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9031649 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...
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...
8977365 Electronic system for influencing cellular functions in a warm-blooded mammalian subject  
An electronic system activatable by electrical power is described. The system is useful for influencing cellular functions or malfunctions in a warm-blooded mammalian subject. The system includes...
8977356 Systems and methods for providing arrhythmia therapy in MRI environments  
Systems and methods for arrhythmia therapy in MRI environments are disclosed. Various systems disclosed utilize ATP therapy rather than ventricular shocks when patients are subjected to...
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...
8868183 Method and apparatus to implement multiple parameter sets in an implantable device  
An implantable cardiac function management device including a programmable controller can be used to include a user-specifiable therapy control parameter set. The therapy control parameter set may...
8842953 Apparatus, method and computer program for applying energy to an object  
An apparatus for applying energy to an object and/or sensing the object. The apparatus includes an optical device for applying and/or sensing light energy and an electrical device for applying...
8838240 Hemodynamic status assessment during tachycardia  
Systems and methods provide for sensing, during an event of tachycardia, hemodynamic signals concurrently from at least two spatially separated locations within a patient, and quantifying a...
8831723 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. A number of cardiac cycles occurring in a first cardiac...
8812106 Apparatus for treating the physiological electric conduction of the heart  
A new pacemaker apparatus for treating the physiological electric conduction of the heart that includes a conduction abnormality in a ventricle. The pacemaker includes a pulse generator and a...
8812102 Sensor response delay for hemodynamic stability detection during arrhythmia  
An apparatus comprises a cardiac signal sensing circuit, a physiologic sensor circuit configured to provide a physiologic sensor signal representative of mechanical cardiac activity, a therapy...
8792998 Devices, systems and methods for efficient identification of improved CRT parameters  
Methods, systems and devices efficiently identify cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) pacing parameter set(s) that provide improved hemodynamic response relative to an initial CRT pacing...
8781579 Implantable medical device for cardiac therapy  
An implantable medical device, IMD, (100) is connectable to at least one ventricular lead (210) having a ventricular basal electrode (214) and a ventricular apical electrode (212). The IMD (100)...
8718762 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...
8700139 Late potential detection  
A late potential detecting system has an implantable medical device connected to at least one cardiac lead having implantable electrodes positioned at different sites of a ventricle myocardium. A...
8639331 Systems and methods for providing arrhythmia therapy in MRI environments  
Systems and methods for arrhythmia therapy in MRI environments are disclosed. Various systems disclosed utilize ATP therapy rather than ventricular shocks when patients are subjected to...
8600500 Method and system to provide neural stimulation therapy to assist anti-tachycardia pacing therapy  
Methods and systems are provided to deliver a neural stimulation (NS) therapy utilizing a first NS operating configuration to assist anti-tachycardia pacing (ATP) therapy in response to a detected...
8583230 Systems and methods for selectively limiting multi-site ventricular pacing delays during optimization of cardiac resynchronization therapy parameters  
Techniques are provided for use with implantable cardiac stimulation devices equipped for multi-site left ventricular (MSLV) cardiac pacing. Briefly, intraventricular and interventricular...
8571652 Adaptive determination of patient specific optimal AV delay during elevated heart rates based on cardiac output measurements  
Adaptively creating a table of optimal, patient-specific atrioventricular (AV) delays for a an implantable medical device (IMD) begins as the IMD detects the patient entering a target heart rates...
8560067 Apparatus for spatially and temporally distributing cardiac electrical stimulation  
A cardiac electro-stimulatory device and method for operating same in which stimulation pulses are distributed among a plurality of electrodes fixed at different sites of the myocardium in order...
8538523 Evaluating therapeutic stimulation electrode configurations based on physiological responses  
A medical system comprises a plurality of electrodes; at least one sensor configured to output at least one signal based on at least one physiological parameter of a patient; and a processor. The...
8489207 Medical device with user attention direction  
A medical device having a unit in communication with ancillary components wherein the unit and the ancillary components each have a sensory output through which communication with a user of the...
8483826 Deactivation of intermittent pacing therapy  
This document discusses, among other things, an apparatus comprising an implantable cardiac depolarization sensing circuit, an electrical stimulation circuit, and a pacing mode controller. The...
8478405 Optimizing anti-tachycardia pacing for terminating atrial fibrillation  
An implantable system terminates atrial fibrillation by applying optimized anti-tachycardia pacing (ATP). In one implementation, the system senses and paces at multiple sites on the left atrium....
8437848 Apparatus for treating the physiological electric conduction of the heart  
A new pacemaker apparatus for treating the physiological electric conduction of the heart that includes a conduction abnormality in a ventricle. The pacemaker includes a pulse generator and a...
