07174220 is referenced by 58 patents and cites 10 patents.

An implantable cardiac stimulation lead system for use with an implantable stimulation device includes at least a pair of conductors, braided together and extending between proximal and distal ends and co-extruded with flexible resilient insulation material. Each conductor may be a multi-strand cable composed of MP35N or DFT and have its outer peripheral surfaces coated with insulative material. An electrical connector is coupled to the proximal end of the lead system for connection with a stimulation device and includes terminals electrically connected to the conductors. The proximal connector is thereby electrically coupled to a distal tip electrode and to at least one electrode proximally spaced from the distal tip electrode. The lead system may include an elongated tubular lead body of flexible resilient insulative material having a longitudinally extending lumen for receiving a stylet for aid in implanting the lead system. Alternatively, an introducer sheath may be employed for implantation.

Title
Construction of a medical electrical lead
Application Number
10/802462
Publication Number
7174220 (B1)
Application Date
March 16, 2004
Publication Date
February 6, 2007
Inventor
John R Helland
Saugus
CA, US
Yougandh Chitre
Valencia
CA, US
Assignee
Pacesetter
CA, US
IPC
A61N 1/00
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