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Inventor:
Frysz; Christine A.
Address:
Orchard Park, NY
No. of patents:
37
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8581694 RFID interrogator configured for protection against electromagnetic interference of a remote dev November 12, 2013
An RFID tag interrogator is described. The interrogator comprises a time-out circuit and an actuatable RF signal generator for transmitting an electromagnetic signal. Upon first actuation, the RF signal generator transmits a first electromagnetic signal having a first limited total c
8577453 Header embedded filter for implantable medical device November 5, 2013
A header block is configured to be attachable to an implantable medical device. The header block includes a header block body and a connection port disposed in the header block body configured to receive an implantable lead. A conductor is disposed in the header block body electrical
8567048 Method of manufacture of multi-layer wire structure October 29, 2013
A structure for wireless communication having a plurality of conductor layers, an insulator layer separating each of the conductor layers, and at least one connector connecting two of the conductor layers wherein an electrical resistance is reduced when an electrical signal is induced in
8301243 Method of tuning bandstop filters for implantable medical leads October 30, 2012
A TANK filter is provided for a lead wire of an active medical device (AMD). The TANK filter includes a capacitor in parallel with an inductor. The parallel capacitor and inductor are placed in series with the lead wire of the AMD, wherein values of capacitance and inductance are sel
8299899 AIMD external programmer incorporating a multifunction RFID reader having a limited transmit tim October 30, 2012
A system is provided for identifying implanted medical devices, leads and systems, as well as objects in close proximity to a patient having an implanted medical device (IMD), using a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag having retrievable information relating to the IMD, lead s
8253555 Miniature hermetically sealed RFID microelectronic chip connected to a biocompatible RFID antenn August 28, 2012
A non-hermetically sealed and biocompatible multi-turn RFID loop antenna is electrically connected to a RFID chip which is enclosed within its own hermetically sealed miniature container. The hermetic seal can be very small and the loop antenna can be relatively large, wherein the entire
8248232 Hermetically sealed RFID microelectronic chip connected to a biocompatible RFID antenna August 21, 2012
An implantable radio frequency identification (RFID) tag includes a hermetically sealed biocompatible housing for an active implantable medical device (AIMD), an RFID microelectronics chip is disposed within the housing, and a biocompatible antenna extends from the RFID microelectron
8239041 Multilayer helical wave filter for medical therapeutic or diagnostic applications August 7, 2012
A multilayer helical wave filter having a primary resonance at a selected RF diagnostic or therapeutic frequency or frequency range, includes an elongated conductor forming at least a portion of an implantable medical lead. The elongated conductor includes a first helically wound segment
8224462 Medical lead system utilizing electromagnetic bandstop filters July 17, 2012
Medical lead systems utilizing electromagnetic bandstop filters are provide which can be utilized in a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) environment for patients who have implanted medical devices. The medical lead system includes an implanted lead having at least one bandstop filter
8219208 Frequency selective passive component networks for active implantable medical devices utilizing July 10, 2012
Decoupling circuits are provided which transfer energy induced from an MRI pulsed RF field to the housing for an active implantable medical device (AIMD) which serves as an energy dissipating surface. This is accomplished through broadband filtering or by resonant filtering. In a pas
8200342 Methodology and apparatus to terminate abandoned active implantable medical device leads June 12, 2012
An energy management system facilitates the transfer of high frequency energy coupled into an implanted abandoned lead at a selected RF frequency or frequency band, to an energy dissipating surface. This is accomplished by conductively coupling the implanted abandoned lead to the ene
8200328 Tank filters placed in series with the lead wires or circuits of active medical devices to enhan June 12, 2012
A TANK filter is provided for a lead wire of an active medical device (AMD). The TANK filter includes a capacitor in parallel with an inductor. The parallel capacitor and inductor are placed in series with the lead wire of the AMD, wherein values of capacitance and inductance are sel
