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US20110152975 Plurality of Electrons for Use in the Restoration of a Patient's Health  
Embodiments of the present invention relate to a non-invasive stimulatory adjustment of the body's own self-repair-system using a plurality of electrons. In particular, embodiments of the present...
US20120004707 USE OF STIMULATION PULSE SHAPE TO CONTROL NEURAL RECRUITMENT ORDER AND CLINICAL EFFECT  
A method, electrical tissue stimulation system, and programmer for providing therapy to a patient are provided. Electrodes are placed adjacent tissue (e.g., spinal cord tissue) of the patient,...
US20100228321 Systems for Fitting a Cochlear Implant to a Patient  
Systems for fitting an implantable cochlear stimulator to a patient include an interface unit configured to display a graphical representation of an implant fitting line as part of a graphical user...
US20110137371 SELECTING THERAPY CYCLE PARAMETERS BASED ON MONITORED BRAIN SIGNAL  
Bioelectrical brain signals may be monitored at one more regions of the brain of a patient by a medical device. The monitored bioelectrical signals may be used to select one or more therapy cycle...
US20120245661 Cold Therapy Safety Switch  
The present invention relates to a temperature probe measuring the skin temperature of a patient at an injury or post-surgery site, a cold therapy unit cooling the patient at the site to reduce...
US20100305656 Gastric Simulation Anchor and Method  
A device, system and method for electrically stimulating the stomach is provided. A device system and method for attaching a stimulating device to the stomach wall is also provided.
US20120221072 EXTRAVASCULAR NEUROMODULATION TO TREAT HEART FAILURE  
Treatment of heart failure in a patient by electrically modulating both the sympathetic and parasympathetic autonomic cardiac nerve fibers that innervate the patient's heart at an extravascular...
US20140012342 APPARATUS AND METHODS USING ACOUSTIC TELEMETRY FOR INTRABODY COMMUNICATIONS  
Systems and methods provide intrabody communication using acoustic telemetry. The system includes a first or control implant including a first acoustic transducer, and a second implant including a...
US20130066653 Apparatus and method for linking a pacemaker or a defibrillator to an electronic healthcare record  
A computer-implemented method, including accessing, with a communication device, a computer in which is stored a healthcare record, or a medical record, of, for, or regarding, an individual or a...
US20120101326 NON-INVASIVE ELECTRICAL AND MAGNETIC NERVE STIMULATORS USED TO TREAT OVERACTIVE BLADDER AND URINARY INCONTINENCE  
Transcutaneous electrical and magnetic nerve stimulation devices are disclosed, along with methods of treating lower urinary tract disorders using energy that is delivered noninvasively by the...
US20110184299 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USING AV CONDUCTION TIMING  
In an implantable medical device that provides atrial and ventricular pacing in an atrial-based pacing mode, longer periods of time are permitted for intrinsic AV conduction to occur. By monitoring...
US20130304156 Automatic Fitting for a Visual Prosthesis  
The invention is a method of automatically adjusting an electrode array to the neural characteristics of an individual patient. By recording neural response to a predetermined input stimulus, one...
US20130345700 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BRONCHIAL DILATION  
A method of reducing bronchial constriction in a subject includes delivering energy to create one or more lesions on a main bronchus so as to transect pulmonary nerves sufficiently to reduce...
US20120296155 Magnetic Attachment Arrangement for Implantable Device  
An arrangement is described for an implantable medical system. An implant housing contains a portion of an implantable electronic system and has a planar outer surface adapted to lie parallel to...
US20120122636 INFRARED HEAT EXERCISE PAD  
A flexible infrared heat exercise pad provides a warming surface through the use of infrared energy transmissions from the pad to the user. The infrared heat exercise pad includes a top layer and a...
US20140073971 MANAGING PRELOAD RESERVE BY TRACKING THE VENTRICULAR OPERATING POINT WITH HEART SOUNDS  
A system and method for managing preload reserve and tracking the inotropic state of a patient's heart. The S1 heart sound is measured as a proxy for direct measurement of stroke volume. The S3...
US20120203116 MANAGING PRELOAD RESERVE BY TRACKING THE VENTRICULAR OPERATING POINT WITH HEART SOUNDS  
A system and method for managing preload reserve and tracking the inotropic state of a patient's heart. The S1 heart sound is measured as a proxy for direct measurement of stroke volume. The S3...
