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Bruce H KenKnight, Eric G Lovett, Robert J Sweeney, Scott T Mazar, Yatheendhar Manicka: Method and apparatus for establishing context among events and optimizing implanted medical device performance. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, May 9, 2006: US07043305 (248 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for adjusting the performance of an implanted device based on data including contextual information. Contextual information, including operational and performance data concerning the implanted device as well as the patient with the implanted device, is stored by a portable el ...


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Adam W Cates, Paul V Goode, Scott T Mazar: Chronically-implanted device for sensing and therapy. Cardiac Pacemakers, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, June 26, 2007: US07236821 (204 worldwide citation)

Systems, devices and methods are provided for providing sensing and therapy functions using a chronically-implanted device. According to one embodiment, the device includes a structure adapted to be chronically placed within a biosystem, and further includes sensing circuitry and therapy-providing c ...


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Jeffrey A Von Arx, Ron Balczewski, Scott T Mazar, William J Linder, William R Mass: Telemetry duty cycle management system for an implantable medical device. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, January 31, 2006: US06993393 (163 worldwide citation)

A telemetry system enabling radio frequency (RF) communications between an implantable medical device and an external device, or programmer, in which the RF circuitry is normally maintained in a powered down state in order to conserve power. At synchronized wakeup intervals, one of the devices desig ...


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Scott T Mazar, Yatheendbar D Manicka: Repeater device for communications with an implantable medical device. Cardiac Pacemakers, Patrick J S Inouye, March 7, 2006: US07009511 (151 worldwide citation)

A repeater device for an advanced patient management system communicates with a medical device coupled to a patient to obtain data about the medical device and/or patient's condition. The repeater device maintains the data while if considers various factors when coordinating transfer of the data to ...


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Jeffrey A Von Arx, David J Yonce, Scott T Mazar, Karen M Lent, Thomas J Harris: Methods and apparatuses for implantable medical device telemetry power management. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, January 10, 2006: US06985773 (147 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device includes a radio-frequency (RF) telemetry circuit and a power connection module through which the RF telemetry circuit is connected to an energy source such as a battery. The power connection module connects power from the energy source to at least one portion of the RF ...


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Jeffrey A Von Arx, Michael J Lyden, William J Linder, Scott T Mazar, Allan T Koshiol, Mark Gryzwa, Dorothy Nauman, Scott Hostine: Two-hop telemetry interface for medical device. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, June 13, 2006: US07060030 (131 worldwide citation)

This document discusses a system that includes an intermediary telemetry interface device for communicating between a cardiac rhythm management system or other implantable medical device and a programmer or other remote device. One example provides an inductive near-field communication link between ...


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Scott T Mazar, Yatheendhar D Manicka: Method and apparatus for enabling data communication between an implantable medical device and a patient management system. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, October 24, 2006: US07127300 (127 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the invention provide methods, systems, and devices for enabling data communication between an IMD and a host computer. In one embodiment, a device is provided that comprises a frequency and protocol agile transceiver capable of communicating with an IMD via a short range communicatio ...


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Jeffrey A Von Arx, David J Yonce, Scott T Mazar, Karen M Lent, Thomas J Harris: Methods and apparatuses for implantable medical device telemetry power management. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, February 23, 2010: US07668596 (123 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device includes a radio-frequency (RF) telemetry circuit connected to an energy source through a power connection module to obtain power when a user initiates an RF telemetry session. After the session is completed, the power connection module shuts off the at least one portio ...


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Mark J Bly, Badri Amurthur, Kristofer J James, Imad Libbus, Yatheendhar D Manicka, Scott T Mazar, Jerry S Wang: Adherent device with multiple physiological sensors. Corventis, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, October 9, 2012: US08285356 (121 worldwide citation)

An adherent device to monitor a patient for an extended period comprises a breathable tape. The breathable tape comprises a porous material with an adhesive coating to adhere the breathable tape to a skin of the patient. At least one electrode is affixed to the breathable tape and capable of electri ...


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Stephen L Bolea, Thomas B Hoegh, Bruce J Persson, Robert E Atkinson, Scott T Mazar: Obstructive sleep apnea treatment devices, systems and methods. Apnex Medical, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, October 5, 2010: US07809442 (120 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods of use are provided for treating a person having a hypoglossal nerve and an upper airway. In one embodiment, a method may include providing a nerve cuff electrode including a cylindrical cuff body. The method may further include chronically implanting the nerve cuff electrode on ...