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Lynn M Otten: Percutaneous epidural lead introducing system and method. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, Terry L Wiles, October 26, 1993: US05255691 (324 worldwide citation)

An improved method and apparatus for introducing a flexible member into the epidural space of the spinal column of a patient employing an introducer assembly for achieving access to the epidural space. The introducer assembly includes an epidural needle assembly, including an elongated needle having ...


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Lynn M Otten: Catheter with retractable anchor mechanism. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, Terry L Wiles, September 6, 1994: US05344439 (278 worldwide citation)

A catheter with a retractable anchor mechanism for providing drugs and/or electrical stimulation to the human body. The catheter has a flexible tubular casing consisting of a outer member and an inner member which enclose at least one lumen. The retractable anchor mechanism is located near the dista ...


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Dennis D Elsberry, Rahul Mehra, Lynn M Otten, Mark T Rise, David L Thompson: Method and apparatus for alleviating cardioversion shock pain. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, September 2, 1997: US05662689 (258 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardioverter for providing cardioversion electrical energy to at least one chamber of a patient's heart in need of cardioversion and applying a pain alleviating therapy at an appropriate site in the patient's body prior to or in conjunction with the delivery of the cardioversion energ ...


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Lynn M Otten: Lead with stylet capture member. Medtronic, Terry L Wiles, Harold R Patton, November 1, 1994: US05360441 (110 worldwide citation)

A lead having a capture member for releasably engaging the enlarged distal tip of a stylet. The capture member is connected to the flexible tubular casing of the lead near the distal end and includes an aperture having a necked down portion and a socket portion. The socket portion is shaped to accom ...


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Dennis D Elsberry, Rahul Mehra, Lynn M Otten, Mark T Rise, David L Thompson: Method and apparatus for alleviating cardoversion shock pain. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, October 6, 1998: US05817131 (106 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardioverter for providing cardioversion electrical energy to at least one chamber of a patient's heart in need of cardioversion and applying a pain alleviating therapy at an appropriate site in the patient's body prior to or in conjunction with the delivery of the cardioversion energ ...


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Dennis D Elsberry, Rahul Mehra, Lynn M Otten, Mark T Rise, David L Thompson: Method and apparatus for alleviating cardioversion shock pain by delivering a bolus of analgesic. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, April 13, 1999: US05893881 (88 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardioverter for providing cardioversion electrical energy to at least one chamber of a patient's heart in need of cardioversion and applying a pain alleviating therapy at an appropriate site in the patient's body prior to or in conjunction with the delivery of the cardioversion energ ...


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Stanley D Harpstead, Lynn M Otten, Thomas R Prentice: Implantable stimulation and drug infusion techniques. Medtronic, Banner & Witcoff, December 16, 1997: US05697951 (71 worldwide citation)

An implantable system for infusing a fluid agent and providing electrical stimulation without requiring an implanted pump or implanted source of electrical energy. An implantable housing is fitted with a percutaneous fill port that communicates with a reservoir to hold a fluid agent, such as a drug. ...


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Lynn M Otten, Chris Christiansen: Reinforced splittable medical introducer cannula. Medtronic, Banner & Witcoff, May 19, 1998: US05752937 (70 worldwide citation)

A reinforced splittable medical introducer cannula for insertion into a patient and delivering a catheter to a desired location within a patient comprising: (a) a body made of splittable material having sufficient strength for insertion through a needle puncture in the skin and through semi-hard tis ...


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Richard T Stone, Warren W Ball, Carl D Wahlstrand, Steven M Goetz, Lynn M Otten: Electrical and activation field models for configuring stimulation therapy. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, October 26, 2010: US07822483 (57 worldwide citation)

The disclosure describes a method and system that generates an electrical field model of defined stimulation therapy and displays the electrical field model to a user via a user interface. The electrical field model is generated based upon a patient anatomy and stimulation parameters to illustrate w ...


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Richard T Stone, Warren W Ball, Carl D Wahlstrand, Steven M Goetz, Lynn M Otten: User interface with 2D views for configuring stimulation therapy. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, November 2, 2010: US07826902 (50 worldwide citation)

The disclosure describes a method and system that allows a user to configure electrical stimulation therapy by defining a stimulation field. After a stimulation lead is implanted in a patient, a clinician manipulates a stimulation field on the display to encompass desired anatomical regions of the p ...