3893461 is referenced by 28 patents and cites 4 patents.

Improved apparatus and method for temporary pacing, comprising a catheter having a first electrode positioned for placement in the patient's heart and a second electrode positioned to be within the patient's body but sufficiently proximal that it is outside the patient's heart, the second electrode having a surface area about an order of magnitude greater than the first, the electrodes being connected through respective leads within the catheter to a pacemaker (registered trademark, U.S. Patent Office), with the first electrode connected as the cathode.

Title
Pacing apparatus and method utilizing improved catheter
Application Number
05/309,996
Publication Number
3893461
Application Date
November 28, 1972
Publication Date
July 8, 1975
Inventor
Preston Thomas A
Agent
Bowie Benasutti and Preston
IPC
A61n 01/36
A61N 01/05
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