8195295 Shielded three-terminal flat-through EMI/energy dissipating filter June 5, 2012
A shielded three-terminal flat-through EMI/energy dissipating filter includes an active electrode plate through which a circuit current passes between a first terminal and a second terminal, a first shield plate on a first side of the active electrode plate, and a second shield plate on
8180448 Tank filters placed in series with the lead wires or circuits of active medical devices to enhan May 15, 2012
A TANK filter is provided for a lead wire of an active medical device (AMD). The TANK filter includes a capacitor in parallel with an inductor. The parallel capacitor and inductor are placed in series with the lead wire of the AMD, wherein values of capacitance and inductance are sel
8155760 Medical lead system utilizing electromagnetic bandstop filters April 10, 2012
Medical lead systems utilizing electromagnetic bandstop filters are provide which can be utilized in a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) environment for patients who have implanted medical devices. The medical lead system includes an implanted lead having at least one bandstop filter
8145324 Implantable lead bandstop filter employing an inductive coil with parasitic capacitance to enhan March 27, 2012
A medical lead system includes at least one bandstop filter for attenuating current flow through the lead across a range of frequencies. The bandstop filter has an overall circuit Q wherein the resultant 3 dB bandwidth is at least 10 kHz. The values of capacitance and inductance of t
8116862 Tank filters placed in series with the lead wires or circuits of active medical devices to enhan February 14, 2012
A TANK filter is provided for a lead wire of an active medical device (AMD). The TANK filter includes a capacitor in parallel with an inductor. The parallel capacitor and inductor are placed in series with the lead wire of the AMD, wherein values of capacitance and inductance are sel
8115600 RFID detection and identification system including an RFID reader having a limited transmit time February 14, 2012
A system is provided for identifying implanted medical devices, leads and systems, as well as objects in close proximity to a patient having an implanted active medical device, using a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag having retrievable information relating to the AIMD, lead
8093991 RFID detection and identification system for implantable medical devices January 10, 2012
An RFID tag is disposed within a hermetically sealed housing of an IMD. Low frequency RFID interrogators and tags are used, and the housing walls are made of materials, and/or are reduced in thickness, to facilitate RF communication between the RFID tag and an RFID reader/interrogator
8066764 Stent coating for eluting medication November 29, 2011
A vascular stent comprising a drug-eluting outer layer of a porous sputtered columnar metal having each column capped with a biocompatible carbon-containing material is described. This is done by placing the stent over a close-fitting mandrel and rotating the assembly in a sputter fl
8048151 Stent coating for eluting medication November 1, 2011
A vascular stent comprising a drug-eluting outer layer of a porous sputtered columnar metal having each column capped with a biocompatible carbon-containing material is described. This is done by placing the stent over a close-fitting mandrel and rotating the assembly in a sputter fl
8000801 System for terminating abandoned implanted leads to minimize heating in high power electromagnet August 16, 2011
An energy management system facilitates the transfer of high frequency energy coupled into an implanted abandoned lead at a selected RF frequency or frequency band, to an energy dissipating surface. This is accomplished by conductively coupling the implanted abandoned lead to the ene
7983763 Implanted lead sleeve having RFID tag July 19, 2011
An identification device for an implantable lead includes an associated implantable sleeve and a radio frequency identification device (RFID) tag associated with the sleeve. The RFID tag includes information relating to the implantable lead, its associated lead system, or an associated
7957806 Shielded three-terminal flat-through EMI/energy dissipating filter June 7, 2011
A shielded three-terminal flat-through EMI/energy dissipating filter includes an active electrode plate through which a circuit current passes between a first terminal and a second terminal, a first shield plate on a first side of the active electrode plate, and a second shield plate on
7917219 Passive electronic network components designed for direct body fluid exposure March 29, 2011
An EMI filter capacitor assembly and implantable passive electronic network components utilize biocompatible and non-migratable materials to adapt the electronic components for direct body fluid exposure. The assembly includes a capacitor having first and second sets of electrode pla
