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George M Savage, Todd Thompson, Mark J Zdeblick, Lawrence W Arne, Olivier Colliou, Benedict James Costello, Fataneh A Omidvar: Automated optimization of multi-electrode pacing for cardiac resynchronization. Proteus Biomedical, Bozicevic Field & Francis, Bret E Field, October 11, 2011: US08036743 (75 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for automatically optimizing CRT procedures using a multi-electrode pacing lead. During operation, the system performs a first set of iterations to select one or more satellites on one or more pacing leads inserted in a patient. A pacing lead ...


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Mark J Zdeblick: Methods and apparatus for tissue activation and monitoring. Proteus Biomedical, Bret E Field, Bozicevic Field & Francis, Kathleen McCowin, May 8, 2007: US07214189 (75 worldwide citation)

Techniques for controlling one or more modular circuits (“satellites”) that are intended for placement in a subject's body. The one or more satellites are controlled by sending signals over a bus that includes first and second conduction paths. Also coupled to the bus in system embodiments is a devi ...


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Mark J Zdeblick, Timothy Robertson, George M Savage: Measuring conduction velocity using one or more satellite devices. Proteus Biomedical, Bret E Field, Bozicevic Field & Francis, July 19, 2011: US07983751 (74 worldwide citation)

A method for measuring the conduction velocity of a depolarization wave in a tissue employs a first satellite located within the tissue and a second that satellite is located within the tissue a distance away from the first satellite, e.g., by using the time of depolarization wave as reported from e ...


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Mark J Zdeblick, Thomas R Albrecht: Microfabricated microscope assembly. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, May 14, 1991: US05015850 (69 worldwide citation)

A microfabricated microscope assembly including a piezoelectric bimorph cantilever arm mounted at one end to a first substrate. The free end of the canitlever arm has a tip mounted thereto for scanning a scanned surface mounted on a second substrate. The cantilever arm and the substrate are configur ...


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Thomas R Albrecht, Shinya Akamine, Thomas E Carver, Mark J Zdeblick: Method of forming microfabricated cantilever stylus with integrated pyramidal tip. Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, June 22, 1993: US05221415 (66 worldwide citation)

A dielectric cantilever arm stylus with an integrally formed pyramidal tip is provided. The tip is molded in a pyramidal pit etched in a later-removed (100) silicon substrate. An integrally-formed cantilever arm is also formed as the tip is being formed. Various thin film materials form the cantilev ...


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Thomas R Albrecht, Shinya Akamine, Mark J Zdeblick: Microfabricated cantilever stylus with integrated conical tip. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr University, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, November 6, 1990: US04968585 (65 worldwide citation)

A cantilever stylus with an integrally formed conical tip is provided for atomic force microscopy AFM. The method for forming a stylus includes forming a circular masking pattern on the surface of a silicon substrate and anisotropically etching the silicon to form a post under the masking pattern. T ...


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Mark J Zdeblick: Methods for configuring implantable satellite effectors. Proteus Biomedical, Bret E Field, Bozicevic Field & Francis, December 29, 2009: US07637867 (45 worldwide citation)

Techniques for controlling one or more modular circuits (“satellites”) that are intended for placement in a subject's body. The one or more satellites are controlled by sending signals over a bus that includes first and second conduction paths. Also coupled to the bus in system embodiments is a devi ...


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Timothy Robertson, Mark J Zdeblick: Multi-mode communication ingestible event markers and systems, and methods of using the same. Proteus Biomedical, Bozicevic Field & Francis, Bret E Field, September 4, 2012: US08258962 (44 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the invention include multi-mode communication ingestible event marker devices. Ingestible event marker devices of the invention include an ingestible component comprising a conductive communication module and at least one additional non-conductive communication module. The non-conductive ...


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Mark J Zdeblick, Timothy Robertson: Implantable zero-wire communications system. Proteus Digital Health, Bozicevic Field & Francis, Bret E Field, October 1, 2013: US08547248 (39 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides implantable systems that communicate wirelessly with each other using a unique format that enables devices configurations and applications heretofore not possible. Embodiments of the present invention provide communication apparatuses and methods for exchanging informa ...


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Mark J Zdeblick: Implantable satellite effectors. Proteus Biomedical, Bret E Field, Bozicevic Field & Francis, December 29, 2009: US07640060 (38 worldwide citation)

Techniques for controlling one or more modular circuits (“satellites”) that are intended for placement in a subject's body. The one or more satellites are controlled by sending signals over a bus that includes first and second conduction paths. Also coupled to the bus in system embodiments is a devi ...