US20120109237 SUPRAVENTRICULAR STIMULATION TO CONTROL VENTRICULAR RATE  
Various techniques for delivering atrial pacing and supraventricular stimulation to achieve a desired ventricular rate and/or cardiac output are described. One example method described includes...
US20110307028 DEVICE AND IMPLANTATION SYSTEM FOR ELECTRICAL STIMULATION OF BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS  
The present specification discloses devices and methodologies for the treatment of transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations (tLESRs). Individuals with tLESRs may be treated by implanting a...
US20120065696 Method and System for Characterizing Supraventricular Rhythm during Cardiac Pacing  
A method and system for generating a characterization of one beat of a patient's supraventricular rhythm (SVR) involves performing such characterization while the heart is being paced. During SVR...
US20140066974 MENSTRUAL PAIN TREATMENT DEVICE  
The present invention relates to a menstrual pain treatment device, which is used bu being brought into close contact with a menstrual pain treatment area of the body or by being attached to a...
US20130296966 SYSTEMS AND METHODS RELATED TO THE TREATMENT OF BACK PAIN  
The present invention reduces pain and improves function long-term in persons with back pain using electrical stimulation in the back. This approach involves an electrical stimulation device...
US20130338526 System, Method, and Applications of Using the Fundamental Code Unit and Brain Language  
The present invention relates to a non-invasive system with diagnostic and treatment capacities that use a unified code that is intrinsic to physiological brain function. In an embodiment of the...
US20130190835 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DELIVERING VAGAL NERVE STIMULATION  
According to various method embodiments, a person is indicated for a therapy to treat a cardiovascular disease, and the therapy is delivered to the person to treat the cardiovascular disease....
US20120197333 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DELIVERING VAGAL NERVE STIMULATION  
According to various method embodiments, a person is indicated for a therapy to treat a cardiovascular disease, and the therapy is delivered to the person to treat the cardiovascular disease....
US20130035740 Device and Implantation System for Electrical Stimulation of Biological Systems  
The present specification discloses devices and methodologies for the treatment of GERD. Individuals with GERD may be treated by implanting a stimulation device within the patient's lower...
US20120265280 Electrical Stimulation Treatment of Hypotension  
The present invention includes methods and devices for treating hypotension, such as in cases of shock, including septic shock, anaphylactic shock and hypovolemia. The method includes the step of...
US20110264164 METHOD OF TREATING SLEEP DISORDERED BREATHING  
A system and method for automatically implementing a therapy for treating sleep disordered breathing.
US20130030497 NERVE STIMULATOR FOR REDUCED MUSCLE FATIGUE  
A system and associated method deliver a respiration therapy. Stimulation pulse trains are delivered to activate a first portion of a patient's diaphragm at an established intended induced...
US20110319966 METHOD FOR REDUCING A PERSON'S WEIGHT THROUGH HUNGER CONTROL  
A method for reducing an individual's weight through hunger control is provided, wherein predetermined biologically active hunger control points and/or areas on the skin are stimulated utilizing...
US20100324624 AV SYSTEM WITH SKIN CARE AND HEALTH CARE FUNCTIONS  
This specification discloses an AV system with the skin care and health care functions. An AV system and a pulse current generator are integrated. A conductor transmits a pulse current output from...
US20120323294 PERCUTANEOUS TIBIAL NERVE STIMULATOR  
A tibial nerve stimulation device including a percutaneous electrode for inserting adjacent a stimulation site of a patient and a neurostimulator unit attachable to a transcutaneous electrode...
US20110054569 PRESCRIPTION PAD FOR TREATMENT OF INFLAMMATORY DISORDERS  
Described herein are devices, including interface modules or prescription pads, and systems including these devices and methods of using them, for treating inflammation or inflammatory disorders,...
US20130116762 ORAL SURGERY RECOVERY MASK  
One example embodiment includes an oral surgery recovery mask for cooling an area of a user's face. The oral surgery recovery mask includes a bladder receptacle. The bladder receptacle includes a...
