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US20110144743 TREATMENTS FOR A PATIENT WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE  
The invention is directed to two minimally invasive therapeutic procedures, particularly for patients with congestive heart failure, and devices and systems for such procedures. One procedure...
US20080145514 Compositions and methods for coating medical implants  
Medical implants are provided which release an anthracycline, fluoropyrimidine, folic acid antagonist, podophylotoxin, camptothecin, hydroxyurea, and/or platinum complex, thereby inhibiting or...
US20110106193 CARDIAC DISEASE TREATMENT AND DEVICE  
A jacket of biological compatible material has an internal volume dimensioned for an apex of the heart to be inserted into the volume and for the jacket to be slipped over the heart. The jacket...
US20060030890 System, method, and apparatus for automated interactive verification of an alert generated by a patient monitoring device  
A system for verification of an alert generated by an assessment process operating upon patient feedback and physiological data. The system may utilize a categorization for alerts, in order to...
US20130123870 APPARATUS 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...
US20070021790 Automatic baroreflex modulation responsive to adverse event  
A system for providing baroreflex stimulation comprises a sensor to detect a parameter and provide a signal indicative of the parameter, and a baroreflex stimulator. The baroreflex stimulator...
US20120059431 Intravascular Device for Neuromodulation  
The present disclosure describes intravascular systems that may be used for a variety of functions. The elements of the disclosed systems include at least one device body implanted within the...
US20100036482 DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THEREOF  
A medical device for surgical implantation adapted to serve as a drug delivery system has one or more drug loaded holes with barrier layers to control release or elution of the drug from the holes...
US20090149900 TRANSVASCULAR NEURAL STIMULATION DEVICE  
This document discusses, among other things, apparatus, systems, and methods for transvascularly stimulation of a nerve or nerve trunk. In an example, an apparatus is configured to transvascularly...
US20080081942 SYSTEMS FOR HEART TREATMENT  
Devices and methods for treating degenerative, congestive heart disease and related dysfunction are described. Passive and active cardiac support structures mitigate changes in ventricular...
US20080058656 ELECTRIC TOMOGRAPHY  
Methods for evaluating motion of a tissue, such as of a cardiac location, e.g., heart wall, via electrical field tomography are provided. In the subject methods, an sensing element is stably...
US20070299477 Secure and Efficacious Therapy Delivery for a Pacing Engine  
The above-described methods and apparatus are believed to be of particular benefit for patients suffering heart failure including cardiac dysfunction, chronic HF, and the like and all variants as...
US20070203525 Fully Inhibited Dual Chamber Pacing Mode  
A pacing mode is provided, in one embodiment, that permits missed or skipped ventricular beats. The mode monitors a full cardiac cycle (A-A interval) for the presence of intrinsic ventricular...
US20060200219 Systems and methods for differentiating and/or identifying tissue regions innervated by targeted nerves for diagnostic and/or therapeutic purposes  
Systems and methods make possible the differentiation and identification of tissue regions locally innervated by targeted nerves. The systems and methods make it possible to access the nervous...
US20050288727 Wireless sensing devices for evaluating heart performance  
A system for monitoring heart performance comprises a plurality of sensing devices configured to attach to a patient's heart tissue and a controller. Each sensing device comprises a sensor...
US20050267556 Drug eluting implants to prevent cardiac apoptosis  
Implantable devices are configured to be positioned in or near the heart and to carry and deliver an anti-apoptotic drug to a treatment site in or near the heart. The implantable devices include,...
US20150018747 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS TO TREAT MYOCARDIAL CONDITIONS  
Methods, devices, kits and compositions to treat a myocardial infarction. In one embodiment, the method includes the prevention of remodeling of the infarct zone of the ventricle using a...
US20070219590 Leadless Cardiac Stimulation Systems  
Various configurations of systems that employ leadless electrodes to provide pacing therapy are provided. In one example, a system that provides multiple sites for pacing of myocardium of a heart...
