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Robert A Stevenson, Christine A Frysz, Haytham Hussein, Richard L Brendel: Inductor capacitor EMI filter for human implant applications. Greatbatch Sierra, Kelly Lowry & Kelley, February 14, 2006: US06999818 (141 worldwide citation)

A feedthrough terminal assembly for an active implantable medical device includes a conductive ferrule conductively coupled to a housing of the medical device, a feedthrough capacitor conductively coupled to the ferrule, an inductor closely associated with the capacitor in non-conductive relation, a ...


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Richard L Brendel, Robert A Stevenson, Christine A Frysz, Haitong Zeng: EMI feedthrough filter terminal assembly having surface mounted, internally grounded hybrid capacitor. Greatbatch Sierra, Kelly Bauersfeld Lowry & Kelley, July 20, 2004: US06765780 (117 worldwide citation)

An EMI feedthrough filter terminal assembly includes a capacitor having first and second sets of electrode plates, a first passageway having a first termination surface coupling the first set of electrode plates, a second passageway having a second termination surface coupling the second set of elec ...


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Robert A Stevenson, Jason Woods, Christine A Frysz, Richard L Brendel, Haitong Zeng: EMI feedthrough filter terminal assembly for human implant applications utilizing oxide resistant biostable conductive pads for reliable electrical attachments. Greatbatch Sierra, Kelly Bauersfeld Lowry & Kelley, July 20, 2004: US06765779 (111 worldwide citation)

An EMI feedthrough filter terminal assembly includes a feedthrough filter capacitor having first and second sets of electrode plates, a passageway having a first termination surface conductively coupling the first set of electrode plates, and a second termination surface exteriorly coupling the seco ...


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Robert A Stevenson, Geddes Frank Tyers, Buehl E Truex, Barry C Muffoletto, Joseph Spaulding, Scott W Kelley, Christine A Frysz: RFID detection and identification system for implantable medical devices. Greatbatch, Michael F Scalise, January 10, 2012: US08093991 (74 worldwide citation)

An RFID tag is disposed within a hermetically sealed housing of an IMD. Low frequency RFID interrogators and tags are used, and the housing walls are made of materials, and/or are reduced in thickness, to facilitate RF communication between the RFID tag and an RFID reader/interrogator programmer. An ...


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Robert A Stevenson, Christine A Frysz, Warren S Dabney, Richard L Brendel: Tank filters adaptable for placement with a guide wire, in series with the lead wires or circuits of active medical devices to enhance MRI compatibility. Greatbatch, Kelly Lowry & Kelley, April 20, 2010: US07702387 (60 worldwide citation)

A tank filter is provided for a lead wire of an active medical device (AMD). The tank filter includes a capacitor in parallel with an inductor. The parallel capacitor and inductor are placed in series with the lead wire of the AMD, wherein values of capacitance and inductance are selected such that ...


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Robert A Stevenson, Richard L Brendel, Christine A Frysz, Haitong Zeng: EMI feedthrough filter terminal assembly utilizing hermetic seal for electrical attachment between lead wires and capacitor. Greatbatch Sierra, Kelly Bauersfeld Lowry & Kelley, May 3, 2005: US06888715 (58 worldwide citation)

EMI feedthrough filter terminal assembly includes a feedthrough filter capacitor having first and second sets of electrode plates, and a first passageway having a first termination surface conductively coupling the first set of electrode plates. At least one lead wire extends through the first passa ...


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Robert A Stevenson, Warren S Dabney, Christine A Frysz, Buehl E Truex, Henry R Halperin, Albert C Lardo: Frequency selective passive component networks for implantable leads of active implantable medical devices utilizing an energy dissipating surface. Greatbatch, Kelly Lowry & Kelley, March 30, 2010: US07689288 (56 worldwide citation)

Decoupling circuits are provided which transfer energy induced from an MRI pulsed RF field to an energy dissipating surface. This is accomplished through broadband filtering or by resonant filtering. In a passive component network for an implantable leadwire of an active implantable medical device, ...


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Steven J Ebel, Michael F Pyszczyk, Christine A Frysz, Michael A Zelinsky: High energy density non-aqueous electrolyte lithium cell operational over a wide temperature range. W Greatbatch, Hodgson Russ Andrews Woods & Goodyear, May 19, 1992: US05114811 (51 worldwide citation)

An electrochemical cell is provided having a metallic anode comprising a lithium-aluminum alloy, a solid cathode of electronically conductive material and an ionic conductive non-aqueous electrolyte solution operatively associated and in direct contact with the anode and cathode. The metallic anode ...


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Haytham Hussein, Christine A Frysz, Robert A Stevenson: Magnetically shielded AIMD housing with window for magnetically actuated switch. Greatbatch Sierra, Kelly Lowry & Kelley, February 17, 2009: US07493167 (49 worldwide citation)

An active implantable medical device (AIMD) having a magnetic shield on its housing for shielding the interior of the device from magnetic fields originating outside the housing. The magnetic shield is created using a magnetic absorbing coating on the inner surface of the housing. The AIMD includes ...


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Robert A Stevenson, Henry R Halperin, Albert C Lardo, Warren S Dabney, Kishore Kumar Kondabatni, Christine A Frysz, Robert Shawn Johnson, Holly Noelle Moschiano: Implantable lead bandstop filter employing an inductive coil with parasitic capacitance to enhance MRI compatibility of active medical devices. Greatbatch, Michael F Scalise, Kelly & Kelley, March 27, 2012: US08145324 (48 worldwide citation)

A medical lead system includes at least one bandstop filter for attenuating current flow through the lead across a range of frequencies. The bandstop filter has an overall circuit Q wherein the resultant 3 dB bandwidth is at least 10 kHz. The values of capacitance and inductance of the bandstop filt ...