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Michael Todd Hemming, Bradley C Peck, Brian A Blow, Scott M Morrison, Robert John Schuelke: Microprocessor capture detection circuit and method. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Harold R Patton, February 16, 1999: US05871512 (122 worldwide citation)

Software programmable device means such as a microprocessor are employed to discriminate between evoked response signals and post-pace polarization signals sensed by an implantable medical device. The polarity of the positive or negative change in voltage in respect of time (or dv/dt) of the wavefor ...


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Michael Todd Hemming, Bradley C Peck, Brian A Blow, Scott M Morrison, Robert John Schuelke: Microprocessor capture detection circuit and method. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Harold R Patton, February 23, 1999: US05873898 (121 worldwide citation)

The programmable device means such as a microprocessor are employed to discriminate between evoked response signals and post-pace polarization signals sensed by an implantable medical device. The polarity of the positive or negative change in voltage in respect of time (or dv/dt) of the waveform inc ...


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Michael Todd Hemming, Bradley C Peck, Brian A Blow, Scott M Morrison, Robert John Schuelke: Microprocessor capture detection circuit and method. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Harold R Patton, December 19, 2000: US06163724 (109 worldwide citation)

A software programmable device means such as a microprocessor discriminates between evoked response signals and post-pace polarization signals sensed by an implantable medical device. The polarity of the positive or negative change in voltage in respect of time (or dv/dt) of the waveform incident on ...


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Bradley C Peck, Brian A Blow, Scott M Morrison, Michael Todd Hemming, Robert John Schuelke: Peak tracking capture detection circuit and method. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Harold R Patton, January 19, 1999: US05861013 (92 worldwide citation)

The present invention permits discrimination between evoked response signals and post-pace polarization signals sensed by an implantable medical device by noting the polarity of the positive or negative change in voltage in respect of time (or dv/dt) of the waveform incident on the lead electrodes d ...


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Michael Todd Hemming, Bradley C Peck, Brian A Blow, Scott M Morrison, Robert John Schuelke: Microprocessor capture detection circuit and method. Medtronic, Girma Wolde Michael, Harold R Patton, October 17, 2000: US06134473 (61 worldwide citation)

A software programmable microprocessor discriminates between evoked response signals and post-pace polarization signals sensed by an implantable medical device. The polarity of the positive or negative change in voltage in respect of time (or dv/dt) of the waveform incident on the lead electrodes is ...


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Michael Todd Hemming, Bradley C Peck, Brian A Blow, Scott M Morrison, Robert John Schuelke: Capture detection circuit for pulses and physiologic signals. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Harold R Patton, November 7, 2000: US06144881 (44 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for discriminating between evoked response signals and post-pace polarization signals sensed by a sense amplifier of an implantable medical device. The polarity of the positive or negative change in voltage in respect of time (or dv/dt) of the waveform incident on the lead ele ...


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Charles A Yerich, Jean E Hudson, Brian A Blow: Bi-chamber cardiac pacing system employing unipolar left heart chamber lead in combination with bipolar right chamber lead. Medtronic, Girma Wolde Michael, July 16, 2002: US06421564 (41 worldwide citation)

In a bi-ventricular pacing system, an implantable pulse generator optionally having an IPG indifferent electrode is coupled to a small diameter, unipolar, left ventricular (LV) lead and a bipolar right ventricular (RV) lead. The LV lead is advanced through the superior vena cava, the right atrium, t ...


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Michael Todd Hemming, Bradley C Peck, Brian A Blow, Scott M Morrison: Microprocessor capture detection circuit and method. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Harold R Patton, September 21, 1999: US05954756 (20 worldwide citation)

The present invention employs software programmable device means such as a microprocessor to discriminate between evoked response signals and post-pace polarization signals sensed by an implantable medical device. The polarity of the positive or negative change in voltage in respect of time (or dv/d ...


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Brian A Blow, Jean E Hudson, Michael B Terry: Recharge circuitry for multi-site stimulation of body tissue. Medtronic, Girma Wolde Michael, Reed A Duthler, November 27, 2001: US06324425 (14 worldwide citation)

Multi-chamber cardiac pacing systems for providing multi-site pacing to at least one of the right and left atria and then synchronously to the right and left ventricles in a triggered pacing sequence while providing for recharge of the output capacitors of each output amplifier in the shortest time. ...


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Brian A Blow, Mark E Wright: Cross-monitored pair of clocks for processor fail-safe operation. Honeywell, Robert A Pajak, April 5, 1994: US05301171 (12 worldwide citation)

A system for operating a pair of microprocessors with independent system clocks while at the same time providing synchronization by a common interrupt signal, and in which the system clocks are cross-monitored to thereby provide Fail-Safe operation.