US20110306859 MULTIPURPOSE, MODULAR PLATFORM FOR MOBILE MEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION  
A system provides for mobile medical instrumentation for use with a body. The system includes a primary wireless communication device, such as a cell phone or tablet computer, and one or more...
US20070060965 Preferred ADI/R: A Permanent Pacing Mode to Eliminate Ventricular Pacing While Maintaining Backup Support  
An ADI/R mode is implemented using an intelligent pacing system to continually monitor ventricular response. This ensures AV conduction whenever possible so as to gain all the benefits of cardiac...
US20070016259 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TEMPORARILY VARYING A PARAMETER IN AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
A method and apparatus for varying a parameter in an implantable medical device that includes a plurality of electrodes stimulating heart tissue and sensing cardiac signals, a timing and control...
US20090259272 BUNDLE OF HIS STIMULATION SYSTEM  
A system for therapeutically stimulating a His bundle includes an implantable pulse generator and a multi-polar medical electrical lead. The generator is configured for subcutaneous implantation...
US20100298898 BAROREFLEX ACTIVATION FOR ARRHYTHMIA TREATMENT  
An aspect of the present subject matter relates to a system for providing baroreflex stimulation. An embodiment of the system comprises an adverse event detector to sense an adverse event and...
US20090082828 Leadless Cardiac Pacemaker with Secondary Fixation Capability  
The invention relates to leadless cardiac pacemakers (LBS), and elements and methods by which they affix to the heart. The invention relates particularly to a secondary fixation of leadless...
US20120179219 STIMULATION SYSTEM, IN PARTICULAR A CARDIAC PACEMAKER  
A stimulation system, an implantable electrode device and a method for operating an implantable electrode device are proposed. A simplified implantation, a simple construction and reliable control...
US20080288008 Cardiac Stimulation System and Method  
A cardiac stimulation assembly includes an energy source coupled to an energy emitter that extends form a delivery member into a region of tissue in the heart. An array of the emitters are adapted...
US20080183083 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MONITORING EFFECTIVENESS OF CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE THERAPY  
A method for monitoring a patient includes measuring a series of consecutive pulse transit times (PTT's) of the patient, and processing the resulting PTT signal to detect a presence or absence of...
US20080071315 INTEGRATED CATHETER AND PULSE GENERATOR SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Disclosed herein, among other things, is a system for providing pacing during revascularization. An embodiment of the system includes an angioplasty or stent delivery catheter system having a...
US20060004417 Baroreflex activation for arrhythmia treatment  
Devices, systems and methods provide baroreflex activation to prevent, or at least reduce the likelihood of occurrence of, cardiac arrhythmias. Various embodiments may additionally or...
US20050149132 Automatic baroreflex modulation based on cardiac activity  
An aspect of the present subject matter relates to a system for providing baroreflex stimulation. An embodiment of the system comprises a cardiac activity monitor to sense cardiac activity and...
US20090292191 MATERIAL FOR IMPLANTATION  
The present invention includes a method for implanting a cardiac pacemaker. The cardiac pacemaker has leads with a plurality of spaced apart patches disposed on the leads, each patch having a...
US20070185536 Heart treatment equipment and method for preventing fatal arrhythmia  
In order to avoid a sudden cardiac death by a fatal arrhythmia, various living body information for generating a signal which shows a level of an autonomic tone is detected by a sensor or a VT/VF...
US20060074453 Baroreflex activation and cardiac resychronization for heart failure treatment  
A method for treating heart failure in a patient involves activating a baroreflex system of the patient with at least one baroreflex activation device and resynchronizing the patient's heart with...
US20050159661 Electromagnetic interference immune tissue invasive system  
An electromagnetic immune tissue invasive system includes a primary device housing. The primary device housing having a control circuit therein. A shielding is formed around the primary device...
