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US20110066218 Temperature Therapy Bag and Wrap Combination  
A wrap for applying thermal therapy to a body part includes a substantially liquid-tight, flexible polymer bag for containing a thermal agent which is attached to a wrap body formed from a...
US20110087313 Thermal Compression Shirt  
A thermal garment is tight fitting, often known as a compression shirt, and has a raw or composition rubber sleeve portion, which can be applied to either or both shoulder parts of the garment...
US20150088233 Cost-effective systems and methods for enhanced normothermia  
Structures and protocols are presented for supporting a medical or veterinary patient with therapeutically significant normothermia and other practical advantages.
US20130046360 IMPLANT MAGNET SYSTEM  
A magnetic alignment system that can form part of a cochlear implant system. The magnetic alignment system prevents substantial movement of a magnet of an implanted component during an MRI...
US20130211474 SYSTEM FOR STIMULATION OF NERVES  
In a system for stimulation of nerves comprising implanted electrodes, an external to the system trigger device is equipped with a sensor and a transmitter for wirelessly broadcasting a signal to...
US20120270876 Treatment of Conditions Through Pharmacological Modulation of the Autonomic Nervous System  
Methods are provided for treating a subject for a condition caused by an abnormality in the subject's autonomic nervous system. In accordance with the subject methods, at least a portion of a...
US20130110201 Medical Devices for Trial Stimulation  
Devices, systems, and techniques for delivering trial stimulation therapy to a patient are disclosed. A trial neurostimulator (e.g., an IMD) may be implanted within a patient to deliver...
US20120150268 Treatment System for Articulated Joints  
A treatment for articulated joint injuries and maladies, whether pre- or post-operative or degenerative in nature, and more specifically to systems and/or devices that facilitate joint recovery by...
US20140303681 TREATMENT OF SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION  
Systems for treating premature ejaculation include an electrical pulse generator and electrical leads in communication with sympathetic nerves serving ejaculatory structures. The system inhibits...
US20140277230 ELECTRICAL ENERGY DELIVERY TISSUE SITE VALIDATION  
Electrical energy delivery tissue site validation systems and methods can determine an indication of a tissue type at a tissue site. This information can be used to enable or inhibit electrical...
US20120010675 ELECTRICAL ENERGY DELIVERY TISSUE SITE VALIDATION  
Electrical energy delivery tissue site validation systems and methods can determine an indication of a tissue type at a tissue site. This information can be used to enable or inhibit electrical...
US20130013031 CAPSULE PHOTOTHERAPY  
The present invention provides a swallowable capsule suitable for providing phototherapy to a region of a patient's gastrointestinal (GI) tract, the capsule comprising one or more light sources...
US20120004697 NON-LINEAR DYNAMIC AV DELAY  
A non-linear dynamic specified AV delay can be used, such as to help maintain cardiac resynchronization therapy, such as in patients with one or more symptoms of congestive heart failure.
US20110270095 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DETECTING EPILEPTIC EVENTS USING NNXX, OPTIONALLY WITH NONLINEAR ANALYSIS PARAMETERS  
Disclosed herein are methods, systems, and apparatus for detecting an epilepsy event in a patient using a medical device. The medical device is capable of determining an occurring epilepsy event,...
US20130338734 SYSTEM FOR ELECTRICAL STIMULATION OF NERVES  
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...
US20110082513 CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT SYSTEM WITH MAXIMUM TRACKING RATE (MTR) HYSTERESIS  
A cardiac rhythm management system provides both a safe maximum pacing rate limit and a physiological maximum pacing rate limit. In one embodiment, a normal maximum tracking rate (MTR) and a...
US20120197358 Light Therapy for Treating or Managing Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome  
Techniques for managing diabetes and pre-diabetes using light are disclosed herein. In one example, a light generating device is positioned to a body part of a diabetic or pre-diabetic patient,...
US20140052223 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A TANNING BED  
Described in this application is a novel method for providing tanning services that includes the steps of connecting an output port of a portable device to an input port of a tanning bed,...
