for incorporation in an implantable pacemaker that monitors the pacing rate and/or cumulative pace count in order to protect a patient from excessive...
US20100217342 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR TREATING CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS  
The disclosure includes methods and systems for treating cardiac arrhythmias. Some methods for treating an abnormal heart rhythm include determining a change in a sinus node cycle length of a...
US20100312299 CONTROL OF CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA BY VAGAL STIMULATION AT THE ATRIOVENTRICULAR AND SINOATRIAL NODAL FAT PADS OF THE HEART  
Vagal stimulation applied to the atrioventricular nodal (“AVN”) fat pad and the sinoatrial nodal (“SAN”) fat pad via epicardial leads is useful for controlling cardiac arrhythmia, including atrial...
US20140088662 REDUCING INAPPROPRIATE DELIVERY OF THERAPY FOR SUSPECTED NON-LETHAL ARRHYTHMIAS  
An implantable medical device (IMD) identifies suspected non-lethal ventricular arrhythmia, and takes one or more actions in response to the identification to avoid or delay delivery of a...
US20130303925 METHOD, DEVICE AND PROGRAM TO DIFFERENTIATE PACEMAKER-MEDIATED TACHYCARDIA (PMT) FROM TRACKING OF SINUS OR ATRIAL TACHYCARDIA (AT)  
Dual chamber pacemaker systems can lead to two forms of pacemaker-facilitated tachycardia—pacemaker-mediated tachycardia (PMT) and tracking of sinus or atrial tachycardia. Current pacemaker...
US20130282073 LEADLESS TISSUE STIMULATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Systems including an implantable receiver-stimulator and an implantable controller-transmitter are used for leadless electrical stimulation of body tissues. Cardiac pacing and arrhythmia control...
US20120053507 IMPLANTABLE ELECTRONIC THERAPY DEVICE  
An implantable electronic therapy device, having a therapy unit, a heart rate capturing unit, a contractility determination unit, and an evaluation and control unit. The therapy unit delivers an...
US20150088217 IMPLANTABLE CARDIAC STIMULATION DEVICE AND METHOD THAT STABILIZES VENTRICULAR RATE DURING EPISODES OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION  
An implantable cardiac stimulation device provides electrical stimulation therapy to stabilize the ventricular rate of a heart during episodes of atrial fibrillation. The stimulation therapy may...
US20110137362 Activation of cardiac alpha receptors by spinal cord stimulation produces cardioprotection against ischemia, arrhythmias, and heart failure  
The present invention relates in general to methodologies for the treatment quenching preconditioning and communication between the peripheral cardiac nervous system and an electrical stimulus. In...
US20150258344 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TREATING CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS  
The present invention provides both methods and devices for termination of arrhythmias, such as ventricular or atrial tachyarrhythmias. The device and method involves application of alternating...
US20120215269 Method and Device for Treating Cardiac Arrhythmias  
The present invention provides both methods and devices for termination of arrhythmias, such as ventricular or atrial tachyarrhythmias. The device and method involves application of alternating...
US20110087301 IMPLANTABLE DEVICE WITH HEMODYNAMIC SUPPORT OR RESUSCITATION THERAPY  
An apparatus comprises an implantable sensor, a stimulation circuit, and a controller. The implantable sensor is configured to provide a sensor signal representative of hemodynamic function of a...
US20120303080 PARASYMPATHETIC NERVE STIMULATION  
A method is provided, including identifying that a subject is at risk of suffering from atrial fibrillation (AF). Responsively to the identifying, a risk of an occurrence of an episode of the AF...
US20110077703 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...
US20110137363 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INITIATING AND DELIVERING 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...
US20120035492 Atrial Tachyarrhythmia Detection using Selected Atrial Intervals  
Methods and systems are directed to detecting atrial tachyarrhythmia. A plurality of A-A intervals is detected. The detected A-A intervals are selected and used to detect atrial tachyarrhythmia....
US20120209343 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR THREE-STAGE ATRIAL CARDIOVERSION THERAPY  
Methods and apparatus for a three-stage atrial cardioversion therapy that treats atrial arrhythmias within pain tolerance thresholds of a patient. An implantable therapy generator adapted to...
US20110152957 CHAOS-BASED DETECTION OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION USING AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
Techniques are provided for detecting atrial fibrillation (AF) based on variations in ventricular intervals detected by a pacemaker, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) or implantable...

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