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US20140163652 METHOD FOR TREATING AND REPAIRING MITRAL VALVE ANNULUS  
A catheter system for repairing an annular organ structure of a patient, comprising: intimately contacting the annular organ structure by a tissue-contactor member having energy-delivering...
US20100298720 In Situ Energy Harvesting Systems for Implanted Medical Devices  
This invention concerns miniature implantable power sources that harvest or scavenge energy from the expansion and contraction of biological tissues, for example, an artery or a bundle of muscle...
US20130261694 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DELIVERING NEURAL THERAPY CORRELATED WITH PATIENT STATUS  
Therapy systems for treating a patient are disclosed. Representative therapy systems include an implantable pulse generator, a signal delivery device electrically coupled to the pulse generator,...
US20140031715 COIL ELECTRODE APPARATUS FOR THERMAL THERAPY FOR TREATING BONE TISSUE  
Various embodiments are described herein for a coil electrode, RF applicator and RF treatment apparatus, along with an associated method of operation, that have been developed for treating tumors...
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...
US20120298117 Patient Warming Blanket, Drape, and Corresponding Patient Warming System  
A patient warming device (400), which can be configured as a patient warming blanket (207), patient warming drape (300), or surgical drape (500), includes the top layer of material and optionally a...
US20110150924 Device, Method, and system for neural modulation as vaccine adjuvant in a vertebrate subject  
A method for enhancing an immune response in a vertebrate subject is described. The method includes providing at least one energy stimulus configured to modulate one or more nervous system...
US20140222108 PATIENT PROGRAMMER WITH AUTOMATED MRI COMPATIBILITY VERIFICATION FOR ACTIVE IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
A system may include an active implantable medical device implantable in a body of a patient and a patient programmer for the AIMD. The patient programmer may be configured to obtain magnetic...
US20130013028 Microcurrent Device With A Sensory Cue  
The present invention is directed to an apparatus that includes a microcurrent delivery device portion and at least one independent sensory cue delivery means. The independent sensory cue delivery...
US20100298901 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE FOR CARDIAC ELECTRICAL STIMULATION  
A method and apparatus for reducing a patient's heart rate or blood pressure. The apparatus provides stimulation to the patient's atrial and/or nodal tissue within the associated refractory period...
US20130183387 Methods for treating pustular conditions of the skin  
The invention is directed to methods for treating pustular conditions of the skin, for example, acne. Such methods utilize novel compositions, including but not limited to extraembryonic cytokine...
US20110196454 SENSING SYSTEM, DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR THERAPY MODULATION  
Sensing system, device, and method for therapy modulation are provided. Various aspects include a receive module and a therapy-related action module. The receive module may receive a therapy...
US20140213842 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR TREATING PRIMARY HEADACHE  
Non-invasive electrical nerve stimulation devices and magnetic stimulation devices are disclosed, along with methods of treating medical disorders using energy that is delivered noninvasively by...
US20140107398 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR TREATING PRIMARY HEADACHE  
Non-invasive electrical nerve stimulation devices and magnetic stimulation devices are disclosed, along with methods of treating medical disorders using energy that is delivered noninvasively by...
US20140107397 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR TREATING PRIMARY HEADACHE  
Non-invasive electrical nerve stimulation devices and magnetic stimulation devices are disclosed, along with methods of treating medical disorders using energy that is delivered noninvasively by...
US20140081071 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR TREATING PRIMARY HEADACHE  
Non-invasive electrical nerve stimulation devices and magnetic stimulation devices are disclosed, along with methods of treating medical disorders using energy that is delivered noninvasively by...
US20120041506 METHOD FOR TREATING MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION  
A method for treating patients after a myocardial infarction which includes pacing therapy is disclosed. A cardiac rhythm management device is configured to deliver pre-excitation pacing to one or...
US20120239118 Techniques for Controlling Charging of Batteries in an External Charger and an Implantable Medical Device  
Disclosed are charging algorithms implementable in an external charger for controlling the charging of both an external battery in the external charger and an implant battery in an implantable...
US20140005590 LIGHT PEN DISPENSER  
The present invention relates to a portable light pen dispensing device comprising: a housing, an electronics module located in said housing and comprising a light source capable of irradiating...
US20110137112 GASTRIC BAND WITH ELECTRIC STIMULATION  
Apparatus and methods for stimulating one or more nerves by incorporating a gastric band system and an electrical stimulation component. Stimulation electrodes on the gastric band may be used to...
US20110213433 System and Method for Effectively Indicating Element Failure or a Preventive Maintenance Condition in an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)  
Battery powered systems with long standby times, such as automatic external defibrillators (AEDs), may be required to indicate their operational status to a user by blinking lights or sounding...