US20150086596 ORGANOPHOSPHATES FOR TREATING AFFLICTIONS OF THE SKIN  
Embodiments of the invention involve treating skin afflictions by the topical or oral use of organophosphates. By effectively reducing or eliminating the population of Demodex mites in affected...
US20130325083 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING NEUROSTIMULATION BASED ON REGIONAL CARDIAC PERFORMANCE FOR USE BY IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES  
Techniques are provided for controlling neurostimulation such as spinal cord stimulation (SCS) using a cardiac rhythm management device (CRMD). In various examples described herein,...
US20110046697 THERAPY PROGRAM MODIFICATION  
A therapy program may be generated based on an algorithmic model of a baseline therapy field, which may represent a therapy field resulting from therapy delivery via the first therapy system based...
US20120330391 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SPINAL CORD STIMULATION TO TREAT MOTOR DISORDERS  
A method for using spinal cord stimulation to treat symptoms of motor disorders includes implanting a stimulation lead within a ventral portion of the epidural space. The lead is implanted with at...
US20100198297 Wireless Recording and Stimulation of Brain Activity  
Subdural arrays transmit electrocorticogram recordings wirelessly, across the patient's skull, allowing the craniotomy used for surgical placement of the arrays to be completely closed. In various...
US20130060306 EFFICIENT CIRCADIAN AND RELATED SYSTEM MODULATION WITH A SLEEP MASK  
Light therapy is provided to a subject through a sleep mask. The sleep mask is configured to deliver electromagnetic radiation to the closed eyelids of the subject within a defined optimal...
US20120150249 ELECTRICAL CORD FOLDING ENHANCEMENT  
Enhancements may be implemented with respect to an electrical cord or other cable to facilitate folding, storage and deployment thereof. Local enhancement of select regions may predispose the...
US20110144727 PORTABLE PHOTOTHERAPY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR USING A PORTABLE THERAPY DEVICE  
The present invention is a portable and flexible phototherapy device that includes a light pad and a controller. The controller is preferably pre-programmed with several programs to allow the...
US20150080984 Technique for determining optimum treatment parameters  
A diagnostic device in an electrical interferential treatment regime applies different pulse frequencies in one selection of electrode placement and determines the change of blood flow in response...
US20130204325 CONFIGURING A HEARING PROSTHESIS WITH A REDUCED QUANTITY OF PARAMETERS  
A method for determining a first set of one or more parameters for configuring a system, the method including evaluating a behavior of the system over a predetermined selection of parameter values...
US20120277823 DUAL PROPHYLACTIC AND ABORTIVE ELECTRICAL STIMULATION  
Prophylactic stimulation and abortive electrical stimulation are delivered to a cranial nerve, including, e.g. an occipital or trigeminal nerve to treat symptoms of various conditions, including,...
US20120296388 PHRENIC NERVE STIMULATION DETECTION USING HEART SOUNDS  
A method and system of detecting phrenic nerve stimulation in a patient that includes detecting an activation event, obtaining a heart sound signal of a patient from an implanted heart sound...
US20140188189 BILATERAL AUDITORY PROSTHESIS SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
An exemplary bilateral auditory prosthesis system includes 1) a primary auditory prosthesis configured to be implanted on a first side of a head of a patient, 2) a secondary auditory prosthesis...
US20130204315 SYSTEMS FOR AND METHODS OF TRANSCRANIAL DIRECT CURRENT ELECTRICAL STIMULATION  
A system according to the present invention provides a portable, non-invasive device adapted to deliver electrical stimulation to a brain, such as to treat tinnitus. Such system is preferably a...
US20120143080 Method and Apparatus for Fitting a Visual Prosthesis Using Electrically Evoked Electroretinograms  
The invention is a method of automatically adjusting a retinal electrode array to the neural characteristics of an individual patient. By recording electrically evoked electroretinograms (eERG) to...
US20120041510 FLEXIBLE TUBE SENSOR FOR SENSING URINARY SPHINCTER PRESSURE  
The disclosure describes a therapeutic sphincter control system with a fluid tube pressure sensor. The system senses sphincter pressure and sends the information to a stimulator that is capable of...
