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9026222 Method and apparatus for supplying energy to a medical device  
In a method and apparatus for supplying wireless energy to a medical device (100) implanted in a patient, wireless energy is transmitted from an external energy source (104) located outside a...
9026211 Battery charger circuit for battery powered implantable neurostimulation systems  
An implantable device includes a stimulation electronic circuit, a battery, a receiver configured to receive energy from a source external to the implantable stimulation device, and a battery...
9014818 Energy harvester device for autonomous intracorporeal capsule  
A method for powering an autonomous intracorporeal leadless capsule includes the step of receiving a slow pressure variation at an external surface of a deformable member on the capsule. The...
9008776 Leadless tissue stimulation systems and methods  
Systems including an implantable receiver-stimulator and an implantable controller-transmitter are used for leadless electrical stimulation of body tissues. Cardiac pacing and arrhythmia control...
8996121 Varying the effective coil area for an inductive transcutaneous power link  
A prosthesis including an external device and an implantable component. The external device includes a first inductive communication component. The implantable component includes a second...
8965525 Method and apparatus for supplying energy to a medical device  
In a method and apparatus for supplying wireless energy to a medical device implanted in a patient, wireless energy is transmitted from an external energy source located outside a patient and is...
8954149 External stimulation of the SPG  
Apparatus is provided for treating a condition of a subject, including an energy transmitter, which is configured to be positioned outside a body of the subject in a vicinity of a site selected...
8934972 Acoustically powered implantable stimulating device  
An implantable stimulation system comprises an implantable stimulator and a control device. The control device is configured to transmit acoustic waves to the implantable stimulator, and the...
8929996 Dual power supply switching circuitry for use in a closed system  
Optimal power switching circuitry for use in a closed system such as a TET system including an internal device separated from an external device by a boundary. The internal and external devices...
8923968 Power link for implantable devices  
A power transfer system for an implanted device, such as an implanted medical device. The implanted device and a power transfer device each include a coil with a magnetically permeable core, so...
8862241 System for supplying energy to an implantable medical device  
An implanted coil supplies energy or control signals to, or provides information from, a medical device implanted in a human or animal patient. Preferably, the coil is implanted subcutaneously in...
8862232 Transcutaneous energy transfer module with integrated conversion circuitry  
An implantable transcutaneous energy transfer device secondary coil module includes a housing, a secondary coil, power conditioning circuitry, and a low voltage, high power connector. The...
8855767 Neural stimulation devices and systems for treatment of chronic inflammation  
A system for treating chronic inflammation may include an implantable microstimulator, a wearable charger, and optionally an external controller. The implantable microstimulator may be implemented...
8849401 Implantable device  
An implantable device (10) is used to emit electrical stimulation signals to surrounding tissue by means of at least one stimulation electrode (17). The device (10) has an input stage which is...
8849402 System and method for contactless power transfer in implantable devices  
A system and method for contactless power transfer in implantable devices for charging rechargeable batteries disposed within the implantable devices are provided. The system includes a first coil...
8845510 Flexible galvanic primary and non galvanic secondary coils for wireless coplanar energy transfer (CET)  
Systems and methods of the invention generally involve a convertible power transfer system for supplying wireless energy to an implant. According to certain aspect, a system of the invention...
8843207 Implantable medical device charging  
A particular method of providing power to an implantable medical device includes providing a first signal to a primary coil that is inductively coupled to a secondary coil of an implantable...
8838244 Cardiac pacemaker device with circuits for monitoring residual capacity of battery  
It is necessary to periodically replace a cell of an implantable-type cardiac pacemaker device, which causes suffering to a patient as often as a cell is replaced. Thus, it is an object of the...
8831728 External button processor with a rechargeable battery  
An external processor device is described for a hearing implant system. An external processor housing has a generally planar skin contacting surface and a central axis perpendicular to the skin...
8823214 Wireless energy transfer  
A system includes at least one active energy transfer coil and a first passive energy transfer coil. The active energy transfer coil is configured to couple with a power supply. The at least one...
8825173 Method and apparatus for supplying energy to a medical device  
For supplying energy to a medical implant (100) in a patient's body a receiver (102) cooperates with an external energizer (104) so that energy is wirelessly transferred. A feedback communication...
8798763 Method and apparatus for supplying energy to a medical device  
In a method and apparatus for controlling transmission of wireless energy to a medical device (100) implanted in a mammal patient, the wireless energy is transmitted from an external energy source...
8798740 Single chamber leadless intra-cardiac medical device with dual-chamber functionality  
A leadless intra-cardiac medical device (LIMD) includes a housing configured to be implanted entirely within a single local chamber of the heart.
8768482 Neural prosthesis  
A neural prosthesis includes a centralized device that can provide power, data, and clock signals to one or more individual neural prosthesis subsystems. Each subsystem may include a number of...
8755900 Pressure-sensitive external charger for an implantable medical device  
An improved external charger for an implantable medical device is disclosed in which charging is at least partially controlled based on a sensed pressure impingent on its case, which pressure is...
