06275730 is referenced by 94 patents and cites 14 patents.

An implantable system for the cardioversion of the heart of a patient in need of such treatment comprises a plurality of primary electrodes, a power supply, and a control circuit. Preferably, at least one auxiliary electrode is also included. The plurality of primary electrodes are configured for delivering a cardiversion pulse along a predetermined current pathway in a first portion of the heart, the current pathway defining a weak field area in a second portion of the heart.

Title
Method and apparatus for treating cardiac arrythmia
Application Number
9/390442
Publication Number
6275730 (B1)
Application Date
September 7, 1999
Publication Date
August 14, 2001
Inventor
Stephen J Hahn
Shoreview
MN, US
Robert S Booker III
St. Paul
MN, US
Raymond E Ideker
Birmingham
AL, US
Bruce H KenKnight
Maple Grove
MN, US
Agent
Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec
US
Assignee
UAB Research Foundation
AL, US
IPC
A61N 1/39
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