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US20150018838 FULLY IMPLANTABLE TRIAL NEUROSTIMULATION SYSTEM CONFIGURED FOR MINIMALLY-INTRUSIVE IMPLANT/EXPLANT  
A fully implantable trial neurostimulation system for implant within a patient is provided that includes one or more leads equipped to deliver neurostimulation to patient tissues under the control...
US20140066951 COCHLEAR IMPLANT WITH IMPROVED ELECTRODE ARRAY AND CONTROLLER  
A cochlear implant device includes a deformable and stretchable flexible strip composed of a biological compatible material and positioned about a longitudinal axis so as to form a spiral. The...
US20110098719 COCHLEAR IMPLANT WITH IMPROVED ELECTRODE ARRAY AND CONTROLLER  
A cochlear implant device includes a deformable and stretchable flexible strip composed of a biological compatible material and positioned about a longitudinal axis so as to form a spiral. The...
US20140316429 IMPEDANCE GUIDED TUNNELING TOOL  
A system includes a first electrode at a tip of a tunneling tool and a second electrode. The system includes a circuit configured to determine whether the tip of the tunneling tool is within...
US20130317517 DISPOSITIF D ASSISTANCE A LA CHIRURGIE OTOLOGIQUE D UN PATIENT A IMPLANTER AVEC UN IMPLANT COCHLEAIRE  
The invention relates to a device for providing assistance in otologic surgery of a patient who is to be implanted with a cochlea implant, the device comprising: means for identifying the...
US20100324570 INTRODUCER FOR THERAPY DELIVERY ELEMENTS  
The disclosure describes an introducer for facilitating implantation of therapy elements into a patient. The introducer has an elongated body that defines a lumen for advancement of a therapy...
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...
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...
US20120029482 TOOLS AND METHODS RELATED TO CATHETER DELIVERY  
A syringe adapter tool facilitates inline connection of a syringe with a catheter lumen, as well as torque transfer between the syringe and catheter. The adapter tool may further facilitate...
US20150112361 DELIVERY CATHETER SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A delivery system for implanting a leadless cardiac pacemaker into a patient is provided. The cardiac pacemaker can include a docking or delivery feature having a through-hole disposed on or near...
US20140074114 DELIVERY CATHETER SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A delivery system for implanting a leadless cardiac pacemaker into a patient is provided. The cardiac pacemaker can include a docking or delivery feature having a through-hole disposed on or near...
US20150005680 System and Methods for Diagnosis and Treatment of Discogenic Lower Back Pain  
Methods and devices to treat discogenic lumbar back pain are disclosed. Electrodes are implanted within the anterior epidural space of the patient. A pulse generator that is connected to the...
US20140163580 MINIMALLY INVASIVE IMPLANTABLE NEUROSTIMULATION SYSTEM  
A neuromodulation therapy is delivered via at least one electrode implanted subcutaneously and superficially to a fascia layer superficial to a nerve of a patient. In one example, an implantable...
US20150133956 IMPLANT AND DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR NEURAL STIMULATOR  
Apparatus is described, the apparatus including an oral surgical guide. The oral surgical guide includes an arch portion configured to be placed on a dental arch of a subject; and an extension...
US20120203095 Systems and Methods for Trans-Orifice and Transperineal Intervention  
An intervention apparatus is described having a probe with an orifice insertion portion, the insertion portion being configured for insertion into an orifice of a patient. The apparatus also...
US20140324064 INTRODUCTION AND ANCHORING TOOL FOR AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE ELEMENT  
The invention pertains to an apparatus comprising a needle configured to define a path through tissue of a patient, tubing configured to slidably receive the needle via a proximal opening, an...
US20140200593 ADJUSTABLE WIRE LENGTH STYLET HANDLE  
A stylet-lead assembly includes a therapy delivery element and a stylet. The therapy delivery element includes a proximal end, a distal end, and a lumen having a lumen length extending from the...
