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Body-implantable leads with open, unbacked (uninsulated) electrode structures having electrical discharge surfaces formed by conductive elements, such as mesh and braid, and preferably coils. The electrode structures can be classified by pattern: (1) loops, (2) linear arrays and (3) radial arrays. The electrodes are located on or near the epicardial surface of the right and left heart.

Title
Implantable conformal coil patch electrode with multiple conductive elements for cardioversion and defibrillation
Application Number
980843
Publication Number
5916243
Application Date
March 1, 1996
Publication Date
June 29, 1999
Inventor
David K Swanson
Mountain View
CA, US
Roger W Dahl
Andover
MN, US
Bruce H KenKnight
Minneapolis
MN, US
Agent
Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A
Assignee
Cardiac Pacemakers
MN, US
IPC
A61N 1/05
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