Patent Number: 6,480,737

Title: Field delivery safety system using detection of atypical ECG

Abstract: Apparatus for applying a non-excitatory signal to a heart, comprising: at least one electrode, a power source, a wide-field ECG sensor that receives a wide-field ECG signal containing contributions from non-local sized portions of the heart, a controller for selectively electrifying said at least one electrode with a non-excitatory signal from said power source, and a safety filter that inhibits said electrifying responsive to said wide-field ECG signal.

Inventors: Policker; Shai (Tzur-Moshe, IL), Mika; Yuval (Zichron-Yaacov, IL), Prutchi; David (Lake Jackson, TX), Shemer; Itzhak (Zichron-Yaacov, IL)

Assignee: Impulse Dynamics NV

International Classification: A61N 1/32 (20060101); A61N 1/362 (20060101); A61N 1/40 (20060101); A61N 1/368 (20060101); A61N 001/00 ()

Expiration Date: 11/12/2019