US20150099936 SHEATH SUPPORT DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Devices, systems and methods are provided for accessing a target location in the body of a patient, particularly within the epidural space. A system includes a sheath and a sheath support...
US20130053865 ADJUSTABLE WIRE LENGTH STYLET HANDLE  
A stylet-lead assembly including a therapy delivery element and a stylet. The therapy delivery element includes a proximal end with a plurality of electrical contacts adapted to electrically...
US20150148736 Cochlear Electrode With Apical Lateral Wall Section and Basal Modiolar Hugging Section  
An implantable electrode array for a cochlear implant has an array trunk that extends along a center axis from an insertion opening in an outer surface of a patient cochlea into the scala tympani....
US20120165827 Pacemaker Retrieval Systems and Methods  
A catheter system for retrieving a leadless cardiac pacemaker from a patient is provided. The cardiac pacemaker can include a docking or retrieval feature configured to be grasped by the catheter...
US20120277761 SURGICAL TOOLS TO FACILITATE DELIVERY OF A NEUROSTIMULATOR INTO THE PTERYGOPALATINE FOSSA  
A surgical tool configured to facilitate delivery of a neurostimulator to a craniofacial region of a subject includes a handle portion, an elongate shaft having a contoured distal portion, and an...
US20110166582 Endoscopic Device Delivery System  
A system and method are disclosed for an implantable gastric stimulation system within the stomach. The stimulation system includes an electronics anchor, electrode lead anchor, implantable pulse...
US20140324067 SUBCUTANEOUS TUNNELING AND IMPLANTATION TOOLS FOR A DISK-SHAPED SENSOR  
Tunneling and implantation tools that may be used to implant a sensor within a living animal. For example, the sensor may be implanted in subcutaneous tissue below the skin. The sensor may be...
US20120221014 TRANSVASCULAR ELECTRODE SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A transvascular electrode system includes an expandable electrode-carrying anchor. The anchor is intravascularly advanced in a compressed position to a first site in a blood vessel. A first...
US20140343565 ELECTRICAL TREATMENT OF BRONCHIAL CONSTRICTION  
Devices, systems and methods for treating bronchial constriction related to asthma, anaphylaxis or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease wherein the treatment includes stimulating selected nerve...
US20140378991 INTRACARDIAC CAPSULE AND AN IMPLANTATION ACCESSORY FOR USE WITH THE FEMORAL ARTERY  
An assembly including an autonomous capsule having an anchoring member adapted to penetrate tissue of the heart and an accessory for implantation of the capsule. The accessory includes a steerable...
US20150119899 RETRACTABLE SEPARATING SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A method for detaching an object from a patient includes providing a tool having a sheath, and a separating assembly operably coupled to a distal end of the sheath. The separating assembly...
US20150032124 Cochlear Implant Electrode Insertion Support Device  
An electrode insertion support device is used for inserting a cochlear implant electrode into a cochlea scala of a patient cochlea. A stiff electrode holder encloses at least a portion of a...
US20140257324 TEMPORARY LEADLESS IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE WITH INDWELLING RETRIEVAL MECHANISM  
A method and system are provided for removing, from an implant chamber of a heart, a leadless implantable medical device (LIMD) having a distal end and a proximal end. The distal end is configured...
US20150057671 ENHANCED OUTER SHEATH FOR EXTRACTION DEVICE  
A device for extracting an elongated implanted structure from an obstruction within a vessel of a patient includes an inner sheath assembly and an outer sheath assembly. The inner sheath assembly...
US20120109149 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMPLANTATION OF AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
System and method for implanting an implantable medical device. A catheter has a lumen and a distal portion configured for insertion in proximity of tissue of a patient. An implantable medical...
US20150209077 IMPLANT TOOLS FOR EXTRAVASCULAR IMPLANTATION OF MEDICAL LEADS  
A method for creating a pathway for insertion of a medical lead, such as a defibrillation lead, the method includes creating an incision at a first location on the left side of the torso of the...
