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Alois A Langer, Steve A Kolenik, Marlin S Heilman, Mieczyslaw Mirowski, Morton M Mower: Implantable heart stimulator and stimulation method. Mieczyslaw Mirowski, Fleit Jacobson Cohn & Price, October 4, 1983: US04407288 (392 worldwide citation)

An implantable heart stimulator and related method calls for the determination of a given heart condition from among a plurality of conditions, the selection of at least one mode of operation for treating the determined condition, and the execution of the mode of operation selected, so as to treat t ...


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Marlin S Heilman, Steve A Kolenik, Christopher D Capone, Carl M Parisi, Edward K Prem, Vernon L Speicher: Biocompatible ventricular assist and arrhythmia control device including cardiac compression band-stay-pad assembly. Vascor, Keck Mahin & Cate, January 24, 1995: US05383840 (226 worldwide citation)

A ventricular assist device for a heart includes a compression band-stay-pad assembly for encircling substantially the entire heart perimeter and comprising an elongated band member or chain disposed in a sealed protective structure filled with a lubricating medium. The band member may be fixed at o ...


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Marlin S Heilman, Steve A Kolenik, Christopher D Capone, Carl M Parisi, Edward K Prem, Vernon L Speicher: Biocompatible ventricular assist and arrhythmia control device including cardiac compression pad and compression assembly. Vascor, Fleit Jacobson Cohn Price Holman & Stern, March 24, 1992: US05098369 (190 worldwide citation)

A ventricular assist device may include a cardiac compression assembly which comprises a gel-filled pad of generally concave configuration, mounted on a pressure plate with peripheral portions of the pad extending beyond the periphery of the plate, to preclude damage to the heart by the peripheral e ...


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Marlin S Heilman, Steve A Kolenik: Biocompatible ventricular assist and arrhythmia control device. Fleit Jacobson Cohn Price Holman & Stern, May 15, 1990: US04925443 (179 worldwide citation)

A device for compressing a ventricle of a heart from one or more sides in synchronism with the natural contraction of the ventricle (systole), and providing arrhythmia control of the heart, is completely implantable in the body of a patient user externally of the heart. Compression of the ventricle ...


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Marlin S Heilman, Steve A Kolenik, Christopher D Capone, Carl M Parisi, Edward K Prem, Vernon L Speicher: Cardiac compression band-stay-pad assembly and method of replacing the same. Vascor, Ingersoll Buchanan P C, September 24, 1996: US05558617 (90 worldwide citation)

A ventricular assist device for a heart includes a compression band-stay-pad assembly for encircling substantially the heart perimeter and comprising an elongated band member or chain disposed in a sealed protective structure filled with a lubricating medium. The band member may be fixed at one end ...


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Steve A Kolenik, Robert A Walters: Programmable tachycardia pacer. Arco Medical Products Company, John C Martin Jr, January 1, 1980: US04181133 (67 worldwide citation)

A programmable implantable pacer is provided for performing the dual functions of demand pacing as well as standby tachycardia breakup. A command parameter control is used for programmably controlling parameters of the pacer operation as well as of the tachycardia recognition and response to same. U ...


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Mir Imran, Stanley M Bach Jr, Steve A Kolenik: Implantable cardiac defibrillator employing bipolar sensing and telemetry means. Mieczyslaw Mirowski, Fleit Jacobson Cohn & Price, September 30, 1986: US04614192 (60 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardioversion system employing a bipolar electrode for R-wave sensing, the system utilizing heart rate averaging and probability density function techniques in determining whether or not the heart of a patient is to be automatically cardioverted. An improved bipolar electrode facilita ...


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Steve A Kolenik: Pediatric cardiac pacer system. ARCO Medical Products Company, John R Ewbank, March 22, 1977: US04013081 (53 worldwide citation)

An infant grows rapidly enough that the distance between the heart and the location for the implantation of a cardiac pacer can change during the few years between surgical investigations of the implanted apparatus. The lead connecting the pacer with the heart follows a large spiral path around the ...


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Christopher D Capone, Ruey C Dempsey, Marlin S Heilman, Steve A Kolenik, Daniel R Moore, Carl M Parisi, Edward K Prem, Richard A Sofranko, David C Borzelleca, Greg Burgreen, John A Holmes, Zhongjun Wu, Ralph Scott Hebbert, James Antaki: Touch down of blood pump impellers. Vascor, Buchanan Ingersoll P C, July 13, 2004: US06761532 (30 worldwide citation)

A blood pump having rotor and/or stator touch down zones to prevent pump failure or hemolysis which can occur if the rotor comes into contact with the stator due to power failure or mechanical shock. The touch down zones can include forming, or coating, portions of adjacent surfaces of the stator an ...


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Robert A Walters, Steve A Kolenik: Method and means for receiving parameter control data in an implantable heart pacer. ARCO Medical Products Company, John C Martin Jr, November 21, 1978: US04126139 (27 worldwide citation)

A heart pacer employing a digital parameter controlling circuit is controlled by data received from an external source, the data preferably being in the form of magnetic pulses of width corresponding to the desired logic state of the parameter controlling signal. The externally transmitted signal wh ...