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Paul M Meadows, Carla Mann Woods, David K Peterson, Joey Chen, David H Payne: Rechargeable spinal cord stimulator system. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, Philip H Lee, May 17, 2005: US06895280 (580 worldwide citation)

A spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system includes multiple electrodes, multiple, independently programmable, stimulation channels within an implantable pulse generator (IPG) which channels can provide concurrent, but unique stimulation fields, permitting virtual electrodes to be realized. The SCS syst ...


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Gust H Bardy, Walter H Olson, David K Peterson, Robert T Taepke: Method and apparatus for discrimination of ventricular tachycardia from ventricular fibrillation and for treatment thereof. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, March 16, 1993: US05193535 (260 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardioverter/defibrillator provided with method and apparatus for discrimination between ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation. The device is provided with two pairs of electrodes, each pair of electrodes coupled to processing circuitry for identifying a predetermined f ...


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David K Peterson: Method and apparatus for discrimination of monomorphic and polymorphic arrhythmias and for treatment thereof. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, September 5, 1995: US05447519 (245 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardioverter/defibrillator system provided with method and apparatus for discrimination between monomorphic arrhythmias, e.g. ventricular tachycardia from polymorphic arrhythmias, e.g. ventricular fibrillation. A fiducial point of each successive QRS complex is detected prompting the ...


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David K Peterson, Thomas L Jirak, Ren Zhou, Michael R S Hill: Method and apparatus for diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, April 13, 1999: US05893882 (140 worldwide citation)

A pacemaker provided with a mode switching feature adapted to stabilize ventricular heart rate during atrial fibrillation. In a preferred embodiment of the invention, the device nominally operates in an atrial synchronized pacing mode such as DDD, DDDR, VDD or VDDR. In response to detection of atria ...


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Walter H Olson, David K Peterson: Method and apparatus for detection and treatment of tachycardia and fibrillation. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, August 30, 1994: US05342402 (136 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for detecting, identifying and treating tachyarrhythmias. Tachyarrhythmias are detected and identified by the use of overlapping ranges of intervals. Provisional identification of tachyarrhythmia is accomplished by measuring and tracking intervals within two overlapping or adjacent inte ...


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Gary L Berg, Martin A Rossing, David K Peterson, Robert A Neumann: Method and apparatus for termination of ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, July 6, 1993: US05224475 (133 worldwide citation)

An implantable defibrillator provided with a plurality of defibrillation electrodes, which may be reconfigured to define a plurality of defibrillation pathways. The device is capable of measuring the impedance along a selected defibrillation pathway, during delivery of an impedance pulse, and monito ...


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David K Peterson, Michael R S Hill, Ren Zhou, Kathleen A Prieve: Apparatus for diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, December 8, 1998: US05846263 (97 worldwide citation)

An implantable pacemaker employing an arrhythmia prevention pacing modality particularly optimized for inclusion in dual chamber pacemakers and anti-arrhythmia devices which include dual chamber pacemakers. When the pacing mode is in effect, the device alters timing of scheduled atrial and/or ventri ...


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Paul M Meadows, Carla M Woods, David K Peterson, Joey Chen, David H Payne: Rechargeable spinal cord stimulator system. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation, Vista IP Law Group, February 24, 2009: US07496404 (93 worldwide citation)

A spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system includes multiple electrodes, multiple, independently programmable, stimulation channels within an implantable pulse generator (IPG) which channels can provide concurrent, but unique stimulation fields, permitting virtual electrodes to be realized. The SCS syst ...


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Gary L Berg, Martin A Rossing, David K Peterson, Robert A Neumann: Method and apparatus for termination of ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, September 6, 1994: US05344430 (67 worldwide citation)

An implantable defibrillator provided with a plurality of defibrillation electrodes, which may be reconfigured to define a plurality of defibrillation pathways. The device is capable of measuring the impedance along a selected defibrillation pathway, during delivery of an impedance pulse, and monito ...


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Gust H Bardy, Walter H Olson, David K Peterson, Robert T Taepke: Apparatus for detection of and discrimination between tachycardia and fibrillation and for treatment of both. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, November 2, 1993: US05257621 (65 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardioverter/defibrillator provided with method and apparatus for discrimination between ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation. The device is provided with two pairs of electrodes, each pair of electrodes coupled to processing circuitry for identifying a predetermined f ...