04112952 is referenced by 64 patents and cites 7 patents.

An electrode for implantation in the heart to control atrio-ventricular block by artificial pacemaker including plural electrically conductive wires grouped in a bundle with spring metal arcuate prongs formed on one end thereof. A sheath is provided to compress the prongs for insertion of the electrode through a cannula to place the electrode against the heart. The electrode is implanted in the heart by advancing the prongs through the pericardium into the myocardium.

Title
Electrode for artificial pacemaker
Application Number
5/767996
Publication Number
4112952
Application Date
February 11, 1977
Publication Date
September 12, 1978
Inventor
Vincent A Gaudiani
Bethesda
MD, US
Anthony J Vita
Mt. Airy
MD, US
John A Clark
Washington
DC, US
Donald C Syracuse
Bethesda
MD, US
John W Boretos
Rockville
MD, US
George M Thomas
Simpsonville
MD, US
Agent
Thomas G Ferris
Norman J Latker
John S Roberts Jr
Assignee
The United States of America represented by the Secretary of Health Education and Welfare
DC, US
IPC
A61N 1/04
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