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Medtronic Assigned Patent for Patient Programmer

April 30, 2014

By Targeted News Service

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 30 -- Medtronic, Minneapolis, has been assigned a patent (8,712,540) developed by six co-inventors for a "patient programmer with automated MRI compatibility verification for active implantable medical device." The co-inventors are Hrishikesh Gadagkar, Plymouth, Minn., James Zimmerman, Blaine, Minn., James M. Olsen, Plymouth, Minn., Robyn L. Jagler, Eagan, Minn., Timothy R. Abraham, Lino Lakes, Minn., and Jeffrey R. Dixon, Andover, Minn.

The patent application was filed on Nov. 25, 2009 (12/626,374). The full-text of the patent can be found at,12,540.PN.&OS=PN/87,12,540&RS=PN/87,12,540

Written by Amal Ahmed; edited by Jaya Anand.


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