8751010 Time to next recharge session feedback while recharging an implantable medical device, system and method therefore  
A system and method for determining, during a recharge session, an amount of time until a subsequent recharge session is required to charge a rechargeable power source of an implantable medical...
8744592 Efficient external charger for an implantable medical device optimized for fast charging and constrained by an implant power dissipation limit  
An improved external charger for a battery in an implantable medical device (implant), and technique for charging the battery using such improved external charger, is disclosed. In one example,...
8738139 Wireless system for epilepsy monitoring and measurement  
A wireless system for brain monitoring/mapping of neurological-disorder patients includes a plurality of electrodes each configured for surface abutment of brain tissue and main circuitry for...
8738147 Wireless tissue electrostimulation  
A wireless electrostimulation system can comprise a wireless energy transmission source, and an implantable cardiovascular wireless electrostimulation node. A receiver circuit comprising an...
8725262 Inductively rechargeable external energy source, charger, system and method for a transcutaneous inductive charger for an implantable medical device  
A mechanism for transferring energy from an external power source to an implantable medical device is disclosed. A sensor may be used to measure a parameter that correlates to a temperature of the...
8718773 Optimizing energy transmission in a leadless tissue stimulation system  
Method and systems for optimizing acoustic energy transmission in implantable devices are disclosed. Transducer elements transmit acoustic locator signals towards a receiver assembly, and the...
8712541 Far field telemetry operations between an external device and an implantable medical device during recharge of the implantable medical device via a proximity coupling  
Far field telemetry operations are conducted between an external device and an implantable medical device while power is being transferred to the implantable medical device for purposes of...
8700175 Devices and methods for visually indicating the alignment of a transcutaneous energy transfer device over an implanted medical device  
The present disclosure involves a charging system for charging an implanted medical system. The charging device includes a replenishable power supply. The charging device includes a coil assembly...
8694117 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...
8676318 Efficient external charger for charging a plurality of implantable medical devices  
An improved external charger for a battery in an implantable medical device (implant), and technique for charging batteries in multiple implants using such improved external charger, is disclosed....
8676337 Recharge system and method for deep or angled devices  
Techniques are disclosed for recharging an Implantable Medical Device (IMD). In one embodiment, a first external coil is positioned on one side of a patient's body, such as on a front side of the...
8644949 Pressure-sensitive external charger for an implantable medical device  
An improved external charger for an implantable medical device is disclosed in which charging is at least partially controlled based on a sensed pressure impingent on its case, which pressure is...
8634928 Wireless power transmission for implantable medical devices  
Described is an apparatus and method for increasing a gain of a transmitted power signal in a wireless link when operating in a mid field wavelength that is within a range between wavelength/100...
8630717 External power source for an implantable medical device having an adjustable carrier frequency and system and method related therefore  
A transcutaneous energy transfer system, transcutaneous charging system, external power source, external charger and methods of transcutaneous energy transfer and charging for an implantable...
8626297 Apparatus and methods for charging an implanted medical device power source  
Apparatus and methods for charging an implanted medical device.
8612002 Neural stimulation devices and systems for treatment of chronic inflammation  
A system for treating chronic inflammation may include an implantable microstimulator, a wearable charger, and optionally an external controller. The implantable microstimulator may be implemented...
8600517 Energy transfer control adapted to a medical device system  
The disclosed invention varies the width of the energy pulses with constant frequency and constant amplitude to regulate the amount of energy transferred from an energy transmitting device placed...
8588926 Implantable wireless accoustic stimulators with high energy conversion efficiencies  
Receiver-stimulator with folded or rolled up assembly of piezoelectric components, causing the receiver-stimulator to operate with a high degree of isotropy are disclosed. The receiver-stimulator...
8577460 Acoustically powered implantable stimulating device  
An implantable stimulation system comprises an implantable stimulator and a control device. The control device is configured to transmit acoustic waves to the implantable stimulator, and the...
8565891 Wireless implantable medical device  
One aspect of the invention relates to an implantable medical device comprising a device housing (100), at least one radio frequency circuit (104) for radio frequency communication, at least one...
8560081 Power management techniques for implanted stimulators  
Power management methods, systems and circuitry are provided for efficiently energizing implanted stimulators. Efficiency is achieved by automatically adjusting the power-supply voltage of the...
8550976 Implantable driver with non-invasive transmural powering device for cardiac assist and combined assist and support devices  
The present invention an implantable, sub-cutaneous, bellows-like device with one plate proximal (or superficial) to the skin surface and the other plate distal (or deep) to the skin surface...
8554322 Inductively rechargeable external energy source, charger, system and method for a transcutaneous inductive charger for an implantable medical device  
Techniques for transcutaneous transferral of energy to an implantable medical device are disclosed. An embodiment includes a system comprising an implantable medical device having a secondary...
8548590 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...
8532786 Neural prosthesis  
A neural prosthesis includes a centralized device that can provide power, data, and clock signals to one or more individual neural prosthesis subsystems. Each subsystem may include a number of...

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