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Andrew L Schmeling, William C Phillips, David P Olson, Oscar Jimenez: External power source, charger and system for an implantable medical device having thermal characteristics and method therefore. Medtronic, IPLM Group P A, May 29, 2007: US07225032 (160 worldwide citation)

External power source, charger, system and method for transcutaneous energy transfer. An implantable medical device has a first housing having operational componentry for providing the therapeutic output. A secondary housing is mechanically coupled to the first housing having a secondary coil operat ...


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David P Olson, Andrew L Schmeling, Steven J Nelson: External power source for an implantable medical device having an adjustable carrier frequency and system and method related therefore. Medtronic, IPLM Group P A, March 20, 2012: US08140168 (143 worldwide citation)

A transcutaneous energy transfer system, transcutaneous charging system, external power source, external charger and methods of transcutaneous energy transfer and charging for an implantable medical device and an external power source/charger. The implantable medical device has a secondary coil adap ...


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David P Olson, William C Phillips, Andrew L Schmeling, Mark E Schommer: System and method for transcutaneous energy transfer achieving high efficiency. Medtronic, IPLM Group P A, October 23, 2007: US07286880 (130 worldwide citation)

A system and method for transcutaneous energy transfer and/or charging in a transverse direction. An external power source having a primary coil being driven at a frequency selectable in the range between eight and twelve kiloHertz contained in a housing. An implantable medical device has componentr ...


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James G Lovewell: Method for monitoring impedance to control power and apparatus utilizing same. Medtronic, IPLM Group P A, February 15, 2005: US06855141 (114 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring the impedance in a circuit coupling a radio frequency electrode to a radio frequency generator to control the power supplied by the generator to the electrode during a treatment procedure. In the method, the impedance in the circuit is monitored over a length of time. An expe ...


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James G Lovewell: Method for calculating impedance and apparatus utilizing same. Medtronic Vidamed, IPLM Group P A, May 4, 2004: US06730079 (101 worldwide citation)

A method for calculating the impedance in a first circuit coupling a first radio frequency electrode to a radio frequency controller where the first electrode is disposed in tissue in the vicinity of a second radio frequency electrode coupled to a second circuit. The impedance IMP of the first circu ...


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Oscar Jimenez, Guillermo Echarri, John E Kast, James E Riekels, Mark E Schommer: Implantable medical device with a recharging coil magnetic shield. Medtronic, IPLM Group P A, February 1, 2005: US06850803 (76 worldwide citation)

A rechargeable implantable medical device with a magnetic shield placed on the distal side of a secondary recharging coil to improve recharging efficiency is disclosed. The rechargeable implantable medical device can be a wide variety of medical devices such as neuro stimulators, drug delivery pumps ...


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David P Olson, Andrew L Schmeling, Steve J Nelson: Alignment indication for transcutaneous energy transfer. Medtronic, IPLM Group P A, August 10, 2010: US07774069 (67 worldwide citation)

System for transcutaneous energy transfer. An implantable medical device, adapted to be implanted in a patient, has componentry for providing a therapeutic output. The implantable medical device has an internal power source and a secondary coil operatively coupled to the internal power source. An ex ...


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Carl D Wahlstrand: Passive charge of implantable medical device utilizing external power source and method. Medtronic, IPLM Group P A, January 19, 2010: US07650192 (57 worldwide citation)

External power source for an implantable medical device implanted in a patient, the implantable medical device having a secondary coil operatively coupled to therapeutic componentry and method therefore. A modulation circuit is operatively coupled to a power source. A plurality of primary coils are ...


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John H Koester: Moisture drainage product, wall system incorporating such product and method therefore. Masonry Technology, IPLM Group P A, January 31, 2006: US06990775 (56 worldwide citation)

A product, and a wall system utilizing such product, adapted to allow drainage of moisture from a wall of a structure. A sheet of corrugated material forms a plurality of ridges and grooves on opposite sides of the sheet of corrugated material. The sheet of corrugated material is relatively inflexib ...


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William C Phillips, David P Olson, Mark E Schommer, Andrew L Schmeling, Michael J Elvidge: Ambulatory energy transfer system for an implantable medical device and method therefore. Medtronic, IPLM Group P A, April 7, 2009: US07515967 (54 worldwide citation)

An external power system, system and method for transcutaneous energy transfer to an implantable medical device having componentry for providing a therapeutic output and a secondary coil operatively coupled to the componentry. The implantable medical device is adapted to implanted at a location in a ...