03971388 is referenced by 14 patents and cites 8 patents.

An implantable cardiac pacemaker which is enclosed in a titanium or titanium alloy housing with at least a portion of the housing coated with a silicone elastomer which both electrically and physiologically isolates the metal surface from the body while at the same time permitting the body tissue to act on the elastomer itself to provide a form of adhesion thereby to assist in stabilizing the pacemaker position within the body.

Title
Titanium covered cardiac pacemaker with elastomer coating and method of applying same
Application Number
5/528091
Publication Number
3971388
Application Date
November 29, 1974
Publication Date
July 27, 1976
Inventor
David J Cowdery
Elanora
AU
Agent
Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert
Assignee
Telectronics
AU
IPC
A61N 1/36
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