04316472 is referenced by 134 patents and cites 5 patents.

An externally controlled implantable electronic device for delivering a cardioverting pulse of energy to the atrium of an ailing heart. In one embodiment, the device is particularly suited for use when the patient visits the office of his physician, and contemplates the transmission of both information and powering energy through the skin of the patient. In another embodiment, the device can be readily operated at home, by the patient, and without the intervention of the physician. Here, the source of energy is permanently implanted.

Title
Cardioverting device with stored energy selecting means and discharge initiating means, and related method
Application Number
464180
Publication Number
4316472
Application Date
August 9, 1979
Publication Date
February 23, 1982
Inventor
Alois A Langer
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Morton M Mower
Baltimore
MD, US
Mieczyslaw Mirowski
Rte. 3, Velvet Valley Way, Owings Mills, 21117
MD, US
Agent
Fleit & Jacobson
Assignee
Mieczyslaw Mirowski
MD, US
IPC
A61N 1/36
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