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Avram Scheiner, Veerichetty Kadhiresan: Method and apparatus for diaphragmatic pacing. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, July 2, 2002: US06415183 (302 worldwide citation)

A diaphragmatic pacing system and method. The method includes monitoring a signal representing a patient's respiratory activity, and delivering an electric stimulus from a lead to the phrenic nerve when the signal indicates that the respiratory activity is below a predetermined level. Physiolog ...


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John E Heil, Ronald W Heil Jr, Avram Scheiner, Yayun Lin, Lyle A Bye, J John Lattuca: Endocardial lead having defibrillation and sensing electrodes with septal anchoring. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, July 3, 2001: US06256541 (151 worldwide citation)

An endocardial lead comprising an elongate body having a first defibrillation coil electrode, a second defibrillation coil electrode and a first pacing/sensing electrode. The first defibrillation coil electrode has a first end and a second end, where the first end is at or near the distal end of the ...


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Avram Scheiner, Ronald W Heil Jr, Peter T Kelley, Bruce Tockman, Randy Westlund, Jay A Warren: Leads for pacing and/or sensing the heart from within the coronary veins. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, June 24, 2003: US06584362 (146 worldwide citation)

A lead for monitoring or stimulating cardiac activity is provided. The lead is adapted for implantation on or about the heart within the coronary vasculature and for connection to a signal generator. The lead body has one or more electrodes associated therewith. The lead is constructed and arranged ...


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Anthony Caparso, Avram Scheiner: Vascularly stabilized peripheral nerve cuff assembly. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, September 1, 2009: US07584004 (144 worldwide citation)

A vascularly stabilized peripheral nerve cuff assembly is provided. One aspect of this disclosure relates to an electrode assembly used in the delivery of neural stimulation therapy. The electrode assembly includes a body adapted to at least partially encompass a blood vessel and a nerve proximate t ...


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Robert J Sweeney, Avram Scheiner, Ronald W Heil Jr: Drug delivery system for implantable medical device. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, February 10, 2004: US06689117 (141 worldwide citation)

A drug delivery system and method in which an implantable medical device communicates with and controls an external drug delivery device with low energy potential signals. The implantable device generates potential signals modulated with digitally encoded command information by operating a current s ...


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Avram Scheiner, Mark Herner, Ronald W Heil Jr, Steven D Girouard: Drug delivery system for implantable cardiac device. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, March 26, 2002: US06361522 (114 worldwide citation)

A drug delivery system incorporated into a cardiac device for delivering a dose of a drug to a patient upon detection of a particular medical condition. The cardiac device may be, for example, an implantable cardioverter/defibrillator, cardiac pacemaker, or combination device that communicates via a ...


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Aaron McCabe, Avram Scheiner, Geng Zhang, Quan Ni, Douglas R Daum, Yi Zhang: Wireless ECG in implantable devices. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, November 20, 2007: US07299086 (109 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device such as an implantable pacemaker or implantable cardioverter/defibrillator includes a programmable sensing circuit providing for sensing of a signal approximating a surface electrocardiogram (ECG) through implanted electrodes. With various electrode configurations, sign ...


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Avram Scheiner, William Hsu, David M Flynn, Qingsheng Zhu, John E Heil, Ronald W Heil Jr, Curtis C Lindstrom, Robert S Booker III, Yayun Lin, Peter T Kelley, Jay A Warren, Gerrard M Carlson, Carol Werlein, Aaron W Janke, Mary Lee Cole, Jeffrey T Bartig, Gary W Goebel, Douglas A Heitkamp, Randall M Peterfeso: Single pass lead system. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, April 3, 2001: US06212434 (108 worldwide citation)

A single-pass endocardial lead electrode adapted for implantation in, on or about the heart and for connection to a system for monitoring or stimulating cardiac activity includes a lead body which is adapted for implantation within a single chamber of the heart, or multiple chambers of the heart. Th ...


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Abhi Chavan, Anthony Caparso, Avram Scheiner: Implantable and rechargeable neural stimulator. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, November 10, 2009: US07616990 (84 worldwide citation)

One aspect of the present subject matter relates to an implantable medical device. An embodiment of the device comprises a rechargeable power supply adapted to be recharged through an ultrasound signal, a neural stimulator connected to the rechargeable power supply, and a controller connected to the ...


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Avram Scheiner, Douglas R Daum: Cardiac rhythm management system for hypotension. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, June 28, 2005: US06912420 (83 worldwide citation)

A cardiac rhythm management system detects hypotension based on a measurement of thoracic impedance. It also provides therapy to treat the hypotension.