07089055 is referenced by 18 patents and cites 213 patents.

An apparatus and method is presented for improving cardiac function after successful termination of a tachyarrhythmia such as ventricular fibrillation. A series of electrical stimulation pulses are delivered prior to a defibrillation shock if one or more specific criteria are met.

Title
Method and apparatus for delivering pre-shock defibrillation therapy
Application Number
10/184019
Publication Number
7089055 (B2)
Application Date
June 28, 2002
Publication Date
August 8, 2006
Inventor
Douglas J Lang
Arden Hills
MN, US
Eric G Lovett
Roseville
MN, US
Adam W Cates
Minneapolis
MN, US
Agent
Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A
Assignee
Cardiac Pacemakers
MN, US
IPC
A61N 1/39
A61N 1/36
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