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Paul A Levine, Jason A Sholder, Gene A Bornzin, Joseph J Florio, Kenneth Valikai, Lisa P Weinberg: Implantable stimulation device having means for operating in a preemptive pacing mode to prevent tachyarrhythmias and method thereof. Pacesetter, May 2, 2000: US06058328 (390 worldwide citation)

Preemptive tachyarrhythmia pacing is provided in an implantable cardiac-stimulation device, such as an implantable pacemaker or defibrillator, by modifying the operation of the implantable device in a way that minimizes the likelihood of occurrence of a tachyarrhythmia. The behavior modification is ...


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Hans T Thornander, John W Poore, Jason A Sholder, James R Thacker, David C Amundson: Physiologically responsive pacemaker and method of adjusting the pacing interval thereof. Siemens Elema, Bryant R Gold, Robert R Meads, December 15, 1987: US04712555 (336 worldwide citation)

A pacemaker and physiological sensor for use therewith that allows the rate at which the pacemaker delivers electrical stimulation pulses to the heart, or the escape interval during which a natural heart event must occur before an electrical stimulation pulse is delivered, to be adjusted as needed i ...


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Jason A Sholder: Atrial rate based programmable pacemaker with automatic mode switching means. Siemens Pacesetter, Bryant R Gold, Lisa P Weinberg, Leslie S Miller, July 31, 1990: US04944298 (334 worldwide citation)

An atrial rate based programmable pacemaker including means for preventing the heart from being paced at an upper rate limit for prolonged periods of time is disclosed which paces the heart at a rate that follows or tracks the atrial rate up to the upper rate limit of the pacemaker, at which point t ...


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Werner Hafelfinger, Jason A Sholder, Murray P King, James L Duncan: Automatic electrode configuration of an implantable pacemaker. Siemens Pacesetter, Lisa P Weinberg, Leslie S Miller, April 2, 1991: US05003975 (186 worldwide citation)

An implantable pacemaker having a unipolar/bipolar lead interchangeability includes lead impedance measuring capability for automatically measuring lead impedance, initiated by the occurrence of predetermined events, such as whenever a programming change is made, whenever capture fails to occur in r ...


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Jason A Sholder: Pacemaker system and method for measuring and monitoring cardiac activity and for determining and maintaining capture. Robert R Meads, Bryant R Gold, August 18, 1987: US04686988 (163 worldwide citation)

A system for determining P-wave and R-wave capture in response to pacemaker supplied electrical stimuli. One embodiment includes a conventional bipolar atrial lead having a tip electrode, connected to a P-wave pace/sense amplifier and pulse output circuits within an implantable pacemaker, and a ring ...


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Jason A Sholder: Rate-responsive pacemaker having digital motion sensor. Siemens Pacesetter, Bryant R Gold, September 20, 1988: US04771780 (145 worldwide citation)

A rate-responsive pacemaker includes a motion sensor mounted therein. The output signal from the motion sensor is a digital signal that can be connected directly to the digital processing and control circuits of the pacemaker in order to adjust its basic pacing rate as a function of the physical mot ...


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Brian M Mann, Joseph J Florio, Jason A Sholder, Leslie S Miller, Jeffery D Snell, Kenneth Valikai, Gregory Bevan, J Kelly Fox, Azita M Rahbari, Allan R Schwartz: System and method for facilitating rapid retrieval and evaluation of diagnostic data stored by an implantable medical device. Pacesetter, November 10, 1998: US05833623 (145 worldwide citation)

An implantable device programmer includes a variety of features for allowing a clinician to perform an automated and customized follow-up examination of a patient having an implanted cardiac implantable device, the implantable device being of the type which captures and stores various types of diagn ...


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Jason A Sholder: Verification of capture using an indifferent electrode mounted on the pacemaker connector top. Siemens Pacesetter, Leslie S Miller, June 29, 1993: US05222493 (138 worldwide citation)

A cardiac pacing system includes circuitry for verification of capture having an indifferent electrode mounted on the pacemaker connector top. The cardiac pacing system may use one or two bipolar or unipolar leads. Capture is sensed between the indifferent electrode and one of the electrodes on the ...


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Andrew E Epstein, James L Duncan, Paul A Levine, Jason A Sholder: Programming system having means for recording and analyzing a patients cardiac signal. Pacesetter, Lisa P Weinberg, Malcolm J Romano, Harold C Schloss, June 6, 1995: US05421830 (132 worldwide citation)

A programming system is provided that allows a physician or medical personnel to optimize the settings of various arrhythmia detection criteria and/or parameters related to hemodynamic performance to be programmed into the implanted cardiac stimulating device. The cardiac stimulating device may be a ...


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Jeffery D Snell, Brian M Mann, Jason A Sholder: Apparatus for interpreting and displaying cardiac events of a heart connected to a cardiac pacing means. Siemens Pacesetter, Bryant R Gold, December 20, 1988: US04791936 (127 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for interpreting and displaying cardiac events of a heart connected to an implanted cardiac pacing means (2) is disclosed. The apparatus includes a telemetry head (4), at least one interpreting means (6), and a controller (14). Information telemetered from the implanted pacing means is ...