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Jean Luc Bonnet: Active implantable medical device for treating sleep apnea syndrome by electrostimulation. Ela Medical, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, June 3, 2003: US06574507 (241 worldwide citation)

An active implantable medical device for electrostimulation in response to a determined sleep apnea syndrome, particularly a pacemaker. This device measures the respiratory activity of the patient, using for example, a minute ventilation sensor and/or a blood oxygen saturation sensor, and analyzes t ...


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Yann Poezevera, Marcel Limousin: Discriminating between an awake phase and a sleep phase of a patient in an active implantable medical device. ELA Medical, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, August 10, 2004: US06773404 (196 worldwide citation)

An active medical device having an improved discrimination between an awake phase of a patient and a sleep phase of a patient. This device measures a physiological parameter of a patient, delivers a physiological signal with a slow time response variation, in particular a signal of minute-ventilatio ...


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Marcel Limousin, Martine Remy: Method and apparatus for controlling a double atrial triple chamber cardiac pacemaker having a fallback mode. ELA Medical, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, December 17, 1996: US05584867 (187 worldwide citation)

Control of a double atrial triple chamber cardiac pacemaker having a programmable fallback mode. The triple chamber pacemaker has a right atrial electrode and a left atrial electrode connected to the same atrial detection/stimulation circuit, as well as a ventricular electrode connected to a ventric ...


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Marcel Limousin: Methods and apparatus for controlling atrial stimulation in a double atrial triple chamber cardiac pacemaker. ELA Medical, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, May 7, 1996: US05514161 (182 worldwide citation)

Process for controlling a double atrial triple chamber pacemaker having a right atrial electrode and a left atrial electrode connected to one and the same atrial circuit for the detection/stimulation of the atrium, as well as a ventricular electrode connected to a ventricular circuit for the detecti ...


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Yann Poezevera: Active medical device for the diagnosis of the sleep apnea syndrome. ELA Medical, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, May 10, 2005: US06890306 (168 worldwide citation)

An active medical device have an improved diagnosis of a sleep apnea syndrome. This device measures the respiratory activity of the patient, determines a state of activity, this state being likely to take, according to satisfaction of predetermined criteria, a value representative of a state of slee ...


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Jean Luc Bens: Endocardiac lead having an active fastening means. ELA Medical, Davis Hoxie Faithfull & Hapgood, November 9, 1993: US05259394 (150 worldwide citation)

An endocardiac lead of the type including a conductive spiral winding 2 placed inside a sheath 1 made of a flexible material being insensitive to body fluids. This spiral winding 2 is electrically connected to an electrode 3 intended for being brought into contact with the inner wall of the heart. T ...


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Jean Luc Bonnet, Marcel Limousin: Active medical device able to diagnose a patient respiratory profile. ELA Medical, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, December 14, 2004: US06830548 (138 worldwide citation)

An active medical device to diagnose a patient respiratory profile. This device is able to measure respiratory activity and deliver a signal (


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Herve Deschamp, Chik Yam Lee: Synchronous telemetry transmission between a programmer and an autonomous device. ELA Medical, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, May 4, 1999: US05899931 (134 worldwide citation)

An active implanted medical device, particularly an active implantable medical device, and its external programmer having a bi-directional synchronous transmission of data. The active implanted medical device (10) includes a timing clock (18) and circuits for the emission/reception of signals operat ...


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Peter Jacobson, Daniel Kroiss: Holter functions with a zoom feature. Ela Medical, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, May 7, 1996: US05513645 (131 worldwide citation)

This invention provides an improved Holter function in an implantable device for arrhythrnia monitoring or therapy. One improvement consists of a zoom feature which stores information about an arrhythmia episode at several levels of detail, with increasing levels of detail corresponding to shorter r ...


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