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US20130096367 OPTICAL MICROPHONE FOR IMPLANTABLE HEARING INSTRUMENT  
An implanted microphone is provided that allows for isolating an acoustic response of the microphone from vibration induced acceleration responses of the microphone. The present invention measures...
US20140012352 External Charger for a Medical Implantable Device Using Field Inducing Coils to Improve Coupling  
By incorporating magnetic field-inducing position determination coils (PDCs) in an external charger, it is possible to determine the position of an implantable device by actively inducing magnetic...
US20130041429 External Charger for a Medical Implantable Device Using Field Inducing Coils to Improve Coupling  
By incorporating magnetic field-inducing position determination coils (PDCs) in an external charger, it is possible to determine the position of an implantable device by actively inducing magnetic...
US20110093048 External Charger for a Medical Implantable Device Using Field Inducing Coils to Improve Coupling  
By incorporating magnetic field-inducing position determination coils (PDCs) in an external charger, it is possible to determine the position of an implantable device by actively inducing magnetic...
US20120150265 LED Phototherapy Apparatus  
A red and near infra-red light phototherapy apparatus designed to accommodate an adult user. A user support of the device may have a hingably connected canopy that contains the red, and infra-red,...
US20140155832 REPOSITIONABLE THERAPY DELIVERY ELEMENT ANCHOR  
This disclosure includes an anchor configured to maintain a portion of a therapy delivery element within a desired location of a patient. The anchor comprises a body forming a lumen configured to...
US20110192398 OBSTETRIC ANALGESIA SYSTEM  
The present invention relates to systems and methods for providing a short-acting analgesic agent in the management of pain during labor, wherein the system enables efficient, real-time prediction...
US20130261704 External Charger for a Medical Implantable Device Using Field Sensing Coils to Improve Coupling  
By incorporating magnetic field sensing coils in an external charger, it is possible to determine the position of an implantable device by sensing the reflected magnetic field from the implant. In...
US20110004278 External Charger for a Medical Implantable Device Using Field Sensing Coils to Improve Coupling  
By incorporating magnetic field sensing coils in an external charger, it is possible to determine the position of an implantable device by sensing the reflected magnetic field from the implant. In...
US20110166620 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPLANTABLE LEADLESS BRAIN STIMULATION  
Systems and methods are disclosed to stimulate brain tissue to treat medical conditions such as movement disorders, pain and epilepsy. The disclosed invention uses electrical stimulation of the...
US20140277246 MODULATE PACING RATE TO INCREASE THE PERCENTAGE OF EFFECTIVE VENTRICULAR CAPTURE DURING ATRIAL FIBRILLATION  
The present disclosure pertains to cardiac pacing methods and systems, and, more particularly, to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). In particular, the present disclosure pertains to...
US20140277245 MODULATE PACING RATE TO INCREASE THE PERCENTAGE OF EFFECTIVE VENTRICULAR CAPTURE DURING ATRIAL FIBRILLATION  
The present disclosure pertains to cardiac pacing methods and systems, and, more particularly, to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). In particular, the present disclosure pertains to...
US20130204312 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING PACING INDUCED DYSSYNCHRONY TO REDUCE ISCHEMIC INJURY USING AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
Techniques are provided for use by an implantable medical device for optimizing the amount of ventricular dyssynchrony induced within a patient during protective pacing. In one example, the device...
US20120053546 FEMININE COOLING PAD  
A feminine cooling pad is configured for use in cooling a woman's vulva and/or adjacent region. The cooling pad may be configured for single use and be disposable so as to include a liquid...
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...
US20130197606 Tonality-Based Optimization of Sound Sensation for a Cochlear Implant Patient  
An exemplary system includes a sound processor configured to 1) divide an audio signal into a plurality of analysis channels and 2) generate one or more tonality indices each representing a...
US20130066392 NON-INVASIVE MAGNETIC OR ELECTRICAL NERVE STIMULATION TO TREAT OR PREVENT DEMENTIA  
Devices, systems and methods are disclosed for treating or preventing dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease. The methods comprise transmitting impulses of energy non-invasively to selected nerve...
US20140214116 Stimulation Paradigm To Improve Blood Pressure Dipping In An Implantable Electroacupuncture Device  
A coin-sized implantable electroacupuncture (EA) device defines a stimulation paradigm, or stimulation regimen, that controls when EA stimulation pulses are applied to a selected acupoint, or other...
US20130150909 MODES OF OPERATION FOR ATRIAL DEFIBRILLATION USING AN IMPLANTABLE DEFIBRILLATOR  
Systems, methods and devices relating to atrial defibrillation and, more specifically, modes of operation for automatically and/or remotely causing the delivery of one or more atrial defibrillation...
US20120296271 WIRELESS REMOTE NEUROSTIMULATOR  
A therapy system includes a therapy module implantable within a mammalian body that provides a given therapy and a control module implantable within the mammalian body that effects the therapy...
US20110040264 Medicated footwear  
A unique, previously unforeseen medicated footwear that is elastic in nature to fit to the size of the foot, and all sizes of feet. The consumer is any adult that wears shoes or sandals, and the...
US20110160523 Method of Training a Living Body to not React to Substances  
A method of conditioning a living body of a patient to associate the positive effects of sensory stimulation of the sympathetic ganglia with digital audio representations of allergens or other...
US20120296390 ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAM ACTIVATION APPARATUS  
Provided is an electroencephalogram activation apparatus, including: an electroencephalogram acquisition unit configured to acquire brain waves of a user; an electrical stimulation unit configured...
US20120179225 Vaginal Stimulator Device and Use Thereof for the Treatment of Female Urinary Incontinence  
The invention relates to a vaginal stimulator device for the treatment of female urinary incontinence. The device which comprises a stimulator provided with a microcontroller and an electronic...
