Apparatus and method for reversal of myocardial remodeling with electrical stimulation

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PATENT NO 7103410
APP PUB NO 20040049236A1
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10649468

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An apparatus and method for reversing ventricular remodeling with electro-stimulatory therapy. A ventricle is paced by delivering one or more stimulatory pulses in a manner such that a stressed region of the myocardium is pre-excited relative to other regions in order to subject the stressed region to a lessened preload and afterload during systole. The unloading of the stressed myocardium over time effects reversal of undesirable ventricular remodeling.

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CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.ST PAUL, MN3024

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
KenKnight, Bruce H Maple Grove, MN 175 8309
Kramer, Andrew P Stillwater, MN 232 8389
Salo, Rodney W Fridley, MN 117 6926
Spinelli, Julio C Shoreview, MN 162 7466

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