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Kenneth M Anderson, Dennis A Brumwell: Rate adaptive pacer. Medtronic, Robert C Beck, John L Rooney, Joseph F Breimayer, January 31, 1984: US04428378 (393 worldwide citation)

An activity sensor mounted within the pacer detects the general activity level of the patient and alters the escape interval of the pacer between a preset minimum and maximum in response to the detected activity level of the patient.


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Mark W Kroll, Theodore P Adams, Kenneth M Anderson, Charles U Smith: Implantable cardioverter defibrillator having a smaller mass. Angeion, Brad Pedersen, September 28, 1999: US05957956 (297 worldwide citation)

A capacitor-discharge implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) has a relatively smaller mass of less than about 120 grams. The smaller mass of the ICD is achieved by selecting and arranging the internal components of the ICD to deliver a maximum defibrillation countershock optimized in terms of ...


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Kenneth M Anderson, Dennis A Brumwell: Implantable dynamic pressure transducer system. Medtronic, Robert C Beck, John L Rooney, Joseph F Breimayer, December 4, 1984: US04485813 (293 worldwide citation)

Pressure and motion transducer, and cooperating circuitry for an implantable medical device is disclosed. The system includes a clock for the pulse excitation of a dynamic motion transducer and further includes circuitry for recovering the modulated signal from the transducer.


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Mark W Kroll, Theodore P Adams, Kenneth M Anderson, Charles U Smith: Implantable cardioverter defibrillator having a smaller displacement volume. Angeion Corporation, Brad Pedersen, December 16, 1997: US05697953 (272 worldwide citation)

A capacitor-discharge implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) has a relatively longer device life of greater that 5 years. The longer life of the ICD is achieved by selecting and arranging the internal components of the ICD to deliver a maximum defibrillation countershock optimized in terms of ...


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Mark W Kroll, Theodore P Adams, Kenneth M Anderson, Charles U Smith: Implantable cardioverter defibrillator having a smaller displacement volume. Angelon Corporation, Patterson & Keough, April 11, 1995: US05405363 (186 worldwide citation)

A capacitor-discharge implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) has a relatively smaller displacement volume of less than about 90 cc. The smaller volume of the ICD is achieved by selecting and arranging the internal components of the ICD to deliver a maximum defibrillation countershock optimized ...


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Mark W Kroll, Theodore P Adams, Kenneth M Anderson, Charles U Smith: Implantable cardioverter defibrillator having a smaller energy storage capacity. Angeion Corporation, Patterson & Keough P A, October 27, 1998: US05827326 (175 worldwide citation)

A capacitor-discharge implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) has a relatively smaller energy storage capacity of less than about 1.0 Amp-hours. The smaller energy storage capacity of the ICD is achieved by selecting and arranging the internal components of the ICD to deliver a maximum defibril ...


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Kenneth M Anderson: Integral hermetic impantable pressure transducer. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, John L Rooney, Joseph F Breimayer, October 4, 1983: US04407296 (160 worldwide citation)

A hermetically sealed pressure transducer suitable for implantation in a human body. A pressure sensitive circuit is fabricated using contemporary silicon technology. The pressure sensitive circuit is sealed in an oil-filled chamber formed within a titanium cylinder having a glass substrate bottom a ...


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Kenneth M Anderson, Theodore P Adams, Charles G Supino, Mark W Kroll: Electrode system for implantable defibrillator. Angeion Corporation, Patterson & Keough, December 27, 1994: US05376103 (152 worldwide citation)

A defibrillator pulse generator for pectoral implant utilizing the metal case as an electrode and operative to supply unique patterns of monophasic, biphasic, or pairs of electrical pulses to the connected electrodes.


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Kenneth M Anderson: Lead connector for a body implantable stimulator. Medtronic, Lindquist & Vennum, December 25, 1979: US04180078 (78 worldwide citation)

An improved connector for interconnecting a furcated lead and signal generator to form a body implantable stimulator. The connector is secured to the signal generator to form a signal generator assembly. Jacks are provided in the connector to receive the lead furculae while facilitating conformance ...


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Kenneth M Anderson, Theodore P Adams, Charles G Supino, Mark W Kroll: Safety system for an implantable defibrillator. Angeion Corporation, Patterson & Keough, September 5, 1995: US05447521 (68 worldwide citation)

A defibrillator pulse generator for pectoral implant utilizing the metal case as an electrode and operative to supply unique patterns of monophasic, biphasic, or pairs of electrical pulses to the connected electrodes.