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A method of performing a medical procedure is provided. The medical procedure includes stimulation of a patient's heart while stimulating a nerve of the patient in order to modulate the patient's inflammatory process. More particularly, the medical procedure includes pacing the ventricles of the patient's heart while stimulating the vagal nerve of the patient. Systems and devices for performing the medical procedure are also provided.

Title
Method and system for vagal nerve stimulation with multi-site cardiac pacing
Application Number
10/737493
Publication Number
7269457 (B2)
Application Date
December 16, 2003
Publication Date
September 11, 2007
Inventor
Matthew D Bonner
Plymouth
MN, US
Michael R S Hill
Minneapolis
MN, US
James R Keogh
Maplewood
MN, US
Steve R LaPorte
Arden Hills
MN, US
Lisa L Shafer
Stillwater
MN, US
Agent
Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C
Assignee
Medtronic
MN, US
IPC
A61N 1/362
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