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Lead system

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WO1999030772A3
WO1999030772A3 PCT/US1998/026767 US9826767W WO1999030772A3 WO 1999030772 A3 WO1999030772 A3 WO 1999030772A3 US 9826767 W US9826767 W US 9826767W WO 1999030772 A3 WO1999030772 A3 WO 1999030772A3
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Prior art keywords
lead
electrode
heart
body
includes
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PCT/US1998/026767
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French (fr)
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Inventor
Avram Scheiner
William Hsu
David M Flynn
Qingsheng Zhu
John E Heil
Ronald W Heil Jr
Curtis C Lindstrom
Robert S Booker Iii
Yayun Lin
Peter T Kelley
Jay A Warren
Gerrard M Carlson
Carol Werlein
Aaron W Janke
Mary Lee Cole
Jeffrey T Bartig
Gary W Goebel
Douglas A Heitkamp
Randall M Peterfeso
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Cardiac Pacemakers Inc
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
    • A61N1/00Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
    • A61N1/02Details
    • A61N1/04Electrodes
    • A61N1/05Electrodes for implantation or insertion into the body, e.g. heart electrode
    • A61N1/056Transvascular endocardial electrode systems
    • A61N1/057Anchoring means; Means for fixing the head inside the heart
    • A61N1/0573Anchoring means; Means for fixing the head inside the heart chacterised by means penetrating the heart tissue, e.g. helix needle or hook

Abstract

A single-pass endocardial lead electrode for implantation within a single chamber of the heart, or multiple chambers of the heart. The lead includes a first distal end electrode and a second electrode. The first and second electrodes are either passively or actively attached to the wall of the heart. The lead body also includes a curved portion which facilitates the positioning of the second electrode. The main lead body alternatively includes a recess into which an atrial lead body and an active fixation element attached to one end can travel from a recessed position to a position for fixation to the wall of the heart. The active fixation element can also be moved by turning the terminal pin. The lead body can also include multiple legs, each leg carrying an electrode. The lead is attached to a pulse generator for producing pulses to the multiple sites within the heart. A movement assembly for advancing a helix is also included within the legs and comprises an externally threaded collar which engages with an internally threaded housing or housing insert. The lead further includes a helical tip which has high impedance.
PCT/US1998/026767 1997-12-17 1998-12-17 Lead system WO1999030772A3 (en)

Priority Applications (18)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US08992039 US6097986A (en) 1997-12-17 1997-12-17 Retractable lead with mesh screen
US08/992,039 1997-12-17
US99817497 true 1997-12-24 1997-12-24
US08/998,174 1997-12-24
US12102098 true 1998-07-22 1998-07-22
US09121005 US6141594A (en) 1998-07-22 1998-07-22 Single pass lead and system with active and passive fixation elements
US09120824 US6212434B1 (en) 1998-07-22 1998-07-22 Single pass lead system
US09121288 US6501994B1 (en) 1997-12-24 1998-07-22 High impedance electrode tip
US09/121,018 1998-07-22
US09/121,005 1998-07-22
US09/121,020 1998-07-22
US09/121,019 1998-07-22
US09/120,824 1998-07-22
US09121006 US6152954A (en) 1998-07-22 1998-07-22 Single pass lead having retractable, actively attached electrode for pacing and sensing
US09/121,006 1998-07-22
US09121019 US6085119A (en) 1998-07-22 1998-07-22 Single pass endocardial lead for multi-site atrial pacing
US09/121,288 1998-07-22
US09121018 US6321122B1 (en) 1998-07-22 1998-07-22 Single pass defibrillation/pacing lead with passively attached electrode for pacing and sensing

Applications Claiming Priority (2)

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CA 2313174 CA2313174A1 (en) 1997-12-17 1998-12-17 Lead system
EP19980965996 EP1037690A2 (en) 1997-12-17 1998-12-17 Lead system

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WO1999030772A3 true true WO1999030772A3 (en) 1999-10-21

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