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US20120022339 PULSE DETECTION APPARATUS, SOFTWARE, AND METHODS USING PATIENT PHYSIOLOGICAL SIGNALS  
The presence of a cardiac pulse in a patient is determined by evaluating physiological signals in the patient. In one embodiment, a medical device evaluates two or more different physiological...
US20140058469 PULSE DETECTION USING PATIENT PHYSIOLOGICAL SIGNALS  
The presence of a cardiac pulse in a patient is determined by evaluating physiological signals in the patient. In one embodiment, a medical device evaluates optical characteristics of light...
US20110112593 Integrated Resuscitation  
A resuscitation system for use by a rescuer for resuscitating a patient, comprising at least two high-voltage defibrillation electrodes, a first electrical unit comprising circuitry for providing...
US20120191149 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...
US20060217771 Potassium monitoring  
In general, the invention is directed to methods and devices for determining a potassium ion concentration in the extracellular fluid of a patient. A system includes an electrode deployed in or...
US20150094783 METHOD FOR DETECTING AND TREATING VENTRICULAR ARRHYTHMIA  
A system and method for long-term monitoring of cardiac conditions such as arrhythmias is disclosed. The invention includes a pulse generator including means for sensing an arrhythmia. The pulse...
US20050234518 Collecting activity and sleep quality information via a medical device  
A device, such as an implantable medical device (IMD), programming device, or other computing device determines when a patient is attempting to sleep. When the device determines that the patient...
US20050277872 Apparatus and method for mobile medical services  
A mobile personal computing and communications device provides for secure, reliable, accurate and up-to-date point-of-care medical information for rendering sound medical care to a patient. The...
US20140172031 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR DETECTION OF CONTEXT WHEN ADDRESSING A MEDICAL CONDITION OF A PATIENT  
Methods and devices detect context related to a patient when monitoring a physiological condition of the patient and/or when applying one or more modes of therapy. The context may be a patient...
US20150018632 System and Method For Monitoring Cardiac Blood Flow Balance Between The Right and Left Heart Chambers  
A system for measuring of cardiac blood flow balance parameter between the right chamber of the heart and the left chamber of the heart includes a sensor device for measuring one of blood pressure...
US20070233199 Communicating Medical Event Information  
In general, the invention provides techniques for wireless communication of medical event information between medical devices that treat a particular patient. In general, medical event information...
US20100041978 CONTROLLING TELEMETRY DURING MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING  
The invention is directed techniques for coordinating telemetry of medical devices with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques. By coordinating telemetry of a medical device with the...
US20140236249 Electronic Skin Patch for Real Time Monitoring of Cardiac Activity and Personal Health Management  
A novel wearable electronic skin patch sensor device configured for the real time acquisition, processing and communicating of cardiac activity and other types of biological information within a...
US20050197588 Sleep disordered breathing alert system  
A sleep disordered breathing alert system includes an implantable device configured to detect sleep disordered breathing in a patient. If the patient experiences disordered breathing during sleep,...
US20090076559 Adherent Device for Cardiac Rhythm Management  
An adherent device to monitor and treat a patient comprises an adhesive patch to adhere to a skin of the patient. At least two electrodes are connected to the patch and capable of electrically...
US20150102925 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTION OF BIOLOGICAL CONDITIONS IN HUMANS  
A method detects a biological condition and detects a change in the biological condition of a mammal. The device determines if the change in the biological condition exceeds a predetermined...
US20050124866 Healthcare processing device and display system  
A processing device and display system supporting a plurality of different modules providing different functions used in delivering healthcare to a patient, includes a patient monitoring module,...
US20070276444 Self-powered leadless pacemaker  
A self-powered pacemaker uses the variations of blood pressure inside the heart or a major artery to create a periodic change in the magnetic flux inside a coil. The pressure variations compress a...
US20170028204 NERVE SIGNAL DIFFERENTIATION IN CARDIAC THERAPY  
Methods of nerve signal differentiation, methods of delivering therapy using such nerve signal differentiation, and to systems and devices for performing such methods. Nerve signal differentiation...
