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Matthew M Johnston, Steven R Conger: Steerable endocardial lead using magnetostrictive material and a magnetic field. Sulzer Intermedics, John R Merkling, December 1, 1998: US05843153 (63 worldwide citation)

Magnetically alterable material, such as magnetostrictive material, is used in combination with a suitable substrate and a suitable magnetic field to produce a stylet and lead assembly that curves in response to a suitable magnetic field.


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Mary Elizabeth Bush, Rolf Hill, Steven R Conger, Olof Stegfeldt: Bipolar screw-in lead. Pacesetter, November 23, 2010: US07840283 (24 worldwide citation)

An implantable active fixation lead includes an outer sheath, a protector member having a peripheral surface extending between its distal and proximal end surfaces with a helical groove formed in the peripheral surface, and a fixation helix integral with the outer sheath. The fixation helix includes ...


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Kevin L Morgan, Steven R Conger, Anna Barlow, Stuart Rosenberg, Wenbo Hou, Michael Yang, Sheldon Williams: Intrapericardial lead. Pacesetter, March 1, 2011: US07899555 (18 worldwide citation)

The intrapericardial lead includes a lead body having a proximal portion and a flexible, pre-curved distal end portion. The distal end portion carries at least one electrode assembly containing an electrode adapted to engage pericardial tissue. The distal end portion further carries a pre-curved fle ...


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Steven R Conger: Fatigue resistant design for leads employing multi-strand cables as primary conductors. Pacesetter, March 16, 2010: US07680544 (12 worldwide citation)

A lead for connecting to a pacing and/or defibrillation power source is disclosed herein. The lead includes a lead tubular body, a connector for connecting the lead to the power source, and a strain-flex relief assembly joining the lead tubular body to the connector assembly and including a helical ...


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Yougandh Chitre, John R Helland, Steven R Conger: High strength, low resistivity electrode. Pacesetter, October 9, 2007: US07280875 (12 worldwide citation)

For use in an implantable medical device, there is provided a biocompatible, biostable, corrosion-resistant wire strand comprising a core comprising a plurality of electrically conductive, low electrical resistance filaments embedded in an electrically conductive matrix, and a low electrical resista ...


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Grace Jang, Phong D Doan, Steven R Conger: Lead connector pin and body assembly and method of manufacture. Pacesetter, February 28, 2012: US08126557 (10 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical lead is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the lead includes a body, at least one electrode and a lead connector end. The body includes a distal portion and a proximal portion. The at least one electrode is on the distal portion. The lead connector end is on the proximal por ...


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Greg Kampa, Anna Barlow, Kevin L Morgan, Michael Yang, Steven R Conger, Stuart Rosenberg, Wenbo Hou: Intrapericardial delivery tools and methods. Pacesetter, September 6, 2011: US08012143 (3 worldwide citation)

An introducer sheath is disclosed herein. The sheath includes a tubular body. The tubular body has a proximal zone, an intermediate zone and a distal zone. The proximal zone is generally straight. The intermediate zone extends from a distal end of the proximal zone and curves in a first direction. T ...


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Steven R Conger: Implantable medical lead having passive lock mechanical body terminations. Pacesetter, November 27, 2012: US08321033 (3 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is an implantable medical lead configured to receive a stylet. The lead may include a tubular body and a structure. The tubular body may include a distal end and a proximal end. The body may be configured to receive the stylet. The structure longitudinally may extend through the bod ...


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Michael Childers, Keith Victorine, Steven R Conger, Alexander Farr: Multiple-cable lead with interrupted cable and crimp configuration. PACESETTER, May 15, 2018: US09968776 (1 worldwide citation)

Example implantable cardiac electrotherapy leads are disclosed herein. In an example, a lead may include a plurality of cable conductors within an insulating jacket. A first one and a second one of the conductors include a proximal end at a proximal end of the jacket, the second conductor extends to ...


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Kevin L Morgan, Steven R Conger, Anna Barlow, Stuart Rosenberg, Wenbo Hou, Michael Yang, Sheldon Williams: Intrapericardial lead with precurved distal end portion. Pacesetter, March 26, 2013: US08406902

The intrapericardial lead includes a lead body having a proximal portion and a flexible, pre-curved distal end portion. The distal end portion carries at least one electrode assembly containing an electrode adapted to engage pericardial tissue. The distal end portion further carries a pre-curved fle ...