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US20130204326 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MINIMIZING AN EFFECT OF CHANNEL INTERACTION IN A COCHLEAR IMPLANT SYSTEM  
An exemplary method of minimizing an effect of channel interaction among a plurality of channels in a multi-channel cochlear implant system includes empirically generating an electrical spread...
US20110276110 Power Circuitry for an Implantable Medical Device Using a DC-DC Converter  
Improved power circuitry for charging a battery in an implantable medical device is disclosed. The improved power circuitry uses a DC-DC converter positioned between the rectifier and the battery...
US20130345767 Independent Volume Control in Electro-Acoustic Stimulation Systems  
An exemplary system includes an electro-acoustic stimulation (EAS) subsystem and a volume control subsystem communicatively coupled to the EAS subsystem. The EAS subsystem is configured to direct...
US20130289682 CATHETER ASSEMBLIES FOR NEUROMODULATION PROXIMATE A BIFURCATION OF A RENAL ARTERY AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Catheter assemblies for neuromodulation proximate a renal artery bifurcation and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. A catheter assembly configured in accordance with a particular...
US20110106023 SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING TREATMENT TO A MAMMAL  
There are provided thermal treatment system that utilizes a rotating coupling between a heating or chilling unit that provides a heat transfer fluid and a heat exchange bladder used to provide...
US20130172966 SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING THE TEMPERATURE OF A PERSON  
A system for affecting a temperature of a patient, the system includes: a nose catheter that is adapted to be inserted into a nose upper channel and to receive a fluid; and a temperature control...
US20130184788 Implantable Vestibular Prosthesis System with Power Saving Mode Including Soft Start and Soft Power-Down  
A novel vestibular implant system is described. An implantable vestibular stimulator provides vestibular stimulation signals to stimulate target neural tissue for vestibular sensation by a...
US20120123493 Method of Defining Continuous Heart Rate vs AV Delay Values and Sensed to Paced AV Delay Offset in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy  
A method of data management for optimizing the patient outcome from the provision of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is described. A regression equation is constructed using 3 data points...
US20130172968 Therapuedic undergarments/garments for treatment of Fibromyalgia (FM)  
Disclosed is a therapeutic garment for treating patients with muscoskeletal syndromes characterized by pain and/or aversion to changes in weather and hypoxia of the tender points in Fibromyalgia...
US20120116472 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING AN OPTIMAL DEFIBRILLATION SHOCK WAVEFORM  
Methods and systems for determining an optimal defibrillation shock waveform for application to the heart of a patient may include measuring and/or collecting information for a cardiac waveform of...
US20110218408 MEDICAL SYSTEM WITH IDENTIFICATION PATCH  
A medical system that includes an identification patch having a memory that stores identification information associated with the patch. A monitoring device to be used with the identification...
US20140364918 DEFIBRILLATION SYSTEM  
A method of treating a patient for ventricular tachycardia using a wearable defibrillator includes monitoring the patient for a predetermined condition via one or more electrodes on the...
US20110022105 Defibrillation system  
A method of treating a patient for ventricular tachycardia using a wearable defibrillator includes monitoring the patient for a predetermined condition via one or more electrodes on the...
US20130066396 Method for treating an eye  
In a method for treating at least one eye of a patient in need of such treatment with a pulsed electrical stimulation signal, first an individual parameter of the patient is determined, thereafter...
US20150005839 CRANIAL NERVE STIMULATION TO TREAT SEIZURE DISORDERS  
A method includes determining a measurement indicative of a synchrony between one or more regions of a patient's autonomic nervous system (e.g., the NTS) and one or more regions of the patient's...
US20130211483 COMPACT HEAT EXCHANGER FOR VENO-VENOUS PERFUSION-INDUCED SYSTEMIC HYPERTHERMIA SYSTEMS  
A compact heat exchanger for veno-venous perfusion-induced hyperthermia includes an integral pneumatic pump and a hollow tubule heat exchange array. A veno-venous perfusion-induced hyperthermia...
US20130110198 Fixture and Removal of Hearing System External Coil  
A hair clamp for use with a partially implantable device is provided. The hair clamp includes a first magnet for magnetically interacting with both an implanted magnet of the partially implantable...
