Method and apparatus for minimizing post-infarct ventricular remodeling

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PATENT NO 7899532
APP PUB NO 20090171407A1
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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, MN3018

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Salo, Rodney W Fridley, US 117 7030

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