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Number: 607/128
Name: Surgery: light, thermal, and electrical application > Light, thermal, and electrical application > Electrical energy applicator > Placed in body > Heart > Catheter or endocardial (inside heart) type > With anchor means > Retractable tines or hooks
Description: Subject matter wherein the anchor means comprises tines or hooks emerging from the catheter to engage heart tissue and retain the catheter in position in the heart but which are capable of being drawn back to a position where the catheter may be moved or removed.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8688238 Implantable medical elongated member including fixation elements along an interior surface Apr. 1, 2014
8634936 Medical leads and related systems that include a lumen body that is joined to a lead body and that has multiple filar lumens Jan. 21, 2014
8626314 Implantable medical lead including a plurality of tine elements Jan. 7, 2014
8585696 Electrosurgical probe having conductive outer surface to initiate ablation between electrode Nov. 19, 2013
8543210 Device and implantation system for electrical stimulation of biological systems Sep. 24, 2013
8538554 Implantable electrode, insertion tool for use therewith, and insertion method Sep. 17, 2013
8532789 Subcutaneous lead fixation mechanisms Sep. 10, 2013
8478425 Medical leads and related systems that include a lumen body that is joined to a lead body and that has multiple filar lumens Jul. 2, 2013
8478431 Slidable fixation device for securing a medical implant Jul. 2, 2013
8469954 Radiofrequency ablation device Jun. 25, 2013
8452420 Implantable catheter lead or electrode lead May. 28, 2013
8391996 Catheter-based tissue remodeling devices and methods Mar. 5, 2013
8326423 Devices and methods for steering electrical stimulation in cardiac rhythm management Dec. 4, 2012
8306633 Lead system having a non-stationary to stationary electrical interconnect and method therefor Nov. 6, 2012
8255062 Left chamber pressure sensor lead delivery system Aug. 28, 2012
8160722 Subcutaneous lead fixation mechanisms Apr. 17, 2012
8135476 Implantable medical electrical stimulation lead fixation method and apparatus Mar. 13, 2012
8103361 Instrumented retrievable implantable device Jan. 24, 2012
8103359 Systems and methods for fixating transvenously implanted medical devices Jan. 24, 2012
8096959 Trans-septal catheter with retention mechanism Jan. 17, 2012
7983765 Left chamber pressure sensor lead delivery system Jul. 19, 2011
7972273 System and method of determining cardiac pressure Jul. 5, 2011
7959757 Method and device for manufacturing a medical lead Jun. 14, 2011
7933661 Lead retention means Apr. 26, 2011
7927282 System and method of determining cardiac pressure Apr. 19, 2011
7904179 Implantable medical device system with fixation member Mar. 8, 2011
7890191 Implantable medical device system with fixation member Feb. 15, 2011
7890188 Implantable lead for septal placement of electrode with fixation mechanism in the pulmonary artery Feb. 15, 2011
7865250 Methods for electrical stimulation of nerves in adipose tissue regions Jan. 4, 2011
7850615 System and method of determining cardiac pressure Dec. 14, 2010
7848821 Apparatus and method for electrode insertion in heart tissue Dec. 7, 2010
7809447 Implantable medical electrode device, in particular cardiovascular cardiac pacemaker or defibrillator electrode device Oct. 5, 2010
7653441 Intravenous pacemaker electrode Jan. 26, 2010
7463932 Fastening device for an epicardial lead Dec. 9, 2008
7460913 Implantable electrode, insertion tool for use therewith, and insertion method Dec. 2, 2008
7343202 Method for affecting urinary function with electrode implantation in adipose tissue Mar. 11, 2008
7330765 Cardiac lead having self-expanding fixation features Feb. 12, 2008
7242977 Catheter lead placement system and method Jul. 10, 2007
7209783 Ablation stent for treating atrial fibrillation Apr. 24, 2007
7187981 Implantable electrode lead Mar. 6, 2007
7187983 Electrode head fixation arrangement Mar. 6, 2007
7092766 Active fixation lead with multiple density Aug. 15, 2006
7076309 Apparatus and method for fixedly engaging an electrical lead Jul. 11, 2006
7065409 Device communications of an implantable medical device and an external system Jun. 20, 2006
7035680 Catheter lead placement system and method Apr. 25, 2006
7027876 Lead system for providing electrical stimulation to the Bundle of His Apr. 11, 2006
7013181 Coronary vein lead having combination fixation features with lumen restriction and method therefor Mar. 14, 2006
6884122 Lead frame and strip molding for contact connectors in implantable medical devices Apr. 26, 2005
6697677 System and method for placing a medical electrical lead Feb. 24, 2004
RE37463 Implantable device for penetrating and delivering agents to cardiac tissue Dec. 11, 2001

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