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An implantable medical device to deliver cardioverting energy to cardiac tissue in synchrony with detected ventricular depolarizations. The energy renders refractory, areas of the heart associated with a reciprocating or automatic tachycardia, thus reverting these tachyarrhythmias to normal sinus rhythm without the risk of stimulating the heart during the vulnerable portion of repolarization.

Title
Synchronous intracardiac cardioverter
Application Number
6/241314
Publication Number
4384585
Application Date
March 6, 1981
Publication Date
May 24, 1983
Inventor
Douglas P Zipes
Indianapolis
IN, US
Agent
Joseph F Breimayer
John L Rooney
Robert C Beck
Assignee
Medtronic
MN, US
IPC
A61N 1/36
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