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Breyen Mark D, Haeg Daniel C, Jacobs Andrew M: Implantable medical device having a capacitor assembly with liner. Medtronic, November 22, 2000: EP1053763-A2 (9 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device comprising a housing 90, a capacitor assembly 64, an electronics module 92 and an energy source 94, such as a battery. The capacitor assembly is disposed within the housing. The electronics module is electrically connected to the capacitor assembly and similarly dispose ...


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Huotari Craig T, Lessar Joseph F, Breyen Mark D, Bauer Ryan T: Conductor junctions for medical electrical leads. Medtronic, Huotari Craig T, Lessar Joseph F, Breyen Mark D, Bauer Ryan T, BARRY Carol F, August 7, 2008: WO/2008/094879 (6 worldwide citation)

A core component of a medical electrical lead extends within an inner conductive surface of a conductive ring such that an outer surface of the core holds a portion of a conductor against the inner conductive surface for electrical contact therewith. The outer surface of the core may be deformed by ...


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Miltich Thomas P, Pignato Paul A, Breyen Mark D, Casby Kurt J, Johnson William L: Implantable medical device having flat electrolytic capacitor with cathode/case electrical connections. Medtronic, WOLDE MICHAEL Girma, January 10, 2002: WO/2002/003408 (4 worldwide citation)

Flat electrolytic capacitors particularly for use in implantable medical devices having stacked cathode and anode layers particular electrical connections of the capacitor anode and cathode layers with a capacitor connector assembly. Anode terminal means extend through the capacitor case side wall f ...


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Rodgers Angela, Casby Kurt J, Breyen Mark D, Ross Brian J, Appleseth Wayne L, Kehn Jeffrey L, Ries Andrew J, Norton John D, Erkouts Dan D, Bomstad Timothy T, Clarke Michael E, Robinson Scott J: Complex connector in component footprint of implantable medical device. Medtronic, WOLDE MICHAEL Girma, April 22, 2004: WO/2004/033035 (1 worldwide citation)

A complex connector and component within an implantable medical device in which the complex connector is positioned within the spacing footprint of the component to optimize packaging within the device.


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Pignato Paul A, Laveen Eric W, Lessar Joseph F, Breyen Mark D: Defibrillator having electrolytic capacitor with cold-welded electrode layers. Medtronic, January 17, 2001: EP1067987-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device such as a defibrillator is described. The device includes an hermetically sealed housing containing a flat electrolytic capacitor and an energy source such as a battery. The battery is connected to the capacitor and provides charges thereto. The capacitor stores the cha ...


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Breyen Mark D, Rorvick Anthony W, Pignato Paul A, Lessar Joseph F: Method of making a flat electrolytic capacitor for use in a defibrillator. Medtronic, January 17, 2001: EP1067989-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device such as a defibrillator is described. The device includes an hermetically sealed housing containing a flat electrolytic capacitor and an energy source such as a battery. The battery is connected to the capacitor and provides charge thereto. The capacitor stores the char ...


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Rorvick Anthony W, Breyen Mark D, Johnson William L, Pignato Paul A, Lessar Joseph F, Bullock Norma K: Implantable device having flat multilayered electrolytic capacitor. Medtronic, WOODS Thomas F, October 14, 1999: WO/1999/051301 (1 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device such as a defibrillator is described. The device includes an hermetically sealed housing containing a flat electrolytic capacitor and an energy source such as a battery. The battery is connected to the capacitor and provides charge thereto. The capacitor stores the char ...


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Pignato Paul A, Laveen Eric W, Lessar Joseph F, Breyen Mark D: Defibrillator having electrolytic capacitor with cold-welded electrode layers. Medtronic, WOLDE MICHAEL Girma, October 14, 1999: WO/1999/051302 (1 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device such as a defibrillator is described. The device includes an hermetically sealed housing containing a flat electrolytic capacitor and an energy source such as a battery. The battery is connected to the capacitor and provides charges thereto. The capacitor stores the cha ...


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Nutzman Thomas M, Breyen Mark D, Johnson William L, Lessar Joseph F, Rorivick Anthony W, Casby Kurt J: Implantable medical device having flat electrolytic capacitor with consolidated electrode tabs and corresponding feedthroughs. Medtronic, WOLDE MICHAEL Girma, December 29, 1999: WO/1999/066985 (1 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device such as a defibrillator is described. The device includes an hermetically sealed housing containing a flat electrolytic capacitor and an energy source such as a battery. The battery is connected to the capacitor and provides charge thereto. The capacitor stores the char ...


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Rorvick Anthony W, Breyen Mark D, Pignato Paul A, Miltich Thomas P: Implantable medical device having flat electrolytic capacitor with tailored anode layers. Medtronic, April 9, 2003: EP1299152-A1

Flat electrolytic capacitors and method of making and using same in implantable medical devices (IMDs) are disclosed, the capacitors having a plurality of capacitor layers of an electrode stack formed of tailored numbers of anode and cathode layers to fill the available stack height space in the cap ...