US20110144723 LOW LEVEL LIGHT THERAPY FOR ENHANCEMENT OF NEUROLOGIC FUNCTION BY ALTERING AXONAL TRANSPORT RATE  
Methods of altering the rate of axonal transport are provided in several embodiments. Some embodiments alter axonal transport in a patient in need of an enhancement of axonal transport to alleviate...
US20130253614 Molding Device to Precisely Hold a Recharge Antenna  
A method of making a custom mold and the custom mold itself having a first layer, a second layer, and a tail that are formed around the bulging area of an implantable medical device (IMD) are...
US20100298914 THERAPEUTIC GARMENT  
A therapeutic garment includes a brassiere having opposed first and second shoulder straps formed with opposed first and second breast-receiving cups, respectively, each having an outer surface. A...
US20130006337 CHEMICAL WARMING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR THE TREATMENT OF VIRUSES SUCH AS HERPES  
The present invention provides a new, practical, and inexpensive approach to labial herpes heat therapy. Heat is produced by the chemical reaction of elements contained in an inexpensive, portable...
US20120065713 THERMO-ELECTRIC DEVICE  
A portable handheld thermo-electric device (10) is used to test for decreased cold pain thresholds or increased sensitivity to cold stimulation (cold hyperalgesia) in a patient. The thermo-electric...
US20120089199 Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Devices, Systems and Methods  
Devices, systems and methods for nerve stimulation for OSA therapy.
US20120022626 Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Devices, Systems and Methods  
Devices, systems and methods for nerve stimulation for OSA therapy.
US20120022609 Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Devices, Systems and Methods  
Devices, systems and methods for nerve stimulation for OSA therapy.
US20120010681 Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Devices, Systems and Methods  
Devices, systems and methods for nerve stimulation for OSA therapy.
US20120010532 Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Devices, Systems and Methods  
Devices, systems and methods for nerve stimulation for OSA therapy.
US20110202106 OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA TREATMENT DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Devices, systems and methods for nerve stimulation for OSA therapy.
US20110196445 OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA TREATMENT DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Devices, systems and methods for nerve stimulation for OSA therapy.
US20110152966 Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Devices, Systems and Methods  
Devices, systems and methods for nerve stimulation for OSA therapy.
US20110071591 Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Devices, Systems and Methods  
Devices, systems and methods for nerve stimulation for OSA therapy.
US20120123242 EXTERNAL MEDICAL DEVICE REACTING TO WARNING FROM OTHER MEDICAL DEVICE ABOUT IMPENDING INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATION OF TREATMENT  
In one embodiment, an external second medical device is capable of being attached to a patient. The second medical device includes an operation module that is capable of operating at different...
US20140222124 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...
US20130304168 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...
US20120232612 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...
US20120071946 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...
US20120004701 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...
US20110071592 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...
US20130288328 VISIBLE LIGHT MODULATION OF MITOCHONDRIAL FUNCTION IN HYPOXIA AND DISEASE  
The present invention provides methods of using electromagnetic radiation in the visible portion of the spectrum to modulate mitochondrial function in the treatment of various conditions, including...
US20100331928 VISIBLE LIGHT MODULATION OF MITOCHONDRIAL FUNCTION IN HYPOXIA AND DISEASE  
The present invention provides methods of using electromagnetic radiation in the visible portion of the spectrum to modulate mitochondrial function in the treatment of various conditions, including...
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)...
US20110054574 Ultraviolet sterilizer for surgery  
An ultraviolet sterilizer for use during surgery is mounted in a base cabinet. The UV light source can be a laser, or an LED. An optical frequency multiplier can be used that outputs UV of less...
US20130079745 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR GLUCOSE REGULATION  
Various methods and apparatus for treating a condition associated with impaired glucose regulation in a subject comprising in one embodiment, applying a neural conduction block to a target nerve at...
US20120095535 THERMAL STIMULATION PROBE AND METHOD  
A physiological thermal stimulation probe, comprising: (a) an electrically controlled heat control element with a relatively low thermal capacity and adapted for contact with tissue on one side...
US20140121735 Method for Reducing Myocardial Infarct by Application of Intravascular Hypothermia  
Methods and apparatus for preventing myocardial infarction, or lessening the size/severity of an evolving myocardial infarction, by cooling at least the affected area of the myocardium using an...
US20140222101 DETERMINATION OF SLEEP QUALITY FOR NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS  
A device determines values for one or more metrics that indicate the quality of a patient's sleep based on sensed physiological parameter values. Sleep efficiency, sleep latency, and time spent in...