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1. WO2012064743 - METHODS FOR IMPROVING HEART FUNCTION

Publication Number WO/2012/064743
Publication Date 18.05.2012
International Application No. PCT/US2011/059787
International Filing Date 08.11.2011
IPC
A61N 1/36 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
1Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
18Applying electric currents by contact electrodes
32alternating or intermittent currents
36for stimulation, e.g. heart pace-makers
A61N 1/362 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
1Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
18Applying electric currents by contact electrodes
32alternating or intermittent currents
36for stimulation, e.g. heart pace-makers
362Heart stimulators
A61K 48/00 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
48Medicinal preparations containing genetic material which is inserted into cells of the living body to treat genetic diseases; Gene therapy
A61H 31/00 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
HPHYSICAL THERAPY APPARATUS, e.g. DEVICES FOR LOCATING OR STIMULATING REFLEX POINTS IN THE BODY; ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION; MASSAGE; BATHING DEVICES FOR SPECIAL THERAPEUTIC OR HYGIENIC PURPOSES OR SPECIFIC PARTS OF THE BODY
31Artificial respiration or heart stimulation, e.g. heart massage
A61N 1/04 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
1Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
02Details
04Electrodes
CPC
A61N 1/3627
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
1Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
18Applying electric currents by contact electrodes
32alternating or intermittent currents
36for stimulation
362Heart stimulators
3627for treating a mechanical deficiency of the heart, e.g. congestive heart failure or cardiomyopathy
A61N 1/365
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
1Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
18Applying electric currents by contact electrodes
32alternating or intermittent currents
36for stimulation
362Heart stimulators
365controlled by a physiological parameter, e.g. heart potential
A61N 1/36507
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
1Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
18Applying electric currents by contact electrodes
32alternating or intermittent currents
36for stimulation
362Heart stimulators
365controlled by a physiological parameter, e.g. heart potential
36507controlled by gradient or slope of the heart potential
A61N 1/3682
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
1Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
18Applying electric currents by contact electrodes
32alternating or intermittent currents
36for stimulation
362Heart stimulators
365controlled by a physiological parameter, e.g. heart potential
368comprising more than one electrode co-operating with different heart regions
3682with a variable atrioventricular delay
A61N 1/3684
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
1Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
18Applying electric currents by contact electrodes
32alternating or intermittent currents
36for stimulation
362Heart stimulators
365controlled by a physiological parameter, e.g. heart potential
368comprising more than one electrode co-operating with different heart regions
3684for stimulating the heart at multiple sites of the ventricle or the atrium
A61N 1/36843
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
1Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
18Applying electric currents by contact electrodes
32alternating or intermittent currents
36for stimulation
362Heart stimulators
365controlled by a physiological parameter, e.g. heart potential
368comprising more than one electrode co-operating with different heart regions
3684for stimulating the heart at multiple sites of the ventricle or the atrium
36843Bi-ventricular stimulation
Applicants
  • THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY [US]/[US]
Inventors
  • KASS, David
  • TOMASELLI, Gordon
  • KIRK, Jonathan
Agents
  • RUSSELL, Hathaway, P.
Priority Data
61/411,21808.11.2010US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) METHODS FOR IMPROVING HEART FUNCTION
(FR) PROCÉDÉS D'AMÉLIORATION DE LA FONCTION CARDIAQUE
Abstract
(EN)
The invention provides methods related to improving heart function.
(FR)
L'invention porte sur des procédés relatifs à l'amélioration de la fonction cardiaque.
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