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Friedman Harry G: Body implantable lead. Medronic, Rappaport Irving S, Sivertson Wayne A, April 16, 1974: US3804098 (94 worldwide citation)

A body-implantable, bipolar lead for insertion in and guidance through a body vessel to a desired location inside the body. The lead comprises a pair of electrical conductors adapted to be connected at their proximal end to a source of electrical energy. The conductors are substantially covered with ...


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Friedman Harry G: Body implantable lead. Medtronic, Rappaport Irving S, Schwartz Lew, Sivertson Wayne, January 29, 1974: US3788329 (74 worldwide citation)

A flexible, body-implantable lead section which can be employed as an integral part of a monoplanar electrode system or alternatively as a separate means used to convert bipolar electrode system to a monopolar system. The lead section has at least one electrical conductor. The conductor is covered s ...


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Bolduc Lee R: Tissue stimulator with sealed lead connector. Medtronic, Rappaport Irving S, Breimayer Joseph F, September 30, 1975: US3908668 (53 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for connecting a lead to a pulse generator for producing and applying electrical stimulation pulses to remote body tissue. The lead connector is associated with the pulse generator and is engageable and operable by a tool to connect the lead to the pulse generator and comprise ...


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Bolduc Lee Robin: Intravascular lead assembly. Medtronic, Rappaport Irving S, Sivertson Wayne A, Breimayer Joseph F, October 29, 1974: US3844292 (52 worldwide citation)

A body-implantable, intravascular lead assembly which is adapted to be connected to a source of electrical energy at its proximal end. At the distal end of the lead is affixed an electrically conductive barb. Means are provided for inserting the lead in and guiding it through a body vessel to a desi ...


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Greatbatch Wilson: Rate controller and checker for a cardiac pacer pulse generator means. Medtronic, Sivertson Wayne A, Rappaport Irving S, August 20, 1974: US3830242 (27 worldwide citation)

A remotely-operated control for an electrical pulse generating means, such as a cardiac pacer including timing means controlling the generation of pulses and signal responsive means for resetting the timing means in response to a ventricular electrical signal. A remote, portable transmitter selectiv ...


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Giori Francis A, Topolski Alvin S: Mechanical pulse generator for cardiac pacer. Medtronic, Bean Jr Edwin T, Linham Jr Martin G, Rappaport Irving S, July 30, 1974: US3826265 (6 worldwide citation)

A medical electronic pulse generator comprising a source delivering mechanical power at a regulated rate, a motion producing means coupled to the output of the source for cyclically producing a relatively rapid mechanical motion of a duration less than that of each cycle of said pulse generator and ...