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9042978 Method and apparatus for quantitative nerve localization  
A method for localizing a needle to a nerve, the method comprising: using the needle to electrically stimulate the nerve, with a known current intensity, so as to evoke a nerve response;detecting...
9042986 Safety system for electrostimulation device  
A housing for an electrostimulation device comprising a charger plug and a stimulation plug, designed to receive respectively a connector linked to a charger and a connector linked to a...
9037236 Method and system to select a neurostimulation system configuration based on cardiac rhythm feedback  
Methods and systems are provided to control a configuration of a neural stimulation (NS) system having an NS device coupled to an NS lead. The methods and systems change between configurations of...
9037231 Cap for an implantable electrical lead assembly  
A cap for an implantable medical device electrical connector lead assembly and methods of use. A cap for protecting an electrical connector lead assembly of an implantable medical device is...
9037261 Method for improving far-field activation in peripheral field nerve stimulation  
A method of providing therapy to a patient having a disorder using an electrode located adjacent a peripheral target neural region. The method comprises conveying electrical stimulation energy...
9031654 Method of stimulating a hypoglossal nerve for controlling the position of a patient's tongue  
A method for controlling a position of a patient's tongue includes attaching at least one electrode to the patient's Hypoglossal nerve and applying an electric signal through the electrode to at...
9026204 Pacemaker for unilateral vocal cord autoparalysis  
A stimulation system and method for treating a human subject having unilateral vocal cord paralysis includes a sensing electrode configured to detect voice activity of a vocalizing muscle of the...
9020591 Method and system for ultrasonic neural modulation in a limb  
Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by cyclical blocking of conduction in peripheral neural structures with ultrasound are disclosed. In an aspect, neural activity is...
9020590 Apparatus to transcutaneously stimulate resonant frequencies of mammals  
An apparatus to stimulate resonant frequencies of mammals, including humans, through transcutaneously applied bipolar micro-current therapeutic frequencies eXclusive OR (XOR) modulated over a...
9020592 Method and system for blocking nerve conduction  
Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by cyclical blocking of conduction in peripheral neural structures with electrical blocking stimuli are disclosed. In an aspect, neural...
9020589 Electrical stimulator with voltage mode emulation using regulated current  
Techniques are described for generating electrical stimulation current pulses for delivery of electrical stimulation therapy via a current-controlled system that emulates voltage pulses generated...
9014803 Efficiently delivering acoustic stimulation energy to tissue  
A system for delivering an electrical stimulation pulse to tissue comprises a controller-transmitter and a receiver-stimulator. The controller-transmitter includes circuitry having an energy...
9014800 Passive electric field focus system for in vivo and in vitro applications  
The present invention provides a system and method of directing, focusing, or concentrating electrical charges within a defined electric field so that these charges can be used to exert forces on...
9014801 Electromagnetic field therapy delays cellular senescence and death by enhancement of the heat shock response  
Disclosed herein is a method comprising repetitive electromagnetic field shock to at least one living cell, wherein the repetitive electromagnetic field shock improves HSF1 and/or HSR function,...
9014802 Method and system for modulating neural activity in a limb  
Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by cyclically blocking conduction in peripheral neural structures are disclosed. In an aspect, neural activity is blocked cyclically with...
9011310 Method and system for treatment of neuromotor dysfunction  
Effective systems and methods for improving neural communication impairment of a vertebrate being and affecting motor activity of a peripheral body part including a first signal-providing...
9007216 Wearable therapeutic device  
A wearable therapeutic device is provided. The wearable therapeutic device includes a garment, and the garment includes an electrode and a conductive thread. A control unit is coupled to the...
9002445 Charger with orthogonal PCB for implantable medical device  
An external charger for an implantable medical device, comprises a housing, an alternating current (AC) coil and substrate contained within the housing, and one or more electronic components...
9002447 Implantable medical device having power supply for generating a regulated power supply  
A device for generating a plurality of output voltages from a single input energy supply source is described. The device includes a switched capacitor voltage converter that provides each of the...
9002461 Linked area parameter adjustment for spinal cord stimulation and associated systems and methods  
Systems and methods for managing pain in a patient using an electrical waveform that link the modulation of a waveform parameter for different areas of a patient. One embodiment in a system for...
9002448 System and method for neural stimulation  
Various aspects provide an implantable device. In various embodiments, the device comprises at least one port, where each port is adapted to connect a lead with an electrode to the device. The...
9002449 Implantable cardiac devices and methods  
Embodiments relate to an implantable cardiac system, including a housing, electronic circuitry for controlling one or more of power management, processing unit, information memory and management...
9002446 Acquiring nerve activity from carotid body and/or sinus  
An exemplary embodiment includes acquiring an electroneurogram of the right carotid sinus nerve or the left carotid sinus nerve, analyzing the electroneurogram for at least one of chemosensory...
9002476 Lead body with inner and outer co-axial coils  
A biomedical conductor assembly adapted for at least partial insertion in a living body. The conductor assembly includes a plurality of the first electrical conductors each covered with an...
9002454 Tracking pacing effectiveness based on waveform features  
Methods and/or devices may be configured to track effectiveness of pacing therapy by monitoring two or more electrical vectors of the patient's heart during pacing therapy and analyzing at least...
