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Terrence G Ryan, James W Busacker, Robert A Hochban: Pacemaker telemetry system. Medtronic, Gregory P Gadson, Harold R Patton, September 27, 1994: US05350411 (227 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device telemetry system provides a means for decoding telemetry downlink information transmitted from an external unit to an implanted medical device, and for encoding telemetry uplink signals to be transmitted from the implanted device to the external unit. A novel system arc ...


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Melchert H Froling, Herman J R Schmitz: Television receiver comprising a teletext decoding circuit and a page number memory. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, William J Streeter, Gregory P Gadson, October 20, 1987: US04701794 (217 worldwide citation)

A television receiver which is suitable for displaying teletext pages comprises a control system including a microcomputer. The microcomputer is coupled to a volatile memory which comprises a plurality of page number registers. A page number can be temporarily stored in each of these registers. With ...


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Daniel R Greeninger, David L Thompson: Cardiac pacemaker with auto-capture function. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, Gregory P Gadson, June 28, 1994: US05324310 (192 worldwide citation)

A pacemaker having two bipolar leads, one atrial, one ventricular, each with TIP and RING electrodes, configured as for conventional bipolar pacing/sensing in both chambers. Switching circuitry in the pacemaker is operable to select from among various possible sensing configurations, including one c ...


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Donald K Lauffer, Ikuo J Sanwo, Paul M Rostek: Stackable integrated circuit chip package with improved heat removal. NCR Corporation, Wilbert Hawk Jr, Stephen F Jewett, Gregory P Gadson, August 28, 1990: US04953060 (155 worldwide citation)

A pin grid array package for carrying an integrated circuit chip having input/output leads. The pin grid array package includes a carrier having a centrally located opening for carrying the integrated circuit chip, a plurality of input/output pins spaced around the periphery of the centrally located ...


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David L Thompson: Implantable multi-axis position and activity sensor. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, Gregory P Gadson, August 10, 1993: US05233984 (142 worldwide citation)

A multi-axis, multi-purpose sensor for use with implantable medical devices, and for simultaneously detecting the patient's posture and activity level. The sensor includes a hermetically sealed, fluid-tight, bio-compatible housing. The housing is formed of a plurality of adjacently secured sides, an ...


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Richard Sutton, Ivan Bourgeois: Cardiac pacemaker with hysteresis behavior. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, Gregory P Gadson, February 8, 1994: US05284491 (119 worldwide citation)

A pacemaker having a hysteresis feature which permits intrinsic heart activity, controlled by the sinus node to resume optimally after pacing. The pacemaker has a programmable lower rate and upper rate, a programmable lower hysteresis rate (LRH) corresponding to a lower rate hysteresis interval (LRH ...


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John P Lappington, Susan K Marshall, Wayne Y Yamamoto, Cameron A Wilson: Transaction based interactive television system. Thomson Multimedia, Gregory P Gadson, June 10, 1997: US05638113 (110 worldwide citation)

An interactive television system where interactive information is inserted in the vertical blanking interval of a standard television signal or some other appropriate medium. The signal is received and decoded by a settop device which sends the decoder signal, via an infrared signal, to a handheld d ...


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Peter R Brennand, Bruce Murray: Apparatus for receiving digital sound/data information. U S Philips Corporation, Gregory P Gadson, May 10, 1988: US04744080 (103 worldwide citation)

A receiver for recovering sound/data information for a number of services transmitted digitally as a packet multiplex has the data, after demodulation, applied to a first unit (3) where it is resynchronized for application to a sync and data extraction unit (19). In the extraction unit (19) the data ...


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Philip Lee, Kenneth Stokes, Michael Colson: Steroid eluting electrode for peripheral nerve stimulation. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, Gregory P Gadson, November 30, 1993: US05265608 (101 worldwide citation)

An improved electrode for establishing electrical contact with a nerve of a patient. This electrical contact may be used to sense neural activity on the nerve or to artificially stimulate it to perform various medical treatments. One embodiment of the electrode has an outer cuff of an insulating mat ...


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Bruce Murray: Television transmission system. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, William J Streeter, Gregory P Gadson, November 10, 1987: US04706109 (95 worldwide citation)

In television transmitter equipment for a television transmission system having a time multiplexed signal in component form, the vision components are derived from a vision source (1), encoded in a MAC encoder (2) and the encoded vision signals are modulated in a frequency modulator (3) which also r ...