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Todd J Sheldon, William J Combs, Mark K Erickson, Can Cinbis: Posture and device orientation and calibration for implantable medical devices. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, Reed A Duthler, March 28, 2000: US06044297 (395 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 accelerom ...


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Eric J Panken, Dennis M Skelton: Posture state classification for a medical device. Medtronic, Beth L McMahon, January 17, 2017: US09545518

Techniques for posture classification of a patient in a coordinate system of a sensor. According to one aspect, a defined vector is obtained from a sensor disposed in a substantially fixed manner relative to the patient. The defined vector is described in a coordinate system of the sensor and withou ...


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Dennis M Skelton, Christopher Poletto, Eric J Panken: Adjustment of therapy based on acceleration. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, August 22, 2017: US09737719

A medical device provides stimulation therapy to a patient based on a set of therapy parameters. One or more therapy parameters may be automatically adjusted based on acceleration forces detected by a sensor, the acceleration forces being applied to the patient. In some examples, adjustments to one ...


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Rajeev M Sahasrabudhe, Lynn A Davenport, Jon P Davis, Wende L Dewing, Elizabeth A Fehrmann, Steven M Goetz, Shyam L Gokaldas, Eric J Panken: Automated calibration of posture state classification for a medical device. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, April 18, 2017: US09622700

Techniques relate to operating a medical device by classifying a detected posture state of a patient. This classification may be performed by comparing the detected posture state of the patient to posture state definitions available within the system. Each definition may be described in terms of a p ...