8992409 Method for controlling flow in a bodily organ  
There is provided a method for controlling a flow of fluid and/or other bodily matter in a lumen formed by a tissue wall of a patient's organ. The method comprises gently constricting (i.e.,...
8994409 Stimulator and method for processing a stimulation signal  
Various embodiments provide a method for processing a stimulation signal. The method may include monitoring an output voltage on an electrode, the electrode being provided with the stimulation...
8996100 Monitoring system comprising electrodes with projections  
An electrode structure for use with a monitoring system. A thin flexible body of an electrode material comprising conductive rubber is provided with projections extending externally to a working...
8996127 Using interaction to measure neural excitation  
Assessment of neuron excitation is implemented by quantifying the interaction between focused and unfocused stimulation applied to a cochlear array. By applying focused and unfocused stimulation...
8996125 Implantable electroacupuncture system and method for treating cardiovascular disease  
An implantable electroacupuncture device (IEAD) treats cardiovascular disease through application of stimulation pulses applied at at least one of acupoints EX-HN1, BL14, HT7, HT5, PC6, ST36,...
8989859 Systems and methods for neuromodulation for treatment of pain and other disorders associated with nerve conduction  
Methods and apparatus are provided, for selective destruction or temporary disruption of nerves and/or conduction pathways in a mammalian body for the treatment of pain and other disorders....
8989858 Implant system for chemical modulation of neural activity  
Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by repetitively blocking conduction in peripheral neural structures with chemical blocking agents are disclosed. Implantable systems for...
8989866 System and methods for assessing the neuromuscular pathway prior to nerve testing  
The present invention involves a system and methods for assessing the state of the neuromuscular pathway to ensure further nerve tests aimed at detecting at least one of a breach in a pedicle...
8983595 Renal neuromodulation for treatment of patients with chronic heart failure  
A method and apparatus for treatment of heart failure, hypertension and renal failure by stimulating the renal nerve. The goal of therapy is to reduce sympathetic activity of the renal nerve....
8983611 Neural control of central sleep apnea  
An apparatus comprises a physiologic sensing circuit and a control circuit. The physiologic sensing circuit is configured to sense an electrical respiration signal representative of respiration of...
8977365 Electronic system for influencing cellular functions in a warm-blooded mammalian subject  
An electronic system activatable by electrical power is described. The system is useful for influencing cellular functions or malfunctions in a warm-blooded mammalian subject. The system includes...
8977353 Protein activity modification  
A method of modifying tissue behavior, comprising: determining a desired modification of tissue behavior for at least one of treatment of a disease, short or long term modification of tissue...
8977366 Systems and methods for therapeutic electrical stimulation  
A patch for a therapeutic electrical stimulation device includes a shoe connected to the first side of the patch, the shoe including a body extending in a longitudinal direction from a first end...
8972016 Portable TENS apparatus and method of use thereof  
A TENS apparatus includes a portable TENS device having a housing with a lower surface, a pair of integral electrodes that are incorporated in the lower surface of the housing, and a pulse driver...
8972022 Methods and apparatus for controlling neurostimulation using evoked responses  
A neurostimulation system provides for capture verification and stimulation intensity adjustment to ensure effectiveness of vagus nerve stimulation in modulating one or more target functions in a...
8972006 Method and apparatus to ensure consistent left ventricular pacing  
A method of operating a cardiac therapy system to deliver cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) pacing that includes pacing both ventricles or pacing only the left ventricle is described....
8972004 Magnetic stimulation devices and methods of therapy  
Devices and systems are disclosed for the non-invasive treatment of medical conditions through delivery of energy to target tissue, comprising a source of electrical power, a magnetically...
8961179 Apparatus and method for mineralising biological materials  
An apparatus and method for mineralising demineralised and hypo-mineralised biological material such as tooth or bone. The apparatus has a probe electrode for receiving a mineralisation agent and...
8965516 System and method for treatment of pain related to limb joint replacement surgery  
It has been discovered that pain felt in a given region of the body can be treated by stimulating a peripheral nerve at a therapeutically effective distance from the region where pain is felt to...
8965526 Active rejection of MRI gradient signals in an implantable medical device  
Active rejection techniques are used to cancel MRI gradient signals in an implantable medical device. An active component placed in an input channel of the implantable medical device actively...
8965510 Connector assemblies for implantable stimulators  
Exemplary systems include a stimulator configured to be implanted within a patient, the stimulator having a body defined by at least one side surface disposed in between distal and proximal end...
8965499 Overwrap for nerve stimulation system  
A nerve overwrap for an implantable nerve stimulation system includes a flexible sheet of electrically insulative material, having an electrical resistivity of from about 108 ohm*m to about 1020...
8958870 Therapy program modification  
A therapy program may be modified based on information indicative of a change in a therapy field, which may represent a region of a patient's tissue to which therapy is delivered. Upon receiving...
8958872 Electrical muscle controller  
A method of modifying the force of contraction of at least a portion of a heart chamber, including providing a subject having a heart, comprising at least a portion having an activation, and...
8958881 Neuroprotective electrical stimulation  
Apparatus is provided that includes one or more electrodes, configured to be applied to a sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG), a greater palatine nerve, a lesser palatine nerve, a sphenopalatine nerve,...