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Barry M Yomtov, Paul E Kreyenhagen: Implantable cardiac patient monitor. InControl, Foley & Lardner, May 24, 1994: US05313953 (599 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardiac monitor is arranged for detecting both arrhythmias and ischemia of the human heart. The monitor includes subcutaneous electrodes for establishing electrical contact with the heart and a sense amplifier coupled to each electrode for generating an electrocardiogram of a heart be ...


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Barry M Yomtov, Paul E Kreyenhagen: Electrode system for use with an implantable cardiac patient monitor. InControl, Richard O Gray Jr, February 14, 1995: US05388578 (261 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardiac monitor is arranged for detecting both arrhythmias and ischemia of the human heart. The monitor includes subcutaneous electrodes for establishing electrical contact with the heart and a sense amplifier coupled to each electrode for generating an electrocardiogram of a heart be ...


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Paul E Kreyenhagen, Kenneth R Infinger: Atrial defibrillator and method for providing pre-cardioversion pacing. InControl, Foley & Lardner, February 1, 1994: US05282836 (130 worldwide citation)

An implantable atrial defibrillator provides cardioverting electrical energy to the atria of a human heart in need of cardioversion. The atrial defibrillator includes a first detector for detecting atrial activity of the heart and an atrial fibrillation detector responsive to the first detector for ...


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Paul E Kreyenhagen: Ring electrode for a multilumen lead and method of constructing a multilumen lead. Siemens Pacesetter, Malcolm J Romano, Lisa P Weinberg, July 19, 1994: US05330522 (78 worldwide citation)

An implantable pacing lead for use with a cardiac pacemaker having a multilumen tubing for the lead body and at least one ring electrode or electrical contact located between the distal and proximal ends of the pacing lead. The ring electrode includes axially aligned bores therethrough, the bores co ...


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Jeffrey C Kristiansen, Ronald V Forino, Paul E Kreyenhagen: Multiple lead suture sleeve. Siemens Pacesetter, Malcolm J Romano, Lisa P Weinberg, April 28, 1992: US05107856 (60 worldwide citation)

A suture sleeve for securing the leads of a multiple lead implantable medical device includes lead gripping and anchoring portions. The sleeve has a pair of flexible side walls and longitudinally extending channels for receiving the leads. The side walls of at least the gripping portion have longitu ...


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Thomas M Soukup, Paul E Kreyenhagen: Porous electrode for a pacemaker. Siemens Pacesetter, Malcolm J Romano, March 24, 1992: US05097843 (46 worldwide citation)

A porous electrode for pacemakers is comprised of a plurality of platinum globules sintered together to form a porous mass of semi-hemispherical shape at the end of a platinum electrode stem. The globules, which are themselves made by sintering together spherically-shaped particles of approximately ...


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Paul E Kreyenhagen, Jeffrey C Kristiansen: Threaded suture sleeve. Siemens Pacesetter, Malcolm J Romano, October 6, 1992: US05152298 (40 worldwide citation)

A suture sleeve for anchoring the lead body of an implantable medical device, such as a cardiac pacemaker, includes an elongated tubular member having a lumen for receiving the lead body. The tubular member has external threads for receiving a threaded collar. The tubular member and collar have enga ...


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John M Adams, Clifton A Alferness, Paul E Kreyenhagen: Lead system for use with an atrial defibrillator and method. InControl, Foley & Lardner, September 27, 1994: US05350404 (38 worldwide citation)

An implantable atrial defibrillator provides a pulse of defibrillating electrical energy to the atria of the heart in synchronism with sensed R waves in response to non-coincident sensing of an R wave at first and second areas of the heart. The defibrillating pulse is provided after a predetermined ...


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Paul E Kreyenhagen, John R Helland: Bipolar myocardial electrode assembly. Siemens Pacesetter, Leslie S Miller, Malcolm J Romano, October 13, 1992: US05154183 (14 worldwide citation)

A bipolar electrode assembly for attachment to heart tissue for use with a pacemaker. The assembly has a hub member with a helical screw-in coil that acts as a first electrode and is used to attach the assembly to the heart tissue. The assembly further comprises a plurality of appendages that extend ...


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Thomas M Soukup, Paul E Kreyenhagen: Porous electrode for a pacemaker and method of making same. Siemens Pacesetter, Malcolm J Romano, July 19, 1994: US05330700 (11 worldwide citation)

A porous electrode for pacemakers is comprised of a plurality of platinum globules sintered together to form a porous mass of semi-hemispherical shape at the end of a platinum electrode stem. The globules, which are themselves made by sintering together spherically-shaped particles of approximately ...