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Paul Citron, Dennis G Hepp, Thomas L Jirak: Apparatus for monitoring and storing utilizing a data processor. Medtronic, Mason Fenwick & Lawrence, November 22, 1983: US04417306 (153 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for monitoring and storing heart activity signals is disclosed as including a data processor illustratively in the form of a digital microprocessor. The monitoring and storing apparatus comprises a memory comprising first and second pluralities of storage locations, a circuit operating in ...


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Diane S Martindale, Dennis G Hepp: Medication inventory device. Medtronic, Schroeder Siegfried Vidas Steffey & Arrett, November 23, 1982: US04360125 (116 worldwide citation)

A medication dispenser in which medication to be dispensed is housed, including a member operable to allow medication access. The dispenser provides a medication alert signal at preselected times in accordance with a desired medication regimen. A medication access signal is provided when medication ...


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Dennis G Hepp, Gail D Baura, James O Elf, Jeremy Robert Malecha, Sau Kuen Ng: Apparatus and method for determining cardiac output in a living subject. CardioDynamics International Corporation, Gazdzinski & Associates, August 5, 2003: US06602201 (110 worldwide citation)

An improved apparatus and method for determining the cardiac output of a living subject. The improved apparatus generally comprises one or more electrode assemblies or patches affixed to the skin of the subject in the vicinity of the thoracic cavity. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a cons ...


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Dennis G Hepp: Monitoring device. Medtronic, Robert J Klepinski, John L Rooney, Joseph F Breimayer, January 31, 1984: US04428381 (87 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for technique for monitoring physiological parameters. An acoustic sensor or microphone is placed in close proximity to the chest of a patient having one or two prosthetic heart valves. These heart valves produce clicks characteristic of opening and closing action. The acoustic sensor pick ...


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John D Badzinski, Michael A Colson, Dennis G Hepp: Monitoring system. Medtronic, Robert J Klepinski, John L Rooney, Joseph F Breimayer, July 10, 1984: US04458693 (71 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and technique for monitoring physiological parameters. An acoustic sensor or microphone is placed in close proximity to the chest of a patient having one or two prosthetic heart valves. These heart valves produce clicks characteristic of opening and closing action. The acoustic sensor pick ...


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Dennis G Hepp, Robert A Neumann, Paul Citron: Implantable demand pacemaker and monitor. Medtronic, Joseph F Breimayer, R Lewis Gable, February 12, 1980: US04187854 (70 worldwide citation)

Cardiac monitoring and pacing apparatus comprising a first external unit for transmitting electromagnetic energy within the patient's body to be received by a second, surgically implanted unit within the patient's body and adapted to be solely powered by the transmitted electromagnetic energy. The f ...


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Dennis G Hepp: Cardiac monitoring apparatus and monitor. Medtronic, Joseph F Breimayer, R Lewis Gable, October 30, 1979: US04172459 (65 worldwide citation)

Cardiac monitoring apparatus comprising a first external unit for transmitting electromagnetic energy within the patient's body to be received by a second, surgically implanted unit within the patient's body and adapted to be solely powered by the transmitted electromagnetic energy. The internal uni ...


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Paul Citron, Dennis G Hepp, Thomas L Jirak: Apparatus for monitoring the rhythm of a patients heartbeat. Medtronic, R Lewis Gable, John L Rooney, December 21, 1982: US04364397 (65 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is disclosed for monitoring and storing electrical signals in a manner to detect the intervals between heartbeats and to provide a manifestation of whether the corresponding heart signals have a regular heart rhythm or not. Such apparatus comprises a memory having at least first and second ...


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Dennis G Hepp, Gail D Baura, James O Elf, Jeremy Robert Malecha, Sau Kuen Ng: Apparatus and method for determining cardiac output in a living subject. Cardiodynamics International Corporation, Gazdzinski & Associates, July 31, 2007: US07251524 (53 worldwide citation)

An improved apparatus and method for determining the cardiac output of a living subject. The improved apparatus generally comprises one or more electrode assemblies or patches affixed to the skin of the subject in the vicinity of the thoracic cavity. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a cons ...


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Francis Powell, John Janczek, Dennis G Hepp: Electrical connector apparatus and methods. Cardiodynamics International Corporation, Gazdzinski & Associates, May 8, 2007: US07214107 (40 worldwide citation)

Electrical connector apparatus optimized for biomedical applications. In one embodiment, the connector apparatus comprises a low-cost simplified device having a unitary conductor element adapted to interface with an electrode terminal such as used in impedance cardiography (ICG) or electrocardiograp ...