US20160114164 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SELECTIVELY STIMULATING NERVE ROOTS  
Various system embodiments comprise an implantable lead, an implantable housing, a neural stimulation circuit in the housing, and a controller in the housing and connected to the neural...
US20090054947 ELECTRODE CONFIGURATIONS FOR DIRECTIONAL LEADS  
A system includes an implantable electrical stimulation lead configured for intravenous introduction into a vessel proximate to a heart and an electrical stimulator. The lead comprises a lead body...
US20090054941 STIMULATION FIELD MANAGEMENT  
This disclosure describes techniques for controlling a depth of propagation of a stimulation field extending from an outer diameter of a lead body of an implantable stimulation lead. An...
US20070055315 Pacing methods, systems and computer program products for using feedback controlled timing  
Methods, systems and computer program products for cardiac pacing are provided. For pacing using biventricular synchronization in a patient, a first stimulation signal is applied to a first region...
US20060161061 Vibrational therapy device used for resynchronization pacing in a treatment for heart failure  
Systems for pacing the heart include a vibrational transducer which directs energy at the heart, usually at at least a ventricle, to pace the heart and to promote synchronized contraction of the...
US20060271121 Closed loop impedance-based cardiac resynchronization therapy systems, devices, and methods  
This document discusses, among other things, systems, devices, and methods measure an impedance and, in response, adjust an atrioventricular (AV) delay or other cardiac resynchronization therapy...
US20050075673 Method and apparatus for controlling extra-systolic stimulation (ESS) therapy using ischemia detection  
An implantable cardiac stimulation device capable of delivering ESS, monitoring for myocardial ischemia and responding to the detection of myocardial ischemia by modifying the delivery of ESS....
US20120158080 MRI-COMPATIBLE IMPLANTABLE DEVICE  
A medical device containing a device for connecting the medical device to a substrate, for furnishing electrical impulses from the medical device to the substrate, for ceasing the furnishing of...
US20100057154 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR THE TRANSDERMAL STIMULATION OF A NERVE OF THE HUMAN BODY  
The invention relates to a device for transdermal stimulation of a nerve of the human body, which device comprises at least one stimulation electrode and at least one reference electrode for...
US20100241183 APPARATUS FOR AUTONOMIC NEUROMODULATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF SYSTEMIC DISEASE  
A method, apparatus, and surgical technique for the modulation of autonomic function, for the purpose of treating any of several conditions and diseases, including obesity, metabolic disorders,...
US20080046017 Cardiac rhythm management system with staggered pulses for coordination therapy  
A cardiac rhythm management system for coordination therapy includes a pulse generator to generate pacing and discharging of recharge pulses. A pulse delivery controller coupled to the pulse...
US20050228455 Trending of conduction time for optimization of cardiac resynchronization therapy in cardiac rhythm management system  
A method of optimizing cardiac resynchronization therapy delay over a patient's full range of activity for use in operating an implantable cardiac pacing device and such a device are disclosed....
US20080077186 HIGH PHRENIC, LOW CAPTURE THRESHOLD PACING DEVICES AND METHODS  
Methods of highly selective cardiac tissue stimulation and devices for practicing the same, e.g., implantable segmented electrode devices, are provided. The methods and devices provide a...
US20060259088 Method and apparatus for delivering pacing pulses using a coronary stent  
An implantable cardiac protection pacing system delivers pacing pulses to protect the heart from injuries associated with ischemia and myocardial infarction. The system includes an implantable...
US20060247693 Non-captured intrinsic discrimination in cardiac pacing response classification  
Cardiac devices and methods discriminate non-captured intrinsic beats during evoked response detection and classification by comparing the features of a post-pace cardiac signal with expected...
US20060167498 Method, apparatus, and surgical technique for autonomic neuromodulation for the treatment of disease  
The present invention teaches a method and apparatus for physiological modulation, including neural and gastrointestinal modulation, for the purposes of treating several disorders, including...

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