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Kenneth E Cobian, Michael J Ebert, Peter B McIntyre, David W Mayer: Coiled wire conductor insulation for biomedical lead. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, August 18, 1998: US05796044 (128 worldwide citation)

A biomedical lead conductor body formed of a coiled wire conductor that is sheathed loosely within a coiled insulative sheath of biocompatible and biostable material allowing a gap or space to be present between the exterior surface of the coiled wire conductor and the adjacent interior surface of t ...


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John M Swoyer, Peter B McIntyre, James E Upton, Annette M Hebzynski, Joseph F Lessar: Medical electrical lead having a crush resistant lead body. Medtronic, Michael J Jaro, Harold Patton, September 1, 1998: US05800496 (68 worldwide citation)

A medical lead which has a connector assembly coupled to an electrode by a lead body, the lead body is designed so as to have greater resistance to crush fatigue in the area which is located between the rib and clavicle when implanted. In particular the lead body of the present invention features an ...


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Joseph F Lessar, Kenenth E Cobian, Peter B McIntyre, David W Mayer: Medical electrical lead conductor formed from modified MP35N alloy. Medtronic, Carol F Barry, Girma Wolde Michael, November 21, 2006: US07138582 (57 worldwide citation)

A medical electrical lead having an elongated conductor including one or more wires made of a modified MP35N alloy. The modified MP35N alloy is formed from a melt composition modified to reduce an amount of titanium-based inclusion forming elements.


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Douglas S Hine, John L Sommer, Wayne R Bass, Mary M Morris, Peter B McIntyre, Carla C Pfeiffer, Roger Lafond, Patricia K Peterson: Cardiac vein lead with flexible anode and method for forming same. Medtronic, Michael C Soldner, Girma Wolde Michael, April 18, 2006: US07031777 (44 worldwide citation)

A bipolar cardiac vein lead and method of assembly is provided wherein the lead includes a flexible coil anode electrode such that the lead may be advanced through a tortuous pathway. The coil electrode is coupled to a conductor using a method of assembly that minimizes or eliminates rigid component ...


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Suping Lyu, Thomas C Bischoff, James T Gates, Peter B McIntyre, Scott J Robinson, Bruce R Mehdizadeh, James M Iknayan, Elisabeth L Belden: Medical electrical connector. Medtronic, Michael C Soldner, Girma Wolde Michael, September 19, 2006: US07108549 (38 worldwide citation)

A connector terminal of a medical electrical lead or adapter includes a strut member supporting at least one electrical contact element and at least one seal zone element, which is positioned adjacent to the contact element.


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Douglas N Hess, Peter B McIntyre, Richard D Sandstrom, Michael A Ruff: Medical electrical lead having variable stiffness tip-ring spacer. Medtronic, Girma Wolde Michael, Michael C Soldner, December 3, 2002: US06489562 (7 worldwide citation)

An implantable electrical lead having a tip electrode and a ring electrode located proximal to the tip electrode. A flexible spacer is located between the electrodes and includes a tubular plastic member having a thickness gradually increasing proximally and distally of a point intermediate the elec ...


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Peter B McIntyre, Bernard Q Li, Ling Wang, Shangqian P Zhang: Large-pitch coil configurations for a medical device. Medtronic, Beth L McMahon, December 25, 2012: US08340759 (1 worldwide citation)

Techniques related to coils for medical device are disclosed. One example coil may comprise multiple filars, each being formed of a biocompatible beta titanium alloy having an elastic modulus ranging from 30 GigaPascals (GPa) to 90 GPa and comprising at least two elements from a group consisting of ...


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Peter B McIntyre, Jacob L Popp: Composite filar for implantable medical device. Medtronic, Carol F Barry, May 23, 2017: US09659679

A composite filar has a conductive core, an outer fatigue-resistant metallic layer and a diffusion barrier between the core and the fatigue-resistant layer to prevent intermetallic diffusion between the core and the fatigue-resistant layer.


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Gregory A Boser, Peter B McIntyre, Kevin R Seifert: Implantable medical electrical lead conductors and construction methods. Medtronic, Michael C Soldner, September 9, 2014: US08831749

A coiled continuous conductor wire of an implantable medical electrical lead includes a first, electrode length and a second, insulated length, wherein the insulated length of the wire has a radial cross-section defined by a round profile, while the electrode length of the wire has a radial cross-se ...


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Douglas S Hine, John L Sommer, Wayne R Bass, Mary M Morris, Peter B McIntyre, Carla C Pfeiffer, Roger Lafond, Patricia K Peterson: Cardiac vein lead with flexible anode and method for forming same. Medtronic, April 1, 2004: US20040064173-A1

A bipolar cardiac vein lead and method of assembly is provided wherein the lead includes a flexible coil anode electrode such that the lead may be advanced through a tortuous pathway. The coil electrode is coupled to a conductor using a method of assembly that minimizes or eliminates rigid component ...