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US20100152813 USING A GENETIC ALGORITHM TO FIT A MEDICAL IMPLANT SYSTEM TO A PATIENT  
Apparatus and method for at least partially fitting a medical implant system to a patient is described. These apparatuses and methods comprise executing a genetic algorithm to select a set of...
US20150100106 TRIAL STIMULATION SYSTEMS  
A trial stimulation system includes a disposable trial electrical stimulator that, in some examples, is sterilized for a single use in a stimulation trial of one patient. Additionally, systems for...
US20110009919 METHOD TO ENHANCE AFFERENT AND EFFERENT TRANSMISSION USING NOISE RESONANCE  
Methods of providing therapy to a patient are provided. In one method, the patient has a neuron to which a sub-threshold biological electrical stimulus is applied. The method comprises applying...
US20140364919 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DELIVERING SUB-THRESHOLD AND SUPER-THRESHOLD THERAPY TO A PATIENT  
A neuromodulation system includes modulation output circuitry and control circuitry. The modulation output circuitry may be configured to deliver therapeutic electrical energy including...
US20120143286 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INCREASING STIMULATION DOSE  
According to an embodiment of a method performed by an implantable medical device to deliver a neural stimulation therapy to a patient, a lower dose of the neural stimulation therapy is delivered...
US20150217117 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DELIVERING MODULATED SUB-THRESHOLD THERAPY TO A PATIENT  
A neuromodulation system configured for providing sub-threshold neuromodulation therapy to a patient. The neuromodulation system comprises a plurality of electrical terminals configured for being...
US20110028799 Broadcasting a signal indicative of a disease, disorder, or symptom determined in response to contactlessly acquired information  
Described embodiments include a system, and a method. A described system includes a sensor device operable to detect a property of a mammal without a direct physical contact with the mammal. The...
US20120035674 SYSTEM FOR ANALYZING AND TREATING ABNORMALITY OF HUMAN AND ANIMAL TISSUES  
A patient treatment unit for analyzing and treating abnormality of human or animal tissues, includes a display; a pulse generator circuit that outputs a sequence of electrical pulses at a pulse...
US20110112590 DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION FOR SLEEP AND MOVEMENT DISORDERS  
Delivery of electrical stimulation to the substantia nigra and the subthalamic nucleus of a brain of a patient are independently controlled in order to treat sleep and movement disorders....
US20120165898 NEUROSTIMULATION SYSTEM FOR SELECTIVELY ESTIMATING VOLUME OF ACTIVATION AND PROVIDING THERAPY  
An external control device, neurostimulation system, and method of programming a neurostimulator. A volume of tissue activation for each of a first one or more candidate stimulation parameter sets...
US20110130804 IMPLANTABLE PULSED-RADIOFREQUENCY MICRO-STIMULATION SYSTEM  
The present invention relates to a method for treating a nervous symptom or condition in a subject with a pulsed-radiofrequency stimulation system with a low voltage to overcome the disadvantages...
US20110270361 MODULATING FUNCTION OF THE FACIAL NERVE SYSTEM OR RELATED NEURAL STRUCTURES VIA THE EAR  
Stimulation of the facial nerve system (e.g., electrically, electromagnetically, etc.) in stroke patients will cause dilation of occluded arteries and dilation of surrounding arteries, allowing...
US20110098778 STIMULATION SYSTEM AND METHOD TREATING A NEUROLOGICAL DISORDER  
According to one aspect, a method of treating a patient by electrically stimulating a predetermined site to treat a neurological condition. The method includes implanting a lead into subcutaneous...
US20110106221 TREATMENT PLANNING FOR ELECTROPORATION-BASED THERAPIES  
The present invention provides systems, methods, and devices for electroporation-based therapies (EBTs). Embodiments provide patient-specific treatment protocols derived by the numerical modeling...
US20140121542 RISK DETERMINATION FOR VENTRICULAR ARRHYTHMIA  
Risk determination for a near fatal ventricular arrhythmia of a patient. An electrocardiogram of a heart of the patient is obtained. A parameter is measured, using an electrocardiogram of a heart...
US20100312295 BROWN ADIPOSE TISSUE UTILIZATION THROUGH NEUROMODULATION  
Methods and devices for improved neurostimulation to treat obesity. Some methods include measuring temperature increases in Brown Adipose Tissue (BAT) during intraoperative test stimulations to...