8428715 Methods for treating the physiological electric conduction of the heart  
Treating the physiological electric conduction of the heart includes methods that involve guiding an electrode to a location, near the His bundle of the heart, that is determined by pacing the...
8412325 High-energy anti-tachycardia therapy  
Embodiments of the invention are related to medical devices and methods for delivery high-energy anti-tachycardia therapy to a subject, amongst other things. In an embodiment, the invention...
8406876 Closed loop neural stimulation synchronized to cardiac cycles  
Various aspects of the present subject matter relate to a method. According to various method embodiments, cardiac activity is detected, and neural stimulation is synchronized with a reference...
8364260 External defibrillator  
An external defibrillator having a battery; a capacitor electrically communicable with the battery; at least two electrodes electrically communicable with the capacitor and with the skin of a...
8359096 Apparatus and methods for automatic optimization of interventricular and atrio-ventricular delays in real time for cardiac resynchronization in an active implantable medical device  
An active implantable medical device for cardiac resynchronization with automatic and almost in real time optimization of the interventricular and atrio-ventricular delays is disclosed. The active...
8346359 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...
8346358 Pacemaker which reestablishes or keeps the physiological electric conduction of the heart and a method of application  
A pacemaker is disclosed which reestablishes or keeps the physiological electric conduction of the heart and a method of application. The pacemaker is a pulse generator, it has a ventricular...
8326423 Devices and methods for steering electrical stimulation in cardiac rhythm management  
Tools and methods are particularly suited for certain cardiac conditions involving use of a catheter for pacing of the right and left ventricles from a lead in the right ventricle, e.g., to...
8326418 Evaluating therapeutic stimulation electrode configurations based on physiological responses  
A medical system comprises a plurality of electrodes; at least one sensor configured to output at least one signal based on at least one physiological parameter of a patient; and a processor. The...
8306620 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...
8239022 Methods and systems for discriminating between ventricular waveforms when ventricular rate exceeds atrial rate  
A ventricular rate based on first candidate waveforms and second candidate waveforms within sensed ventricular waveforms is compared to an atrial rate. If the ventricular rate exceeds the atrial...
8204591 Techniques for prevention of atrial fibrillation  
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...
8116866 Morphology-based optimization of cardiac resynchronization therapy  
A method and apparatus for delivering cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in which an evoked response electrogram is recorded during one or more cardiac cycles and used to aid in the selection...
8090442 Apparatus and method for spatially and temporally distributing cardiac electrical stimulation  
A cardiac electro-stimulatory device and method for operating same in which stimulation pulses are distributed among a plurality of electrodes fixed at different sites of the myocardium in order...
8060200 Self-adjusting optimal waveforms  
An exemplary method includes detecting fibrillation, measuring impedance of a defibrillation circuit that includes myocardial tissue, determining one or more defibrillation shock parameters based...
8005545 Parasympathetic stimulation for prevention and treatment of atrial fibrillation  
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...
8000788 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...
7991468 Pacing and sensing vectors  
A method for allowing cardiac signals to be sensed and pacing pulse vectors to be delivered between two or more electrodes. In one embodiment, cardiac signals are sensed and pacing pulse vectors...
7953480 Atrial pacing therapy for treating mitral regurgitation  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for treating mitral regurgitation with electrical stimulation. By providing pacing stimulation to the left atrium during ventricular systole, a beneficial...
7945325 Pacing and sensing vectors  
A method for allowing cardiac signals to be sensed and pacing pulse vectors to be delivered between two or more electrodes. In one embodiment, cardiac signals are sensed and pacing pulse vectors...
7933651 Cardiac template generation based on patient response information  
Cardiac treatment methods and devices provide for templates representative of past tachyarrhythmia events, each template associated with a therapy. Methods involve providing a cardiac waveform...
7917216 Multi-site pacing for atrial tachyarrhythmias  
Tachyarrhythmia is treated by applying anti-tachycardia pacing through at least one multi-site electrode set located on, in or around the heart. The electrode set is arranged and located such that...
7894899 Method and apparatus to terminate ventricular tachycardia via pacing  
An implantable device for terminating ventricular tachycardia is disclosed. The device includes a processor configured to determine a first antitachycardia pulse routine of N pulses. In the...
7890168 Active implantable medical device of AAI/DDD type, notably cardiac pacemaker, comprising means for automatic mode adjustment at the implantation  
An active implantable medical device of the AAI/DDD type, notably a cardiac pacemaker, including automatic mode adjustment at implantation. The device detects spontaneous atrial and ventricular...
7865241 System and method for cardiac rhythm management with synchronized pacing protection period  
A device and method for cardiac rhythm management in which a heart chamber is paced in accordance with a pacing mode that employs sense signals from the opposite chamber. A protection period...

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