IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE CONDUCTOR INSULATION AND PROCESS FOR FORMING

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APP PUB NO 20120136422A1
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13367044

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An implantable medical device that includes a lead body extending from a proximal end to a distal end, a plurality of conductors extending between the proximal end and the distal end of the lead body, and an insulative layer formed of a hydrolytically stable polyimide material surrounding the plurality of conductors. In one embodiment, the hydrolytically stable polyimide material is an SI polyimide material.

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MEDTRONIC, INC.MINNEAPOLIS, MN5636

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Brennen, Kenneth R Zimmerman, US 17 911
Ebert, Michael J Fridley, US 35 464
Honeck, Jordan D Maple Grove, US 4 22
Meregotte, Pedro A Vadnais Heights, US 16 577
Ries, Richard D Stillwater, US 12 185
Sommer, John L Coon Rapids, US 106 3485

Cited Art Landscape

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Pacesetter, Inc. (1)
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PI Medical Corporation (1)
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MEDTRONIC, INC. (1)
* 5411545 Medical electrical lead 15 1994
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MEDTRONIC, INC. (2)
8666511 Magnetic resonance imaging compatible medical electrical lead and method of making the same 0 2012
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