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Sergiu Silvian: High speed digital telemetry system for implantable device. Siemens Pacesetter, Bryant R Gold, Lisa P Weinberg, Leslie S Miller, July 31, 1990: US04944299 (648 worldwide citation)

A high speed digital telemetry system (10) includes a transmitter (12) and a receiver (14), at least one of which is adapted for use in an implantable device. The transmitter includes a data encoder (14), modulator (16), transmitting coil (20), and transmitting coil drive circuit (18). The data enco ...


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Vaughn P Cable, Clyde K Nason, Gordon W Culp: External infusion pump apparatus. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Bryant R Gold, Wayne M Kennard, August 11, 1987: US04685903 (646 worldwide citation)

A programmable infusion pump apparatus having a power supply (4, 11), a first circuit (6) responsive to the and assisting the power supply (4), power generating circuit (8) for generating sufficient power to drive a pump drive mechanism (12), a power storage circuit (10) for storing the power genera ...


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Robert Turcott: Method for monitoring patient using acoustic sensor. Pacesetter, Steven M Mitchell, March 4, 2003: US06527729 (572 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring the progression of the disease of a heart failure patient is provided. An implantable or other ambulatory monitor senses acoustic signals including heart and lung sounds within the patient. Significant changes in the energy content of either the heart or lung sounds is indica ...


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James D Causey III, Harold C Schloss, Jeffery D Snell: Interactive programming and diagnostic system for use with implantable pacemaker. Siemens Pacesetter, Bryant R Gold, Leslie S Miller, March 7, 1989: US04809697 (559 worldwide citation)

An analyzer-programmer system (30) for use with an implantable medical device, such as a cardiac pacemaker (20). The system facilitates non-invasive communications with the implantable device and makes analysis of the operation of the implantable device easier to understand and perform. The system i ...


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April A Konopka, Peter C Lord: Soft cannula subcutaneous injection set. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Bryant R Gold, July 5, 1988: US04755173 (529 worldwide citation)

An injection set for delivering a fluid to a subcutaneous injection location in a patient is disclosed which has a soft cannula projecting from a bottom surface of a holding pad. An insertion needle is initially inserted through a septum located between a catheter hub and a retaining cap mounted on ...


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Brian M Mann: System and method for identifying and displaying medical data which violate programmable alarm conditions. Pacesetter, May 12, 1998: US05749907 (489 worldwide citation)

A system and method for identifying and displaying medical data items which violate programmable alarm conditions are provided. The system of the present invention automatically alerts the medical practitioner if changes or deviations in parametric and physiologic medical data items violate programm ...


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Jeffery D Snell, Thomas G Levin: User interface for an implantable medical device using an integrated digitizer display screen. Pacesetter, March 10, 1998: US05724985 (471 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for an improved user interface for communicating with implantable medical devices are described. An integrated digitizer display screen and a digitizer pen serve as the primary input devices to a tablet computer adapted to receive real-time and stored medical data. The pen ...


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Clyde K Nason, Gordon W Culp: Solenoid drive apparatus for an external infusion pump. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Bryant R Gold, July 7, 1987: US04678408 (443 worldwide citation)

A solenoid drive apparatus for driving a lead screw of an External Infusion Pump (1) having a housing (302), solenoid winding (356) within the housing (302), a solenoid armature (358) which is driven by the field of the solenoid winding (356), push rod (362) which is driven by the armature (358), pa ...


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Robert Turcott: Method for monitoring heart failure. Pacesetter, Steven M Mitchell, November 12, 2002: US06480733 (414 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring the progression of the hemodynamic status of a heart failure patient. An implantable or other ambulatory monitor senses the patient's electrocardiogram (ECG) and calculates R-R intervals. The R-R intervals are used to calculate a measure of heart rate variability (HRV). ...


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Donald M Cohen, James E Barcel, Michael D Hooven: Implantable blood oxygen sensor and method of use. Siemens Pacesetter, Bryant R Gold, Leslie S Miller, March 28, 1989: US04815469 (404 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical sensor (42) determines the oxygen content of blood. The sensor includes a miniaturized hybrid circuit (130) that includes light-emitting diode means (32), phototransistor means (34, 36), and a substrate (110) to which the light-emitting diode means and phototransistor means ar ...