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Brian P Brockway, Robert D Dreher, Daniel E Huntwork, Brock S Lindstedt, Douglas C Morrison, Perry A Mills: Programmable multi-mode cardiac pacemaker. Cardiac Pacemakers, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, Douglas L Tschida, January 7, 1986: US04562841 (269 worldwide citation)

A programmable cardiac pacemaker that is selectively programmable via a radio frequency communications link into one of a plurality of a single and dual chamber pacing modes. Depending upon the mode selected, an associated plurality of pacing parameters may be programmed, each within a predetermined ...


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Brian P Brockway, Perry A Mills, Jonathan T Miller: Device for chronic measurement of internal body pressure. Data Sciences, Kinney & Lange, July 11, 1989: US04846191 (214 worldwide citation)

Measurement of a physiological pressure is accomplished by placement of a pressure transmitting catheter within a blood vessel or other structure within which pressure is to be measured. The catheter is blood-compatible, capable of withstanding handling during distribution and implantation, and prov ...


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Brian P Brockway, Lynn M Zwiers, Perry A Mills, Mark J Drexler: Catheter with physiological sensor. Data Sciences International, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, October 2, 2001: US06296615 (116 worldwide citation)

The disclosed embodiments present improved catheters with physiological sensors. In one embodiment, the catheter includes, generally, a pressure transducer/electronics assembly connected to a pressure transmission catheter. The pressure transmission catheter includes a hollow tube made from a low co ...


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Perry A Mills, Brian P Brockway: Device and method for chronic in-vivo measurement of internal body pressure. Data Sciences, Kinney & Lange, January 10, 1989: US04796641 (115 worldwide citation)

A device capable of sensing pressure allows the sensor and amplifying electronics to be packaged in a very small size and implanted within the body. The sensor consists of a small catheter, the tip of which is placed at the point at which pressure is to be measured, attached to a solid-state pressur ...


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H Clark Adams, Brian P Brockway, Perry A Mills: Vascular access port with physiological sensor. Transoma Medical, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, July 4, 2006: US07070591 (105 worldwide citation)

A combined vascular access port and physiologic parameter monitoring device. The vascular access port and the monitoring device may be connected by a cooperative geometry. The vascular access port and the monitoring device may be implanted at the same time and in the same anatomical location (e.g., ...


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H Clark Adams, Brian P Brockway, Perry A Mills: Vascular access port with needle detector. Transoma Medical, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, November 8, 2005: US06962580 (74 worldwide citation)

A vascular access port system including circuits for detecting and indicating the presence or absence of a needle. The detecting and indicating circuits may be carried in whole or in part by one of or both of the needle and/or the vascular access port. The detecting and indicating circuits may utili ...


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Brian P Brockway, Lynn M Zwiers, Perry A Mills, Mark J Drexler: Catheter with physiological sensor. Transoma Medical, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, December 9, 2003: US06659959 (73 worldwide citation)

The disclosed embodiments present improved catheters with physiological sensors. In one embodiment, the catheter includes, generally, a pressure transducer/electronics assembly connected to a pressure transmission catheter. The pressure transmission catheter includes a hollow tube made from a low co ...


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H Clark Adams, Brian P Brockway, Perry A Mills: Vascular access port with needle detector. Transoma Medical, Fish & Richardson P C, March 25, 2008: US07347843 (59 worldwide citation)

A vascular access port system including means for detecting and indicating the presence or absence of a needle. The detecting and indicating means may be carried in whole or in part by one of or both of the needle and/or the vascular access port. The detecting and indicating means may utilize a cond ...


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Brian P Brockway, Lynn M Zwiers, Perry A Mills, Mark J Drexler: Catheter with physiological sensor. Transoma Medical, Fish & Richardson P C, January 27, 2009: US07481774 (43 worldwide citation)

The disclosed embodiments present improved catheters with physiological sensors. In one embodiment, the catheter includes, generally, a pressure transducer/electronics assembly connected to a pressure transmission catheter. The pressure transmission catheter includes a hollow tube made from a low co ...


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Perry A Mills: Pacemaker with adaptive sensing means for use with unipolar or bipolar leads. Cardiac Pacemakers, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, Douglas L Tschida, August 6, 1985: US04532931 (32 worldwide citation)

A sensing circuit for a cardiac stimulator which can adapt to the use therewith of either bipolar leads or unipolar leads without the need for telemetric programming of a switch internal to the implanted pacemaker. If a unipolar lead is plugged into the terminal receptacle of the pacer at the time o ...