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*  Patent US7899555 - Intrapericardial lead - Google Patents
The distal end portion carries at least one electrode assembly containing an electrode adapted to engage pericardial tissue. ... These factors include coronary sinus and/or coronary venous obstructions. Furthermore, the coronary veins dictate the implant ... Implantable defibrillation electrode and method of manufacture. US5127421 *. Jan 15, 1991. Jul 7, 1992. Ventritex, Inc.. ... Implantable medical devices, for example, pacemakers and cardio-defibrillators, utilize leads to form the electrical connection ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US7899555?dq=4866699
*  US7027861B2 - Method and apparatus for affecting atrial defibrillation with bi-atrial pacing - Google Patents
... spaced from the electrode located in the coronary sinus. In response to detection of fibrillation or in response to manual ... The other electrode is preferably located in the vicinity of the right atrium of the heart, ... One electrode is preferably located in the coronary sinus and great vein of the heart. ... been recognized that a totally transvenous system would be desirable in order to simply the use of implantable defibrillators. ...
  https://patents.google.com/patent/US7027861
*  Patente US5571161 - Apparatus and method for implanting electrical leads in the heart - Google Patentes
Implantable cardiac pacemakers require placement of electrical lead wires within the heart or coronary sinus, where the ... Implantable electrode for location within a blood vessel. US5170803 *. 28 Sep 1990. 15 Dic 1992. Brunswick Biomedical ... Transvenous placement of the electrical leads for an implantable pacemaker can be problematic. At present, the leads are ... The electrical leads, in turn, may be used for connection to implantable pacemakers, defibrillators, or other electrophysiology ...
  http://www.google.es/patents/US5571161?dq=flatulence
*  US5690686A - Atrial defibrillation method - Google Patents
... with the left pectoral and coronary sinus/great vein electrodes connected in common. Optionally a ventricular electrode may ... the left pectoral region and the coronary sinus/great vein, ... as in current implantable defibrillators. An example of output ... Endocardial defibrillation electrode system US4922927A (en) * 1987-12-30. 1990-05-08. Intermedics, Inc.. Transvenous ... Electrode 318 corresponds to electrode 8 and is a defibrillation electrode located in the coronary sinus and great vein. ...
  https://patents.google.com/patent/US5690686
*  Hiccups and Dysphonic Metallic Voice | Circulation
... left ventricular electrode in the coronary sinus. ... with pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators.1-4 ... Twiddler's syndrome complicating a transvenous defibrillator lead system. Chest. 1996; 109: 1391-1394. ... ATR indicates atrial bipolar lead; RV, screw-in right ventricular coil lead; and LV, left ventricular electrode in the coronary ... in an anterolateral tributary of the coronary sinus.. Approximately 1 month after implantation, the patient presented to the ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/114/15/e534
*  Patente US7610092 - Leadless tissue stimulation systems and methods - Google Patentes
Cardiac pacing and arrhythmia control is accomplished with one or more implantable receiver-stimulators and an external or ... Systems are implanted by testing external or implantable devices at different tissue sites, observing physiologic and device ... Systems including an implantable receiver-stimulator and an implantable controller-transmitter are used for leadless electrical ... into the orifice of the coronary sinus, and then maneuvered through the coronary sinus veins to a position on the epicardial ...
  http://www.google.es/patents/US7610092
*  Patent US6445958 - Steerable coronary sinus defibrillation lead - Google Patents
Adjacent the distal end, there is an electrode, preferably a coiled defibrillation electrode placed on the exterior of the ... allowing the lead to be more easily placed within the coronary sinus. The lead comprises an elongated lead body having a ... Defibrillators are implantable medical devices used to treat fibrillation, a condition characterized by rapid, chaotic ... Transvenous cardiac stimulation leads, such as the device of U.S. Pat. No. 4,922,927, also carry a demand pacing electrode. ...
  http://www.google.com.au/patents/US6445958
*  Patente US7558631 - Leadless tissue stimulation systems and methods - Google Patentes
Cardiac pacing and arrhythmia control is accomplished with one or more implantable receiver-stimulators and an external system ... Systems including an implantable receiver-stimulator and an external controller-transmitter system are used for leadless acute ... into the orifice of the coronary sinus, and then maneuvered through the coronary sinus veins to a position on the epicardial ... an implantable leadless acoustic receiver-stimulator having an electrode assembly adapted to be in direct contact with cardiac ...
