08260416 is referenced by 12 patents and cites 551 patents.

A method of modifying the force of contraction of at least a portion of a heart chamber, including providing a subject having a heart, comprising at least a portion having an activation, and applying a non-excitatory electric field having a given duration, at a delay after the activation, to the portion, which causes the force of contraction to be increased by a least 5%.

Title
Electrical muscle controller
Application Number
11/932149
Publication Number
8260416 (B2)
Application Date
October 31, 2007
Publication Date
September 4, 2012
Inventor
Mika Yuval
Haifa
IL
Maier Fenster
Petach Tikva
IL
Nissim Darvish
Haifa
IL
Shlomo Ben Haim
Halfa
IL
Agent
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
William H Dippert
Assignee
Impulse Dynamics
AN
IPC
A61N 1/00
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