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Paul B Wyborny, Glenn M Roline, Lucy M Nichols, David L Thompson: Telemetry format for implanted medical device. Medtronic, John A Rissman, Harold R Patton, July 7, 1992: US05127404 (341 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for telemetering both analog and digital data from an implantable medical device to an external receiver, such as between an implanted cardiac pacer and its external programming equipment. Analog data is first converted to digital format by an analog-to-digital c ...


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Paul B Wyborny, Glenn M Roline, Lucy M Nichols, David L Thompson: Telemetry system for an implantable medical device. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, October 11, 1994: US05354319 (243 worldwide citation)

A method of and apparatus for telemetering analog and digital data transcutaneously between an implantable medical device and an external receiver, such as between an external programmer and an implantable cardiac pacer. A damped carrier at 175 kilohertz is pulse position modulated by digital data. ...


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Christine M Blanchette, James W Busacker, David E Dalluge, John J Grevious, Paul B Wyborny, Glenn M Roline, Lucy M Nichols, David L Thompson: Hand shake for implanted medical device telemetry. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, March 8, 1994: US05292343 (143 worldwide citation)

A method of and apparatus for telemetering both analog and digital data transcutaneously between an implantable medical device and an external receiver, such as between an external programmer and an implantable cardiac pacer. A damped carrier at 175 kilohertz is pulse position modulated by digital d ...


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Donald R Merritt, William G Howard, Paul M Skarstad, Douglas J Weiss, Paul B Wyborny, Glenn M Roline, Lucy M Nichols, David L Thompson: Method and apparatus for determination of end-of-service for implantable devices. Medtronic, Daniel W Latham, Harold R Patton, September 6, 1994: US05344431 (57 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for determination of battery end-of-service in a medical device in which the medical device comprises a cathode limited electrochemical cell having an active metal anode and a manganese dioxide cathode and means for digital telemetry of cell voltage. The sloped, well defined v ...