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Christopher R Jenney, Sheldon Williams: Body implantable lead including one or more conductive polymer electrodes and methods for fabricating same. Pacesetter, February 14, 2006: US06999821 (163 worldwide citation)

A body implantable lead comprises a lead body including a conductive polymer electrode disposed along a distal end portion of the lead body for performing one or more of the functions consisting of pacing, sensing, cardioversion and defibrillation. An electrical conductor, preferably in the form of ...


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Phong D Doan, Kevin L Morgan, John R Helland, Sheldon Williams, Kerwyn Schimke, Christopher R Jenney: Implantable coronary sinus lead and lead system. Pacesetter, November 22, 2005: US06968237 (107 worldwide citation)

An implantable stimulation lead is disclosed for placement in the coronary sinus region and its associated coronary vessels overlying the left side of a patient's heart. The lead comprises at least one proximal connector; at least one tissue stimulation electrode; at least one conductor coupled betw ...


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Yelena Nabutovsky, Sheldon Williams, Mark W Kroll, Buehl E Truex, Rodney J Hawkins, Adam Klonecke, Anders Bjorling, John W Poore: Tissue contact for satellite cardiac pacemaker. Pacesetter, April 3, 2007: US07200437 (96 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardiac system has a master pacing unit and a remote satellite pacing unit. The master pacing unit is electrically coupled to a right side of a patient's heart via a lead assembly. The satellite pacing unit is a leadless device mounted on the left side of the patient's heart and is wi ...


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Kevin L Morgan, John R Helland, Sheldon Williams, Yougandh Chitre, Andrew W McGarvey, Christopher Fleck, Jnyan Patel, Scott Salys, Kerwyn Schimke: Myocardial lead and lead system. Pacesetter, May 6, 2008: US07369901 (76 worldwide citation)

An implantable myocardial stimulation lead comprises a lead body having a distal end and a proximal end, and an electrical connector carried by the proximal end of the lead body. An electrode header carried by the distal end of the lead body has an axis and includes a helical fixation element extend ...


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Christopher R Jenney, Sheldon Williams: Body implantable lead comprising electrically conductive polymer conductors. Pacesetter, June 12, 2007: US07231259 (49 worldwide citation)

A body implantable lead includes a lead body comprising an insulative housing containing at least one conductive polymer conductor terminating within a distal end portion of the lead body at an electrode structure carried by the distal end portion of the lead body. The electrode structure is positio ...


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Kevin L Morgan, Michael Yang, Sheldon Williams, Andrew W McGarvey: Passive fixation mechanism for epicardial sensing and stimulation lead placed through pericardial access. Pacesetter, January 15, 2008: US07319905 (49 worldwide citation)

An implantable lead having an elongated lead body that includes an electrical conductor extending between a distal end of the lead body and a proximal end of the lead body is disclosed. The lead further includes an electrode formed at the distal end of the lead body, the electrode being coupled to t ...


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Joseph J Florio, Gene A Bornzin, Kevin L Morgan, Sheldon Williams, Janice Barstad: Steerable obturator. Pacesetter, June 6, 2006: US07056314 (37 worldwide citation)

An omnidirectionally steerable obturator facilitates the delivery of the distal tip of an introducer sheath into the coronary sinus of a heart. The steerable obturator comprises an obturator body extending longitudinally along a central axis, the obturator body being configured to be received by the ...


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Anne M Pianca, Gene A Bornzin, Christopher R Jenney, Kevin L Morgan, Sheldon Williams: Lead with polymeric tubular liner for guidewire and stylet insertion. Pacesetter, September 24, 2002: US06456890 (28 worldwide citation)

An implantable lead for electrical stimulation of the body includes an elongated multi-lumen tube with a distal tip electrode having a longitudinally extending central bore. A cable conductor is received in one lumen of the multi-lumen tube for electrical connection to the tip electrode and an elong ...


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Anne M Pianca, Gene A Bornzin, Christopher R Jenney, Kevin L Morgan, Sheldon Williams: Lead with polymeric tubular liner for guidewire and stylet insertion. Pacesetter, September 24, 2002: US06456889 (26 worldwide citation)

An implantable lead for electrical stimulation of the body includes an elongated multi-lumen tube with a distal tip electrode having a longitudinally extending central bore. A cable conductor is received in one lumen of the multi-lumen tube for electrical connection to the tip electrode and an elong ...


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Michael Yang, Wenbo Hou, Sheldon Williams: Passive fixation for epicardial lead. Pacesetter, April 5, 2011: US07920928 (21 worldwide citation)

An epicardial lead is passively fixed in a pericardial space by a passive fixation member. The passive fixation member extends from a distal portion of an epicardial lead and acts against a pericardial layer and an epicardial layer to hold the lead in place. The epicardial lead may include an electr ...