US20140135886 DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR THE TREATMENT OF MEDICAL DISORDERS  
The present disclosure relates to methods, devices and systems used for the treatment of medical disorders via stimulation of the superficial elements of the trigeminal nerve. More specifically,...
US20130268029 Implantable Transponder Systems and Methods  
A method and system for providing electrical stimulation to tissue includes implanting one or more battery-free micro-transponders having spiral antennas into tissue. Energy is provided wirelessly...
US20120226108 DETECTING, ASSESSING AND MANAGING EXTREME EPILEPTIC EVENTS  
Methods and apparatus for identifying an extreme epileptic state/event in a patient are provided. One method includes determining at least one of an autonomic index, a neurologic index, a metabolic...
US20120165884 FLUID ACCUMULATION MONITORING DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Provided herein are implantable systems, and methods for use therewith, for monitoring a patient's fluid accumulation level. A thoracic impedance signal for the patient is obtained. Based on the...
US20120296400 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR FACILITATING ADJUSTING A CIRCADIAN PACEMAKER  
A method and system for facilitating adjusting a user's circadian pacemaker are provided, including determining a current circadian pacemaker state of the user, as well as potential future states...
US20120004738 Amputation Stump Warmer  
An amputation stump warmer is disclosed herein comprising a sleeve with an inner layer and an outer layer. Amputation stump warmer further comprises an electrically conductive wire and a heating...
US20120290032 TECHNIQUES FOR MODIFYING BREATHING RATE USING CARDIAC PACING  
A method includes controlling a cardiac pacing rate of an implantable medical device (IMD) to control a heart rate of a patient and determining that the patient is in a resting state. The method...
US20070150033 Cooling blanket  
The invention provides a cooling blanket useful for lowering the body temperature of a mammal, such as a human. The cooling blanket may be particularly useful when used in connection with a...
US20130096660 IMPLANT HAVING THREE-DIMENSIONAL SHAPE FOR ELECTRICALLY STIMULATING A NERVE STRUCTURE  
The invention relates to an implant which includes, in order to electrically stimulate a nerve structure, in particular the retina, an electrically insulating substrate (1), a array of recesses (2)...
US20130116749 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR STIMULATION-RELATED VOLUME ANALYSIS, CREATION, AND SHARING  
A computer implemented system and method facilitates a cycle of generation, sharing, and refinement of volumes related to stimulation of anatomical tissue, such as brain or spinal cord stimulation....
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...
US20110034976 DRUG DELIVERY  
A method and apparatus of treating tissue adjacent a bodily conduit using thermotherapy, while preventing obstructions of the bodily conduit due to edema, includes injection of a drug-encapsulated...
US20120303076 Systems and Methods of Powered Muscle Stimulation Using an Energy Guidance Field  
NMES systems and methods for stimulating muscle tissue, and in some embodiments deep muscle tissue. The impedance near the surface of the skin is controllably increased to increase the percentage...
US20130166006 Neuromodulation Systems and Methods for Treating Epilepsy  
A neuromodulation system for treating epilepsy provides therapeutic elements for modulating nerve activity to prevent or diminish (e.g. through reduced intensity or shortened duration) epileptic...
US20130158625 Respiratory Rectification  
A means for treating breathing disorders by stimulating respiratory muscles or nerves to entrain respiratory systems while leaving respiratory drive intact. Embodiments of the invention employ...
US20110060380 RESPIRATORY RECTIFICATION  
A means for treating breathing disorders by stimulating respiratory muscles or nerves to entrain respiratory systems while leaving respiratory drive intact. Embodiments of the invention employ...
US20140257423 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR STIMULATING A HEART  
The present invention relates generally to implantable medical devices and more particularly to systems and methods for stimulating a heart of a patient. A first ventricle is activated by...
US20120004713 COMBINATION TENSION WRAP  
A thermotherapeutic pad has an envelope containing a thermally active material attached to a flexible flap which can be wrapped a body part and fastened in position.
US20100298915 COMBINATION TENSION WRAP  
A thermotherapeutic pad has an envelope containing a thermally active material attached to a flexible flap which can be wrapped a body part and fastened in position.
US20120310312 Precision-Controlled Cooling System for Inducing Diving Reflex and Achieving Safe Hypothermic Central Nervous System Protection  
A cooling system for inducing diving reflex and central nervous system protective hypothermia has a cooler, a refrigerant dispenser, a cooling assembly, a controller and an infusing unit. The...
US20120221082 Central Nervous System Treatment Device and Methodology  
The invention relates to a method of central nervous system pathology treatment through selective hypothermia. Brain and spinal cord cooling is achieved through a closed loop catheter system...
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...
US20140276122 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR NEUROCARDIAC DIFFERENTIAL ANALYSIS OF ISCHEMIA AND MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION  
A method and system for differential analysis of cardiac events are provided that include monitoring cardiac signals from a heart to detect deviations indicative of at least one of ischemia and...
US20120130269 INTEGRATED NERVE STIMULATION AND SKIN MARKING DEVICE AND METHODS OF USING SAME  
A nerve identification device is shown and described. The device includes both a nerve stimulating electrode and a skin marking device. In certain applications, a user contacts the patient's skin...
US20130289668 RETINA PROSTHESIS  
This disclosure provides a retinal prosthetic method and device that mimics the responses of the retina to a broad range of stimuli, including natural stimuli. Ganglion cell firing patterns are...
US20120259303 Disposable breast pad  
The present invention is referred to a nursing breast pad, comprising a circular pad including a front garment facing surface and a rear wearer facing surface attached to each other by a peripheral...