US20130023965 OPTIMIZED STIMULATION RATE OF AN OPTICALLY STIMULATING COCHLEAR IMPLANT  
Method and apparatus for optically stimulating neurons of a plurality of auditory nerve pathways of a person to provide auditory sensations for the person including generating a plurality of...
US20150012053 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FACILITATING APICAL ELECTRODE STIMULATION BY AN ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC STIMULATION SYSTEM  
An exemplary electro-acoustic stimulation (EAS) device includes 1) a detection facility configured to detect audio content presented to a patient and included in an acoustic stimulation frequency...
US20110112602 Deep Brain Stimulation Device Having Wireless Power Transmission Mechanism  
Provided is a deep brain stimulation (DBS) device using a wireless power transmission mechanism to wirelessly receive microwaves from a power transmission antenna installed at a hat put on a...
US20140243943 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR STIMULATING INTRAOSSEOUS NERVE FIBERS  
A method for treating a patient having pain comprises applying electrical modulation energy to a target site adjacent an intraosseous nerve fiber of the patient to modulate pain traffic within the...
US20150073490 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USING DIAGNOSTIC PULSES IN CONNECTION WITH DEFIBRILLATION THERAPY  
An external defibrillator system is disclosed that generates and applies a diagnostic signal to the patient in conjunction with defibrillation therapy. The diagnostic signal is designed to elicit...
US20120022616 Vestibular Implant System with Internal and External Motion Sensors  
A partially implantable vestibular prosthesis system is described which includes an external movement sensor that is attachable to the outer skin surface of a patient's head for generating an...
US20110313479 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR HUMAN ANATOMIC MAPPING AND POSITIONING AND THERAPY TARGETING  
A method of image processing, comprising obtaining a three-dimensional standard animal body image having three intersecting two-dimensional planes and comprising an anatomical landmark; obtaining...
US20130116746 Transpositional Acoustic Frequency Range In EAS Patients  
An electric acoustic stimulation (EAS) hearing system includes a signal processor for processing an acoustic signal input to generate: i. an electrical communications signal representative of an...
US20130296972 AUTOMATED SEARCH TO IDENTIFY A LOCATION FOR ELECTRICAL STIMULATION TO TREAT A PATIENT  
A stimulation system, such as a spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system, having an automated search to establish a program to treat a patient with electrical stimulation. The stimulation system...
US20130060302 AUTOMATED SEARCH TO IDENTIFY A LOCATION FOR ELECTRICAL STIMULATION TO TREAT A PATIENT  
A stimulation system, such as a spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system, having an automated search to establish a program to treat a patient with electrical stimulation. The stimulation system...
US20150051685 Applicator Head and Method for Treatment of Pain by Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation  
Embodiments of the present invention include an apparatus and method for treatment of pain by a device that provides transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. The device includes an applicator...
US20130041381 CUSTOMIZED DRILLING JIG FOR IMPLANTATION OF A HEARING AID  
A method of producing a drilling jig for implantation of a hearing aid involves capturing a molded imprint (14) of a patient's upper teeth (12) by solidifying an elastic material on them;...
US20140277239 ESTIMATING ELECTROMECHANICAL DELAY TO OPTIMIZE PACING PARAMETERS IN RBBB PATIENTS  
Stimulation energy can be provided to stimulate synchronous ventricular contractions. Interval information obtained from a cardiac electrical heart signal and a cardiac mechanical heart signal can...
US20140235990 MACHINE-BASED PATIENT-SPECIFIC SEIZURE CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM  
This disclosure is directed to a machine-based patient-specific seizure classification system. In general, an example system may comprise a non-linear SVM seizure classification system-on-chip...
US20150094581 PORTABLE DEFIBRILLATOR USED FOR DISPLAY, HARDCOPY, AND CONTROL FOR OTHER DEVICES  
A portable defibrillator according to embodiments of the present invention includes a defibrillator engine configured to receive defibrillator information from defibrillator sensors coupled to a...
US20140277267 NEUROMODULATION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRANSITIONING BETWEEN PROGRAMMING MODES  
An external control device and method for programming an implantable neuromodulator coupled to an electrode array implanted adjacent tissue of a patient having a medical condition. Electrical...
US20150105795 Deployable and Multi-Sectional Hearing Implant Electrode  
An implantable electrode is described for a cochlear implant patient with a malformed common cavity cochlea having a single internal cavity defined by an outer cavity wall or patients having an...
