05935153 is referenced by 1 patents and cites 21 patents.

An active implantable medical device, particularly a cardiac pacemaker, which is enslaved to a signal representative of acceleration, having a measuring circuit (10) comprising at least one sensor (12) delivering a signal of acceleration, and circuits (22-24) to deliver, in response to the signal of acceleration, a parameter of enslavement of at least one function of the device, particularly that of a cardiac stimulation frequency. According to the invention, a circuit (24) operates to limit, in the detection of increase in acceleration, a value linked to the module of the signal of acceleration. Preferably, the limitation is operated on a value proportional to the square of the signal of acceleration, more particularly on a quadratic sum of individual acceleration components (X.sub.i, Y.sub.i, Z.sub.i) according to at least two distinct axes delivered by a respective number of sensors.

Title
Active implantable medical device enslaved to a signal of acceleration
Application Number
8/974444
Publication Number
5935153
Application Date
November 20, 1997
Publication Date
August 10, 1999
Inventor
Thierry Legay
Fontenay Les Briis
FR
Agent
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
Assignee
ELA Medical
FR
IPC
A61N 1/362
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