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Number: 607/131
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 > Helical
Description: Subject matter wherein the anchor means is in the shape of a spiral for insertion into the heart tissue.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8670837 Method and means to adjust the positioning of stimulating neural and muscular electrode Mar. 11, 2014
8489190 Catheter device Jul. 16, 2013
8483846 Multi-electrode assembly for an implantable medical device Jul. 9, 2013
8442652 Medical implantable lead and method for connecting a medical implantable lead to an organ May. 14, 2013
8311647 Direct delivery system for transvascular lead Nov. 13, 2012
8306633 Lead system having a non-stationary to stationary electrical interconnect and method therefor Nov. 6, 2012
8244378 Spiral configurations for intravascular lead stability Aug. 14, 2012
8239039 Device on lead to prevent perforation and/or fixate lead Aug. 7, 2012
8170690 Implantable medical lead having an anchor providing enhanced fixation May. 1, 2012
8099177 Implantable medical lead and method for the manufacture thereof Jan. 17, 2012
8000807 Methods and systems for accessing the pericardial space Aug. 16, 2011
7959757 Method and device for manufacturing a medical lead Jun. 14, 2011
7949409 Dual spiral lead configurations May. 24, 2011
7933661 Lead retention means Apr. 26, 2011
7930040 Rotatable lead introducer Apr. 19, 2011
7890192 Method for inserting a lead electrode into body tissue using a rotatable lead introducer Feb. 15, 2011
7860580 Active fixation medical electrical lead Dec. 28, 2010
7844348 Fiber optic assisted medical lead Nov. 30, 2010
7620454 Gastro-electric stimulation for reducing the acidity of gastric secretions or reducing the amounts thereof Nov. 17, 2009
7531810 Integrated half-beam profile measurement and polar profile for circular radiation field symmetry assessment May. 12, 2009
7373207 Treatments for a patient with congestive heart failure May. 13, 2008
7369901 Myocardial lead and lead system May. 6, 2008
7328071 Lead placement device Feb. 5, 2008
7270669 Epicardial lead placement for bi-ventricular pacing using thoracoscopic approach Sep. 18, 2007
7272448 Medical lead for placement in the pericardial sac Sep. 18, 2007
7177680 Field stimulation about a discontinuity of the myocardium to capture the heart at reduced pacing thresholds Feb. 13, 2007
7142928 Field stimulation about a discontinuity of the myocardium to capture the heart at reduced pacing thresholds Nov. 28, 2006
7120504 Epicardial screw-in lead Oct. 10, 2006
7076309 Apparatus and method for fixedly engaging an electrical lead Jul. 11, 2006
6909920 System and method for positioning an implantable medical device within a body Jun. 21, 2005
6038463 Medical electrical lead Mar. 14, 2000
5443492 Medical electrical lead and introducer system for implantable pulse generator Aug. 22, 1995
5374287 Defibrillator and demand pacer catheters and methods for using same Dec. 20, 1994
5259395 Pacemaker lead with extendable retractable lockable fixing helix Nov. 9, 1993
5154183 Bipolar myocardial electrode assembly Oct. 13, 1992
5143090 Cardiac lead Sep. 1, 1992
5040545 Releasable lock assembly Aug. 20, 1991
5033477 Method and apparatus for providing intrapericardial access and inserting intrapericardial electrodes Jul. 23, 1991
4972847 Pacing lead and introducer therefor Nov. 27, 1990
4827940 Soluble covering for cardiac pacing electrode May. 9, 1989
4679572 Low threshold cardiac pacing electrodes Jul. 14, 1987
4646755 Introducer tool for endocardial screw-in lead Mar. 3, 1987
4628943 Bipolar screw-in packing lead assembly Dec. 16, 1986
4624266 Introducer tool for screw-in lead Nov. 25, 1986
RE32227 "J" Stylet wire Aug. 19, 1986
4357946 Epicardial pacing lead with stylet controlled helical fixation screw Nov. 9, 1982
4299239 Epicardial heart lead assembly Nov. 10, 1981
4280513 Tool and method for attaching electrode to body tissue Jul. 28, 1981
4280510 Sutureless myocardial lead introducer Jul. 28, 1981
4271846 Lead installation tool Jun. 9, 1981

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