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Gene A Bornzin, Kelly H McClure, Gabriel Mouchawar, Sheldon B Moberg: System and method for providing hemodynamically optimal pacing therapy. Pacesetter, Lisa P Weinberg, August 27, 1996: US05549650 (181 worldwide citation)

A system and method for a pacemaker are provided, for using cardiac wall motion sensor signals to provide hemodynamically optimal pacing therapy to patient at rest, and for providing rate-responsive pacing therapy. The cardiac wall motion sensor signals are provided by an implantable lead that incor ...


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Gabriel Mouchawar, James D Causey III, Kenneth Valikai: Implantable stimulation system for providing dual bipolar sensing using an electrode positioned in proximity to the tricuspid valve and programmable polarity. Pacesetter, February 5, 2002: US06345198 (123 worldwide citation)

A single-pass pacing and/or shocking lead system is capable of sensing cardiac signal in the atrium and the ventricle in a “bipolar fashion” using a three-electrode structure: a first electrode in the atruim, a second electrode in the ventricle just below the tricuspid valve, and a third in the vent ...


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Gabriel Mouchawar, Kelly H McClure, Sheldon B Moberg: System and method for deriving hemodynamic signals from a cardiac wall motion sensor. Pacesetter, December 28, 1999: US06009349 (85 worldwide citation)

A processing system and method are provided for deriving an improved hemodynamic indicator from cardiac wall acceleration signals. The cardiac wall acceleration signals are provided by a cardiac wall motion sensor that responds to cardiac mechanical activity. The cardiac wall acceleration signals ar ...


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Gabriel Mouchawar, James D Causey III, Sheldon B Moberg: Multi-axial accelerometer-based sensor for an implantable medical device and method of measuring motion measurements therefor. Pacesetter, December 14, 1999: US06002963 (80 worldwide citation)

An improved sensor and related method for multi-axial measurement of motion for an implantable medical device is disclosed. The sensor has a wide variety of applications, including use as a cardiac wall motion sensor or a physical activity sensor. The sensor includes first and second conductors over ...


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Kelly H McClure, Gabriel Mouchawar: Efficient generation of sensing signals in an implantable medical device such as a pacemaker or ICD. Pacesetter, August 14, 2001: US06275734 (80 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardiac device such as a pacemaker or an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) that stores a broad band electrogram signal in response to the detecting of a particular cardiac event. The system includes an external programmer which is capable of accessing the stored electrogram ...


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Gabriel Mouchawar: Methods and apparatus for applying charge-balanced antiarrhythmia shocks. Pacesetter, Harold C Schloss, February 11, 1997: US05601608 (73 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for generating multiphasic charge-balanced cardioversion and defibrillation shocks to apply to a patient's heart to terminate episodes of arrhythmia such as tachycardia and fibrillation. The time-integrated positive shock phase current equals the time-integrated ne ...


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Kelly H McClure, Gabriel Mouchawar, James D Causey III: Cardiac arrhythmia detection system for an implantable stimulation device. Pacesetter, November 11, 1997: US05685315 (70 worldwide citation)

A cardiac event and arrhythmia detection system and method detects arrhythmic cardiac activity or other information from an electrogram signal of a heart. The system senses the electrogram signal through an electrogram lead, preliminarily processes the signal, and converts it to a plurality of discr ...


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Gabriel Mouchawar: Implantable cardiac stimulating device incorporating high frequency low amplitude lead impedance measurement. Pacesetter, September 3, 2002: US06445951 (65 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardiac stimulating device incorporating high voltage leads for the delivery of cardioversion or defibrillation waveforms is provided. The implantable cardiac stimulating device incorporates a lead impedance measurement which measures the impedance of the high voltage lead using a hig ...


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Gabriel Mouchawar, Kelly H McClure, Sheldon B Moberg: System and method for deriving hemodynamic signals from a cardiac wall motion sensor. Pacesetter, Lisa P Weinerg, Harold C Schloss, January 2, 1996: US05480412 (57 worldwide citation)

A processing system and method are provided for deriving an improved hemodynamic indicator from cardiac wall acceleration signals. The cardiac wall acceleration signals are provided by a cardiac wall motion sensor that responds to cardiac mechanical activity. The cardiac wall acceleration signals ar ...


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James D Causey III, Gabriel Mouchawar, Herman L Renger, Mark W Kroll: System and method for generating a high efficiency biphasic defibrillation waveform for use in an implantable cardioverter/defibrillator (ICD).. Pacesetter, May 15, 2001: US06233483 (28 worldwide citation)

In an ICD, a highly efficient biphasic defibrillation pulse is generated by switching at least two charged capacitors, e.g., three capacitors, from a parallel connection to various combinations of a parallel/series connection or a series connection during the first phase of the defibrillation pulse. ...