US20080046016 Intravascular parasympatheticstimulation for atrial cardioversion  
Apparatus is provided, which includes an electrode device, configured to be coupled to an atrial site of a subject containing parasympathetic nervous tissue, and a control unit. The control unit...
US20160361555 MULTIVECTOR PATIENT ELECTRODE SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE  
A multi-vector patient electrode system and method of use are disclosed.
US20090005827 Wearable defibrillator  
There is provided a wearable defibrillator that includes a first sensor adapted to sense a cardiac related parameter, a second sensor adapted to sense breathing, a controller adapted to produce a...
US20160074667 WEARABLE CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATOR SYSTEM DIAGNOSING DIFFERENTLY DEPENDING ON MOTION  
Embodiments of a WCD system include a measurement circuit that can render a physiological input from the patient. Such WCD systems may also receive a motion detection input that reveals whether a...
US20130158614 Pulse Parameters And Electrode Configurations For Reducing Patient Discomfort From Defibrillation  
Devices, systems and methods relating to defibrillation and, more specifically, pulse parameters and electrode configurations for reducing patient discomfort are disclosed. Embodiments provide for...
US20080300641 CARDIAC INFORMATION AND ACTIVITY INFORMATION ASSOCIATION SYSTEMS, APPARATUS, AND METHODS  
Embodiments include cardiac information and activity information association systems, apparatus, and methods. An apparatus embodiment includes a cardiac sensor adapted to generate cardiac...
US20120265264 System and Method for Conditioning a Lithium Battery in an Automatic External Defibrillator  
An inventive system and method de-passivates a direct current (DC) power source of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), such as an AED lithium battery. The system includes a main processor...
US20170095674 Training Modules for an External Medical Device  
An external medical device is provided which is configured to provide a user with access to one or more training modules. The external medical device includes one or more electrodes configured to...
US20100324616 ATRIAL DEFIBRILLATION USING AN IMPLANTABLE DEFIBRILLATION SYSTEM  
An implantable heart defibrillator for use with an electrode lead system is provided. The implantable heart defibrillator includes an electrode lead connector that is connectable to the electrode...
US20080215102 Method and system aiding decision making during CPR  
An embodiment of the invention is a method for recommending actions to be taken during resuscitation of a patient. Input signals related to the resuscitation are received during the resuscitation....
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...
US20110201945 HEMODYNAMIC STABILITY DETECTION DURING ARRHYTHMIA USING RESPIRATION SENSOR  
Detected changes in respiration parameters, either alone or in conjunction with other physiological signals, can be used to discriminate between hemodynamically stable and hemodynamically unstable...
US20140358047 END-TIDAL CARBON DIOXIDE AND AMPLITUDE SPECTRAL AREA AS NON-INVASIVE MARKERS OF CORONARY PERFUSION PRESSURE AND ARTERIAL PRESSURE  
End-tidal carbon dioxide (ETCO2) measurements may be used alone as a guide to determine when to defibrillate an individual. Alternatively, ETCO2 measurements may be used in combination with...
US20120109240 AUTOMATIC ADJUSTMENT OF ARRHYTHMIA DETECTION PARAMETERS  
Methods and/or devices for initiating an automatic adjustment of arrhythmia detection parameters (e.g., upon delivery of cardiac therapy after detection of VT/VF).
US20050165452 Antithrombogenic medical device  
A therapy delivery and/or diagnostic device includes a layer of a catalytic agent, having nitrite reductase and/or nitrate reductase, or nitrosothiol reductase activity. The catalytic layer...
US20130046354 IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATOR DESIGNED FOR USE IN A MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING ENVIRONMENT  
An implantable cardioverter defibrillator includes a communication interface operable to receive a communication signal from an external programmer. The communication signal includes a command to...
