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Mark W Kroll, Theodore P Adams, Kenneth M Anderson, Charles U Smith: Implantable cardioverter defibrillator having a smaller mass. Angeion, Brad Pedersen, September 28, 1999: US05957956 (297 worldwide citation)

A capacitor-discharge implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) has a relatively smaller mass of less than about 120 grams. The smaller mass of the ICD is achieved by selecting and arranging the internal components of the ICD to deliver a maximum defibrillation countershock optimized in terms of ...


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Mark W Kroll, Theodore P Adams, Kenneth M Anderson, Charles U Smith: Implantable cardioverter defibrillator having a smaller displacement volume. Angeion Corporation, Brad Pedersen, December 16, 1997: US05697953 (272 worldwide citation)

A capacitor-discharge implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) has a relatively longer device life of greater that 5 years. The longer life of the ICD is achieved by selecting and arranging the internal components of the ICD to deliver a maximum defibrillation countershock optimized in terms of ...


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Adams Theodore P, Mark W Kroll: Storage interrogation apparatus for cardiac data. Angeion Corporation, Joel D Skinner, August 9, 1994: US05336245 (248 worldwide citation)

A storage interrogation apparatus for communication with an implanted medical device and with remote communications systems. The apparatus comprises a microprocessor for implementing program control instructions, an RF receiver/transmitter connected to the microprocessor for transmitting and receivi ...


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Mark W Kroll, Mark R Pommrehn, Dan Hanson: Flexible and disposable electrode belt device. Cherne, Anthony G Eggink, August 16, 1988: US04763660 (226 worldwide citation)

The unitary flexible and disposable electrode belt and method is for receiving and transmitting electric current or voltage for use on the body of a patient. The belt has a unitary layered body structure that is releasably secured to the patient. The belt device body structure has a terminal end tha ...


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Mark W Kroll, Chris Sorensen, Gene A Bornzin: Detection of patient's position and activity status using 3D accelerometer-based position sensor. Pacesetter, December 2, 2003: US06658292 (188 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardiac stimulation device is equipped with an accelerometer-based sensor to sense a patient's movement and produce a vertical acceleration component indicative of a patient's acceleration in a vertical direction. A vertical velocity component is computed from the vertical a ...


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Edward A Schroeppel, Mark W Kroll: Implantable device and method for the electrical treatment of cancer. April 2, 2002: US06366808 (188 worldwide citation)

An implantable electrical method and apparatus for the treatment of cancer tumors based on the usage of various levels of electrical fields and current to assist in specific ways to reduce tumor size.


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Mark W Kroll, Theodore P Adams, Kenneth M Anderson, Charles U Smith: Implantable cardioverter defibrillator having a smaller displacement volume. Angelon Corporation, Patterson & Keough, April 11, 1995: US05405363 (186 worldwide citation)

A capacitor-discharge implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) has a relatively smaller displacement volume of less than about 90 cc. The smaller volume of the ICD is achieved by selecting and arranging the internal components of the ICD to deliver a maximum defibrillation countershock optimized ...


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Mark W Kroll, Gene A Bornzin: Stimulation of autonomic nerves. Pacesetter, October 17, 2006: US07123961 (178 worldwide citation)

An exemplary method for stimulating an autonomic nerve that includes delivering power to, for example, an electrode at a set power level, determining whether the delivering achieved an autonomic response that affected cardiac function, and delivering power to the electrode at a reduced power level i ...


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Mark W Kroll, Theodore P Adams, Kenneth M Anderson, Charles U Smith: Implantable cardioverter defibrillator having a smaller energy storage capacity. Angeion Corporation, Patterson & Keough P A, October 27, 1998: US05827326 (175 worldwide citation)

A capacitor-discharge implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) has a relatively smaller energy storage capacity of less than about 1.0 Amp-hours. The smaller energy storage capacity of the ICD is achieved by selecting and arranging the internal components of the ICD to deliver a maximum defibril ...


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Mark W Kroll: Sympathetic nerve stimulator and/or pacemaker. Pacesetter, August 30, 2005: US06937896 (153 worldwide citation)

An exemplary method for increasing cardiac output that includes detecting a need for increased cardiac output and delivering electrical signals to a first electrode proximate to a left sympathetic nerve pathway and a second electrode proximate to a right sympathetic nerve pathway to stimulate sympat ...