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Lawrence S Baumann, Bruce A Tockman, Rodney W Salo, Emanuel H Silvermint: Apparatus and method for optimizing cardiac performance by determining the optimal timing interval from an accelerometer signal. Cardiac Pacemakers, Haugen & Nikolai PA, November 17, 1998: US05836987 (323 worldwide citation)

A cardiac stimulating apparatus and method which optimizes cardiac performance by determining, from a filtered waveform transmitted from an accelerometer contained within the cardiac pacer, an optimum timing interval between at least one of intrinsic and paced stimulations of pre-selected chambers o ...


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Lawrence S Baumann, Veerichetty A Kadhiresan: Method for measuring baroreflex sensitivity and therapy optimization in heart failure patients. Cardiac Pacemakers, Nikolai & Mersereau P A, April 16, 2002: US06371922 (244 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for determining the baroreflex sensitivity in a chronic heart failure patient and a method for chronic heart therapy evaluation. The method including providing a series of pacing stimuli to the heart of a chronic heart failure patient and measuring the change in pulse pressure ...


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Lawrence S Baumann, David K Swanson, Douglas Lang: Method for tachycardia discrimination. Cardiac Pacemakers, Keck Mahin & Cate, May 17, 1994: US05311874 (125 worldwide citation)

A cardiac discrimination method in which feature values of a heart related signal (e.g., cardiac biopotentials) determined to be non-baseline are compared with feature values of a heart related signal determined to be normal baseline. The feature values are extracted on an event-basis (a periodicall ...


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Lawrence S Baumann: Method for optimizing cardiac performance by determining the optimal pacing mode-AV delay from a transient heart rate signal for use in CHF, brady, and tachy/brady therapy devices. Cardiac Pacemakers, Haugen and Nikolai P A, September 1, 1998: US05800471 (92 worldwide citation)

A cardiac rhythm management device includes a dual chamber pacemaker especially designed for treating congestive heart failure. The device incorporates a programmed microcontroller which is operative to adjust the pacing mode-AV delay of the pacemaker so as to achieve optimum hemodynamic performance ...


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Rodney W Salo, Kenneth L Baker, Lawrence S Baumann: Cardiac rhythm management system with optimization of cardiac performance using heart rate. Cardiac Pacemakers, C G Mersereau, Nikolai & Mersereau PA, March 16, 2004: US06708061 (37 worldwide citation)

A cardiac rhythm management device includes a dual chamber pacemaker, especially designed for treating congestive heart failure by pacing a plurality of sites. The device incorporates a program microcontroller which is operative to adjust the pacing mode and inter-site delay of the pacemaker so as t ...


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Lawrence S Baumann, Veerichetty A Kadhiresan: Cardiac rhythm management system with respiration synchronous optimization of cardiac performance using atrial cycle length. Cardiac Pacemakers, Thomas J Nikolai, Nikolai & Mersereau P A, April 5, 2005: US06876881 (34 worldwide citation)

A cardiac rhythm management device includes a dual chamber pacemaker, especially designed for treating congestive heart failure. The device incorporates a program microcontroller which is operative to adjust the pacing site, AV delay and interventricular delay of the pacemaker so as to achieve optim ...


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Rodney W Salo, Kenneth L Baker, Lawrence S Baumann: Cardiac rhythm management system with optimization of cardiac performance using heart rate. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth, February 13, 2007: US07177688 (9 worldwide citation)

A method of optimizing inter-site delay is disclosed for a cardiac rhythm management device that includes a dual chamber pacemaker, especially designed for treating congestive heart failure by pacing a plurality of sites. A microcontroller is operative to adjust the pacing mode and inter-site delay ...


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Rodney W Salo, Lawrence S Baumann, Kenneth L Baker: Cardiac rhythm management system with optimization of cardiac performance using heart rate. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth, March 20, 2007: US07194305 (6 worldwide citation)

A cardiac rhythm management device includes a dual chamber pacemaker, especially designed for treating congestive heart failure by pacing a plurality of sites. The device incorporates a program microcontroller which is operative to adjust the pacing mode and inter-site delay of the pacemaker so as t ...


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Rodney W Salo, Kenneth L Baker, Lawrence S Baumann: Cardiac rhythm management system with optimization of cardiac performance using heart rate. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, November 22, 2011: US08065000 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of optimizing inter-site delay is disclosed for a cardiac rhythm management device that includes a dual chamber pacemaker, especially designed for treating congestive heart failure by pacing a plurality of sites. A microcontroller is operative to adjust the pacing mode and inter-site delay ...


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Rodney W Salo, Kenneth L Baker, Lawrence S Baumann: Cardiac rhythm management system with optimization of cardiac performance using heart rate. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, February 23, 2010: US07668595 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of optimizing inter-site delay is disclosed for a cardiac rhythm management device that includes a dual chamber pacemaker, especially designed for treating congestive heart failure by pacing a plurality of sites. A microcontroller is operative to adjust the pacing mode and inter-site delay ...