US20160082276 Rescuer Protection from Electrical Shock During Defibrillation  
This document relates to cardiac resuscitation, and in particular to systems and techniques for protecting rescuers from electrical shock during defibrillation of a patient.
US20120215271 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DISCONNECTING ELECTRODES OF LEADS OF IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES DURING AN MRI TO REDUCE LEAD HEATING  
Systems and methods are provided for reducing heating within pacing/sensing leads of a pacemaker or implantable, cardioverter-defibrillator that occurs due to induced loop currents during a...
US20150283390 Wearable Defibrillator With A Multivector Shock Waveform  
A transthoracic defibrillator for external defibrillation comprises at least three electrodes configured to be attached to the thorax of a patient to establish at least two electrical paths across...
US20110245888 MEDICAL DEVICE WITH CHARGE LEAKAGE DETECTION  
A medical device (implantable or external) is provided that comprises a power source, a charge storage member, a terminal connector, a switch network, a controller and a leak detection module. The...
US20090264716 HEMODYNAMIC MORPHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS FOR RHYTHM IDENTIFICATION  
This document discusses, among other things, an apparatus comprising an implantable hemodynamic sensor circuit that provides a hemodynamic signal representative of mechanical function of a...
US20140350623 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING ELECTRICAL STIMULATION BASED ON LOWEST OPERABLE VOLTAGE MULTIPLIER FOR USE WITH IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
Techniques are provided for use with implantable devices equipped with programmable voltage multipliers (including voltage dividers.) Candidate pulse widths are determined for selected voltage...
US20130218219 Pulse Parameters And Electrode Conffigurations For Reducing Patient Discomfort From Defibrillation  
Devices, systems and methods for reducing patent discomfort during defibrillation by synchronizing defibrillation pulse delivery with a patient breathing cycle are described. Embodiments provide...
US20100256700 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ORGAN SPECIFIC INFLAMMATION THERAPY  
A method and device are described for delivering cardiac therapy in which an implantable device for delivering such cardiac therapy is additionally configured to detect the presence of...
US20080177342 Defibrillator With Impedance-Compensated Energy Delivery  
An external defibrillator is described which maintains the durations of phases of a multiphasic shock waveform within or below desired limits. As the duration of a waveform increases for patients...
US20050234517 Apparatus and method for hemodynamic-based optimization of cardiac pacing  
The present invention demonstrates that continuous hemodynamic monitoring can be used to identify the optimal AV-delay in a pacemaker-treated patient with end stage heart failure. The AV-delay...
US20090093856 High fidelity electronic tactile sensor and stimulator array, including sexual stimulus  
Modular electronic and/or combined electronic/mechanical apparatus for the detection, analysis, transmittal and delivery of tactile stimuli (touch). Sexual application is suggested.
US20120172944 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR OPTIMIZING CARDIAC OUTPUT, PREVENTING BACKWARD HEART FAILURE, AND MINIMIZING DIASTOLIC MYOCARDIAL WALL STRESS BY CONTROLLING LEFT VENTRICULAR FILLING  
Apparatus for diastole trimming including a controller for producing a diastole ending signal, and one or more leads connected to the controller, for carrying the signal to lead connections to a...
US20070265668 FAULT TOLERANT SENSORS AND METHODS FOR IMPLEMENTING FAULT TOLERANCE IN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES  
An apparatus and methods of rendering an active implantable medical device (AIMD) fault tolerant when such an AIMD couples to a chronically implantable physiologic sensor (IPS) adapted to be...
US20080125821 Advanced cardiac life support apparatus and method  
An apparatus (300, 400) and method operable to guide responders, via audible prompts and visual cues, through the proper procedures to be applied to a patient during a cardiac arrest. An...
US20060282125 Evaluation of cardiac function using only telemetered left ventricular pressure during axial flow LVAD support in sheep: comparison to preload recruitable stroke work  
Introduction: Emerging technology will soon allow for the chronic assessment of telemetered left ventricular (LV) pressure in patients supported with LVADs; however, specific methods have not been...

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