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US20100298900 CARDIAC PACEMAKER WITH TABLE-BASED PACING MODE IMPLEMENTATION  
A device and method for implementing a bradycardia pacing mode are disclosed which is mostly hardware-based but still allows the flexibility for making major changes in brady behavior normally...
US20120041513 Device  
The present invention provides a method and device for reduction of or treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), the method comprising causing isometric stimulation of the leg muscles to promote...
US20140074197 NON-SURGICAL ORBITAL FAT REDUCTION  
A method of nonsurgical orbital fat reduction includes providing an electromagnetic energy system that includes an electromagnetic energy source and a patient interface coupled to the...
US20110208266 Apparatus for Applying Electrical Current to a User's Leg Muscles  
The invention relates to apparatus for applying electrical current to the quadriceps muscle. The apparatus is in the form of a garment (to be worn on a user's thigh) having a integrated...
US20110054573 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TREATING SYMPTOMS OF RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME  
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for reducing effects of restless legs syndrome (RLS) in a subject. The method includes identifying, on the subject, a body region affected by RLS, placing...
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 external...
US20130012832 DEVICES FOR MODULATION OF RETINAL STIMULATION AND/OR RETINAL SIGNAL PROCESSING AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
The present disclosure provides devices and methods for the modulation of retinal stimulation and/or retinal signal processing. Such methods may be useful for the diagnosis, treatment or prevention...
US20120215274 ACCELEROMETER ENHANCED IMPLANTABLE CARDIO-DEVICE  
An implantable medical device (“IMD”) processes and analyzes valuable clinical information regarding cardiac performance. A database or correlator is pre-customized to the specific patient, by cor...
US20140107567 REMOTE TITRATION OF THERAPY DELIVERED BY AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
Techniques for remotely titrating a therapy delivered using an implantable medical device system are disclosed. An implantable medical device delivers therapy according to a first program. The...
US20120303089 Method and System for Determining Settings for Deep Brain Stimulation  
A method and control system for determining and applying stimulation settings for a brain stimulation probe (10, 12) is provided. The brain stimulation probe (10, 12) comprises a plurality of...
US20120109245 CARDIAC THERAPY BASED UPON IMPEDANCE SIGNALS  
Methods and/or devices are disclosed herein for monitoring cardiac impedance signal and delivering therapy to a patient's heart based upon the monitored cardiac impedance.
US20130226275 Electro-Stimulation System  
An electro-stimulation system is provided with a compact power and control assembly and a plurality of shaped gel electrode patches with instructions to facilitate user administration of therapy.
US20140100624 CARDIAC PACING DURING MEDICAL PROCEDURES  
An implantable medical device may comprise a therapy module configured to generate pacing therapy for a heart of a patient and a control module configured to control the therapy module. The control...
US20130184545 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING PULMONARY CONGESTION BASED ON STROKE VOLUME USING AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
Techniques are provided for detecting pulmonary congestion based on an increase in right ventricular (RV) stroke volume over left ventricular (LV) stroke volume. In one example, the device...
US20140074179 Movement disorder therapy system, devices and methods, and intelligent methods of tuning  
The present invention relates to methods for tuning treatment parameters in movement disorder therapy systems. The present invention further relates to a system for screening patients to determine...
US20130261698 THERAPY CONTROL USING RELATIVE MOTION BETWEEN SENSORS  
The invention is directed to controlling therapy delivery based on a relative motion between a first and second activity sensor. The relative motion between the activity sensors is representative...
US20120123499 Therapy Control Using Relative Motion Between Sensors  
The invention is directed to controlling therapy delivery based on a relative motion between a first and second activity sensor. The relative motion between the activity sensors is representative...
US20130172969 HEAT PATCH FOR TUMOR  
Provided in the present invention are a composition for ameliorating or treating a tumor condition and methods of making and using the same.
US20120101538 DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR EVALUATION AND FEEDBACK OF NEUROMODULATION TREATMENT  
The present disclosure relates to devices, systems and methods for evaluating the success of a treatment applied to tissue in a patient, such as a radio frequency ablative treatment used to...
US20100305643 VENTILATION SENSOR RATE RESPONSE NORMALIZATION AND CALCULATION  
A cardiac rhythm management (CRM) device can extract ventilation information from thoracic impedance or other information, and adjust a delivery rate of the CRM therapy. A tidal volume of a patient...
US20070233203 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...
US20130096646 Battery Ventilation for a Medical Device  
A medical device is presented that includes an external portion adapted for placement external to the skin of a user. The external portion includes a battery pack for interfacing with at least one...
US20120041498 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ENHANCING OR AFFECTING NEURAL STIMULATION EFFICIENCY AND/OR EFFICACY  
Systems and methods for enhancing or affecting neural stimulation efficiency and/or efficacy are disclosed. In one embodiment, a system and/or method may apply electromagnetic stimulation to a...
US20110224747 IMPLANTABLE DEFIBRILLATION OUTPUT CIRCUIT  
An implantable defibrillation circuit can include an output circuit. The output circuit can include a first switch configured to controllably connect a first supply node to a first output node, a...
US20120259380 METHOD OF USING SPINAL CORD STIMULATION TO TREAT GASTROINTESTINAL AND/OR EATING DISORDERS OR CONDITIONS  
The present invention involves a method and a system for using electrical stimulation to treat gastrointestinal and/or eating disorders. More particularly, the method comprises surgically...
US20120035583 MULTIMODE NEUROBIOPHYSIOLOGY PROBE  
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is taking off and will be part of the main treatment for brain diseases such as movement disorders, epilepsy, psychiatric diseases and many others. There is a need for...
