Patent Number: 7,356,369

Title: Z-axis assembly of medical device programmer

Abstract: In general, the invention is directed to a patient programmer for an implantable medical device. The patient programmer may include one or more of a variety of features that may enhance performance, support mobility and compactness, or promote patient convenience.

Inventors: Phillips; William C. (Brooklyn Park, MN), Forsberg; John W. (St. Paul, MN), Schommer; Mark E. (Maple Grove, MN), Toy; Alex C. (North St. Paul, MN), Olson; David P. (Minnetrista, MN), Lewis, Jr.; Charles R. (Palo Alto, CA)

Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.

International Classification: A61B 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-04-08 0:00:00