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Jeffery D Snell, Harold C Schloss, Brian M Mann, John W Poore, Roy B Medlin: Method and system for recording and displaying a sequential series of pacing events. Siemens Pacesetter, Bryant R Gold, Leslie S Miller, Harold C Schloss, July 11, 1995: US05431691 (331 worldwide citation)

An implantable pacemaker continuously records pacing events and their respective rates of occurrence in sequence, as they occur, into an Event Record stored in a circular buffer. The circular buffer always contains the most recent events and rates collected. The recording of the pacing events select ...


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Robert E Smith Jr, Jeffery D Snell: System and method for noninvasively altering the function of an implanted pacemaker. Pacesetter, Harold C Schloss, October 10, 1995: US05456692 (325 worldwide citation)

A system and method for safely altering the function of an implanted pacemaker in a noninvasive manner includes an implantable programmable pacemaker and a non-implantable programming device. The pacemaker includes a pulse generator that generates stimulation pulses as controlled by a control progra ...


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Jeffery D Snell: Cardiac device with patient-triggered storage of physiological sensor data. Pacesetter, Malcolm J Romano, Harold C Schloss, May 21, 1996: US05518001 (216 worldwide citation)

A cardiac device that stores physiological sensor data from multiple sensors is provided. A patient may use a portable triggering device to cause the cardiac device to store the data when the patient experiences symptoms that appear to be due to an abnormal heart condition. Alternatively, the data m ...


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Wayne A Morgan, Tom W Richards: Telemetry system power control for implantable medical devices. Pacesetter, Harold C Schloss, December 19, 1995: US05476488 (199 worldwide citation)

During the telemetering of telemetry signals between an implantable medical device and an external programmer, the transmitter power of the implantable device is dynamically adjusted. The programmer measures the strength of the telemetry signals transmitted by the implantable device. A power control ...


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Herman L Renger: Bus system for interconnecting an implantable medical device with a plurality of sensors. Pacesetter, Harold C Schloss, January 14, 1997: US05593430 (171 worldwide citation)

A two-conductor bus system is provided to electrically interconnect a plurality of physiologic sensors to a pacemaker, each sensor being adapted for placement along a pacing lead. The conductors of the bus extend longitudinally through the insulating material of the lead, connecting to each sensor. ...


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Samuel M Katz, Harold C Schloss: Periodic electrical lead intergrity testing system and method for implantable cardiac stimulating devices. Pacesetter, Harold C Schloss, August 27, 1996: US05549646 (156 worldwide citation)

A periodic electrical lead integrity testing system is provided which periodically tests electrical leads used with an implantable cardiac stimulating device. The system is especially advantageous in multi-functional implantable cardiac stimulating devices. Lead integrity is evaluated by periodicall ...


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David J Vachon: Implantable stimulation lead having an advanceable therapeutic drug delivery system. Pacesetter, Malcolm J Romano, Harold C Schloss, July 2, 1996: US05531780 (151 worldwide citation)

A pacing lead having a stylet introduced anti-inflammatory drug delivery element advanceable from the distal tip electrode. The element is preferably formed as a moldable biocompatible composite material. The element has a biocompatible matrix material which may be combined with drugs and therapeuti ...


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Jeffery D Snell, Harold C Schloss, Brian M Mann, John W Poore, Roy B Medlin: Methods for displaying a sequential series of pacing events. Pacesetter, Harold C Schloss, January 30, 1996: US05487755 (148 worldwide citation)

An implantable pacemaker continuously records pacing events and their respective rates of occurrence in sequence, as they occur, into an Event Record stored in a circular buffer. The circular buffer always contains the most recent events and rates collected. The recording of the pacing events select ...


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John R Helland, Hong Li: Bipolar active fixation lead for sensing and pacing the heart. Pacesetter, Harold C Schloss, August 13, 1996: US05545201 (144 worldwide citation)

An implantable bipolar pacing lead having a bipolar active fixation electrode for use with a cardiac pacemaker. The bipolar active fixation electrode may include a pair of coaxial electrodes, separated by an intermediate insulator, formed into the shape of a helix. The bipolar electrode helix is pre ...


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Andrew E Epstein, James L Duncan, Paul A Levine, Jason A Sholder: Programming system having means for recording and analyzing a patients cardiac signal. Pacesetter, Lisa P Weinberg, Malcolm J Romano, Harold C Schloss, June 6, 1995: US05421830 (132 worldwide citation)

A programming system is provided that allows a physician or medical personnel to optimize the settings of various arrhythmia detection criteria and/or parameters related to hemodynamic performance to be programmed into the implanted cardiac stimulating device. The cardiac stimulating device may be a ...