US20120029606 Cooling device for use with heat-exchange catheter and method of use  
Devices, methods and systems for endovascular cooling of human or animal subjects are disclosed. A heat exchange catheter (12) having a heat exchanger (22) is attached to a source of a thermal...
US20120310140 DIRECTED DELIVERY OF AGENTS TO NEURAL ANATOMY  
The present invention is directed generally to systems, devices and methods for direct delivery of agents, e.g., pharmaceutical agents, to target spinal and neuronal anatomies, e.g., the dorsal...
US20110319948 INTRACARDIAC DEFIBRILLATION CATHETER SYSTEM  
An intracardiac defibrillation catheter system equipped with a defibrillation catheter, a power source device and an electrocardiograph. The defibrillation catheter is equipped with a first DC...
US20120221073 TRANSCUTANEOUS STIMULATION METHOD AND SYSTEM  
Some embodiments relate to a method of treating a waste evacuation dysfunction, comprising administering transcutaneous electrical stimulation to at least one lumbar or abdominal region for at...
US20150165219 DIRECT INTEGRATION OF FEEDTHROUGH TO IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE HOUSING WITH ULTRASONIC WELDING  
One aspect provides a method of securing a feedthrough to a metal housing for an implantable medical device. The feedthrough is provided comprising an insulating section and at least one...
US20140148870 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR PERFORMING ELECTRICAL STIMULATION TO TREAT VARIOUS CONDITIONS  
In certain variations, systems and/or methods for electromagnetic induction therapy are provided. One or more ergonomic or body contoured applicators may be included. The applicators include one...
US20130218029 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ASSESSING RENAL ARTERY NERVE DENSITY  
A system and method is described to map the renal artery prior to an ablation in order to a-priori identify the location of the sympathetic nerves. In specific embodiments, the nerve modulating...
US20120101547 ELECTRICAL STIMULATION BASED ON PHASE RESPONSE MAPPING  
This disclosure describes techniques for delivering electrical stimulation at one or more phases relative to an ongoing oscillating signal in a patient, and then mapping the response to the...
US20110230936 ELECTRICAL STIMULATION BASED ON PHASE RESPONSE MAPPING  
This disclosure describes techniques for delivering electrical stimulation at one or more phases relative to an ongoing oscillating signal in a patient, and then mapping the response to the...
US20130035747 METHODS FOR TREATING AIRWAYS  
This relates to treating airways in a lung to decrease asthmatic symptoms. The also includes steps of measuring a parameter of an airway at a plurality of locations in a lung, identifying at least...
US20120271374 ELECTRICAL THERAPY FOR FACILITATING INTER-AREA BRAIN SYNCHRONIZATION  
Methods and apparatuses are described for monitoring synchronization of two or more brain areas and delivering an electrical therapy to the brain to facilitate synchronization of the two or more...
US20150151026 IMPLANTABLE DEVICE HAVING OSSEOINTEGRATING PROTUBERANCES  
An implantable device for mounting to a patient's bone includes a housing and at least one osseointegrating protuberance. The housing includes a surface having an abutting portion configured to...
US20140114388 IMPLANTABLE DEVICE HAVING OSSEOINTEGRATING PROTUBERANCES  
An implantable device for mounting to a patient's bone includes a housing and at least one osseointegrating protuberance. The housing includes a surface having an abutting portion configured to...
US20130345781 ELECTRICAL STIMULUATION OF THE COLON TO TREAT CHRONIC CONSTIPATION  
The invention is directed to techniques for stimulating a colon of a patient to relieve chronic constipation. Specifically, a colon stimulation system applies one or more electrical stimuli to the...
US20110166622 SPHERICAL VIBRATING PROBE APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONDUCTING EFFICACY ANALYSIS OF PAIN TREATMENT USING PROBE APPARATUS  
A patient treatment unit and method analyzes and treats pain in tissues by applying an electrical pulse train and a galvanically isolated stimulus voltage to affected tissues using vibrating...
US20120232622 FAST HEATING HEAT PACKS WITH BINARY ACTION  
A thermal treatment device having at least one fast-acting heat pack and at least one long lasting heat pack is disclosed.