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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) 592
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:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8386036 Expert system and method Feb. 26, 2013
8386034 Defibrillator with utility light Feb. 26, 2013
8380308 Systems and methods for optimizing ventricular pacing based on left atrial electromechanical activation detected by an AV groove electrode Feb. 19, 2013
8380307 Switch polarity pacing to improve cardiac resynchronization therapy Feb. 19, 2013
8369949 Pace counter isolation for cardiac resynchronization pacing Feb. 5, 2013
8369948 Apparatus for reversal of myocardial remodeling with pre-excitation Feb. 5, 2013
8369947 Nerve stimulation device Feb. 5, 2013
8369946 Time based arrhythmia therapy efficacy criteria Feb. 5, 2013
8369943 Method and apparatus for neural stimulation via the lymphatic system Feb. 5, 2013
8364261 Cardiac pacemaker with pacing rate monitoring Jan. 29, 2013
8364260 External defibrillator Jan. 29, 2013
8359096 Apparatus and methods for automatic optimization of interventricular and atrio-ventricular delays in real time for cardiac resynchronization in an active implantable medical device Jan. 22, 2013
8355782 Implantable heart stimulator for measuring dyssynchrony using impedance Jan. 15, 2013
8355781 Biventricular heart stimulator Jan. 15, 2013
8352029 Flexible neural stimulation engine Jan. 8, 2013
8352028 Intravascular medical device Jan. 8, 2013
8352027 Implantable cardiac rhythm management system having multiple therapy modalities Jan. 8, 2013
8352025 Leadless cardiac pacemaker triggered by conductive communication Jan. 8, 2013
8346360 Heart failure management system Jan. 1, 2013
8346359 Systems and methods for optimizing ventricular pacing delays during atrial fibrillation Jan. 1, 2013
8346358 Pacemaker which reestablishes or keeps the physiological electric conduction of the heart and a method of application Jan. 1, 2013
8340766 Method and system for identifying cardiac arrhythmia driver sites Dec. 25, 2012
8340764 Method and apparatus for cardiac protection pacing Dec. 25, 2012
8340763 Methods and apparatus to stimulate heart atria Dec. 25, 2012
8340762 Pulse generation techniques for implantable pulse generator systems Dec. 25, 2012
8340761 Myocardial infarction treatment system with electronic repositioning Dec. 25, 2012
8335565 Adaptive safety pacing Dec. 18, 2012
8335563 MRI detector for implantable medical device Dec. 18, 2012
8332047 System and method for closed-loop neural stimulation Dec. 11, 2012
8332031 System and method of AV interval selection in an implantable medical device Dec. 11, 2012
8332030 Device and method for providing atrial-synchronized ventricular pacing with selective atrial tracking Dec. 11, 2012
8332011 Controlling blanking during magnetic resonance imaging Dec. 11, 2012
8326429 Acquiring nerve activity from carotid body and/or sinus Dec. 4, 2012
8326419 Therapy optimization via multi-dimensional mapping Dec. 4, 2012
8326418 Evaluating therapeutic stimulation electrode configurations based on physiological responses Dec. 4, 2012
8326416 Apparatus and method for delivering electrical signals to modify gene expression in cardiac tissue Dec. 4, 2012
8322348 Methods and systems for laser treatment using non-uniform output beam Dec. 4, 2012
8321021 Stimulation system, in particular a cardiac pacemaker Nov. 27, 2012
8321020 System and method for detecting and correcting atrial undersensing Nov. 27, 2012
8321014 Dynamic cardiac resynchronization therapy by tracking intrinsic conduction Nov. 27, 2012
8321013 Electrical muscle controller and pacing with hemodynamic enhancement Nov. 27, 2012
8315701 Leadless tissue stimulation systems and methods Nov. 20, 2012
8311631 Systems and methods for improving heart rate kinetics in heart failure patients Nov. 13, 2012
8311630 Reduction of AV delay for treatment of cardiac disease Nov. 13, 2012
8311629 Electrical muscle controller Nov. 13, 2012
8311620 Methods and apparatus to treat and prevent atrial tachyarrhythmias Nov. 13, 2012
8308650 System and method for generating baseline data for automated management of cardiovascular pressure Nov. 13, 2012
8306623 Tissue characterization using intracardiac impedances with an implantable lead system Nov. 6, 2012
8306620 Pace discrimination of tachycardia using atrial-ventricular pacing Nov. 6, 2012
8306618 Method and apparatus for detecting arrhythmias in a medical device Nov. 6, 2012

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