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Charles L Byers, Joseph H Schulman, David I Whitmoyer: Electrode array for use in connection with a living body and method of manufacture. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Robert R Meads, November 13, 1990: US04969468 (490 worldwide citation)

The electrode array is a device for making multiple electrical contacts with cellular tissue or organs. The electrode array includes a base (1), a two dimensional array of conducting protuberances (2) arising from the base and serving as electrodes, and conductors (3) embedded onto the base and conn ...


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Clyde K Nason, Gordon W Culp: Solenoid drive apparatus for an external infusion pump. Robert R Meads, Bryant R Gold, January 7, 1986: US04562751 (455 worldwide citation)

A solenoid drive apparatus for driving a lead screw of an External Infusion Pump (1) having a housing (302), solenoid winding (356) within the housing (302), a solenoid armature (358) which is driven by the field of the solenoid winding (356), push rod (362) which is driven by the armature (358), pa ...


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Hans T Thornander, John W Poore, Jason A Sholder, James R Thacker, David C Amundson: Physiologically responsive pacemaker and method of adjusting the pacing interval thereof. Siemens Elema, Bryant R Gold, Robert R Meads, December 15, 1987: US04712555 (336 worldwide citation)

A pacemaker and physiological sensor for use therewith that allows the rate at which the pacemaker delivers electrical stimulation pulses to the heart, or the escape interval during which a natural heart event must occur before an electrical stimulation pulse is delivered, to be adjusted as needed i ...


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Charles L Byers, James W Beazell, Joseph H Schulman, Ali Rostami: Hermetically sealed ceramic and metal package for electronic devices implantable in living bodies. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Robert R Meads, February 12, 1991: US04991582 (284 worldwide citation)

A hermetically sealed combination ceramic and metal package for electronic components of an electronic device implantable in a living body, at least some of the components being adversely affected by high temperatures. The package comprises a ceramic sleeve and a metal band having substantially the ...


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Sergiu Silvian: Analog and digital telemetry system for an implantable device. Siemens Pacesetter, Robert R Meads, Bryant R Gold, Leslie S Miller, July 21, 1987: US04681111 (270 worldwide citation)

In an implantable device, transmission and reception of digital information is accomplished as well as the transmission and reception of analog information. The analog signal is FM modulated for transmission and the digital signal is phase modulated for transmission. The FM modulated signal is used ...


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Francis T Cole, Philip V Livdahl, Frederick E Mills III, Lee C Teng: Multi-station proton beam therapy system. Loma Linda University Medical Center, Robert R Meads, September 26, 1989: US04870287 (237 worldwide citation)

A proton beam therapy sysstem for selectively generating and transporting proton beams from a single proton source and accelerator to selected ones of a plurality of patient treatment stations each having a rotatable gantry for delivering the proton beam at different angles to patients supported in ...


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Daniel W Miller, James M Slater: Patient alignment system and procedure for radiation treatment. Loma Linda University Medical Center, Robert R Meads, June 2, 1992: US05117829 (197 worldwide citation)

Accurate and repeatable patient alignment with a charged-particle beam of a radiation beam therapy system, such as a proton beam delivery system, is provided. The patient is immobilized within a form-fit patient pod. Reference radiographs are prepared that are used for repositioning the patient with ...


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David A Lesyna, Jon W Slater: Method of treatment room selection verification in a radiation beam therapy system. Loma Linda University Medical Center, Robert R Meads, November 9, 1993: US05260581 (178 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a method of treatment room selection verification in a radiation beam therapy system. The method compares treatment room beam request signals with a beam path configuration signal from a switchyard which controls the path of beam travel from an accelerator to one ...


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Phillip E Young, David B McColl: Raster scan control system for a charged-particle beam. Loma Linda University Medical Center, Robert R Meads, May 21, 1991: US05017789 (171 worldwide citation)

A raster scan control system (18) for use with a charged-particle beam delivery system (20) provides precise control of large currents driving an inductive load. The beam delivery system includes a nozzle through which a charged-particle beam (24), such as a proton beam, passes prior to being direct ...


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Jason A Sholder: Pacemaker system and method for measuring and monitoring cardiac activity and for determining and maintaining capture. Robert R Meads, Bryant R Gold, August 18, 1987: US04686988 (163 worldwide citation)

A system for determining P-wave and R-wave capture in response to pacemaker supplied electrical stimuli. One embodiment includes a conventional bipolar atrial lead having a tip electrode, connected to a P-wave pace/sense amplifier and pulse output circuits within an implantable pacemaker, and a ring ...