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Todd J Sheldon: Medical service employing multiple DC accelerometers for patient activity and posture sensing and method. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, January 14, 1997: US05593431 (374 worldwide citation)

A method of and apparatus for determining the physical posture of a patient's body, having a superior-inferior body axis, an anterior-posterior body axis and a lateral-medial body axis, in relation to earth's gravitational field. A medical device having first, second and, optionally, third DC accele ...


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Xusheng Zhang: Method and apparatus for verifying discriminating of tachycardia events in a medical device having dual sensing vectors. Medtronic, April 4, 2017: US09610025 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and medical device for detecting a cardiac event that includes sensing cardiac signals from a plurality of electrodes, sensing a plurality of beats in response to the sensed cardiac signals, identifying each beat of the plurality of beats as one of a normal beat and a not normal beat, deter ...


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Xusheng Zhang: Method and apparatus for beat acquisition during template generation in a medical device having dual sensing vectors. Medtronic, February 7, 2017: US09561005 (1 worldwide citation)

Techniques are described for generating beat templates and utilizing those beat templates to detect a cardiac event, e.g., a tachyarrhythmia. In particular, example methods and devices for acquiring qualified beats for template generation are described. Additionally, techniques are described for sel ...


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Xusheng Zhang: Method and apparatus for discriminating tachycardia events in a medical device using two sensing vectors. Medtronic, November 7, 2017: US09808640

A method and medical device for detecting a cardiac event that includes sensing cardiac signals from a plurality of electrodes forming a first sensing vector sensing a first interval of the cardiac signal during a predetermined time period and a second sensing vector simultaneously sensing a second ...


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Saul E Greenhut, Robert W Stadler, Xusheng Zhang: Method and apparatus for adjusting a blanking period for selecting a sensing vector configuration in a medical device. Medtronic, October 24, 2017: US09795312

A method and medical device for determining sensing vectors that includes sensing cardiac signals from a plurality of electrodes, the plurality of electrodes forming a plurality of sensing vectors, setting a blanking period and a blanking period adjustment window for the plurality of sensing vectors ...


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Robert W Stadler, Raja N Ghanem, Xusheng Zhang: Method and apparatus for detecting arrhythmias in a subcutaneous medical device. Medtronic, January 23, 2018: US09872630

A subcutaneously implantable cardiac medical device and a method of sensing a cardiac signal therein that includes a plurality of electrodes to sense a cardiac signal along a plurality of sensing vectors to detect a first interval and a second interval associated with a first detected event, and a p ...


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Can Cinbis, James K Carney: Implantable tissue perfusion sensing system and method. Medtronic, May 2, 2017: US09636059

A medical device for sensing cardiac events that includes a plurality of light sources capable of emitting light at a plurality of wavelengths, and a detector to detect the emitted light. A processor determines a plurality of light measurements in response to the emitted light detected by the detect ...


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METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING ARRHYTHMIAS IN A SUBCUTANEOUS MEDICAL DEVICE. January 12, 2017: US20170007841-A1

A method and system for use with an implantable medical device for subcutaneous implant within a patient to determine a likelihood of the patient experiencing a cardiac event that includes sensing a cardiac signal along a plurality of different sensing vectors, determining state information of each ...


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METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING ARRHYTHMIAS IN A SUBCUTANEOUS MEDICAL DEVICE. April 27, 2017: US20170113055-A1

A method and apparatus for detecting a cardiac event in a medical device that includes sensing cardiac signals from a plurality of electrodes, the plurality of electrodes forming a first sensing vector and a second sensing vector, initiating charging of an energy storage device in response to the se ...


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METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR VERIFYING DISCRIMINATING OF TACHYCARDIA EVENTS IN A MEDICAL DEVICE HAVING DUAL SENSING VECTORS. July 20, 2017: US20170203114-A1

A method and medical device for detecting a cardiac event that includes sensing cardiac signals from a plurality of electrodes, sensing a plurality of beats in response to the sensed cardiac signals, identifying each beat of the plurality of beats as one of a normal beat and a not normal beat, deter ...