US20140288574 PIEZO-ELECTRIC DEFIBRILLATION SYSTEM  
Disclosed are several embodiments of a battery-less piezo-electric defibrillation system (2) comprising external piezo-electric defibrillator (4) and at least one electrode (5) connected thereto....
US20120089153 PERCUTANEOUS ACCESS FOR SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF TREATING SLEEP APNEA  
Systems and methods are described and illustrated for percutaneously implanting a stimulation lead for treating sleep-related disordered breathing.
US20130253342 PASS-THROUGH IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE DELIVERY CATHETER  
In one example, this disclosure is directed to a kit for intravascular implantation of an implantable medical device within a patient, the kit comprising an elongated inner sheath with a distal...
US20140288573 BATTLEFIELD DEFIBRILLATION SYSTEM  
Several embodiments of a battlefield defibrillation system (2) comprising external defibrillator (6) and at least one electrode (8) connected thereto are described. The system includes direct...
US20140148815 LEADLESS IMPLANTABLE DEVICE DELIVERY APPARATUS  
A leadless implantable device delivery apparatus that enables testing of an implantation site before permanent implantation and enables secure attachment at the site while minimizing effects of...
US20150018728 WIRELESS NEUROSTIMULATORS  
Apparatus for applying a treatment (216) to at least one tissue of a subject is described, the apparatus comprising a transmitting unit (210) configured to transmit a wireless power signal (214),...
US20130253343 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE DELIVERY WITH INNER AND OUTER SHEATHS  
In one example, this disclosure is directed to a kit for intravascular implantation of an implantable medical device within a patient, the kit comprising an elongated outer sheath forming a first...
US20120184953 SYSTEMS, DEVICES AND METHODS FOR TREATING THE HEART WITH ABLATION  
A system (60) for ablating internal heart tissue (12) in an ablation pattern (50) on a surface of the tissue within the heart. The system (60) includes an ablation catheter (14) with a distal end...
US20140236172 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...
US20110213382 DEVICE FOR CRANIAL IMPLANTATION, AND SYSTEM AND USE THEREOF  
A device for cranial implantation, comprising a ferrule and a plate for placement in the ferrule is provided. Furthermore, a neurological implant system comprising a probe and a device for cranial...
US20150057673 PROBE INSERTION DEVICE FOR IMPLANTING A PROBE INTO TISSUE  
A probe insertion device for implanting a probe into tissue includes a rigid base that selectively attaches to the probe due to a bond between the base and the probe, that provides a structural...
US20130253345 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE DELIVERY CATHETER WITH TETHER  
In one example, this disclosure is directed to a kit for intravascular implantation of an implantable medical device within a patient, the kit comprising an elongated outer sheath forming an inner...
US20110276056 METHODS, SYSTEMS AND DEVICES FOR REDUCING MIGRATION  
Devices, systems and methods for reducing migration of leads, catheters and similar devices are provided. In particular, devices, systems and methods are provided for creating a slack anchor which...
US20140222018 Device and means for adjusting the position of DBS brain and other neural and muscular implants  
A device, method and means to adjust the position of a picafina Deep Brain Stimulator (DBS). It is notoriously difficult to find the correct positioning of the picafina for best stimulating...
US20150051611 LEADLESS CARDIAC PACEMAKER WITH DELIVERY AND/OR RETRIEVAL FEATURES  
An implantable leadless cardiac pacing device and associated delivery and retrieval devices. The implantable device includes a docking member extending from the proximal end of the housing of the...
US20120109148 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RETRIEVAL OF AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
System and method for extracting an implantable medical device. An implantable medical device has a fixation member operatively coupled to the housing having an engaged state configured to engage...
US20130253344 INTRAVASCULAR IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE INTRODUCTION  
In one example, this disclosure is directed to a kit for intravascular implantation of an implantable medical device within a patient, the kit comprising an elongated outer sheath forming an inner...