  http://www.google.es/patents/US7558631
*  Patent US20030144697 - Fixed length anchor and pull mitral valve device and method - Google Patents
... when the first and second anchors are within the coronary sinus with the first anchor anchored in the coronary sinus, the ... adjacent the mitral valve annulus within the heart and a second anchor configured to be positioned within the coronary sinus of ... The device includes a first anchor configured to be positioned within and anchored to the coronary sinus of the heart ... The implantable devices generally function in association with one or more electrode carrying leads which are implanted within ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US20030144697?dq=5998925
*  Tips Plus More Tips for Cardiology in 2013 - AAPC Knowledge Center
Subcutaneous Implantable. Defibrillators (S-ICD). This year, CPT® adds new Category III codes for S-ICD systems. Shortened ... This allows for easier insertion over traditional transvenous insertion of electrode, and results in fewer potential ... with left atrial pacing and recording from coronary sinus or left atrium (List separately in addition to code for primary ... 0303T Insertion of electrode only, or removal and replacement of electrode. 0304T Insertion of device only, or removal and ...
  https://www.aapc.com/blog/23034-tips-plus-more-tips-for-cardiology-in-2013/
*  Patent US20050137485 - Method and apparatus for generating a template for arrhythmia detection and ... - Google Patents
An implantable medical device and associated method for automatically generating morphology templates during fast cardiac ... In other embodiments, coronary sinus lead 6 may also be equipped with a distal tip electrode and ring electrode for pacing and ... In modern implantable cardioverter defibrillators, the particular therapies are programmed into the device ahead of time by the ... Defibrillator employing transvenous and subcutaneous electrodes and method of use. US5273049 *. Apr 9, 1992. Dec 28, 1993. ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US20050137485?dq=6106459
*  Electrophysiology Products - Boston Scientific
The most widely used steerable catheter for the coronary sinus.1 Smooth, precise positioning with unparalleled tip control. ... EMBLEM™ MRI S-ICD System Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator. Effective Defibrillation Without Transvenous Leads. EMBLEM MRI ... Defibrillators (ICD) (1) * DYNAGEN™ MINI ICD The world's smallest and thinnest ICD.1. Boston Scientific provides devices ... The INTELLANAV MIFI™ Open-Irrigated Catheter brings together our proprietary mini-electrode technology with the elegant Total ...
  https://www.bostonscientific.com/en-US/medical-specialties/electrophysiology/products.html
*  US5697884A - Cardiac assist device having circadian muscle simulation - Google Patents
... single electrode pair according to any of the above cited references which disclose implantable cardioverters or defibrillators ... coronary sinus, superior vena cava or may also be located subcutaneous, located on or part of the device housing or to the ... such as multiple transvenous or subcutaneous or any combination thereof, may be used. ... A61N1/39-Heart defibrillators * A61N1/3956-Implantable devices for applying electric shocks to the heart, e.g. for ...
  https://patents.google.com/patent/US5697884A/en
*  Patent US20050038474 - Implantable automatic defibrillator with subcutaneous electrodes - Google Patents
... one lead and subcutaneous electrode, the housing comprising the other electrode. Alternatively, the system has a subcutaneous ... An implantable automatic cardioverter defibrillator system having a subcutaneous housing, ... ventricle and coronary sinus, all of which employ electrodes taking the form of elongated coils of conductive biocompatible ... Early concepts of implantable defibrillators, such as disclosed in Reissue U.S. Pat. No. 27,652 by Mirowski et al., envisioned ...
  http://www.google.co.uk/patents/US20050038474
*  Patente US5374287 - Defibrillator and demand pacer catheters and methods for using same - Google Patentes
Alternatively, the catheter further comprises a ground electrode, a demand pacer electrode, and a supplemental defibrillator ... In the preferred embodiment, the defibrillator electrode is helical; however, it is also envisioned as being a lance. ... Attached to one end of the probe is a defibrillator electrode capable of anchoring the probe to the septum of a heart and of ... is delivered in such a manner so as to avoid injuring the heart tissue immediately adjacent to the defibrillator electrode. ...
  http://www.google.es/patents/US5374287?dq=flatulence
*  Patent US7890173 - Implantable transducer devices - Google Patents
Daubert et al., "Permanent Left Ventricular Pacing With Transvenous Leads Inserted Into The Coronary Veins," PACE 1998;21;239- ... EMI filter for human implantable heart defibrillators and pacemakers. US5757104. 5 Aug 1997. 26 May 1998. Endress + Hauser Gmbh ... Daubert et al., "Use of Specifically Designed Coronary Sinus Leads for Permanent Left Ventricular Pacing: Preliminary ... Transducer electrode lead wires 144 a to 144 h were fed to one end of the tubing. There was no fluid path to the hollow air- ...
  http://www.google.ca/patents/US7890173
*  US20050038474A1 - Implantable automatic defibrillator with subcutaneous electrodes - Google Patents
... one lead and subcutaneous electrode, the housing comprising the other electrode. Alternatively, the system has a subcutaneous ... An implantable automatic cardioverter defibrillator system having a subcutaneous housing, ... ventricle and coronary sinus, all of which employ electrodes taking the form of elongated coils of conductive biocompatible ... Cardioverting transvenous catheter/patch electrode system and method for its use Mirowski 1985. The automatic implantable ...