7899551 Medical lead system utilizing electromagnetic bandstop filters March 1, 2011
Medical lead systems utilizing electromagnetic bandstop filters are provide which can be utilized in a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) environment for patients who have implanted medical devices. Such lead systems may be advantageously used in left ventricle cardiac stimulation syst
7853324 Tank filters utilizing very low K materials, in series with lead wires or circuits of active med December 14, 2010
A TANK filter is provided for a lead wire of an active medical device (AMD). In a preferred form, the TANK filter is integrated into a TIP and/or RING electrode for an active implantable medical device. The TANK filter includes a capacitor in parallel with an inductor. The parallel c
7812691 Functionally graded coatings for lead wires in medical implantable hermetic feedthrough assembli October 12, 2010
A feedthrough filter capacitor assembly is described. The feedthrough filter capacitor assembly comprises an outer ferrule hermetically sealed to an insulator of a dielectric material seated within the ferrule. The insulative material is also hermetically sealed to at least one lead
7797048 Feedthrough filter terminal assemblies with breathable components to facilitate leak testing September 14, 2010
A feedthrough terminal assembly for an active implantable medical device (AIMD) includes a conductive terminal pin or lead wire which extends through a conductive ground plane of the AIMD in non-conductive relation. A feedthrough capacitor associated with the terminal pin or lead wire ha
7751903 Frequency selective passive component networks for implantable leads of active implantable medic July 6, 2010
Decoupling circuits are provided which transfer energy induced from an MRI pulsed RF field to an energy dissipating surface. This is accomplished through broadband filtering or by resonant filtering. In a passive component network for an implantable leadwire of an active implantable
7715923 Connection for a coiled lead to an electrical contact for an implantable medical device May 11, 2010
High reliability electrical connections between a helical strand and flat electrodes, such us strip electrodes found in implantable neurostimulator system, are described. The connection consists of a crimp joint in which an inside diameter mandrel is used to provided the coil with suffic
7702398 Connection for a coiled lead to an electrical contact for an implantable medical device April 20, 2010
High reliability electrical connections between a helical strand and flat electrodes, such as strip electrodes found in implantable neurostimulator system, are described. The connection consists of a crimp joint in which an inside diameter mandrel is used to provide the coil with suffici
7702387 Tank filters adaptable for placement with a guide wire, in series with the lead wires or circuit April 20, 2010
A tank filter is provided for a lead wire of an active medical device (AMD). The tank filter includes a capacitor in parallel with an inductor. The parallel capacitor and inductor are placed in series with the lead wire of the AMD, wherein values of capacitance and inductance are sel
7689288 Frequency selective passive component networks for implantable leads of active implantable medic March 30, 2010
Decoupling circuits are provided which transfer energy induced from an MRI pulsed RF field to an energy dissipating surface. This is accomplished through broadband filtering or by resonant filtering. In a passive component network for an implantable leadwire of an active implantable
7623336 Feedthrough capacitor having reduced self resonance insertion loss dip November 24, 2009
The self-resonance insertion loss dip of a feedthrough capacitor is reduced or eliminated by raising the equivalent series resistance of the capacitor, thus minimizing the capacitor Q. The equivalent series resistance of the capacitor can be raised by forming voids in the active and/
7564674 Feedthrough filter capacitor assemblies having low cost terminal pins July 21, 2009
Terminal pins comprising an outer coating of palladium coating a core material other than of palladium for incorporated into feedthrough filter capacitor assemblies are described. The feedthrough filter capacitor assemblies are particularly useful for incorporation into implantable m
7535693 EMI filters designed for direct body fluid exposure May 19, 2009
An EMI filter capacitor assembly utilizes biocompatible and non-migratable materials to adapt electronic components for direct body fluid exposure. The assembly includes a capacitor having first and second sets of electrode plates which are constructed of non-migratable biocompatible










 
 
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