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US20100298910 Chair Pad Charging and Communication System for a Battery-Powered Microstimulator  
A system and method are provided for both recharging and communicating with a stimulator having a rechargeable battery, which stimulator is implanted deeply in the body, in particular where the...
US20110004275 External Device for an Implantable Medical System Having Accessible Contraindication Information  
Disclosed is a remote controller for an implantable medical device having stored contraindication information, which includes information which a patient or clinician might wish to review when...
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A fully implantable trial neurostimulation system for implant within a patient is provided that includes one or more leads equipped to deliver neurostimulation to patient tissues under the control...
US20150073505 MOBILE PHONE USING NON-INVASIVE NERVE STIMULATION  
Devices, systems and methods are disclosed that allow a patient to self-treat a medical condition, such as migraine headache, by electrical noninvasive stimulation of a vagus nerve. The system...
US20110276110 Power Circuitry for an Implantable Medical Device Using a DC-DC Converter  
Improved power circuitry for charging a battery in an implantable medical device is disclosed. The improved power circuitry uses a DC-DC converter positioned between the rectifier and the battery...
US20110218408 MEDICAL SYSTEM WITH IDENTIFICATION PATCH  
A medical system that includes an identification patch having a memory that stores identification information associated with the patch. A monitoring device to be used with the identification...
US20120022616 Vestibular Implant System with Internal and External Motion Sensors  
A partially implantable vestibular prosthesis system is described which includes an external movement sensor that is attachable to the outer skin surface of a patient's head for generating an...
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A system for treating a medical condition in a living body, comprising two subsystems, an implant subsystem and an electrical stimulation unit subsystem. The implant subsystem comprises at least...
US20110015693 Enhanced Patient Programming Security for Remote Programming via Paired Communication / IMD Access via Custom Hardware  
A system and method for enhanced patient programming security for remote programming via paired communication/implantable medical device access via custom hardware. The system comprises an...
US20110184493 DISTRIBUTED SYSTEM FOR NEUROSTIMULATION THERAPY PROGRAMMING  
A distributed system comprises a programming device and a remotely located server. During a programming session, the programming device transmits programs and rating information associated with...
US20110172564 USER INTERFACE THAT DISPLAYS MEDICAL THERAPY AND POSTURE DATA  
The disclosure relates to a system that displays posture state information, physiological conditions of a patient on an avatar or other graphical representation of a human body, and therapy...
US20140005750 Vestibular Implant System with Internal and External Motion Sensors  
A vestibular prosthesis system is described which includes an external movement sensor that is attachable a patient's head for generating an external movement signal. An internal movement sensor...
US20140222107 System of redundant wires and connectors for picafina DBS and heart pacemaker electrical stimulating device implanted in animals including human animals  
A system to increase the reliability of the electrical connections between the electrodes and the battery/controlling electronics of an electrical stimulating device as DBS (Deep Brain...
US20140012342 APPARATUS AND METHODS USING ACOUSTIC TELEMETRY FOR INTRABODY COMMUNICATIONS  
Systems and methods provide intrabody communication using acoustic telemetry. The system includes a first or control implant including a first acoustic transducer, and a second implant including a...
US20140324126 Heating Control for an Inductive External Charger for an Implantable Medical Device  
The disclosed technique for charging a battery in an implantable medical device using an external charger indirectly determines the total power dissipated as heat in the IPG (P_IPG) by accounting...
US20140121726 PERCUTANEOUS TIBIAL NERVE STIMULATOR  
A tibial nerve stimulation device including a percutaneous electrode for inserting adjacent a stimulation site of a patient and a neurostimulator unit attachable to a transcutaneous electrode...
US20130085550 MEDICAL IMPLANT RANGE EXTENSION BRIDGE APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A medical device for use in providing therapy to a patient by bridging or otherwise extending the range of an external device for wirelessly connecting to a medical device, such as an implanted...
US20140316486 VAGAL STIMULATION  
The disclosure herein relates generally to methods for treating heart conditions using vagal stimulation, and further to systems and devices for performing such treatment. Such methods may include...
US20110178576 Pressure-Sensitive External Charger for an Implantable Medical Device  
An improved external charger for an implantable medical device is disclosed in which charging is at least partially controlled based on a sensed pressure impingent on its case, which pressure is...
US20150012067 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMPROVING NERVE FINDING FOR PERIPHERAL NERVE STIMULATION  
A method of identifying a location for applying a stimulation therapy to treat a patient includes stimulating a first body region of the patient transcutaneously via a stimulus generator. The body...
US20140100628 NEURAL STIMULATION WITH RESPIRATORY RHYTHM MANAGEMENT  
A system embodiment comprises at least one respiration sensor, a neural stimulation therapy delivery module, and a controller. The respiration sensor is adapted for use in monitoring respiration...
US20140180365 WEARABLE ANTENNA ASSEMBLY  
A wearable device for facilitating neurophysiological treatment of a patient harboring an implanted neural stimulator is provided. The wearable device includes a transmitting antenna configured to...
US20150025598 ELECTRICAL STIMULATION SYSTEM AND CONTROL METHOD OF ELECTRICAL STIMULATION SYSTEM  
Provided is an electrical system including an intelligent learning terminal to analyze biometric information associated with a user and calculate an intensity of electrical stimulation for the...
US20100137946 PATIENT-CENTRIC DATA COLLECTION FOR AUTOMATED MRI COMPATIBILITY VERIFICATION  
A system may include a patient information terminal that receives magnetic resonance imaging compatibility information from a patient and a processor that automatically determines compatibility of...
US20140316478 SYSTEMS FOR REGULATION OF BLOOD PRESSURE AND HEART RATE  
A method and apparatus for treating a condition associated with impaired blood pressure and/or heart rate in a subject comprising applying an electrical treatment signal, wherein the electrical...