  https://patents.google.com/patent/US20050038474A1/en
*  US20020188326A1 - Bachmann's bundle electrode for atrial defibrillation - Google Patents
The second electrode may be configured for positioning through the coronary sinus ostium and in the coronary sinus or a vein on ... and a second defibrillation pulse through the atrial septum electrode and the second electrode. Electrode assemblies and ... an atrial septum electrode); (b) a second atrial defibrillation electrode which together with the first atrial defibrillation ... An additional electrode configured for positioning in the superior vena cava, right atrium (including the right atrial ...
  https://patents.google.com/patent/US20020188326A1/en
*  Patent US5951471 - Catheter-based coronary sinus mapping and ablation - Google Patents
... is pre-shaped to snugly fit into the coronary sinus, so that the tip electrode is positioned into the sinus; the distal section ... and RF energy is then applied to the coronary sinus tissue through the electrodes to cause activation mapping, and/or ablation. ... wherein a flexible electrode catheter, having a tip electrode with suspension structure, ... A catheter-based method for coronary sinus mapping, pacing, and ablation, ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US5951471?dq=patent:4807115
*  US6904314B1 - Automatic defibrillation threshold tracking - Google Patents
An implantable cardiac stimulating device employs an automatic defibrillation threshold tracking process that uses a measured ... sinus lead 106 designed for placement in the coronary sinus region via the coronary sinus by positioning a distal electrode ... Splett, V. et al., "Determination of Pacing Capture in Implantable Defibrillators: Benefit of Evoked Response Detection Using ... Method and apparatus for improved prediction of transvenous defibrillation threshold US5713945A (en) 1996-06-13. 1998-02-03. ...
  https://patents.google.com/patent/US6904314B1/en
*  Managing Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs) During Perioperative Care
From this chest x-ray, it is clear that the patient has an ICD due to the shocking coil, and the coronary sinus lead suggests ... implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) for tachyarrhythmia management, and cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) ... or transvenous pacing through a pacing pulmonary artery catheter or through a temporary transvenous pacing wire. Whatever ... EMI may produce enough current to flow from the generator to the pacing electrode and could possibly damage the tissue-lead ...
  https://www.apsf.org/article/managing-cardiovascular-implantable-electronic-devices-cieds-during-perioperative-care/
*  Patent US7555351 - Pulmonary artery lead for atrial therapy and atrial pacing and sensing - Google Patents
... and a pacing electrode is disposed along the intermediate portion of the lead body. The distal end of the lead body includes a ... A shocking electrode is disposed proximate the distal end of the lead body, ... one technique to apply therapy to the left atrium of the heart is to implant the electrode through the coronary sinus to reach ... Lead 500 is implantable such that electrode 122 is within the pulmonary artery and electrodes 524 and 526 are within right ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US7555351?dq=5572193
*  Patent US6181967 - Atrial defibrillator apparatus and method of use - Google Patents
A lead having transvenous defibrillation electrodes is inserted through a portion of the patient's venous system to position ... between two electrodes of an implanted catheter threaded through the coronary sinus. Energy discharge electrodes of the ... Electrode 5 is located distally of electrode 3, i.e., closer to the distal tip of the catheter. When catheter 1 is fully ... A lead having transvenous defibrillation electrodes is inserted through a portion of the patient's venous system to position ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US6181967?dq=5,758,352
*  Patente US20030204206 - Electrically responsive promoter system - Google Patentes
... to detect an ST segment elevation or a reduction of blood flow in the coronary sinus. Once the sensing element detects a need ... and eliminates the need for an implantable stimulator and electrode system. ... If a non-transvenous implant technique is used then the stimulating electrodes can usually be placed very close to the modified ... 5,158,078 (Bennett et al.), 5,312,453 (Shelton et al.), and 5,144,949 (Olson), and pacemaker/cardioverter/defibrillators (PCDs ...
  http://www.google.es/patents/US20030204206
*  Patent US7515969 - Sensor guided epicardial lead - Google Patents
Implantable cardiac monitoring and stimulation methods and devices with epicardial leads having sensor feedback. A fixed or ... Implantable coronary sinus lead with mapping capabilities. US6970733 *. 21 Oct 2002. 29 Nov 2005. Scimed Life Systems, Inc.. ... Such devices include, for example, implantable pulse generators such as pacemakers and implantable cardioverter/defibrillators ... presence of coronary sinus stenosis, inability to catheterize a desired branch vein, instability of the transvenous lead, or an ...
  http://www.google.ca/patents/US7515969