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1. (WO2017180827) MEDICAL DEVICE LEAD CONNECTION ASSEMBLY

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/180827    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/027339
Publication Date: Fri Oct 20 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Apr 14 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61N 1/05
Applicants: MEDTRONIC, INC.
Inventors: JANZIG, Darren
DAVIES, Robert J.
HUMPHRYS, Seth M.
STONE, Richard T.
Title: MEDICAL DEVICE LEAD CONNECTION ASSEMBLY
Abstract:
A method of forming a medical device lead connection element is described. The method includes positioning an end portion of a lead filar to overlap a lead end connection element such that the positioning creates mutual interference between the lead filar and the lead end connection element, and forming an interference configuration. Then melting the end portion of the lead filar to form a weld joint and allowint the end portion of the lead filar to move towards the end connection element.