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Joseph H Schulman, Gerald E Loeb, John C Gord, Primoz Strojnik: Implantable microstimulator. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, L Lee Humphries, March 16, 1993: US05193539 (680 worldwide citation)

An addressable, implantable microstimulator is substantially encapsulated within a hermetically-sealed housing inert to body fluids, and of a size and shape capable of implantation in a living body, by expulsion through a hypodermic needle. Power and information for operating the microstimulator is ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Gerald E Loeb, John C Gord, Primoz Strojnik: Structure and method of manufacture of an implantable microstimulator. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, L Lee Humphries, March 16, 1993: US05193540 (634 worldwide citation)

An implantable microstimulator has a structure which is manufactured to be substantially encapsulated within a hermetically-sealed housing inert to body fluids, and of a size and shape capable of implantation in a living body, by expulsion through a hypodermic needle. The internal structure of the m ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Charles L Byers, John C Gord, Rajiv Shah, Lyle Dean Canfield: Implantable substrate sensor. Alfred E Mann Foundation, Lee Jay Mandell, July 10, 2001: US06259937 (629 worldwide citation)

An implantable substrate sensor has electronic circuitry and electrodes formed on opposite sides of a substrate. A protective coating covers the substrate, effectively hermetically sealing the electronic circuitry under the coating. Exposed areas of the electrodes are selectively left uncovered by t ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Robert Dan Dell, John C Gord: Battery-powered patient implantable device. Freilich Hornbaker & Rosen, February 6, 2001: US06185452 (574 worldwide citation)

A device configured for implanting beneath a patient's skin for the purpose of tissue, e.g., nerve or muscle, stimulation and/or parameter monitoring and/or data communication. Devices in accordance with the invention are comprised of a sealed housing, typically having an axial dimension of les ...


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Sam W Bowman IV, Ronald J Lebel, Daniel H Villegas, John C Gord: Ambulatory medical apparatus and method using telemetry system with predefined reception listening periods. Medtronic MiniMed, Foley & Lardner, July 30, 2002: US06427088 (566 worldwide citation)

An implanted medical device (e.g. infusion pump) and an external device communicate with one another via telemetry messages that are receivable only during windows or listening periods. Each listening period is open for a prescribed period of time and is spaced from successive listening periods by a ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Robert Dan Dell, John C Gord: System of implantable devices for monitoring and/or affecting body parameters. Freilich Hornbaker & Rosen, December 26, 2000: US06164284 (535 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring and/or affecting parameters of a patient's body and more particularly to such a system comprised of a system control unit (SCU) and one or more other devices, preferably battery-powered, implanted in the patient's body, i.e., within the envelope defined by the patient's skin. ...


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John C Gord, Joseph H Schulman: Daisy chainable sensors and stimulators for implantation in living tissue. Alfred E Mann Foundation, Abraham N Seidman, December 7, 1999: US05999848 (534 worldwide citation)

An implantable sensor/stimulator is connectable to a controller using just two conductors, which two conductors carry both operating power and data (data commands and/or measured data) between the sensor/stimulator and control circuit. Each sensor/stimulator may be serially connected to another sens ...


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Ronald J Lebel, Varaz Shahmirian, John C Gord, John T Armstrong, John D Richert: Ambulatory medical apparatus and method using a telemetry system with predefined reception listening periods. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, May 11, 2004: US06733446 (505 worldwide citation)

An implanted medical device (e.g. infusion pump) and an external device communicate with one another via telemetry messages that are receivable only during windows or listening periods. Each listening period is open for a prescribed period of time and is spaced from successive listening periods by a ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Gerald E Loeb, John C Gord, Primoz Strojnik: Implantable microstimulator. Alfred E Mann Foundation For Scientific Research, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, June 28, 1994: US05324316 (498 worldwide citation)

An addressable, implantable microstimulator is substantially encapsulated within a hermetically-sealed housing inert to body fluids, and of a size and shape capable of implantation in a living body, by expulsion through a hypodermic needle. Power and information for operating the microstimulator is ...


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Sam W Bowman IV, Ronald J Lebel, Daniel H Villegas, John C Gord: Ambulatory medical apparatus and method using a telemetry system with predefined reception listening. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, September 27, 2005: US06950708 (468 worldwide citation)

An implanted medical device (e.g. infusion pump) and an external device communicate with one another via telemetry messages that are receivable only during windows or listening periods. Each listening period is open for a prescribed period of time and is spaced from successive listening periods by a ...



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