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Yougandh Chitre, John R Helland: Stimulation/sensing electrodes for use with implantable cardiac leads in coronary vein locations. Pacesetter, June 6, 2006: US07058454 (7 worldwide citation)

A lead assembly for a body implantable medical system adapted to transmit electrical signals between proximal and distal end portions of the lead assembly to thereby stimulate selected body tissue includes an electrical conductor, an insulative sheath composed of silicone or polyurethane covering th ...


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Mark W Kroll, John R Helland, Yougandh Chitre, Michael Yang: Super plastic design for CHF pacemaker lead. Pacesetter, July 22, 2008: US07403823 (6 worldwide citation)

An implantable lead assembly for a body implantable medical system adapted to transmit electrical signals between a proximal end portion of the lead assembly and a distal end portion of the lead assembly to thereby stimulate selected body tissue includes an elongated insulative sheath of flexible re ...


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Yougandh Chitre: Lead having one or more low polarization electrodes. Pacesetter, October 17, 2006: US07123969 (6 worldwide citation)

A low-polarization electrode for use with an implantable lead. The low polarization electrode comprises a base substrate of a conductive material, an intermediate layer of a high dielectric layer over the base substrate, and a polarization-reducing coating over the intermediate layer. The low-polari ...


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Cole H Chen, Phong D Doan, Yougandh Chitre, John R Helland: Method of molding silicone elastomer drug carrier in an endocardial lead. Pacesetter, April 22, 2008: US07363091 (6 worldwide citation)

A drug-eluting endocardial lead and method of manufacture. The silicone elastomer of the present invention is ideally suited to a manufacturing environment due to its extended pot life and decreased curing time. A preferred silicone elastomer is comprised of a multi-part mixture having at least a ba ...


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Yougandh Chitre, Cheuk Tang: Self-sealing insulation employed on a catheter or lead. Pacesetter, November 2, 2010: US07826905 (5 worldwide citation)

An implantable electrical medical lead for a pulse generator includes a distal electrode, a connector for electrical connection with the pulse generator, an electrical conductor within the lead extending between the connector and the distal electrode, and an insulating sheath of flexible resilient m ...


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Yougandh Chitre, David E Kistler: Convertible stylet to abet in the implant of a left heart lead. Pacesetter, February 20, 2007: US07181290 (3 worldwide citation)

To implant a lead system for an implantable cardiac stimulation device, a guide wire is slidably introduced into a longitudinally extending internal passage of an elongated stylet. In turn, the combined stylet and guide wire are slidably introduced into the longitudinally extending lumen of an elong ...


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Derrick W Reed, Yougandh Chitre: Method and apparatus for detecting pulmonary edema. Pacesetter, March 29, 2011: US07917194 (3 worldwide citation)

Conditions resulting from acute decompensation such as pulmonary edema may be indicated based on analysis of respiration signals. In some embodiments a respiration signal is derived from an intracardiac electrogram (“IEGM”) signal. In some embodiments one or more non-rate-based parameters are derive ...


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James R Thacker, Jon Parker, Yougandh Chitre: Systems and methods for positioning implanted devices in a patient. Nevro Corporation, Perkins Coie, May 24, 2016: US09345891 (2 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for positioning implanted devices in a patient are disclosed. A method in accordance with a particular embodiment includes, for each of a plurality of patients, receiving a target location from which to deliver a modulation signal to the patient's spinal cord. The method further ...


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James R Thacker, Jon Parker, Yougandh Chitre: Systems and methods for positioning implanted devices in a patient. Nevro Corporation, Perkins Coie, February 24, 2015: US08965482 (2 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for positioning implanted devices in a patient are disclosed. A method in accordance with a particular embodiment includes, for each of a plurality of patients, receiving a target location from which to deliver a modulation signal to the patient's spinal cord. The method further ...


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Vivek Sharma, Yougandh Chitre, Andre B Walker, Jon Parker, Ellen Moore, Daniel Villamil: Lead anchors and associated systems and methods. Nevro Corporation, Perkins Coie, February 10, 2015: US08954165 (1 worldwide citation)

The present technology is directed generally to a lead anchor for positioning and securing spinal cord modulation leads and associated systems and methods. In at least some contexts, the lead anchor includes a central lumen surrounded by a restriction feature. The restriction feature can interface w ...