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A system for treatment of gait disorders includes an external device in the form of a pulse generator (4) with an integrated rechargeable battery and a device adapted to be implanted in the human...
US20110160801 COMMUNICATION WITH AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE DURING IMPLANTATION  
A system and method are described for delivering an implantable medical device in a patient and through a catheter. The delivery catheter comprises telemetry means for communicatively coupling the...
US20120059436 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR REDUCING INTERFERENCE IN STIMULATION TREATMENT  
Systems and methods are provided for reducing stimulation interference between two stimulation modules positioned on a user's body, which may be used in stimulation systems without a central...
US20140358197 Arced Implant Unit for Modulation of Nerves  
An implant unit configured for implantation into a body of a subject is provided. The implant unit may include a flexible carrier unit including a central portion and two elongated arms extending...
US20100305660 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROGRAMMING AN IMPLANTABLE SPINAL CORD STIMULATION SYSTEM  
In one embodiment, a method for facilitating programming of an implantable pulse generator (IPG) by an external programming device, the method comprises: receiving input from a user by the...
US20110196451 Communications Network for Distributed Sensing and Therapy in Biomedical Applications  
An implantable medical device system is provided with multiple medical devices implanted in a patient's body and a wireless mesh communication network providing multiple communication pathways...
US20110202103 WAKEUP OF IMPLANTABLE COMMUNICATION CIRCUITRY  
An IMD has its communication circuitry in an inactive state and has access to two different identifier codes. The IMD activates the communication circuitry based on reception of a wakeup message...
US20120029599 NEUROSTIMULATION PROGRAMMERS WITH IMPROVED RF ANTENNA RADIATION PATTERNS  
To provide for an improvement in the communication between an external handheld programmer and an implantable pulse generator (IPG) implanted within a patient or an external pulse generator...
US20120123503 PATIENT PROGRAMMER WITH CUSTOMIZABLE PROGRAMMING  
This disclosure describes techniques for configuring external programmers for use with implantable medical devices. The techniques may include customizing a generic external programmer, e.g., a...
US20110004276 METHOD AND APPARATUS TO DETECT TRANSPONDER TAGGED OBJECTS AND TO COMMUNICATE WITH MEDICAL TELEMETRY DEVICES, FOR EXAMPLE DURING MEDICAL PROCEDURES  
The presence or absence of objects tagged with transponders may be determined in an environment in which medical procedures are performed via an interrogation and detection system which includes a...
US20140067015 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING AVAILABILITY OF CLINICIAN DEFINED PROGRAMMING SETTINGS FOR A PATIENT  
An external control device for indicating whether a stimulation parameter set for use in a neurostimulator is available on a remote control in communication with the external control device is...
US20110118809 APPARATUS FOR THE CONTROLLED PRESCRIPTION AND ADMINISTRATION OF TRANSCRANIAL DIRECT CURRENT STIMULATION TREATMENTS IN HUMANS  
The invention proposes a system and a method for controlling the process of prescription and administration of direct current stimulation treatments in humans. In the proposed system, the...
US20140288617 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATING ATRIAL FIBRILLATION  
The present invention relates a method of treating heart failure in patients with coincident atrial fibrillation, the method comprising: screening of patients for selection of potential responders...
US20140180202 Ingestible Therapy Activator System and Method  
An ingestible therapy activator system and method are provided. In one aspect, the ingestible therapy activator includes an ingestible device having an effector module to send an effector...
US20120109112 Ingestible Therapy Activator System and Method  
An ingestible therapy activator system and method are provided. In one aspect, the ingestible therapy activator includes an ingestible device having an effector module to send an effector...
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),...
US20150057720 NERVE ROOT STIMULATOR AND METHOD FOR OPERATING NERVE ROOT STIMULATOR  
A nerve root stimulator, according to the present invention, comprises: a body which is installed at the spinal nerve root inside the human body; an antenna, which is provided on the body, for...
US20150217115 TONGUE SENSORS FOR MONITORING MULTIPLE PHYSIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS AND TONGUE STIMULATION  
An implantable tongue sensor/stimulator device is disclosed for sensing and monitoring physiological parameters and providing a reactive stimulation to a patient. The device includes a main upper...
US20130066401 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AUTOMATICALLY RESOLVING INTERACTION BETWEEN PROGRAMMABLE PARAMETERS  
This document discusses, among other things, a system capable of resolving interactions between programmable parameters for operation of a medical device. Programming these devices is a difficult...
US20140371818 LOW-POWER SYSTEM CLOCK CALIBRATION BASED ON A HIGH-ACCURACY REFERENCE CLOCK  
Various techniques are described for periodically performing a calibration routine to calibrate a low-power system clock within an implantable medical device (IMD) based on a high accuracy...
US20120109259 LOW-POWER SYSTEM CLOCK CALIBRATION BASED ON A HIGH- ACCURACY REFERENCE CLOCK  
Various techniques are described for periodically performing a calibration routine to calibrate a low-power system clock within an implantable medical device (IMD) based on a high accuracy...
US20120296399 Array of Joined Microtransponders for Implantation  
A wireless microtransponder array constructed as a single structure of joined microtransponders. The microtransponders can be configured as a linear array strip with connective material in...
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...
US20150174412 LEADLESS PACEMAKER WITH END-OF-LIFE PROTECTION  
An implantable medical device includes operational circuitry, such as a therapy circuit. The implantable medical device also includes a power source configured to deliver energy to the operational...
US20110118810 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPLANTABLE LEADLESS NERVE STIMULATION  
Systems and methods are disclosed to stimulate nerves to treat medical conditions such as pain, and other conditions, such as, CHF, obesity, incontinence, etc., that could be controlled by the...