Patent Number: 7,280,869

Title: Arrhythmia termination detection based on beat pattern

Abstract: In general, the invention is directed to an apparatus and method for determining whether an identified atrial tachyarrhythmia episode has terminated. The invention enables determination of whether the tachyarrhythmia episode has terminated based on cardiac beat pattern. In some embodiments of the invention, the determination as to whether the episode has terminated is made irrespective of the rate of atrial depolarizations.

Inventors: Warman; Eduardo N. (Maple Grove, MN), Feala; Jacob D. (San Diego, CA)

Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.

International Classification: A61N 1/362 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-10-09 0:00:00