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Ivan Bourgeois, Noud Bakels, Paulus Van Venrooij: Minimally invasive medical electrical lead. Medtronic, Michael J Jaro, Harold Patton, February 10, 1998: US05716392 (163 worldwide citation)

A medical electrical lead which may be introduced using a thorascope and is used to electrically stimulate tissue, such as a heart. The lead of the present invention has a "ski-shaped" needle, a strand of between 1-5 cm. attached to the needle, an electrode attached to the strand, and an insulated l ...


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Yves Keravel, Jean Paul N Guyen, Paulus Van Venrooij, Frans L H Gielen, Thomas E Cross Jr: Implantable cortical neural lead and method. Medtronic, John W Albrecht, September 12, 2006: US07107104 (113 worldwide citation)

A neural lead and method of treating neurological disorders by stimulation of the cerebral cortex of the brain is provided. The lead is designed for reduction of strain between the lead body and the lead paddle caused by the position of the lead body above the cranium and the lead paddle beneath the ...


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Victor P J Duysens, Leo Kretzers, Paulus Van Venrooij, Paulus A A Gubbels, Paulus G Adams: Medical electrical stimulation system using an electrode assembly having opposing semi-circular arms. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Michael J Jaro, Tom G Berry, October 23, 2001: US06308105 (106 worldwide citation)

A system for providing electrical stimulation to the trigeminal nerve through a lead. The lead features a lead body, a coupling for connecting a lead into a medical stimulator and a distal electrode assembly. The electrode assembly features a pair of oppositely disposed curved semi-circular cuffs di ...


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Ib M Kruse, Nicolaas Lokhoff, Paulus van Venrooij: Single pass medical electrical lead. Medtronic, Michael J Jaro, Harold Patton, May 13, 1997: US05628778 (95 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a single pass medical electrical lead. In one embodiment, the lead features a pair of bipolar electrodes positioned along the lead body so that they are positioned in the ventricle and atrium respectively when the lead is implanted. The lead body features a 90 de ...


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Robert Leinders, Nicolaas Lokhoff, Paulus Van Venrooij, Arnoldus Bakels: Medical electrical lead. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Harold Patton, Michael J Jaro, November 23, 1999: US05991668 (79 worldwide citation)

A transvenous lead specifically designed for coronary sinus implantation. In the preferred embodiment the lead features an electrode which is eccentricity placed along the lead body. Disposed on the opposite side of the lead body is a tine-like member to push or maintain the electrode into contact w ...


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Ib M Kruse, Nicolaas Lokhoff, Paulus van Venrooij, Arnoldus Bakels: Single pass medical electrical lead with cap electrodes. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Harold Patton, Michael J Jaro, December 21, 1999: US06006139 (56 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a single pass medical electrical lead. In one embodiment, the lead features a pair of bipolar electrodes positioned along the lead body so that they are positioned in the ventricle and atrium respectively when the lead is implanted. The lead body features a 90 de ...


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Douglas Hine, Nicolaas Lokhoff, Paulus Van Venrooij, Arnoldus Bakels: Medical electrical right atrium and coronary sinus lead. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Harold Patton, Michael J Jaro, May 30, 2000: US06070104 (55 worldwide citation)

A transvenous lead specifically designed for multi-chamber electrical stimulation or sensing. In a first embodiment the lead features one or more electrodes for communication with the right atrium as well as one or more electrodes for communication with either or both of the left chambers of the hea ...


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Ib M Kruse, Nicolaas Lokhoff, Paulus van Venrooij, Arnoldus Bakels: Single pass medical electrical lead. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Harold Patton, Michael J Jaro, November 30, 1999: US05995876 (51 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a single pass medical electrical lead. In one embodiment, the lead feature a pair of bipolar electrodes positioned along the lead body so that they are positioned in the ventricle and atrium respectively when the lead is implanted. The lead body features a 90 deg ...


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Jean J G Rutten, Karel Smits, Nicolaas Lokhoff, Paulus Van Venrooij: Medical electrical lead and introducer system. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Michael J Jaro, Harold Pattom, August 21, 2001: US06278897 (33 worldwide citation)

A medical electrical lead and introducer system. The lead is a single pass, dual chamber lead, which features in one embodiment an atrial tine. The introducer system is particularly designed for introduction of single pass, dual chamber lead which has an atrial tine. The introducer system facilitate ...


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Paulus Van Venrooij: Single pass medical electrical lead. Medtronic, Michael J Jaro, Harold Patton, December 15, 1998: US05849032 (7 worldwide citation)

A single pass medical electrical lead featuring an atrial wall wedging mechanism which will permit the atrial electrodes to be positioned directly against the right atrial wall. In the preferred embodiment the atrial wall wedging mechanism comprises an extendible finger which may be used to wedge th ...