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Joseph H Schulman: Programmable human tissue stimulator. Pacesetter Systems, Freilich Hornbaker Wasserman Rosen & Fernandez, November 11, 1980: US04232679 (229 worldwide citation)

An implanted heart and tissue stimulator is provided which is externally programmable so that stimulating signals generated thereby can be changed to meet the changing requirements of the user. Provision is made for verifying and screening control parameter words which are transmitted from an extern ...


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Alfred E Mann, Joseph H Schulman: Multimode recharging system for living tissue stimulators. Pacesetter Systems, Lindenberg Freilich Hornbaker Wasserman Rosen & Fernandez, April 4, 1978: US04082097 (210 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed for controlling the charging of a rechargeable battery in an implanted human tissue stimulator by means of an external power source. Included in the stimulator are battery protection devices designed to sense the state of charge of the battery and limit the charging currrent am ...


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Roy A Yates: Introducer catheter apparatus and method of use. Pacesetter Systems, Robert R Meads, Bryant R Gold, July 30, 1985: US04531937 (159 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an introducer catheter apparatus having a body with a first bore along a longitudinal axis and a second bore in fluid communication with the first bore and extending from the first bore to the exterior surface at the side of the body, a fluid delivering means disposed on the ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Douglas G Ritchie: Implantable calibration means and calibration method for an implantable body transducer. Pacesetter Systems, Freilich Hornbaker Wasserman Rosen & Fernandez, December 9, 1980: US04237900 (134 worldwide citation)

An implantable body transducer having a self-contained calibration means. An exemplary embodiment comprises an implantable body pressure measuring transducer utilizing an L-C oscillator having a resonant circuit comprising a fixed L and a variable C, the variable C having a fixed capacitive electrod ...


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Frank L Kelly, Jozef I Kie Sioe Tan: Implantable living tissue stimulator with an improved hermetic metal container. Pacesetter Systems, Lindenberg Freilich, August 16, 1977: US04041955 (130 worldwide citation)

An implantable hermetically sealed living tissue stimulator which includes a coil in which current is induced by an external alternating magnetic field is disclosed. All the stimulator circuit components except for one or more electrode leads are hermetically sealed within a hermetic container forme ...


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Joseph H Schulman: Implantable battery monitoring means and method. Pacesetter Systems, John F Buskirk, August 24, 1982: US04345603 (119 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for monitoring the status of a battery in an implantable device for a human, the device being a tissue stimulator, drug dispensing apparatus, or the like. More specifically, a battery monitoring apparatus is disclosed whereby a user is sensually stimulated whenever an implante ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Jozef I Kie Sioe Tan: Implantable human tissue stimulator with memory protect means. Pacesetter Systems, Freilich Hornbaker Wasserman Rosen & Fernandez, April 15, 1980: US04197850 (116 worldwide citation)

In an implantable human tissue stimulator with a volatile memory an arrangement is provided to protect against the stimulating circuitry producing pulses as a function of unknown parameters in the memory, as a result of inadequate power to the memory from a rechargeable power source, e.g. a recharge ...


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Joseph H Schulman: Implantable living tissue stimulators. Pacesetter Systems, Lindenberg Freilich Wasserman Rosen & Fernandez, January 31, 1978: US04071032 (91 worldwide citation)

An implantable living tissue stimulator is described with a current conductive protective shield, to prevent the flow of currents to or from the stimulator circuitry via the electrically conductive body fluid. Also disclosed is an implantable living tissue stimulator of the rechargeable type in whic ...


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Brian D McKean: Magnetic field concentration means and method for an implanted device. Pacesetter Systems, John F Buskirk, July 20, 1982: US04340038 (82 worldwide citation)

A magnetic field concentration means and method for use in conjunction with an implanted device responsive to an externally generated magnetic field. More specifically, a magnetic field concentrator is disclosed which includes a metallic slug located between a magnetic field generator and a magnetic ...


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Mann Alfred E: Heart stimulator system for rapid implantation and removal with improved integrity. Pacesetter Systems, Ramm W C, Thomas Jr C H, Sgarbossa P J, March 18, 1975: US3871382 (82 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a quick connect-disconnect heart stimulator system including a catheter assembly. The catheter assembly is screwed into the remainder of the system and not only effects positive mechanical coupling, but also positive and resilient electrical connection and fluid-tight sealing, all in on ...