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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 (655 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 (616 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 (611 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 (555 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 (547 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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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 (526 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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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 (517 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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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 (486 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 (475 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 (448 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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