US20120004693 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PREDICTING SUCCESSFUL DEFIBRILLATION FOR VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION CARDIAC ARREST  
A computer-assisted method for quantitative characterization and treatment of ventricular fibrillation includes acquiring a time series of a ventricular fibrillation (VF) signal using a probe from...
US20130079858 TRANSATRIAL PATIENT TEMPERATURE CONTROL CATHETER  
A transatrial intravascular temperature management catheter has a lower heat exchange segment positionable in the inferior vena cava and an upper heat exchange segment positionable in the superior...
US20120232620 Infant Heel Heat Pack  
A heat pack for warming the heel of an infant with a front panel and a rear panel wherein the rear panel is adapted for placement on the infant's heel and has an outer layer formed of a nonwoven...
US20150142082 SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF BIOFEEDBACK USING NERVE STIMULATION  
Devices, systems and methods are disclosed that are used to treat a medical condition, by electrical stimulation of a nerve or nerve ganglion, used in conjunction with biofeedback. The system...
US20140180307 ELECTROSTIMULATION IN TREATING CEREBROVASCULAR CONDITIONS  
A system for treating a medical condition in a living body, comprising two subsystems, an implant subsystem and an electrical stimulation unit subsystem. The implant subsystem comprises at least...
US20150119962 TEMPERATURE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS  
Systems and methods for managing patient temperature are disclosed. Temperature management systems that are suitable for an out-of-hospital setting are disclosed. Temperature management systems...
US20120089210 MULTI-FUNCTION BESIDE CARE AND THERAPY SYSTEM  
A wheeled cart has liquid cooling and liquid heating devices separated by thermal insulation. Pumps circulate cooled liquid and heated liquid through hoses to cooled packs and heated packs of...
US20130190553 Portable Moist Heat System  
A portable moist heat delivery system comprising a water vapor generating portion comprising a water vapor source and a heat source; a water vapor-air regulating portion, said water vapor-air...
US20110077723 COMPRESSION SEQUENCED THERMAL THERAPY SYSTEM  
A sequential compression and temperature therapy blanket with a plurality of air chambers is disclosed. The air chambers are filled and released by a valve assembly that may be separate from or...
US20130144367 Infant Heel Heat Pack  
A heat pack for warming the heel of an infant with a front panel and a rear panel wherein the rear panel is adapted for placement on the infant's heel and has an outer layer formed of a nonwoven...
US20110015693 Enhanced Patient Programming Security for Remote Programming via Paired Communication / IMD Access via Custom Hardware  
A system and method for enhanced patient programming security for remote programming via paired communication/implantable medical device access via custom hardware. The system comprises an...
US20120004709 Charging System for an Implantable Medical Device Employing Magnetic and Electric Fields  
A base station for passively recharging a battery in an implant without patient involvement is disclosed. The base station can be hand held or may comprise equipment configured to be placed at a...
US20140094881 INTRAVASCULAR HEAT EXCHANGE CATHETER AND SYSTEM WITH RFID COUPLING  
A system includes a heat exchange catheter line assembly configured to convey working fluid circulating to and from at least one heat exchange element on an intravascular heat exchange catheter....
US20130261696 SELECTIVE HIGH FREQUENCY SPINAL CORD MODULATION FOR INHIBITING PAIN, INCLUDING CEPHALIC AND/OR TOTAL BODY PAIN WITH REDUCED SIDE EFFECTS, AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Selective high-frequency spinal chord modulation for inhibiting pain with reduced side affects and associated systems and methods are disclosed. In particular embodiments, high-frequency...
US20130261695 SELECTIVE HIGH FREQUENCY SPINAL CORD MODULATION FOR INHIBITING PAIN, INCLUDING CEPHALIC AND/OR TOTAL BODY PAIN WITH REDUCED SIDE EFFECTS, AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Selective high-frequency spinal chord modulation for inhibiting pain with reduced side affects and associated systems and methods are disclosed. In particular embodiments, high-frequency...
US20130204324 SELECTIVE HIGH FREQUENCY SPINAL CORD MODULATION FOR INHIBITING PAIN, INCLUDING CEPHALIC AND/OR TOTAL BODY PAIN WITH REDUCED SIDE EFFECTS, AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Selective high-frequency spinal chord modulation for inhibiting pain with reduced side affects and associated systems and methods are disclosed. In particular embodiments, high-frequency...