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Number: 607/9
Name: Surgery: light, thermal, and electrical application > Light, thermal, and electrical application > Electrical therapeutic systems > Heart rate regulating (e.g., pacing)
Description: Subject matter for applying a relatively low energy level in, on, or near the heart to regulate the rate at which the heart beats to or near a desired rate or for monitoring and testing of such subject matter.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
607/34 Alterable energy source configuration 85
607/35 Biological substance or activity powered energy source 54
607/32 Communicating with pacer (e.g., telemetry) 593
607/33 Energy source external of generator or body 166
607/37 Feature of generator-applicator connection 487
607/36 Feature of stimulator housing or encapsulation 569
607/16 Intermittent operation for energy conservation 89
607/17 Parameter control in response to sensed physiological load on heart 675
607/13 Reducing output recovery time 62
607/11 Regulating or compensating stimulus level 160
607/30 Remotely changing, (e.g., programming, pacer) parameters or operation 465
607/12 Stimulation raised above energy source level 36
607/27 Testing or monitoring pacer function 661
607/14 Treating or preventing abnormally high heart rate 680
607/10 With nonimplanted generator 84

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7151962 Method and apparatus to control delivery of high-voltage and anti-tachy pacing therapy in an implantable medical device Dec. 19, 2006
7149773 System and method of automated invoicing for communications between an implantable medical device and a remote computer system or health care provider Dec. 12, 2006
7149588 Cardiac harness for treating congestive heart failure and for defibrillating and/or pacing/sensing Dec. 12, 2006
7149577 Apparatus and method using ATP return cycle length for arrhythmia discrimination Dec. 12, 2006
7149575 Subcutaneous cardiac stimulator device having an anteriorly positioned electrode Dec. 12, 2006
7146226 Cardiac harness for treating congestive heart failure and for defibrillating and/or pacing/sensing Dec. 5, 2006
7146213 Method and apparatus for improving specificity of atrial tachycardia detection techniques in dual-unipolar or dual-bipolar implantable cardiac stimulation systems Dec. 5, 2006
7146212 Anti-bradycardia pacing for a subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator Dec. 5, 2006
7142918 Apparatus and method for pacing mode switching during atrial tachyarrhythmias Nov. 28, 2006
7142916 Cardiac pacing modality having improved blanking, timing, and therapy delivery methods for extra-systolic stimulation pacing therapy Nov. 28, 2006
7142915 Apparatus and method for ventricular rate regularization Nov. 28, 2006
7142914 Mode transition timing for synchronized pacing Nov. 28, 2006
7142911 Method and apparatus for monitoring drug effects on cardiac electrical signals using an implantable cardiac stimulation device Nov. 28, 2006
7142910 Methods of indirectly stimulating the vagus nerve with an electrical field Nov. 28, 2006
7139607 Arrhythmia discrimination Nov. 21, 2006
7139604 Cardiac stimulation system and method for discriminating sinus from non-sinus events Nov. 21, 2006
7136703 Programmer and surface ECG system with wireless communication Nov. 14, 2006
7136702 Method and apparatus for delivering multi-directional defibrillation waveforms Nov. 14, 2006
7133719 Adjustable overdrive pacing Nov. 7, 2006
7133718 Method and apparatus for temporarily varying a parameter in an implantable medical device Nov. 7, 2006
7130690 Atrial capture management during atrial and ventricular pacing Oct. 31, 2006
7130688 Pace counter isolation for cardiac resynchronization pacing Oct. 31, 2006
7130687 Implantable medical device and method for delivering therapy for sleep-disordered breathing Oct. 31, 2006
7130685 Method to prevent pacemaker induced non-reentrant VA synchrony using adaptive atrial pacing output Oct. 31, 2006
7130684 Method and apparatus for improving ventricular status using the force interval relationship Oct. 31, 2006
7130683 Preferred ADI/R: a permanent pacing mode to eliminate ventricular pacing while maintaining back support Oct. 31, 2006
7130682 Pacing and sensing vectors Oct. 31, 2006
7127289 Cardiac resynchronization system employing mechanical measurement of cardiac walls Oct. 24, 2006
7123961 Stimulation of autonomic nerves Oct. 17, 2006
7123960 Method and system for delivering cardiac resynchronization therapy with variable atrio-ventricular delay Oct. 17, 2006
7123959 Method and apparatus for preventing cardiac arrhythmias with endovascular stimulation Oct. 17, 2006
7120494 System and method for eliminating cross-talk due to far-field signals Oct. 10, 2006
7113827 Determining the presence and type of probe associated with an active implantable medical device, in particular a cardiac pacemaker Sep. 26, 2006
7113823 Morphology-based optimization of cardiac resynchronization therapy Sep. 26, 2006
7113822 System and method for providing cardioversion therapy and overdrive pacing using an implantable cardiac stimulation device Sep. 26, 2006
7110814 Hardware/software lock for secure linkage between algorithmic decision process and critical system function execution Sep. 19, 2006
7110813 Activation of fibrillation and tachycardia functions Sep. 19, 2006
7107098 Method and apparatus for generation and selection of tachycardia therapy hierarchy Sep. 12, 2006
7103410 Apparatus and method for reversal of myocardial remodeling with electrical stimulation Sep. 5, 2006
7103411 Methods and apparatus for preventing atrial arrhythmias by overdrive pacing multiple heart tissue sites using an implantable cardiac stimulation device Sep. 5, 2006
7103412 Implantable cardiac stimulation device and method for detecting asymptomatic diabetes Sep. 5, 2006
7096064 Implantable medical device for treating cardiac mechanical dysfunction by electrical stimulation Aug. 22, 2006
7096066 Methods, systems and devices for optimizing cardiac pacing parameters Aug. 22, 2006
7091875 Wearable remote control Aug. 15, 2006
7092754 Monophasic waveform for anti-bradycardia pacing for a subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator Aug. 15, 2006
7092755 System and method of cardiac pacing during sleep apnea Aug. 15, 2006
7085602 Implantable bi-ventricular stimulation device and system, and bi-ventricular stimulation and sensing method Aug. 1, 2006
7082328 Methods and apparatus for controlling a pacing system in the presence of EMI Jul. 25, 2006
7082329 Method and monitor for monitoring diastolic relaxation of a heart ventricle Jul. 25, 2006
7082330 Implantable medical device employing sonomicrometer output signals for detection and measurement of cardiac mechanical function Jul. 25, 2006

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