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Gust H Bardy, Norbert H Cannon, Arnold W Thornton, Terrell W Williams: Removable endocardial lead. Medtronic, John A Rissman, Harold R Patton, August 3, 1993: US05231996 (182 worldwide citation)

In a coiled wire medical lead structure, such as a transvenous, endocardial cardiac pacemaker and/or cardioverter/defibrillator lead, an improved mechanical structure for strengthening the lead to enable its intact removal by traction after a period of chronic implant, one or more normally relaxed, ...


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Norbert H Cannon, James E Graf: Method of making a drug dispensing body. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Joseph F Breimayer, John L Rooney, August 19, 1986: US04606118 (65 worldwide citation)

A body implantable lead for the delivery of stimulation energy to a desired body site including a drug dispenser carried by the lead which retains a drug to be dispensed while allowing the dispensing of that drug at least adjacent the desired body stimulation site. The lead is provided with an elect ...


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Roger E Rugland, Norbert H Cannon, Harlen Daman: Medical electrical lead having improved anchoring sleeve. Medtronic, Michael J Jaro, Harold R Patton, December 17, 1996: US05584874 (34 worldwide citation)

A medical electrical lead which features an improved anchoring sleeve. Specifically the anchoring sleeve has a first end and a second end and further has a series of circumferential suture grooves thereabout. A longitudinally extending slot is provided across each circumferential suture groove. Each ...