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A defibrillation insulating device insulates the heart from the body. This forces current to flow through the heart without passing through surrounding tissues, thus increasing the current density throughout the heart, to depolarize the majority of the cardiac tissue with a minimum of energy.

Title
Cardiac insulation for defibrillation
Application Number
8/226742
Publication Number
5507779
Application Date
April 12, 1994
Publication Date
April 16, 1996
Inventor
Peter A Altman
Woodside
CA, US
Agent
Mark J Meltzer
M Elizabeth Bush
Steven M Mitchell
Assignee
Ventritex
CA, US
IPC
A61N 1/39
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