Patents by Inventor Dana Sachs

Dana Sachs has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210228889
    Abstract: A leadless pacing device may include a housing having a proximal end and a distal end, and a set of one or more electrodes supported by the housing. The housing may include a first portion and a second portion, with a guide wire port extending through the second portion. A guide wire lumen may extend through the second portion of the housing and the guide wire port may be located at a proximal end of the guide wire lumen. An exposed electrode may be located on a side of the housing that is opposite a side on which the guide wire port is located. The leadless pacing device may include a fixing member on the housing and extending radially from the housing. The leadless pacing device may further include a proximal member extending proximally from a proximal end of the housing. The proximal member may be elongated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: BENJAMIN J. HAASL, DANA SACHS, ALLAN CHARLES SHUROS
  • Patent number: 11000690
    Abstract: A leadless pacing device may include a housing having a proximal end and a distal end, and a set of one or more electrodes supported by the housing. The housing may include a first portion and a second portion, with a guide wire port extending through the second portion. A guide wire lumen may extend through the second portion of the housing and the guide wire port may be located at a proximal end of the guide wire lumen. An exposed electrode may be located on a side of the housing that is opposite a side on which the guide wire port is located. The leadless pacing device may include a fixing member on the housing and extending radially from the housing. The leadless pacing device may further include a proximal member extending proximally from a proximal end of the housing. The proximal member may be elongated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: Benjamin J. Haasl, Dana Sachs, Allan Charles Shuros
  • Publication number: 20210128908
    Abstract: Implantable leadless pacing devices and medical device systems including an implantable leadless pacing device are disclosed. An example implantable leadless pacing device may include a pacing capsule. The pacing capsule may include a housing. The housing may have a proximal region and a distal region. A first electrode may be disposed along the distal region. One or more anchoring members may be coupled to the distal region. The anchoring members may each include a region with a compound curve.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: BENJAMIN J. HAASL, DANA SACHS, KEITH R. MAILE
  • Patent number: 10981008
    Abstract: Delivery devices, systems, and methods for delivering implantable leadless pacing devices are disclosed. An example delivery device may include a proximal section including a deflection mechanism for deflecting the proximal section, and a distal holding section extending distally of a distal end of the proximal section and defining a cavity therein for receiving an implantable leadless pacing device. The delivery device may include more than one deflection mechanism for deflecting the proximal section at multiple deflection regions. The delivery device may include more than one tubular member that are translatable relative to one another, and the one or more tubular members may include fixed curve portions. The delivery device may include an atraumatic or bumper tip at the distal end of the holding section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian L. Schmidt, Benjamin J. Haasl, Keith R. Maile, Eric Bielefeld, Dana Sachs, Adwait Kumar, Indaka Gunasekara
  • Publication number: 20210068868
    Abstract: An implantation and/or retrieval device for a leadless cardiac pacing device may include a first elongate shaft including a lumen; a second elongate shaft slidably disposed within the lumen of the first elongate shaft; an end cap assembly fixedly attached to a distal end of the first elongate shaft; and a plurality of wires attached to the second elongate shaft and extending distally from the end cap assembly, the plurality of wires being movable relative to the end cap assembly. The plurality of wires is configured to engage a proximal hub of the leadless cardiac pacing device. The plurality of wires forms a plurality of wire loops extending distally from the end cap assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: ARTHUR J. FOSTER, DANA SACHS, BRENDAN EARLY KOOP, JUSTIN ROBERT ALT, DAVID ROBERT WULFMAN, BENJAMIN J. HAASL
  • Publication number: 20210069517
    Abstract: A system may include a leadless cardiac pacing device including a body, a proximal hub, and a helical fixation member opposite the proximal hub; and a first elongate shaft having a lumen extending from a distal end of the elongate shaft proximally into the elongate shaft and a transverse member extending transversely across the lumen. The proximal hub may include a transverse channel extending into the proximal hub, the transverse channel being configured to engage the transverse member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: Arthur J. Foster, Dana Sachs, Brendan Early Koop, Justin Robert Alt, David Robert Wulfman, Benjamin J. Haasl
  • Patent number: 10857353
    Abstract: Implantable leadless pacing devices and medical device systems including an implantable leadless pacing device are disclosed. An example implantable leadless pacing device may include a pacing capsule. The pacing capsule may include a housing. The housing may have a proximal region and a distal region. A first electrode may be disposed along the distal region. One or more anchoring members may be coupled to the distal region. The anchoring members may each include a region with a compound curve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: Benjamin J. Haasl, Dana Sachs, Keith R. Maile
  • Patent number: 10842993
    Abstract: Implantable leadless pacing devices and medical device systems including an implantable leadless pacing device are disclosed. An example implantable leadless pacing device may include a pacing capsule. The pacing capsule may include a housing. The housing may have a proximal region and a distal region. A first electrode may be disposed along the distal region. An anchoring member may be coupled to the distal region. One or more anti-rotation members may be fixedly attached to the distal region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian L. Schmidt, Benjamin J. Haasl, Dana Sachs, Arthur J. Foster
  • Publication number: 20200306547
    Abstract: A leadless pacing device may include a housing having a proximal end and a distal end, and one or more electrodes supported by the housing. The housing may include a body portion and a header. A distal extension may extend distally from the header of the housing, the distal extension including one or more electrodes. The header may include a guide wire port and a guide wire lumen may extend from the guide wire port through the header of the housing and through the distal extension. A fixation member may extend from the header of the housing. The header may be formed from an over mold process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: LILI LIU, BENJAMIN J. HAASL, BRENDAN EARLY KOOP, ARTHUR J. FOSTER, JUSTIN ROBERT ALT, DANA SACHS
  • Publication number: 20200306530