US20120253105 METHOD OF ANCHORING AN ACOUSTIC ELEMENT IN A BONE OF THE CRANIOMAXILLOFACIAL REGION AND ACOUSTIC ELEMENT  
An acoustic element is implanted in a human bone of the craniomaxillofacial region with the aid of at least one anchor element including a material having thermoplastic properties, wherein for...
US20130150922 SYSTEM AND METHOD TO DEFINE TARGET VOLUME FOR STIMULATION OF THE SPINAL CORD AND PERIPHERAL NERVES  
One embodiment provides a computer-implemented method that includes storing a volume of tissue activation (VTA) data structure that is derived from analysis of a plurality of patients. Patient data...
US20110040351 SYSTEM AND METHOD TO DEFINE TARGET VOLUME FOR STIMULATION OF THE SPINAL CORD AND PERIPHERAL NERVES  
One embodiment provides a computer-implemented method that includes storing a volume of tissue activation (VTA) data structure that is derived from analysis of a plurality of patients. Patient data...
US20120016433 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TREATING VENTRICULAR TACHYARRHYTHMIAS  
A system and method for selectively treating a ventricular tachycardia based on sensed atrial and ventricular intervals from the patient's heart. A detection window of the ten most recent atrial...
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...
US20130150928 Litter with Integrated Power Supply  
This invention is a portable collapsible field litter comprising: a frame for supporting a tent and having a plurality of frame sections hingeably attached wherein the frame and the tent have a...
US20110190856 Garment and Method for Treating Fatty Deposits on a Human Body  
A garment for treating white and brown fat areas on a human body employs a wearable garment with pockets for holding cooling inserts in positions to cool fat of a wearer. The pockets are configured...
US20110288603 POST-SHOCK RECOVERY MONITORING FOR TACHYARRHYTHMIA DISCRIMINATION  
A cardiac rhythm management device is configured to discriminate between ventricular and supraventricular tachycardias (referred to as SVT/VT discrimination) by utilizing a morphology criterion in...
US20110276109 Apparatus, system and method for music enjoyment and ability testing and rehabilitation retaining with cochlear implants  
The apparatus, system and method of the invention provides a tool to measure, diagnose and retrain the ability to enjoy sound and particularly musical sound for post-lingually deafened cochlear...
US20110172544 METHOD FOR CONTINUOUS BAROREFLEX SENSITIVITY MEASUREMENT  
A medical device and method for determining baroreflex sensitivity (BRS) based on one or more respiration cycles. The BRS determination may be performed continuously based on measurements of heart...
US20120053660 SPLANCHNIC NERVE STIMULATION FOR TREATMENT OF OBESITY  
A method for the treatment of obesity or other disorders by electrical activation or inhibition of the sympathetic nervous system is disclosed. This activation or inhibition can be accomplished by...
US20120209326 ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT PACIFIER  
An ultraviolet light pacifier (10) is provided. That is, a pacifier includes an ultraviolet light source (42) and is structured to project the ultraviolet light within the mouth of an infant via...
US20110184489 METHOD OF TREATING PARKINSON'S DISEASE AND OTHER MOVEMENT DISORDERS  
The present invention relates, in general, to movement disorders and, in particular, to a method of treating movement disorders, including Parkinson's Disease.
US20120184801 NERVE STIMULATION METHODS FOR AVERTING IMMINENT ONSET OR EPISODE OF A DISEASE  
Transcutaneous electrical and magnetic nerve stimulation devices are disclosed, along with methods of averting imminent medical attacks using energy that is delivered noninvasively by the devices....
US20130150920 METHOD FOR DIRECT MODULATION OF THE DORSOLATERAL FUNICULUS  
A method for treating a patient suffering from chronic neuropathic pain, comprises epidurally applying electrical stimulation energy to a dorsolateral funiculus of the patient, thereby treating the...
US20110054248 GASTRIC BAND WITH ELECTRIC STIMULATION  
A gastric band system including a functional electrical stimulation component is provided. Stimulation electrodes on the gastric band may be used to stimulate the vagal nerve and/or splanchnic...
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...
US20130190841 PRESCRIPTION DEVICE CONTROLLER  
A device for controlling ultraviolet phototherapy exposure to a patient is provided. The phototherapy device has an ultraviolet light source, a biometric scanner and a phototherapy computer coupled...
US20110218595 PRESCRIPTION DEVICE CONTROLLER  
A device for controlling ultraviolet phototherapy exposure to a patient is provided. The phototherapy device has an ultraviolet light source, a biometric scanner and a phototherapy computer coupled...
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...
US20110168179 Emergency Pulmonary Resuscitation Device  
An emergency pulmonary resuscitation device is described. The device of the present invention provides emergency breathing for use in techniques such as CPR, and is preferably capable of...
US20130296994 MOISTURE RESISTANT HEADPIECES AND IMPLANTABLE COCHLEAR STIMULATION SYSTEMS INCLUDING THE SAME  
Cochlear implant headpieces with improved moisture resistance. The headpiece comprises a housing (102) including a housing microphone aperture (124), a microphone (108) within the housing, a...
US20120185014 Rectal Stimulator Device and Use Thereof for the Treatment of Rectal, Fecal and/or Urinary Incontinence  
The invention relates to a rectal stimulator device for the treatment of rectal, fecal and/or urinary incontinence. The device comprises a) an ovoid-shaped stimulator provided with a...
US20110172752 RF Diathermy and Faradic Muscle Stimulation Treatment  
An RF diathermy coil assembly includes a patient-conforming garment defining a passage for receiving a body part therein and a primary coil including a number of windings disposed around the...