US Patent No: 7,899,532

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Method and apparatus for minimizing post-infarct ventricular remodeling

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A cardiac rhythm management device for in which pre-excitation pacing is applied to one or more sites in proximity to an infarcted region of the ventricular myocardium. Such pacing servers to either prevent or minimize post-infarct remodeling.

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CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.ST PAUL, MN2999

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Salo, Rodney W Fridley, US 117 6811

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Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. (1)
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Axelgaard Manufacturing Company, Ltd. (1)
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