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Cherik Bulkes, Arthur J Beutler, Stephen Denker: Wireless cardiac pacing system with vascular electrode-stents. Kenergy, Quarles & Brady, September 3, 2002: US06445953 (259 worldwide citation)

A cardiac pacing apparatus has a source of pacing pulses that are transmitted through the animal by a radio frequency signal. An electrode-stent is implanted in a blood vessel adjacent to the point at which stimulation is desired. The electrode-stent contains an electrical circuit that is tuned to t ...


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Stephen Denker, Cherik Bulkes, Arthur J Beutler: Implantable defibrillartor with wireless vascular stent electrodes. Kenergy, George E Haas, Quarles & Brady, June 14, 2005: US06907285 (192 worldwide citation)

A cardiac defibrillator includes a fibrillation detector, which determines when a medical patient requires defibrillation at which time a transmitter produces a radio frequency signal. A first stent electrode is implanted into a blood vessel at a first location in the medical patient and a second st ...


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Stephen Denker, Cherik Bulkes, Arthur J Beutler: Cardiac monitoring system and method with multiple implanted transponders. Kenergy, George E Haas, Quarles & Brady, July 15, 2003: US06592518 (67 worldwide citation)

A plurality of radio frequency semi-passive transponders are attached to an animal's organ, such as the heart. Each semi-passive transponder may be attached to the surface of the organ or mounted on a stent that is implanted in a blood vessel of the organ. An interrogator periodically sends a s ...


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Jiang Hsieh, Gopal B Avinash, Cherik Bulkes, John M Sabol: Computer aided acquisition of medical images. GE Medical Systems Global Technology Company, Fletcher Yoder & Van Someren, June 3, 2003: US06574304 (62 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a technique for acquiring subsequent image data in a medical diagnostic context based upon analysis of initial image data. The initial image data is processed via a computer aided diagnosis algorithm to determine whether additional image data acquisition is appropriate. Subseq ...


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Cherik Bulkes, Stephen Denker: MRI compatible implanted electronic medical lead. Kenergy, Quarles & Brady, George E Haas, March 29, 2011: US07917213 (60 worldwide citation)

An implantable biocompatible lead that is also compatible with a magnetic resonance imaging scanner for the purpose of diagnostic quality imaging is described. The implantable electrical lead comprises a plurality of coiled insulated conducting wires wound in a first direction forming a first struct ...


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Stephen Denker, Cherik Bulkes, Arthur J Beutler: Extracorporeal power supply with a wireless feedback system for an implanted medical device. Kenergy, Quarles & Brady, George E Haas, May 18, 2010: US07720547 (41 worldwide citation)

A medical device adapted for implantation into a patient receives electrical power from an extracorporeal power supply. The medical device has a first receiver for a first wireless signal, a power circuit that extracts energy from the first wireless signal to power the medical device, and a feedback ...


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Stephen Denker, Cherik Bulkes, Arthur J Beutler: Double helical antenna assembly for a wireless intravascular medical device. Kenergy, Quarles & Brady, George E Haas, November 13, 2007: US07295879 (40 worldwide citation)

A medical device, such as a cardiac pacing device for an animal, includes an intravascular antenna that has a first coil for engaging a wall of a first blood vessel to receive a radio frequency signal. The first coil includes a first winding wound helically in a rotational direction along a longitud ...


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Cherik Bulkes: Implantable medical stimulation apparatus with intra-conductor capacitive energy storage. Kenergy, Quarles & Brady, George E Haas, December 18, 2007: US07310556 (23 worldwide citation)

An implantable device electrically stimulates an organ of an animal in response to a trigger event. Between trigger event that device receives a wireless signal, such as a radio frequency signal, and stores energy from the signal in a plurality of capacitors. The capacitors are located within a elec ...


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Jiang Hsieh, Gopal B Avinash, Cherik Bulkes, John M Sabol: Computer aided acquisition of medical images. GE Medical Systems Global Technology Company, Fletcher Yoder, February 3, 2004: US06687329 (21 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a technique for acquiring subsequent image data in a medical diagnostic context based upon analysis of initial image data. The initial image data is processed via a computer aided diagnosis algorithm to determine whether additional image data acquisition is appropriate. Subseq ...


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Cherik Bulkes, Stephen Denker: MRI compatible implanted lead-electrode interface. Kenergy, Quarles & Brady, George E Haas, June 11, 2013: US08463407 (18 worldwide citation)

An electrical lead for implantation into an animal includes a cable to which a stimulation electrode is connected. The cable has a helical electrical conductor enclosed within an insulating sheath. The stimulation electrode has a tubular first contact band with a threaded lumen into which a portion ...