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Jeffrey A Von Arx, Michael J Lyden, William J Linder, Scott T Mazar, Allan T Koshiol, Mark Gryzwa, Dorothy Nauman, Scott Hostine: Two-hop telemetry interface for medical device. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, June 13, 2006: US07060030 (131 worldwide citation)

This document discusses a system that includes an intermediary telemetry interface device for communicating between a cardiac rhythm management system or other implantable medical device and a programmer or other remote device. One example provides an inductive near-field communication link between ...


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John LaLonde, William Mass, Kenneth Hoyme, David C Johnson, Joe Bange, Mark Gryzwa: Medical data transport over wireless life critical network. Cardiac Pacemakers, Hollingsworth & Funk, July 12, 2011: US07978062 (104 worldwide citation)

A portable patient communicator (PPC) includes a portable housing that supports a processor coupled to memory for storing medical firmware and wireless radio firmware, first and second radios, a processor, and a power source. Communications between a patient implantable medical device (PIMD) and the ...


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Qingsheng Zhu, Mark Gryzwa, Geng Zhang, Arthur Olive: Adaptive evoked response sensing for automatic capture verification. Cardiac Pacemakers, Nikolai Mersereau & Dietz P A, February 20, 2001: US06192275 (95 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardiac rhythm management device adapted to receive and digitize electrocardiogram signals from leads placed on or in the heart and capable of automatically adjusting an evoked response detection threshold dependent upon a modulation of the amplitude of the evoked response. Respiratio ...


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Mark Gryzwa, Qingsheng Zhu: Rate management during automatic capture verification. Cardiac Pacemakers, C G Mesereau, Nikolai & Mesereau P A, October 29, 2002: US06473649 (49 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardiac rhythm management device capable of automatically detecting intrinsic and evoked response of a patient's heart and suitable for use during capture verification. The device of the present invention may operate in an automatic capture verification mode, wherein an electroca ...


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John R LaLonde, William Mass, Kenneth P Hoyme, David C Johnson, Joe Bange, Mark Gryzwa: Medical data transport over wireless life critical network. Cardiac Pacemakers, Pauly DeVries Smith & Deffner, February 12, 2013: US08373556 (36 worldwide citation)

A portable patient communicator (PPC) includes a portable housing that supports a processor coupled to memory for storing medical firmware and wireless radio firmware, first and second radios, a processor, and a power source. Communications between a patient implantable medical device (PIMD) and the ...


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Robert Gaskill, Mark Gryzwa, John LaLonde, Kenneth Hoyme, William Mass, David C Johnson, Mike Barton: Wireless patient communicator employing security information management. Cardiac Pacemakers, Pauly DeVries Smith & Deffner L L C, March 12, 2013: US08395498 (34 worldwide citation)

A portable patient communicator (PPC) includes a portable housing supporting a processor, memory for storing medical and wireless radio firmware, first and second radios, a processor, an identity module, and a power source. The PPC and a patient implantable medical device (PIMD) communicate via the ...


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Qingsheng Zhu, Michael Lyden, Scot Boon, Mark Gryzwa: Pacemaker for detection of evoked response. Cardiac Pacemakers, Nikolai Merserau & Dietz P A, August 24, 1999: US05941903 (21 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for attenuating polarization voltages or "afterpotentials" which develop at the heart tissue/electrode interface following the delivery of a pacing stimulus to the heart tissue such that the evoked response of the heart may be accurately detected to determine whether each paci ...


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Scot C Boon, Mark Gryzwa, Michael Lyden, Qingsheng Zhu, Paul Haefner: Cardiac sense amplifier for capture verification. Cardiac Pacemakers, Nikolai & Mersereau P A, July 30, 2002: US06427085 (14 worldwide citation)

A cardiac rhythm management device having a capture verification sensing circuit for use in either a normal beat to beat pacing mode or an autothreshold mode. The cardiac rhythm management device is coupled to one or more pacing leads having pacing/sensing electrodes coupled thereto, and includes a ...


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John LaLonde, William R Mass, Kenneth P Hoyme, David C Johnson, Joseph E Bange, Mark Gryzwa: Medical data transport over wireless life critical network. Cardiac Pacemakers, Pauly DeVries Smith & Deffner, March 3, 2015: US08970392 (10 worldwide citation)

A communicator facilitates communications with a remote server via a wireless network supporting a plurality of disparate data transport mechanisms having differing characteristics. A processor coupled to memory is disposed in a communicator housing, which is configured for portability. The memory s ...


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John LaLonde, William R Mass, Kenneth P Hoyme, David C Johnson, Joseph E Bange, Mark Gryzwa: Medical data transport over wireless life critical network. Cardiac Pacemakers, Pauly DeVries Smith & Deffner, February 23, 2016: US09269251 (3 worldwide citation)

A communicator facilitates communications with a remote server via a wireless network supporting a plurality of disparate data transport mechanisms having differing characteristics. A processor coupled to memory is disposed in a communicator housing, which is configured for portability. The memory s ...