03942536 is referenced by 238 patents and cites 2 patents.

Apparatus and method for either manually or automatically initiating the cardioversion of a malfunctioning heart. The apparatus includes a single intravascular catheter electrode system which allows for a much more compact cardioverting system capable of being completely implanted within the patient. The heart function is continuously monitored, and when the function becomes abnormal, the malfunctioning heart is shocked by a voltage of sufficient amplitude to restore the heart to normalcy. If the heart does not return to its normal functions after a given interval, then it is again shocked. Normal heart activity ensures that the shocking mechanism remains inert.

Title
Cardioverting device having single intravascular catheter electrode system and method for its use
Application Number
124326
Publication Number
3942536
Application Date
September 19, 1973
Publication Date
March 9, 1976
Inventor
Rollin H Denniston III
Anoka
MN, US
Morton M Mower
Baltimore
MD, US
Mieczyslaw Mirowski
Owings Mills
MD, US
Agent
Fleit & Jacobson
Assignee
Mieczyslaw Mirowski
MD, US
IPC
A61N 1/36
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