US20130030498 BILATERAL PHRENIC NERVE STIMULATION WITH REDUCED DYSSYNCHRONY  
A system and associated method deliver a respiration therapy. Stimulation pulses are delivered to activate a right portion of a patient's diaphragm and to activate a left portion of a patient's...
US20140039238 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING NEUROSTIMULATION OF ACUPUNCTURE SITES USING AN IMPLANTABLE CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT DEVICE  
Techniques are provided for use with an implantable cardiac rhythm management (CRMD) system equipped to deliver neurostimulation to acupuncture sites within anterior regions of the neck, thorax or...
US20110071589 WAVEFORMS FOR ELECTRICAL STIMULATION THERAPY  
In some examples, the disclosure relates to a systems, devices, and techniques for delivering electrical stimulation therapy to a patient. In one example, the disclosure relates to a method...
US20130253604 CRANIAL NERVE STIMULATION FOR TREATMENT OF SUBSTANCE ADDICTION  
A method of treating a patient with at least one substance addiction, which comprises directly stimulating a cranial nerve, such as the vagus nerve, of a patient with an electrical pulse signal...
US20140046416 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TREATING SHOULDER PAIN RELATED TO SUBACROMIAL IMPINGEMENT SYNDROME  
Systems and methods are provided for treating chronic pain occurring secondarily to subacromial impingement syndrome in a human body. A system is provided to deliver percutaneous electrical...
US20130289659 ELECTRICAL STIMULATION THERAPY FOR LOWER URINARY TRACT DYSFUNCTION AND SEXUAL REFLEX DYSFUNCTION  
Electrical stimulation therapy may be delivered to a patient to selectively and independently address different conditions of a pelvic floor disorder of the patient. The conditions of a pelvic...
US20110319970 SOLAR TANNING SYSTEM  
The invention relates generally to a system for use by individuals to increase their exposure to sunlight during cool or colder weather. More specifically, the invention provides a solar tanning...
US20130110219 UNITARY DUAL-CHAMBER LEADLESS INTRA-CARDIAC MEDICAL DEVICE AND METHOD OF IMPLANTING SAME  
An assembly for introducing a leadless intra-cardiac medical device includes a sheath having an internal passage, wherein the sheath is configured to be maneuvered into the heart of the patient. A...
US20110224665 MODULAR STIMULATOR FOR TREATMENT OF BACK PAIN, IMPLANTABLE RF ABLATION SYSTEM AND METHODS OF USE  
Apparatus and methods for treating back pain are provided, in which an implantable stimulator is configured to communicate with an external control system, the implantable stimulator providing a...
US20140074069 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR TREATING ACUTE HEART FAILURE BY NEUROMODULATION  
Methods of treating acute heart failure in a patient in need thereof. Methods include inserting a therapy delivery device into a pulmonary artery of the patient and applying a therapy signal to...
US20130172953 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR TREATING ACUTE HEART FAILURE BY NEUROMODULATION  
Methods of treating acute heart failure in a patient in need thereof. Methods include inserting a therapy delivery device into a pulmonary artery of the patient and applying a therapy signal to...
US20140085081 WEARABLE CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATOR RECEIVING INPUTS BY BEING DELIBERATELY TAPPED & METHODS  
A wearable defibrillation system includes an output device and a motion sensor. The output device emits a sound or a vibration for the patient, who responds by deliberately tapping the system. The...
US20120035436 HEART MONITOR  
A medical device includes a preload determination unit for determining the preload of a ventricle for a cardiac cycle and providing a preload value representing the preload; a contractility...
US20120143286 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INCREASING STIMULATION DOSE  
According to an embodiment of a method performed by an implantable medical device to deliver a neural stimulation therapy to a patient, a lower dose of the neural stimulation therapy is delivered...
US20100305648 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SAFE AND EFFICIENT DELIVERY OF CARDIAC STRESS AUGMENTATION PACING  
A cardiac pacing system controls the progression of a cardiac disorder such as heart failure by delivering cardiac stress augmentation pacing to create or augment regional stress in the heart...
US20110060390 METHOD FOR BENDING THE SELF-REGULATING CABLE AND HEATING MAT FOR PROTECTING OVER-HEATING  
Disclosed are a method for bending a self-regulating cable having a function of maintaining a predetermined temperature by applied electric power, in which the self-regulating cable is arranged in...