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Louis E Halperin, Keith A Miesel, Keith A Ufford, James R Svensk, Timothy Patrick, Beth A Hassler, Anthony J Varrichio: Implantable capacitive absolute pressure and temperature sensor. Medtronic, October 15, 1996: US05564434 (324 worldwide citation)

An endocardial lead for implantation in a right heart chamber for responding to blood pressure and temperature and providing modulated pressure and temperature related signals to an implanted or external hemodynamic monitor and/or cardiac pacemaker or pacemaker/cardioverter/defibrillator. The lead h ...


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Keith A Miesel, Jonathan P Roberts, John C Olson, Roger LaFond, Brenda Chatelle, Eric M Stetz: Multiple sensor assembly for medical electric lead. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Harold R Patton, November 7, 2000: US06144866 (275 worldwide citation)

An implantable sensor assembly for use with an implantable medical device are disclosed. The sensor assembly preferably includes two or more physiologic sensors coupled to the medical device via a pair of lead conductors, or alternatively an oxygen sensor having certain features. The oxygen sensor p ...


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Keith A Miesel, Lee Stylos: Intracranial monitoring and therapy delivery control device, system and method. Medtronic, Girma Wolde Michael, Harold R Patton, June 19, 2001: US06248080 (228 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device having an hermetically sealed enclosure housing electrical and electronic circuitry and a battery for powering such circuitry is connected to an intracranial lead or pigtail which measures or senses intracranial physiologic signals such as intracranial fluid pressure an ...


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Mark A Christophersom, Adrianus P Donders, Keith A Miesel, Len D Twetan: Externally worn transceiver for use with an implantable medical device. Medtronic, Girma Wolde Michael, Michael C Soldner, May 18, 2004: US06738671 (222 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device system that includes an implantable medical device, along with a transceiver device that exchanges data with the patient, between the patient and the implantable medical device, and between a remote location and the implantable medical device. A communication device cou ...


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Keith A Miesel: Collecting posture and activity information to evaluate therapy. Medtronic, John W Albrecht, Medtronic, December 25, 2007: US07313440 (194 worldwide citation)

A medical device, programmer, or other computing device may determine values of one or more activity and, in some embodiments, posture metrics for each therapy parameter set used by the medical device to deliver therapy. The metric values for a parameter set are determined based on signals generated ...


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John T Meador, Keith A Miesel, Louis E Halperin, Robert T Taepke II, Lee Stylos: Implantable medical device for sensing absolute blood pressure and barometric pressure. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, February 15, 2000: US06024704 (183 worldwide citation)

An implantable barometric pressure sensor coupled with an implantable medical device (IMD) provides a barometric pressure related, reference pressure value for use in combination with an absolute pressure value measured by an implantable absolute pressure sensor coupled to the IMD. In one embodiment ...


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Kenneth T Heruth, Keith A Miesel: Collecting activity information to evaluate therapy. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, January 23, 2007: US07167743 (166 worldwide citation)

A medical device delivers a therapy to a patient. The medical device or another device may periodically determine an activity level of the patient, and associate each determined activity level with a current therapy parameter set. A value of at least one activity metric is determined for each of a p ...


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Keith A Miesel, Lee Stylos: Method for manufacture and implant of an implantable blood vessel cuff. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, June 20, 2000: US06077227 (156 worldwide citation)

A method for construction ond delivery of a novel implantable medical device provides for use of a kit having sizeable fixture components for holding a blood vessel and a sensor portion connectable during surgery to the appropriately sized fixture.


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Keith A Miesel, Lee Stylos: Chronically implantable blood vessel cuff with sensor. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, August 22, 2000: US06106477 (153 worldwide citation)

A system for chronically measuring a physiologic parameter by an implantable device which has several forms is described. At its core a fixture for holding on to a blood vessel and forcing a sensor against a surface of the vessel is taught. Numerous adaptations and uses with various sensors are desc ...


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Keith A Miesel: Multiple lens oxygen sensor for medical electrical lead. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Girma Wolde Michael, Harold R Patton, March 6, 2001: US06198952 (152 worldwide citation)

An implantable sensor assembly for use with an implantable medical device are disclosed. The sensor assembly preferably includes two or more physiologic sensors coupled to the medical device via a pair of lead conductors, or alternatively an oxygen sensor having certain features. The oxygen sensor p ...



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