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Jeffrey A Von Arx, Mark D Amundson, William R Mass, Ron Balczewski, William J Linder: Telemetry apparatus and method for an implantable medical device. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, June 3, 2003: US06574510 (228 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for enabling radio-frequency communications with an implantable medical device utilizing far-field electromagnetic radiation. Such radio-frequency communications can take place over much greater distances than with inductively coupled antennas.


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David B Krig, James O Gilkerson, Robert D Dreher, Jan D Wald, William J Linder, William L Zimmer: Apparatus and method for treating ventricular tachyarrhythmias. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner &Kluth P A, November 2, 1999: US05978707 (179 worldwide citation)

A system and method for selectively treating a ventricular tachycardia based on sensed atrial and ventricular intervals from the patient's heart. A detection window of the ten most recent atrial and ventricular intervals are analyzed for the occurrence of either tachycardia or fibrillation. When a m ...


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Mark D Amundson, Jeffrey A Von Arx, William J Linder, Prashant Rawat, William R Mass: Circumferential antenna for an implantable medical device. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth PA, September 24, 2002: US06456256 (173 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for enabling far-field radio-frequency communications with an implantable medical device in which an antenna is embedded within a dielectric around the periphery of the device. Such a circumferential antenna saves space while still permitting far-field telemetry over a desire ...


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Paul A Haefner, Mark A Stockburger, William J Linder: Digital AGC using separate gain control and threshold templating. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, April 15, 1997: US05620466 (166 worldwide citation)

A system and method automatically adjusts a sensing threshold in a cardioverter/defibrillator which receives electrical activity of the heart and delivers shock pulses in response thereto. An amplifier amplifies the electrical activity according to a variable gain. A detection circuit detects depola ...


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Jeffrey A Von Arx, Ron Balczewski, Scott T Mazar, William J Linder, William R Mass: Telemetry duty cycle management system for an implantable medical device. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, January 31, 2006: US06993393 (163 worldwide citation)

A telemetry system enabling radio frequency (RF) communications between an implantable medical device and an external device, or programmer, in which the RF circuitry is normally maintained in a powered down state in order to conserve power. At synchronized wakeup intervals, one of the devices desig ...


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Jeffrey A Von Arx, Mark D Amundson, William R Mass, Ron Balczewski, William J Linder: Telemetry apparatus and method for an implantable medical device. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, July 20, 2004: US06766201 (160 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for enabling radio-frequency communications with an implantable medical device utilizing far-field electromagnetic radiation. Such radio-frequency communications can take place over much greater distances than with inductively coupled antennas.


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David B Krig, James O Gilkerson, Robert D Dreher, Jan D Wald, William J Linder, William L Zimmer: Apparatus and method for treating ventricular tachyarrhythmias. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, November 21, 2000: US06151524 (143 worldwide citation)

A system and method for selectively treating a ventricular tachycardia based on sensed atrial and ventricular intervals from the patient's heart. A detection window of the ten most recent atrial and ventricular intervals are analyzed for the occurrence of either tachycardia or fibrillation. When a m ...


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Jeffrey A Von Arx, Mark D Amundson, William R Mass, Ron Balczewski, William J Linder: Telemetry apparatus and method for an implantable medical device. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, October 11, 2005: US06954673 (141 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for enabling radio-frequency communications with an implantable medical device utilizing far-field electromagnetic radiation. Such radio-frequency communications can take place over much greater distances than with inductively coupled antennas.


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Jeffrey A Von Arx, Michael J Lyden, William J Linder, Scott T Mazar, Allan T Koshiol, Mark Gryzwa, Dorothy Nauman, Scott Hostine: Two-hop telemetry interface for medical device. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, June 13, 2006: US07060030 (131 worldwide citation)

This document discusses a system that includes an intermediary telemetry interface device for communicating between a cardiac rhythm management system or other implantable medical device and a programmer or other remote device. One example provides an inductive near-field communication link between ...


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Mark D Amundson, Jeffrey A Von Arx, William J Linder, Prashant Rawat, William R Mass: Circumferential antenna for an implantable medical device. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, October 26, 2004: US06809701 (130 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for enabling far-field radio-frequency communications with an implantable medical device in which an antenna is embedded within a dielectric around the periphery of the device. Such a circumferential antenna saves space while still permitting far-field telemetry over a desire ...