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Gregory A Boser, Mark A Hjelle, Timothy G Laske, Mark Mabel, Pedro A Meregotte, Jon M Ocel, Clare E Padgett, David G Schaenzer, Bret R Shoberg, Sandra F Viktora: Medical electrical lead. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, October 14, 1997: US05676694 (125 worldwide citation)

A medical electrical lead having an elongated lead body provided with an internal longitudinally extending lumen carrying an elongated stranded or cabled conductor and an electrode coil, located on said lead body. The coil is coupled to the conductor by a conductive sleeve having a tubular portion w ...


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David G Schaenzer: Medical lead conductor fracture visualization method and apparatus. Medtronic, Beth L McMahon, September 25, 2001: US06295476 (75 worldwide citation)

Methods for sensing or electrical stimulation of body organs or tissues are disclosed wherein a lead conductor wire or filament of a stranded lead conductor generates a radioactive emission when it is fractured sufficiently or is completely broken. The conductor wire or filament is formed of an inne ...


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Jay K Lahti, Andrew J Ries, Hui J Jin, David G Schaenzer: IPG connector headers for implantable medical devices. Medtronic, Stephen W Bauer, Scott A Bardell, April 28, 2009: US07526339 (32 worldwide citation)

IPG connector headers for implantable medical devices are provided. In one embodiment of the invention, an IPG connector header having a header bore for receiving and making electrical connection to a lead connector assembly of an implantable medical device comprises a non-conductive header base and ...


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Bret R Shoberg, David G Schaenzer: Method to stiffen and provide abrasion to connector end of leads. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, March 2, 1999: US05876430 (15 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical electrical lead having a lead body including a stranded or cabled conductor extending therein and an electrical connector mounted to a proximal end of the lead body and coupled to the stranded or cabled conductor and having a fabric tube molded into a proximal portion of the l ...


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Amy K Kessler, Wayne M Hector, David G Schaenzer, Thomas Majewski, David W Scott, Mike R Klardie: Lead insertion visibility. Medtronic, Carol F Barry, July 19, 2011: US07983754 (3 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device system that includes a housing containing an electrical circuit and a connector header mounted on the housing. A first inner surface of the connector header forms a connector bore adapted for receiving a lead connector assembly for electrically coupling a medical lead t ...


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Thomas J Majewski, David W Scott, Mike R Klardie, Amy K Kessler, Wayne M Hector, David G Schaenzer: Lead insertion visibility. Medtronic, Carol F Barry, December 3, 2013: US08600508

An implantable medical device system that includes a housing containing an electrical circuit and a connector header mounted on the housing. A first inner surface of the connector header forms a connector bore adapted for receiving a lead connector assembly for electrically coupling a medical lead t ...


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Amy K Kessler, Wayne M Hector, David G Schaenzer, Thomas Majewski, David W Scott, Mike R Klardie: Lead insertion visibility. Medtronic, March 1, 2007: US20070049985-A1

An implantable medical device system that includes a housing containing an electrical circuit and a connector header mounted on the housing. A first inner surface of the connector header forms a connector bore adapted for receiving a lead connector assembly for electrically coupling a medical lead t ...


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Jay K Lahti, Andrew J Ries, Hui J Jin, David G Schaenzer: IPG Connector Headers for Implantable Medical Devices. Medtronic, September 27, 2007: US20070225772-A1

IPG connector headers for implantable medical devices are provided. In one embodiment of the invention, an IPG connector header having a header bore for receiving and making electrical connection to a lead connector assembly of an implantable medical device comprises a non-conductive header base and ...


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Thomas Majewski, David W Scott, Mike R Klardie, Amy K Kessler, Wayne M Hector, David G Schaenzer: Lead insertion visibility. Medtronic, February 16, 2012: US20120041527-A1

An implantable medical device system that includes a housing containing an electrical circuit and a connector header mounted on the housing. A first inner surface of the connector header forms a connector bore adapted for receiving a lead connector assembly for electrically coupling a medical lead t ...