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Thomas E Cross Jr, Bret R Shoberg, Alan C Rausch, Mark A Hjelle: Medical electrical lead. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, August 10, 1999: US05935159 (144 worldwide citation)

An improved lead body for implantable leads comprising a longitudinally extending core section provided with longitudinally extending grooves in which conductors are located and an outer tubular member, encasing the core and conductors.


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Gregory A Boser, Mark A Hjelle, Timothy G Laske, Mark Mabel, Pedro A Meregotte, Jon M Ocel, Clare E Padgett, David G Schaenzer, Bret R Shoberg, Sandra F Viktora: Medical electrical lead. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, October 14, 1997: US05676694 (125 worldwide citation)

A medical electrical lead having an elongated lead body provided with an internal longitudinally extending lumen carrying an elongated stranded or cabled conductor and an electrode coil, located on said lead body. The coil is coupled to the conductor by a conductive sleeve having a tubular portion w ...


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Mark A Hjelle, Timothy G Laske: Adjustable medical electrode lead. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, July 6, 1999: US05919222 (110 worldwide citation)

An implantable electrical lead having an elongated lead body carrying a conductor therein and an elongated electrode extending from the lead body and coupled to the conductor. The lead is provided with an insulative tubular sheath mounted around the electrode and slideable thereon, the sheath having ...


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Zhongping Yang, Mark A Hjelle, Douglas S Hine: Method and apparatus for optimizing cardiac resynchronization therapy. Medtronic, Stephen W Bauer, August 3, 2010: US07769451 (31 worldwide citation)

In some embodiments, a method for optimizing cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) may include one or more of the following steps: (a) conducting a baseline measurement of a physical parameter of a patient before initiating CRT, (b) performing an implantation process including implanting a pacing ...


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Timothy G Laske, Paul A Iaizzo, Mark A Hjelle, Josée Morissette, Dale A Wahlstrom: Isolated perfused heart preparation and method of use. Medtronic, Girma Wolde Michael, Michael C Soldner, May 16, 2006: US07045279 (11 worldwide citation)

An isolated heart preparation in which essentially normal pumping activity of all four chambers of the heart is preserved, allowing for the use of the preparation in conjunction with investigations of electrode leads, catheters, cardiac implants and other medical devices intended to be used in or on ...


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Mark A Hjelle, Jon M Ocel, James T Gates, Randolph Ahnen: Alternative fabrication method for spiral electrodes. Medtronic, Michael C Soldner, Girma Wolde Michael, September 9, 2003: US06615695 (11 worldwide citation)

Spiral electrodes and similar structures are manufactured using a high-pressure fluid stream. Specifically, spiral electrodes are made from tubular structures by using a high-pressure water stream to precisely cut, or etch spirals of predetermined geometries to conform to a particular current distri ...


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Jordon D Honeck, Gregory A Boser, Mark A Hjelle, Paul M Becker, Scott N Tuominen, Michael R Dollimer, Thomas C Bischoff: Junction for medical electrical leads. Medtronic, Carol F Barry, January 6, 2009: US07474924 (7 worldwide citation)

A medical electrical lead includes a conductive component coupling a coil to a wire or cable; the conductive component includes a first side, a second side, a first groove formed in the first side and a second groove formed in the second side. The first groove holds a portion of the cable and the se ...


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Zhongping Yang, Mark A Hjelle, Douglas S Hine: Method and apparatus for optimizing cardiac resynchronization therapy. Medtronic, November 2, 2006: US20060247692-A1

In some embodiments, a method for optimizing cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) may include one or more of the following steps: (a) conducting a baseline measurement of a physical parameter of a patient before initiating CRT, (b) performing an implantation process including implanting a pacing ...


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Jordon D Honeck, Gregory A Boser, Mark A Hjelle, Paul M Becker, Scott N Tuominen, Michael R Dollimer, Thomas C Bischoff: Novel junction for medical electrical leads. Medtronic, May 26, 2005: US20050113898-A1

A medical electrical lead includes a conductive component coupling a coil to a wire or cable; the conductive component includes a first side, a second side, a first groove formed in the first side and a second groove formed in the second side. The first groove holds a portion of the cable and the se ...