31
M Elizabeth Bush, Drew Hoffmann, M Dean Matthews, Pedro G Medrano: Electrical connection for medical electrical stimulation electrodes. Ventritex, Steven M Mitchell, Mark J Meltzer, M Elizabeth Bush, January 31, 1995: US05385578 (29 worldwide citation)

An improved endocardial lead for electrocardial stimulation includes a sleeve that has a face surface. A conductor fitted into the sleeve, such that a distal end of the conductor passes completely through the sleeve, past the face surface, is electrically and mechanically connected to the face surfa ...


32
Alan Ruth, Andy Szyszkowski, Clay Kishiyama, Hiroyuki Yumoto, Hisashi Tsukamoto: Lithium ion battery suitable for hybrid electric vehicles. Quallion, M Elizabeth Bush, Freilich Hornbaker & Rosen, August 12, 2003: US06605382 (29 worldwide citation)

A lithium ion battery configured to yield a high energy density output by minimizing head space, i.e., wasted interior volume, within the battery case and/or by reducing electrical energy losses internal to the battery.


33
Paul M Paspa, M Elizabeth Bush: Cardiac defibrillator having selectable polarity case. Pacesetter, Steven M Mitchell, M Elizabeth Bush, September 2, 1997: US05662692 (28 worldwide citation)

A defibrillator having a housing for enclosing and containing defibrillation pulse generator circuitry, particularly adapted to allow for ease of manufacture and use. At least one surface of the housing is electrically conductive and may be connected to the defibrillation pulse generator circuitry f ...


34
Eric S Fain, Drew A Hoffman, Benjamin D Pless: Endocardial lead system with defibrillation electrode fixation. Pacesetter, Steven M Mitchell, M Elizabeth Bush, December 2, 1997: US05693081 (24 worldwide citation)

A lead system for use with an implantable cardioverter/defibrillator is disclosed. The lead system includes a fixation hook positioned approximately half-way between the distal tip of the lead and the tricuspid valve. The distal tip of the lead is positioned at the apex of the right ventricle and ma ...


35
David M Skinlo, Hisashi Tsukamoto, Andrew Szyszkowski, Leon Parkhouse, Vladimir Zolotnik: Electric storage battery construction and method of manufacture. Quallion, M Elizabeth Bush, December 30, 2003: US06670071 (23 worldwide citation)

An electric storage battery and method of manufacture thereof characterized by a feedthrough pin which is internally directly physically and electrically connected to an inner end of a positive electrode substrate. A C-shaped mandrel extends around the pin and substrate end enabling the pin/mandrel ...


36
M Elizabeth Bush: Implantable suture sleeve modified to reduce tissue ingrowth. Pacesetter, Steven M Mitchell, M Elizabeth Bush, January 20, 1998: US05709644 (22 worldwide citation)

An implantable suture sleeve for use with an implantable lead with a pacemaker/cardioverter/defibrillator lead. Since irradiation from a radioisotope source is capable of inhibiting the growth of hyperproliferating cells as compared with normal cells, a radioisotope material which is incorporated in ...


37
D Scott Romkee: Suture sleeve for implantable lead. Ventritex, Steven M Mitchell, M Elizabeth Bush, Mark J Meltzer, February 18, 1997: US05603730 (22 worldwide citation)

A suture sleeve having an elongated body defining a bore and having a relief aperture at a first intermediate position on the body and communicating with the bore. The sleeve includes a pair of actuator tabs connected to a second intermediate position on the body and extending therefrom, and at leas ...


38
Ted W Layman, Michael L Reo: Method for manufacturing implantable cardiac defibrillation electrodes using a laser beam material removal process. Ventritex, M Elizabeth Bush, Steven M Mitchell, Mark J Meltzer, December 3, 1996: US05580699 (21 worldwide citation)

A method for the automated manufacture of defibrillation lead electrodes is disclosed. A metallic defibrillation electrode coil is first embedded in silicone rubber. The location of the coil is mapped using a machine vision system and then a CO.sub.2 laser is used to ablate the silicone overlying th ...


39
Craig E Mar, Benjamin D Pless, M Elizabeth Bush: Method of making flexible defibrillation electrode. Ventritex, Steven M Mitchell, M Elizabeth Bush, Mark J Meltzer, August 6, 1996: US05542173 (20 worldwide citation)

An implantable defibrillator lead comprises a flexible core onto which is wound helically wound coils to form an electrode. These electrode coils are partially encapsulated by a flexible matrix which holds them in their wrapped position around the core. Due to its coiled coil structure, this electro ...


40
Frank M Fischer, M Elizabeth Bush: Implantable lead modified to reduce tissue ingrowth. Pacesetter, Steven M Mitchell, M Elizabeth Bush, February 3, 1998: US05713945 (20 worldwide citation)

An implantable lead for use with an implantable pacemaker/cardioverter/defibrillator. Since irradiation from a radioisotope source is capable of inhibiting the growth of hyperproliferating cells as compared with normal cells, a radioisotope material which is incorporated into the lead can be used to ...