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Thomas Kiekhafer, Edward DiDomenico, Kenneth Keeney, Bruce Johnson: Method for fabrication of a medical electrode. Medtronic, Reed Duthler, Joseph F Breimayer, June 19, 1990: US04934049 (89 worldwide citation)

A process for producing a medical electrode. A coil of conductive metal is slid over a tubular insulative substrate. The spaces between individual turns of the coil are backfilled with an insulative plastic. The backfilled plastic is thereafter etched away from and off of the exterior of the metal c ...


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Fred Lindemans, Clare Padgett, Thomas Kiekhafer, Timothy Holleman, John Keimel, David Peterson: Medical electrical lead. Medtronic, September 3, 1991: US05044374 (84 worldwide citation)

A large surface electrode optimized for use as a subcutaneous defibrillation electrode. The electrode includes an insulative electrode pad carrying a large surface electrode. Both the upper and lower surfaces of the electrode pad are covered by a fabric mesh to reduce fluid build-up at the site of i ...