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Gregory R Ley, Larry L Hum: Mannitol/hydrogel cap for tissue-insertable connections. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, March 19, 2002: US06360129 (81 worldwide citation)

A helical element for insertion into tissue comprises a helical element having an insertion end, a protruding end and an open central area within the wire, rods, filaments, cables or the like that form the helix. The helical element has at least its insertion end covered by a cap of a water-soluble ...


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Aaron W Janke, Larry L Hum, Randy Westlund, Ronald W Heil Jr, Bruce Tockman: Expandable seal for use with medical device and system. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, May 29, 2001: US06240321 (60 worldwide citation)

A seal adapted for use with medical devices is provided with a lead having a distal tip electrode. The distal tip of the lead is adapted for implantation on or about the heart and for connection to a system for monitoring or stimulating cardiac activity. The lead can include a fixation helix for sec ...


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Randall M Peterfeso, Mary Lee Cole, Larry L Hum, Michael P Campbell: System and apparatus having low profile collapsible tines. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, May 29, 2001: US06240322 (50 worldwide citation)

A medical device is insertable and/or implantable into a body of a patient. The medical device includes a plurality of hollow and/or collapsible tines which are adapted to assist in deployment of the medical device into the body and in preventing inadvertent removal or dislodging of the medical devi ...


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David M Flynn, Michael Brenzel, Jason Skubitz, Larry L Hum, Carol Werlein, Christopher Paul Knapp, Gregory R Ley, Jason Alan Shiroff, Brian David Soltis: Extendable and retractable lead. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, October 8, 2002: US06463334 (48 worldwide citation)

A lead having an extendable and retractable fixation mechanism has a rotating terminal pin at the terminal end which rotates the fixation mechanism at the distal end. As the terminal pin is rotated, the fixation mechanism is extended or retracted from the distal end of the lead. A threaded collar al ...


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David M Flynn, Michael Brenzel, Jason Skubitz, Larry L Hum, Carol Werlein, Christopher Paul Knapp, Gregory R Ley, Jason Alan Shiroff, Brian David Soltis: Extendable and retractable lead having a snap-fit terminal connector. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, July 5, 2005: US06915169 (43 worldwide citation)

A lead having an extendable and retractable fixation mechanism has a rotating terminal pin at the terminal end which rotates the fixation mechanism at the distal end. As the terminal pin is rotated, the fixation mechanism is extended or retracted from the distal end of the lead. A threaded collar al ...


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David M Flynn, Michael Brenzel, Jason Skubitz, Larry L Hum, Carol Werlein, Christopher Paul Knapp, Gregory R Ley, Jason Alan Shiroff, Brian David Soltis: Extendable and retractable lead having a snap-fit terminal connector. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, June 24, 2008: US07392095 (34 worldwide citation)

A lead having an extendable and retractable fixation mechanism has a rotating terminal pin at the terminal end which rotates the fixation mechanism at the distal end. As the terminal pin is rotated, the fixation mechanism is extended or retracted from the distal end of the lead. A threaded collar al ...


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Gregory L Sundberg, David M Flynn, Michael Brenzel, Jason Skubitz, Larry L Hum, Carol Werlein, Christopher Paul Knapp, Gregory R Ley, Jason Alan Shiroff, Brian David Soltis: Extendable and retractable lead having a snap-fit terminal connector. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, December 31, 2002: US06501990 (25 worldwide citation)

A lead having an extendable and retractable fixation mechanism has a rotating terminal pin at the terminal end which rotates the fixation mechanism at the distal end. As the terminal pin is rotated, the fixation mechanism is extended or retracted from the distal end of the lead. A threaded collar al ...


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Aaron W Janke, Larry L Hum, Randy Westlund, Ronald W Heil Jr, Bruce Tockman: Sealing assembly for intravenous lead. Cardiac Pacemakers, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garret & Dunner, May 31, 2005: US06901288 (11 worldwide citation)

A seal adapted for use with medical devices is provided with a lead having a distal tip electrode. The distal tip of the lead is adapted for implantation on or about the heart and for connection to a system for monitoring or stimulating cardiac activity. The lead can include a fixation helix for sec ...


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Larry L Hum: Lubricious, wear resistant surface coating by plasma polymerization. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, January 14, 2003: US06506457 (7 worldwide citation)

The present methods provide an amorphous, conformal, protective, abrasion-resistant, lubricious fluoropolymer coating on to a polymer substrate via a gas plasma deposition method. The coating method, according to one embodiment of the method, involves generating a gas plasma by introducing a mixture ...


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Shrojalkumar Desai, Leslie J Carion, Larry L Hum: Surface modification to improve lubricity, abrasion resistance and temperature resilience of leads. Cardiac Pacemakers, Faegre Baker Daniels, February 12, 2013: US08372468 (6 worldwide citation)

A medical electrical lead body having an outer surface and including at least one lumen having an inner surface treated with a silane surface modifying agent to form a three-dimensional, densely cross-linked lubricious coating over at least a portion of the inner surface of the lumen. The outer surf ...