    Abstract: A leadless pacing device may include a housing having a proximal end and a distal end, and one or more electrodes supported by the housing. The housing may include a body portion and a header. A distal extension may extend distally from the header of the housing, the distal extension including one or more electrodes. The header may include a guide wire port and a guide wire lumen may extend from the guide wire port through the header of the housing and through the distal extension. A fixation member may extend from the header of the housing. The header may be formed from an over mold process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: BRENDAN EARLY KOOP, ARTHUR J. FOSTER, BENJAMIN J. HAASL, DANA SACHS, LILI LIU, JUSTIN ROBERT ALT
  • Patent number: 10737102
    Abstract: An implantable medical device (IMD) may include a fixation module, and a device module that is configured to be releasably connected to the fixation module. The device module may have a proximal end and a distal end, and may include a power source and a controller that is operably coupled to the power source. The controller may be configured to sense cardiac electrical activity via two or more electrodes and/or deliver pacing pulses via two or more electrodes. The device module may include a first part of a releasable connector while the fixation module may include a second part of the releasable connector, wherein the first part of the releasable connector and the second part of the releasable connector cooperate to releasably connect the device module with the fixation module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: Erin Kristen Webb, Bryan J. Swackhamer, Dana Sachs
  • Publication number: 20200238094
    Abstract: An implantable leadless cardiac pacing device and associated delivery and retrieval devices. The implantable device includes a docking member extending from the proximal end of the housing of the implantable device configured to engage with the delivery and/or retrieval device to facilitate delivery and/or retrieval of the implantable leadless cardiac pacing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: BRIAN L. SCHMIDT, BENJAMIN J. HAASL, KEITH R. MAILE, DANA SACHS
  • Patent number: 10625085
    Abstract: An implantable leadless cardiac pacing device and associated delivery and retrieval devices. The implantable device includes a docking member extending from the proximal end of the housing of the implantable device configured to engage with the delivery and/or retrieval device to facilitate delivery and/or retrieval of the implantable leadless cardiac pacing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: Brian L. Schmidt, Benjamin J. Haasl, Keith R. Maile, Dana Sachs
  • Publication number: 20190366082
    Abstract: An implantable leadless cardiac pacing device and associated retrieval features. The implantable device includes a docking member extending from the proximal end of the housing of the implantable device including a covering surrounding at least a portion of the docking member configured to facilitate retrieval of the implantable leadless cardiac pacing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: BRIAN L. SCHMIDT, BENJAMIN J. HAASL, JOHN M. EDGELL, DANA SACHS
  • Patent number: 10420932
    Abstract: An implantable leadless cardiac pacing device and associated retrieval features. The implantable device includes a docking member extending from the proximal end of the housing of the implantable device including a covering surrounding at least a portion of the docking member configured to facilitate retrieval of the implantable leadless cardiac pacing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: Brian L. Schmidt, Benjamin J. Haasl, John M. Edgell, Dana Sachs
  • Publication number: 20190224485
    Abstract: An implantable leadless cardiac pacing device and associated delivery and retrieval devices. The implantable device includes a docking member extending from the proximal end of the housing of the implantable device configured to engage with the delivery and/or retrieval device to facilitate delivery and/or retrieval of the implantable leadless cardiac pacing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: BRIAN L. SCHMIDT, BENJAMIN J. HAASL, KEITH R. MAILE, DANA SACHS
  • Publication number: 20190192816
    Abstract: Delivery devices, systems, and methods for delivering implantable leadless pacing devices are disclosed. An example delivery device may include a proximal section including a deflection mechanism for deflecting the proximal section, and a distal holding section extending distally of a distal end of the proximal section and defining a cavity therein for receiving an implantable leadless pacing device. The delivery device may include more than one deflection mechanism for deflecting the proximal section at multiple deflection regions. The delivery device may include more than one tubular member that are translatable relative to one another, and the one or more tubular members may include fixed curve portions. The delivery device may include an atraumatic or bumper tip at the distal end of the holding section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian L. Schmidt, Benjamin J. Haasl, Keith R. Maile, Eric Bielefeld, Dana Sachs, Adwait Kumar, Indaka Gunasekara
  • Patent number: 10286220
    Abstract: An implantable leadless cardiac pacing device and associated delivery and retrieval devices. The implantable device includes a docking member extending from the proximal end of the housing of the implantable device configured to engage with the delivery and/or retrieval device to facilitate delivery and/or retrieval of the implantable leadless cardiac pacing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian L. Schmidt, Benjamin J. Haasl, Keith R. Maile, Dana Sachs
  • Patent number: 10265503
    Abstract: Delivery devices, systems, and methods for delivering implantable leadless pacing devices are disclosed. An example delivery device may include a proximal section including a deflection mechanism for deflecting the proximal section, and a distal holding section extending distally of a distal end of the proximal section and defining a cavity therein for receiving an implantable leadless pacing device. The delivery device may include more than one deflection mechanism for deflecting the proximal section at multiple deflection regions. The delivery device may include more than one tubular member that are translatable relative to one another, and the one or more tubular members may include fixed curve portions. The delivery device may include an atraumatic or bumper tip at the distal end of the holding section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: Brian L. Schmidt, Benjamin J. Haasl, Keith R. Maile, Eric Bielefeld, Dana Sachs, Adwait Kumar, Indaka Gunasekara
  • Publication number: 20190105492
    Abstract: Implantable leadless pacing devices and medical device systems including an implantable leadless pacing device are disclosed. An example implantable leadless pacing device may include a pacing capsule. The pacing capsule may include a housing. The housing may have a proximal region and a distal region. A first electrode may be disposed along the distal region. One or more anchoring members may be coupled to the distal region. The anchoring members may each include a region with a compound curve.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Applicant: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: BENJAMIN J. HAASL, DANA SACHS, KEITH R. MAILE