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Number: 607/130
Name: Surgery: light, thermal, and electrical application > Light, thermal, and electrical application > Electrical energy applicator > Placed in body > Heart > Patch or epicardial (on heart surface) type > With anchor other than a suture
Description: Subject matter wherein structure such as a hook, tine, etc. is employed in addition to or in lieu of a suture for retaining the electrode in operative position on the heart surface.

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607/131 Helical 57

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8554342 Neural stimulation lead fixation Oct. 8, 2013
8532789 Subcutaneous lead fixation mechanisms Sep. 10, 2013
8532793 Techniques for placing medical leads for electrical stimulation of nerve tissue Sep. 10, 2013
8489205 System for temporary fixation of an implantable medical device Jul. 16, 2013
8483845 Anchor for implantable medical device Jul. 9, 2013
8467883 Spring passive lead anchor and methods and devices using the anchor Jun. 18, 2013
8433424 Implantable retention system and method Apr. 30, 2013
8406901 Sutureless implantable medical device fixation Mar. 26, 2013
8406902 Intrapericardial lead with precurved distal end portion Mar. 26, 2013
8394010 Anchoring guide element Mar. 12, 2013
8343029 Transseptal cannula, tip, delivery system, and method Jan. 1, 2013
8306633 Lead system having a non-stationary to stationary electrical interconnect and method therefor Nov. 6, 2012
8295947 Devices and methods for transluminal or transthoracic interstitial electrode placement Oct. 23, 2012
8244379 Pericardium fixation concepts of epicardium pacing leads and tools Aug. 14, 2012
8229573 Spring passive lead anchor and methods and devices using the anchor Jul. 24, 2012
8214049 Gastric stimulation systems and methods utilizing a transgastric probe Jul. 3, 2012
8204607 Implantable medical lead Jun. 19, 2012
8170690 Implantable medical lead having an anchor providing enhanced fixation May. 1, 2012
8160722 Subcutaneous lead fixation mechanisms Apr. 17, 2012
8055357 Self-anchoring surgical methods and apparatus for stimulating tissue Nov. 8, 2011
8050773 Expandable neuromodular stimulation lead Nov. 1, 2011
8019437 Lead fixation means Sep. 13, 2011
7966076 Lead and apparatus for stimulation of the cardiac plexus Jun. 21, 2011
7933661 Lead retention means Apr. 26, 2011
7930039 Implantable retention system and method Apr. 19, 2011
7930040 Rotatable lead introducer Apr. 19, 2011
7920928 Passive fixation for epicardial lead Apr. 5, 2011
7899553 Lead anchor for implantable stimulation devices Mar. 1, 2011
7899555 Intrapericardial lead Mar. 1, 2011
7890192 Method for inserting a lead electrode into body tissue using a rotatable lead introducer Feb. 15, 2011
7890161 Method for detecting the myocardial state of the heart and a measuring apparatus for performing this method Feb. 15, 2011
7856260 Implantable cardiac patch for measuring physiologic information Dec. 21, 2010
7818039 Suction stabilized epicardial ablation devices Oct. 19, 2010
7783366 Lead for AV nodal vagal stimulation through an epicardial fat pad Aug. 24, 2010
7729783 Apparatus and methods for vacuum- and mechanically-assisted fixation of medical electrical leads Jun. 1, 2010
7620454 Gastro-electric stimulation for reducing the acidity of gastric secretions or reducing the amounts thereof Nov. 17, 2009
7610106 Epicardial heartwire with chest tube Oct. 27, 2009
7531810 Integrated half-beam profile measurement and polar profile for circular radiation field symmetry assessment May. 12, 2009
7499759 Distal or proximal fixation of over-the-tether myocardial leads Mar. 3, 2009
7463932 Fastening device for an epicardial lead Dec. 9, 2008
7373207 Treatments for a patient with congestive heart failure May. 13, 2008
7353067 Implantable leads, electrode portions and methods for securing Apr. 1, 2008
7299092 Subcutaneous electrode for transthoracic conduction with low profile installation appendage Nov. 20, 2007
7274962 Subcutaneous electrode with improved contact shape for transthoracic conduction Sep. 25, 2007
7272448 Medical lead for placement in the pericardial sac Sep. 18, 2007
7226448 Cardiac treatment devices and methods Jun. 5, 2007
7191015 Devices and methods for transluminal or transthoracic interstitial electrode placement Mar. 13, 2007
7181272 Cardiac restraint with electrode attachment sites Feb. 20, 2007
6941174 Temporary pacing wire having a constrained anchor and method of producing same Sep. 6, 2005
6937907 Subcutaneous electrode for transthoracic conduction with low-profile installation appendage and method of doing same Aug. 30, 2005

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