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US20110125237 INDWELLING HEAT EXCHANGE CATHETER AND METHOD OF USING SAME  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at its...
US20110125236 INDWELLING HEAT EXCHANGE CATHETER AND METHOD OF USING SAME  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at its...
US20110125235 INDWELLING HEAT EXCHANGE CATHETER AND METHOD OF USING SAME  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at its...
US20140356892 Optical Stimulation Device  
In an aspect of the disclosure, a stimulation device includes a probe attached to a first support. The probe includes at least one grating coupler for coupling light into the probe. The device...
US20120165905 OPHTHALMOSCOPE INCLUDING THERAPY BEAM TARGETING  
An ophthalmoscope comprising includes a display, a therapy beam source, and a drive unit. The display is configured to display a live image of a patient's eye. The therapy beam source is configured...
US20140343624 NEUROMODULATION OF SUBCELLULAR STRUCTURES WITHIN THE DORSAL ROOT GANGLION  
Devices, systems and methods are provided for the targeted treatment of abnormal sensory conditions. In such conditions, physical stimuli is transduced into neuronal impulses that are subsequently...
US20110060389 METHOD FOR CORRECTION OF FEMALE INCONTINENCE AND RECONSTRUCTION OF TISSUE  
The method of the present invention is used for treating symptoms of Stress Urinary Incontinence by the collective reduction of six anatomical areas of the female external genitalia. The following...
US20140249608 Devices for Vestibular or Cranial Nerve Stimulation  
A nerve tissue stimulator configured for contacting to or insertion in the body of a subject to stimulate a tissue therein, said probe comprising: (a) a support configured for contacting to or...
US20150005852 TRANSCUTANEOUS ELECTRICAL STIMULATION FOR TREATING NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS  
A method for treating a disorder of a patient. The method comprises transcutaneously delivering electrical energy to a targeted tissue site at a frequency of at least 50 KHz, thereby treating the...
US20120290026 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATING SUPRAVENTRICULAR ARRHYTHMIAS  
In various method embodiments, a supraventricular arrhythmia event is detected, and a supraventricular arrhythmia treatment, including neural stimulation to elicit a sympathetic response, is...
US20110224746 Method, Apparatus and Computer Program for Defibrillation Delivery Decision  
A method, apparatus and computer program for defibrillation delivery decision comprising the steps of: a)Determining a shockable rhythm with a first algorithm, whereby said first algorithm is...
US20110230938 DEVICE AND METHODS FOR NON-INVASIVE ELECTRICAL STIMULATION AND THEIR USE FOR VAGAL NERVE STIMULATION  
A non-invasive electrical stimulation device shapes an elongated electric field of effect that can be oriented parallel to a long nerve, such as a vagus nerve in a patient's neck, producing a...
US20110295185 Intestinal Brake Inducing Intraluminal Therapeutic Substance Eluting Devices and Methods  
Methods and devices create an intestinal braking effect, are non-invasive or minimally invasive, and may be reversible. These methods and devices are accomplished via stabilized implantable systems...
US20070251526 Treatment of airflow  
An airflow treatment system is worn or carried by a user and irradiates an air flow with energy in the electromagnetic spectrum, such as UV light, before the air is inhaled by the user. The...
US20130144370 COCHLEAR IMPLANT DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE  
Devices for the delivery of a bioactive substance to a cochlea and methods of delivery thereof. The devices include means to allow the release of the bioactive substance within a cochlea.
US20120158114 COCHLEAR IMPLANT DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE  
Devices for the delivery of a bioactive substance to a cochlea and methods of delivery thereof. The devices include means to allow the release of the bioactive substance within a cochlea.
US20130066395 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....
US20120185020 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....
US20110172738 GRAPHICAL MANIPULATION OF POSTURE ZONES FOR POSTURE-RESPONSIVE THERAPY  
The disclosure provides a system that displays graphical representations of posture zones associated with posture states of a patient, on a display device communicatively coupled to a medical...
US20120046708 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE WITH TEMPERATURE MEASURING AND STORING CAPABILITY  
An implantable medical device such as a cardiac pacemaker or implantable cardioverter/defibrillator with the capability of storing body temperature measurements taken periodically and/or when...
US20130178923 Heat Exchange Catheters with Bi-Directional Fluid Flow and Their Methods of Manufacture and Use  
Closed loop heat exchange catheters having bi-directional flow heat exchange regions and their methods of manufacture and use. The heat exchange region may be formed of expandable or non-expandable...
US20130245714 Method and Apparatus for Event-Triggered Reinforcement of a Favorable Brain State  
Methods and apparatuses are disclosed for potentiating a favorable brain state that is associated with relief in symptoms of a brain condition. Techniques include monitoring one or more brain...
US20120071947 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR EVENT-TRIGGERED REINFORCEMENT OF A FAVORABLE BRAIN STATE  
Methods and apparatuses are disclosed for potentiating a favorable brain state that is associated with relief in symptoms of a brain condition. Techniques include monitoring one or more brain...
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...