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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 light...
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...
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 or...
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...
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.
US20140277293 METHODS FOR IN VITRO INHIBITION OF FIBROBLAST PROLIFERATION  
Methods for LED generated low-level light therapy (LLLT) in the red, blue, and IR ranges are described to effectively inhibit fibroblast proliferation in vitro without altering viability, and may...
US20140249605 COLLECTING SLEEP QUALITY INFORMATION VIA A MEDICAL DEVICE  
At least one of a medical device, such as an implantable medical device, and a programming device determines values for one or more metrics that indicate the quality of a patient's sleep. Sleep...
US20120330375 ORTHOSIS FOR GAIT MODULATION  
A functional electrical stimulation (FES) orthosis, including: a frame, an inner layer coupled to an inner surface of the frame, an electrode base, and a connector assembly. The frame is configured...
US20110009804 Method and System for Delivering a Medicant  
The present disclosure provides a method for administering chemotherapy to a patient. The method includes heating target tissue to a first temperature to cause hyperthermia, wherein the temperature...
US20110160790 MEASUREMENT OF CORONARY SINUS PARAMETERS TO OPTIMIZE LEFT VENTRICULAR PERFORMANCE  
In some embodiments, an implantable medical device (IMD) system may include one or more of the following elements: (a) an oxygen sensor for measuring oxygen extraction from blood flowing through a...
US20140236261 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR INDICATING NEUROSTIMULATION DELIVERY  
A method and system for providing an indication of delivery of a neural stimulation therapy is disclosed. In an example, a method may include identifying current timing of an intermittent neural...
US20150134021 THERAPY DELIVERY METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES  
Recent advancements in power electronics technology have provided opportunities for enhancements to circuits of implantable medical devices. The enhancements have contributed to increasing circuit...
US20130253380 COLLECTING POSTURE INFORMATION TO EVALUATE THERAPY  
A medical device delivers a therapy to a patient. Posture events are identified, e.g., a posture of the patient is periodically determined and/or posture transitions by the patient are identified,...
US20100305665 COLLECTING POSTURE INFORMATION TO EVALUATE THERAPY  
A medical device delivers a therapy to a patient. Posture events are identified, e.g., a posture of the patient is periodically determined and/or posture transitions by the patient are identified,...
US20140052209 PHYSIOLOGICAL VIBRATION DETECTION IN AN IMPLANTED MEDICAL DEVICE  
An embodiment of an implantable system configured to be implanted in a patient includes an accelerometer, a neural stimulator, and a controller. The neural stimulator is configured to deliver...
US20110015704 PHYSIOLOGICAL VIBRATION DETECTION IN AN IMPLANTED MEDICAL DEVICE  
An embodiment of an implantable system configured to be implanted in a patient includes an accelerometer, a neural stimulator, and a controller. The neural stimulator is configured to deliver...
US20120053656 Methods and Systems for Automatically Determining an Implant Side Associated with a Cochlear Implant  
An exemplary method includes a fitting subsystem detecting a communicative coupling of a cochlear implant associated with a patient to a sound processor connected to the fitting subsystem and...
US20130331765 TREATING ERYTHEMATOTELANGIECTATIC ROSACEA OR PAPULOPUSTULAR ROSACEA WITH NARROW-BAND INFRARED LIGHT RADIATION AND RADIATION KITS THEREFOR  
A method of treating erythematotelangiectatic rosacea or papulopustular rosacea in a subject comprises exposing the subject's skin in need thereof to narrow-band infrared radiation in an effective...
US20140277280 PHRENIC NERVE STIMULATION DETECTION WITH POSTURE SENSING  
A method and a system of phrenic nerve stimulation detection in conjunction with posture sensing is disclosed. In an embodiment, the method may include receiving a trigger for conducting a...
US20130060305 METHODS AND SYSTEM FOR TARGETED BRAIN STIMULATION USING ELECTRICAL PARAMETER MAPS  
A system and method for selecting optimal stimulation parameter settings for a therapeutic neural stimulation for a current patient may include obtaining, by at least one processor, electrical...
US20110270360 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR ACTIVATING BROWN APIDOSE TISSUE USING ELECTRICAL ENERGY  
Methods and devices are provided for activating brown adipose tissue (BAT). Generally, the methods and devices can activate BAT to increase thermogenesis, e.g., increase heat production in the...
US20110282409 PROGRAMMING AMBULATORY OPTIMIZATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT  
A system and method for cardiac rhythm management using a programmable cardiac rhythm management device is described, wherein the method includes storing parameter interaction constraints between...
US20110144718 COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR THE TREATMENT OR PREVENTION OF SPINAL DISORDERS  
The present invention provides compositions of matter suitable for the prevention of and/or treatment of a spinal disorder and/or spinal pain, e.g., caused by and/or associated with intervertebral...
US20140277325 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR THERAPEUTIC ELECTRICAL STIMULATION  
In various embodiments, the invention disclosed herein provides systems, devices and methods for providing electrical stimulation to a patient. An electrical mechanical interconnection is provided...
US20130238075 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR THERAPEUTIC ELECTRICAL STIMULATION  
In various embodiments, the invention disclosed herein provides systems, devices and methods for providing electrical stimulation to a patient. An electrical mechanical interconnection is provided...
US20120253249 Neuromodulation System and Method For Treating Apnea  
The present disclosure provides systems and methods for treating apnea by controlled delivery of a swallow stimulus to a subject in which apnea is detected. In the systems and method, burst...
US20150011864 Prevention of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Eventual Alzheimer's Disease  
A method for preventing cognitive decline, comprises the steps of identifying, in an individual, a first stage of cognitive decline corresponding to Subjective Cognitive Impairment and...
US20110282423 Implantable Biostimulator Delivery System  
A delivery system for implanting a biostimulation device comprising a stylet extending along an axis from knob end to a threaded end configured to engage an internally threaded nut of the...
US20130165993 System for an Implantable Medical Device Having an External Charger Coupleable to Accessory Charging Coils  
An external charger system is disclosed comprising an external charger with an internal charging coil, as well as an output port coupleable to one of a plurality of types of external accessory...
US20140135874 DEVICE FOR WOUND TREATMENT THROUGH PHOTOBIOMODULATION  
A bandage, band-aid, patch, or similar covering with a plurality of LEDs or pico-LEDs arranged on the interior of the device in proximity to the skin of the user when applied. The device may be of...
US20150141926 Intracranial Fixation Device  
A fixation device including a base structure such as a faceplate having an inferior surface capable of contacting a surface of a skull of a patient, having a superior surface, and defining at least...