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Gust H Bardy, Riccardo Cappato: Unitary subcutaneous only implantable cardioverter-defibrillator and optional pacer. Cameron Health, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman P C, November 11, 2003: US06647292 (294 worldwide citation)

A unitary subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator is disclosed which has a long thin housing in the shape of a patient's rib. The housing contains a source of electrical energy, a capacitor, and operational circuitry that senses the presence of potentially fatal heart rhythms. Provi ...


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Gust H Bardy, Riccardo Cappato: Subcutaneous only implantable cardioverter defibrillator and optional pacer. Cameron Health, Crompton Seager & Tufte, April 13, 2004: US06721597 (235 worldwide citation)

A subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator is disclosed which has an electrically active canister which houses a source of electrical energy, a capacitor, and operational circuitry that senses the presence of potentially fatal heart rhythms. At least one subcutaneous electrode that serves ...


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Gust H Bardy, Riccardo Cappato, William J Rissmann, Gary H Sanders: Radian curve shaped implantable cardioverter-defibrillator canister. Cameron Health, Crompton Seager & Tufte, September 7, 2004: US06788974 (172 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the present invention provides an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for subcutaneous positioning between the third rib and the twelfth rib within a patient, the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator including a housing, wherein at least a portion of the housing is curved; an ...


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Alan H Ostroff, Gary R Mezack: Switched capacitor defibrillation circuit. Cameron Health, Crompton Seager & Tufte, August 17, 2004: US06778860 (153 worldwide citation)

A defibrillator circuit for generating a rectangular waveform across a patient from capacitively stored energy and employing a plurality of capacitors initially chargeable to a common voltage and thereafter sequentially switchable into parallel relation with one another so as to raise the voltage su ...


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Gust H Bardy, Riccardo Cappato, William J Rissmann: Biphasic waveform for anti-tachycardia pacing for a subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator. Cameron Health, Crompton Seager & Tufte, February 15, 2005: US06856835 (140 worldwide citation)

A power supply for an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for subcutaneous positioning between the third rib and the twelfth rib and using a lead system that does not directly contact a patient's heart or reside in the intrathorasic blood vessels and for providing anti-tachycardia pacing energy t ...


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Alan H Ostroff, William J Rissmann, Gust H Bardy: Method and apparatus for inducing defibrillation in a patient using a T-shock waveform. Cameron Health, Crompton Seager & Tufte, December 21, 2004: US06834204 (123 worldwide citation)

A shock is delivered on the T-wave of a patient's cardiac waveform by first detecting the occurrence of a QRS complex in the waveform and using that detection to set up for detection of the following T-wave. Narrowband filtering is used to first select the QRS complex and thereafter the T-wave, ...


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Gust H Bardy, Riccardo Cappato, William J Rissmann, Gary H Sanders: Method of insertion and implantation of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator canisters. Cameron Health, Crompton Seager & Tufte, March 15, 2005: US06866044 (121 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the present invention provides a method of inserting an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator within a patient, the method including the steps of providing a cardioverter-defibrillator canister having at least a portion of the cardioverter-defibrillator canister being non planar t ...


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Alan H Ostroff, Paul Erlinger, Gust H Bardy: Subcutaneous cardiac stimulator device having an anteriorly positioned electrode. Cameron Health, Crompton Seager & Tufte, December 12, 2006: US07149575 (118 worldwide citation)

A subcutaneous cardiac device includes a subcutaneous electrode and a housing coupled to the subcutaneous electrode by a lead with a lead wire. The subcutaneous electrode is adapted to be implanted in a frontal region of the patient so as to overlap a portion of the patient's heart.


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William J Rissmann, Alan H Ostroff: H-bridge with sensing circuit. Cameron Health, Crompton Seager & Tufte, March 8, 2005: US06865417 (113 worldwide citation)

In a cardioverter/defibrillator system, an electrical circuit includes an energy storage device, an output circuit for controlling delivery of pulse therapy from the energy storage device to a patient, and a sensing circuit coupled across the patient to sense the patient's heart signal. The output c ...


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Alan H Ostroff: Defibrillation pacing circuitry. Cameron Health, Crompton Seager & Tufte, October 4, 2005: US06952608 (99 worldwide citation)

Electrical circuit componentry is switchable into a defibrillator circuit to deliver a constant pacing current to a patient. The circuitry may include a constant current source inserted in a leg of the defibrillator circuit or a resistor of selected value inserted between a high voltage source and t ...