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Roger N Hastings, Anupama Sadasiva, Mike Pikus, Kevin D Edmunds: Leadless cardiac stimulation systems. Boston Scientific Scimed, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, January 19, 2010: US07650186 (86 worldwide citation)

Various configurations of systems that employ leadless electrodes to provide pacing therapy are provided. In one example, a system that provides multiple sites for pacing of myocardium of a heart includes wireless pacing electrode assemblies that are implantable at sites proximate the myocardium usi ...


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Roger Hastings, Daniel M Lafontaine, John A Becker, Michael J Pikus, Kevin D Edmunds, Martin R Willard: Multi-site atrial electrostimulation. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, June 19, 2012: US08204605 (51 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method can receive wireless energy using a wireless electrostimulation electrode assembly. In certain examples, at least some of the received wireless energy can be delivered as an electrostimulation to a heart. In certain examples, the wireless electrostimulation electrode can be m ...


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Roger N Hastings, Michael J Pikus, Tat Jin Teo, Kevin D Edmunds: Systems and methods for making and using a motor distally-positioned within a catheter of an intravascular ultrasound imaging system. Boston Scientific Scimed, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus, October 30, 2012: US08298149 (44 worldwide citation)

A catheter assembly for an intravascular ultrasound system includes an imaging core configured and arranged for inserting into a distal end of a lumen of a catheter. The imaging core includes at least one transducer mounted to a driveshaft and configured and arranged for transforming applied electri ...


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Leonard B Richardson, Kevin D Edmunds: Annuloplasty ring with anchors fixed by curing polymer. Boston Scientific Scimed, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A, September 3, 2013: US08523940 (33 worldwide citation)

Annuloplasty rings and methods for inserting annuloplasty rings are herein disclosed. The annuloplasty ring has a ring shell and a plurality of anchoring fasteners for anchoring the ring shell to adjacent heart tissue. To maintain the shape of the annuloplasty ring upon attachment of the ring to the ...


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Dnyanesh Talpade, Scott R Smith, Kevin D Edmunds, Kenneth R Larson: Impedance-matching apparatus and construction for intravascular device. Boston Scientific Scimed, Fish & Richardson P C, March 20, 2007: US07194297 (31 worldwide citation)

Intravascular device for matching impedances of portions of an intravascular circuit and limiting RF signal-induced heating of intravascular conductors. An intravascular device includes alternating conductive and dielectric layers and an electrically conductive coil in a configuration that effects a ...


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Roger Hastings, Martin R Willard, Kevin D Edmunds: Electrical stimulation of body tissue using interconnected electrode assemblies. Boston Scientific Scimed, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, October 16, 2012: US08290600 (26 worldwide citation)

Some embodiments of a cardiac stimulation system may include a plurality of electrode assemblies that are interconnected by one or more wires while at least one of the electrode assemblies (e.g., a control electrode) wirelessly receives energy through inductive coupling with a power communication un ...


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Roger Hastings, John A Becker, Michael J Pikus, Daniel M Lafontaine, Kevin D Edmunds: Wireless tissue electrostimulation. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, May 27, 2014: US08738147 (15 worldwide citation)

A wireless electrostimulation system can comprise a wireless energy transmission source, and an implantable cardiovascular wireless electrostimulation node. A receiver circuit comprising an inductive antenna can be configured to capture magnetic energy to generate a tissue electrostimulation. A tiss ...


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Kevin D Edmunds, Neil A Sticha: Apparatus for measuring variations in thickness of elongated samples of thin plastic film. October 12, 1999: US05966018 (5 worldwide citation)

A capacitance gauge for measuring changes in the thickness of dielectric film, such as plastic film, is automatically temperature and humidity compensated by utilizing a primary measurement sensor and a reference sensor which monitors changes in perceived capacitance caused by ambient temperature an ...


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Roger N Hastings, Michael J Pikus, Scott Raymond Smith, Leonard B Richardson, Kevin D Edmunds: Systems and methods for making and using percutaneously-delivered pumping systems for providing hemodynamic support. Boston Scientific Scimed, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, May 27, 2014: US08734508 (2 worldwide citation)

A percutaneous pumping system for providing hemodynamic support to a patient includes a pumping sleeve that defines a lumen extending along the length of the pumping sleeve. The pumping sleeve is configured and arranged for insertion into patient vasculature. At least one rotatable magnet is dispose ...


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Roger N Hastings, Michael J Pikus, Kevin D Edmunds, Leonard B Richardson, Frank Ingle, Josef Koblish, Tat Jin Teo: Systems and methods for determining the position and orientation of medical devices inserted into a patient. Boston Scientific Scimed, Faegre Baker Daniels, November 10, 2015: US09179827 (1 worldwide citation)

A medical device system includes an elongated body with a distal end that is configured and arranged for insertion into a patient. A housing is disposed in the distal end of the body. A rotatable magnet is disposed in the housing. At least one magnetic field winding is configured and arranged to gen ...