US20150066111 PROGRAMMING INTERFACE FOR SPINAL CORD NEUROMODULATION  
A tool for assisting in the planning or performing of electrical neuromodulation of a patient's spinal cord. The tool may have various functions and capabilities, including calculating a volume of...
US20120150166 Ultrashort Pulse Laser Subsurface Tissue Modifications  
For Example, said method and device are directed towards the treatment of skin and subsurface structure of skin for removal of hair, skin protection from Sun light and other externally damaging...
US20140371812 NASAL STIMULATION DEVICES AND METHODS  
Described here are devices, systems, and methods for treating one or more conditions (such as dry eye) or improving ocular health by providing stimulation to nasal or sinus tissue. Generally, the...
US20130197321 NEURAL MONITORING METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR TREATING UPPER AIRWAY DISORDERS  
Methods and systems for monitoring, preventing and/or treating upper airway disorders such as apnea, dysphagia, reflux and/or snoring are described. The methods and systems monitor the upper...
US20130245546 FUNCTIONAL ADHESIVE BANDAGE WITH SENSOR AND ACTUATOR  
A functional adhesive bandage includes an adhesive layer and a cover layer. A sensor for measuring a vital parameter, a control unit, an energy storage device, and an actuator are arranged between...
US20140142645 Quantum Field System for Treatment of Human Tissue  
There is disclosed a quantum field energy generating system that emits quantum energy to the body to provide a therapeutic and quantum effect to treat human tissue for health, rejuvenation and...
US20110270329 METHOD AND APPARATUS TO ENHANCE THERAPY DURING STIMULATION OF VAGUS NERVE  
A method and apparatus stimulating a vagus nerve of a patient. The apparatus includes a pulse generator having an adjustable pulse output parameter and adapted to be electrically coupled to the...
US20150127059 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR TREATING ANAPHYLAXIS USING ELECTRICAL MODULATION  
Methods and devices for treating anaphylaxis, anaphylactic shock, bronchial constriction, and/or asthma include providing an electrical impulse to a selected region of the vagus nerve of a patient...
US20130138166 RECOMMENDED REPLACEMENT TIME BASED ON USER SELECTION  
Systems and techniques that enable a user to selectively extend the time prior to providing an indication of power source depletion, e.g., allow an extended the recommended replacement time (RRT)...
US20130304141 STIMULATION METHOD FOR TREATMENT OF MEDICAL CONDITIONS  
One aspect of the present disclosure relates to a method for modulating, suppressing or preventing a dermatological disorder in a subject. One step of the method can include positioning at least...
US20130304151 STIMULATION METHOD FOR TREATMENT OF MEDICAL CONDITIONS  
One aspect of the present disclosure relates to a method for modulating, suppressing or preventing a medical condition in a subject. One step of the method can include positioning at least one...
US20110029045 Galvanic vestibular stimulation system and method of use for simulation, directional cueing, and alleviating motion-related sickness  
The present invention relates to systems and techniques for stimulating a user. For example, materials and methods for manipulating nystagmus and the related vestibular system with coupling of...
US20100198357 PROPHYLACTIC BACTERICIDAL IMPLANT  
A medical implant system is described for inhibiting infection associated with a joint prosthesis implant. An inventive system includes an implant body made of a biocompatible material which has a...
US20130261368 NON-INVASIVE AND MINIMALLY INVASIVE AND TIGHTLY TARGETED MINIMALLY INVASIVE THERAPY METHODS AND DEVICES FOR PARATHYROID TREATMENT  
Systems and method for treating organic tissue of a patient's body in precisely controlled regions of the body such as the parathyroid glands. The systems and methods include introducing an energy...
US20110015687 TISSUE TREATMENT SYSTEMS WITH HIGH POWERED FUNCTIONAL ELECTRICAL STIMULATION AND METHODS FOR REDUCING PAIN DURING TISSUE TREATMENTS  
Methods, apparatus, and systems for transcutaneously treating tissue located beneath a skin surface with electromagnetic energy delivered from a treatment electrode. A portion of the treatment...
US20120083709 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING INTRATHECAL PENETRATION  
Systems and methods for detecting intrathecal penetration are disclosed. A method in accordance with one embodiment includes detecting a value corresponding to an impedance of an electrical...
US20120016446 Therapeutic electric antioxidant clothing apparatus and method  
A process for introducing therapeutic doses of electric antioxidants to the human skin with conductive portions in clothing for electrically contacting the skin, for applying direct current,...
