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1. (WO1998048887) INTRACARDIAC DEFIBRILLATION SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/1998/048887    International Application No.:    PCT/US1998/005110
Publication Date: Fri Nov 06 00:59:59 CET 1998 International Filing Date: Tue Mar 17 00:59:59 CET 1998
IPC: A61N 1/05
Applicants: MEDTRONIC, INC.
Inventors: WILLIAMS, Terrell, M.
MULIER, Peter, M., J.
KEIMEL, John, G.
LASKE, Timothy, G.
BOSER, Gregory, A.
MORRIS, Mary, M.
MIN, Xiaoyi
Title: INTRACARDIAC DEFIBRILLATION SYSTEM
Abstract:
A cardioversion or defibrillation system including a cardioverter or defibrillator and a lead. The lead carries a single cardioversion/defibrillation electrode formed of one small diameter metal filament for location in a heart chamber and may include a pace/sense electrode. The small diameter defibrillation electrode extends distally from the distal end of the lead body and may have the length of its extension adjusted by means of a movable sheath.