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Jeffrey T Deal, Wilson Greatbatch: MRI-compatible medical device with passive generation of optical sensing signals. Biophan Technologies, Michael J Nickerson, Basch & Nickerson, March 23, 2004: US06711440 (198 worldwide citation)

An optical sense signal generator for medical device's having a photonic catheter containing optical conductors conducting light energy in two directions between electronics at a catheter proximal end and electrical stimulation and sensing components at a catheter distal end. An optical unit re ...


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Thomas H Foster, Patrick R Connelly: MRI-compatible implantable device. Biophan Technologies, Peter J Mikesell, Howard J Greenwald, August 2, 2005: US06925328 (160 worldwide citation)

A cardiac assist device containing a device for connecting the cardiac assist device to a heart, for furnishing electrical impulses from the cardiac assist device to the heart, for ceasing the furnishing of electrical impulses to the heart, for receiving pulsed radio frequency fields, for transmitti ...


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Robert W Gray: Magnetic resonance imaging interference immune device. Biophan Technologies, Basch & Nickerson, Michael J Nickerson, October 17, 2006: US07123013 (139 worldwide citation)

A voltage compensation unit reduces the effects of induced voltages upon a device having a single wire line. The single wire line has balanced characteristic impedance. The voltage compensation unit includes a tunable compensation circuit connected to the wire line. The tunable compensation circuit ...


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Robert W Gray, Paul G Simpson III, Michael L Weiner: Magnetic resonance imaging interference immune device. Biophan Technologies, Basch & Nickerson, Michael J Nickerson, September 27, 2005: US06949929 (127 worldwide citation)

A voltage compensation unit reduces the effects of induced voltages upon a device having a single wire line. The single wire line has balanced characteristic impedance. The voltage compensation unit includes a tunable compensation circuit connected to the wire line. The tunable compensation circuit ...


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Michael L Weiner, Victor R Miller, Patrick R Connelly, Jeffrey L Helfer: Device and method for preventing magnetic-resonance imaging induced damage. Biophan Technologies, Basch & Nickerson, Michael J Nickerson, March 21, 2006: US07015393 (105 worldwide citation)

An electromagnetic shield has a first patterned or apertured layer having non-conductive materials and conductive material and a second patterned or apertured layer having non-conductive materials and conductive material. The conductive material may be a metal, a carbon composite, or a polymer compo ...


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Stuart G MacDonald: Pulse width cardiac pacing apparatus. Biophan Technologies, Howard J Greenwald P C, May 4, 2004: US06731979 (101 worldwide citation)

A cardiac assist system containing a device for delivering a first pacing pulse from said system to a heart, for ceasing the delivery of said first pacing pulse to said heart, for sensing whether the heart is beating, and for delivering a second pacing pulse from said system to the heart. Each of th ...


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Patrick R Connelly, Michael Weiner, Wilson Greatbatch: MRI-resistant implantable device. Biophan Technologies, Kenyon & Kenyon, September 21, 2004: US06795730 (99 worldwide citation)

An implantable device used to monitor and maintain at least one physiologic function, which is capable of operating in the presence of damaging electromagnetic interference. The implantable device includes primary and secondary modules, each independently protected from EMI damage via at least one s ...


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Stuart G MacDonald, Jeffrey L Helfer, Michael L Weiner: Electromagnetic radiation immune medical assist device adapter. Biophan Technologies, Michael J Nickerson, Basch & Nickerson, April 20, 2004: US06725092 (92 worldwide citation)

An electromagnetic radiation immune medical assist system includes a medical assist device; a photonic lead having a proximal end and a distal end; and an adapter to operatively connect the medical assist device with the photonic catheter. The adapter includes a housing, an interface to provide an o ...


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Michael L Weiner, Jeffrey L Helfer, Stuart G MacDoanld, Patrick R Connelly, Victor Miller: Electromagnetic interference immune tissue invasive system. Biophan Technologies, Michael J Nickerson, Basch & Nickerson, November 16, 2004: US06819958 (86 worldwide citation)

An electromagnetic immune tissue invasive system includes a primary device housing. The primary device housing having a control circuit therein. A shielding is formed around the primary device housing to shield the primary device housing and any circuits therein from electromagnetic interference. A ...


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Michael L Weiner, Jeffrey L Helfer, Patrick R Connelly, Stuart G MacDonald, Victor Miller: Electromagnetic interference immune tissue invasive system. Biophan Technologies, Michael J Nickerson, Basch & Nickerson, April 6, 2004: US06718203 (85 worldwide citation)

An electromagnetic immune tissue invasive system includes a primary device housing. The primary device housing having a control circuit therein. A shielding is formed around the primary device housing to shield the primary device housing and any circuits therein from electromagnetic interference. A ...