US20150018728 WIRELESS NEUROSTIMULATORS  
Apparatus for applying a treatment (216) to at least one tissue of a subject is described, the apparatus comprising a transmitting unit (210) configured to transmit a wireless power signal (214),...
US20110301513 Dynamically Adjusted CPR Compression Parameters  
A resuscitation system for use in resuscitation of cardiac arrest victims includes an ECG monitor programmed to monitor an organized, non-shockable rhythm of an electrocardiogram (ECG) signal from...
US20120209344 ENERGY-RELEASING CARBON NANOTUBE TRANSPONDER AND METHOD OF USING SAME  
An energy-releasing carbon nanotube transponder comprising a nanocapacitor connected to at least one carbon nanotube and method of using same are described. An adjustable amount of electric energy...
US20140088656 THERAPY DELIVERY METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES  
Recent advancements in power electronics technology have provided opportunities for enhancements to implantable medical device circuits. The enhancements have contributed to increasing circuit...
US20140379041 DEPLOYABLE MULTI-ELECTRODE LEADLESS ELECTROSTIMULATOR  
An intravascularly-deliverable electrode assembly can be used to provide electrostimulation. The electrode assembly can include an electrostimulation circuit located in a housing, two or more...
US20120130439 System and Method for Monitoring Power Source Longevity of an Implantable Medical Device  
Power source longevity monitor for an implantable medical device. An energy counter counts the amount of energy used by the implantable medical device. An energy converter converts the energy used...
US20120101537 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTRODUCING TISSUE STIMULATION LEAD INTO PATIENT USING REAL-TIME COUPLING EFFICIENCY MEASUREMENTS  
A system and method for locating an implantable tissue stimulation lead within a patient. A measurement indicative of a coupling efficiency between the tissue stimulation lead and tissue at a...
US20150100100 INHIBITION OF INFLAMMATORY CYTOKINE PRODUCTION BY CHOLINERGIC AGONISTS AND VAGUS NERVE STIMULATION  
A method of inhibiting the release of a proinflammatory cytokine in a cell is disclosed. The method comprises treating the cell with a cholinergic agonist. The method is useful in patients at risk...
US20130304159 MAGNETIC STIMULATION DEVICES AND METHODS OF THERAPY  
Devices and systems are disclosed for the non-invasive treatment of medical conditions through delivery of energy to target tissue, comprising a source of electrical power, a magnetically...
US20110125203 Magnetic Stimulation Devices and Methods of Therapy  
Devices and systems are disclosed for the non-invasive treatment of medical conditions through delivery of energy to target tissue, comprising a source of electrical power, a magnetically...
US20120108998 THERAPY CONTROL BASED ON A PATIENT MOVEMENT STATE  
A movement state of a patient is detected based on brain signals, such as an electroencephalogram (EEG) signal. In some examples, a brain signal within a dorsal-lateral prefrontal cortex of a...
US20130184778 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TREATING FEMALE PELVIC NERVE DYSFUNCTION  
A method and devices for stimulating visceral pelvic or somatic nerves or their pathways of a female person suffering from a pelvic condition of nerve dysfunction in which non-electrical, external...
US20110137217 METHOD AND DEVICE PRESERVING OF INFANT SLEEP AND AVOIDANCE OF INFANT ADAPTATION  
An apparatus is disclosed for stimulating a sleeping infant, preferably only to the point of slight awakening of the infant, such that the infant's SNS respiratory activation tone is maintained,...
US20110106219 SHORT-PULSE NEURAL STIMULATION SYSTEMS, DEVICES AND METHODS  
Methods, devices and systems for neural stimulation using a short-pulse stimulation are described. Using a waveform that generates a sufficiently large capacitive current density in the tissue...
US20130023943 Battery Management for an Implantable Medical Device  
Battery management circuitry for an implantable medical device such as an implantable neurostimulator is described. The circuitry has a T-shape with respect to the battery terminal, with charging...
US20110276112 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR NON-INVASIVE CAPACITIVE ELECTRICAL STIMULATION AND THEIR USE FOR VAGUS NERVE STIMULATION ON THE NECK OF A PATIENT  
A non-invasive electrical stimulator shapes an elongated electric field of effect that can be oriented parallel to a long nerve, such as a vagus nerve in a patient's neck, producing a desired...
US20120059437 Endovascular Electrostimulation Near a Carotid Bifurcation in Treating Cerebrovascular Conditions  
An interventional system that utilizes a carotid chemoreceptor(s) and optionally baroreceptor(s) for inducing vasodilatation in blood vessels of the brain is provided for treating ischemic...