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Stanley R Hess, Terri Kovacs: Percutaneous lead having radially adjustable electrode. Cordis Corporation, Lockwood Alex Fitzgibbon & Cummings, April 28, 1987: US04660571 (531 worldwide citation)

A disposable percutaneous lead is provided which is suitable for caring out a variety of functions, including endocardial functions of mapping, ablation and/or pacing. The percutaneous lead maintains a substantially isodiametric profile for insertion through a body cavity such as a vein or artery. B ...


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Stanley R Hess: Stabilized directional neural electrode lead. Cordis Corporation, Kenway & Jenney, August 25, 1981: US04285347 (196 worldwide citation)

An epidural electrode lead having a resilient distal end forming a curved loop, lateral expandable loop elements, one of which is radiopaque, and an electrode contact on the lead surface opposite the loop. A withdrawable stylet maintains the distal end substantially straight during insertion of the ...


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Stanley R Hess, Peter P Tarjan: Mapping electrode assembly. Cordis Corporation, Lockwood Alex Fitzgibbon & Cummings, December 16, 1986: US04628937 (152 worldwide citation)

A set of electrodes are provided, preferably in a symmetrical array, which electrodes are mounted within a pliable mounting cup that is capable of conforming to the shape and size of various surfaces of body organs, such as the heart. The pliable cup is capable of both epicardial and endocardial typ ...


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Stanley R Hess: Adjustable isodiametric atrial-ventricular pervenous lead. Cordis Corporation, Lockwood Alex Fitzgibbon & Cummings, May 12, 1987: US04664120 (134 worldwide citation)

A disposable atrial-ventricular percutaneous lead is provided which is suitable for carrying out a variety of functions, including endocardial pacing, mapping or diagnosis. The percutaneous lead maintains an isodiametric profile for insertion through a body cavity such as a vein or artery. By manipu ...


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Stanley R Hess: Monophasic action potential recording lead. Cordis Corporation, Lockwood Alex Fitzgibbon & Cummings, September 1, 1987: US04690155 (89 worldwide citation)

A monophasic action potential contact electrode catheter and method of producing same are provided. The catheter includes a compartmentalized tip portion that includes a distal tip electrode that was set in place within a distal tip compartment, as well as a lateral surface electrode that was set in ...


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Stanley R Hess: Cardiac mapping probe. Cordis Corporation, Henry W Collins, Thomas R Vigil, March 4, 1986: US04573473 (79 worldwide citation)

The cardiac mapping probe has a soft lead body with a distal end portion containing a pliable, moldable and formable core rod therein. The rod is received within a tubular sheath of the lead body which also includes four insulated wire conductors within the sheath. A head is formed at the distal end ...


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Stanley R Hess, Sandra L Miller, Peter J Pohndorf, Peter P Tarjan: Neural stimulator electrode element and lead. Cordis Corporation, Lockwood Alex FitzGibbon & Cummings, January 31, 1989: US04800898 (64 worldwide citation)

A neural stimulator electrode element and lead includes an elongate sheath having a passage therein and which contains an electrical conductor and electrode, the latter of which communicates through the exterior wall of the sheath. Two pairs of flexible elongate wing members are positioned on the ex ...


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Peter P Tarjan, Stanley R Hess: Temporary pacing lead assembly. Cordis Corporation, Henry W Collins, Thomas R Vigil, October 9, 1984: US04475560 (40 worldwide citation)

The temporary pacing lead assembly (10) includes an electrically conductive flexible wire (14), a terminal member (16) electrically connected to one end of the conductive wire (14), an insulative coating or sheath (24) extending over substantially the entire length of the wire (14) and an electrode ...


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Stanley R Hess: Contact device for muscle stimulation. Cordis Corporation, Kenway & Jenney, March 20, 1979: US04144890 (34 worldwide citation)

The contact device disclosed herein is designed for applying stimulating pulses to cardiac muscle tissue to obtain artificial pacing of the heart. Fibrosis around the stimulating electrode itself is minimized by employing a non-binding, preferably quite flexible electrode to establish the contact an ...


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Stanley R Hess: Surface mapping electrode sets. Cordis Corporation, Lockwood Alex Fitzgibbon & Cummings, September 1, 1987: US04690148 (33 worldwide citation)

A surface mapping electrode set assembly is provided which includes a plurality of insulated, elongated wires, each of which terminates at a distal end head portion of the assembly. The electrodes of the mapping electrode set are generally arcuate portions of the wires, each generally arcuate electr ...