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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...
US20140163643 Microburst Electrical Stimulation Of Cranial Nerves For The Treatment Of Medical Conditions  
Disclosed herein are methods, systems, and apparatus for treating a medical condition in a patient using an implantable medical device by applying an electrical signal characterized by having a...
US20140128938 Microburst Electrical Stimulation Of Cranial Nerves For The Treatment Of Medical Conditions  
Disclosed herein are methods, systems, and apparatus for treating a medical condition in a patient using an implantable medical device by applying an electrical signal characterized by having a...
US20110060328 PORTABLE THERAPY DELIVERY DEVICE WITH FLUID DELIVERY  
The disclosure describes a system that may be used to deliver a plurality of therapies using one portable device. The system includes a fluid pump that pumps fluid from a container to a therapy...
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...
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...
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...
US20150094790 TRIAL STIMULATION SYSTEMS  
A trial stimulation system includes a disposable trial electrical stimulator that, in some examples, is sterilized for a single use in a stimulation trial of one patient. Additionally, systems for...
US20140107749 METHOD FOR DELIVERY OF ELECTRICAL STIMULATION  
The disclosure describes an implantable neurostimulator device for delivery of neurostimulation to treat head, neck, or facial pain or tension, including pain or tension caused by occipital...
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...
US20140200573 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....
US20140222107 System of redundant wires and connectors for picafina DBS and heart pacemaker electrical stimulating device implanted in animals including human animals  
A system to increase the reliability of the electrical connections between the electrodes and the battery/controlling electronics of an electrical stimulating device as DBS (Deep Brain...
US20120232624 ANCHOR FOR IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
An anchor for an implantable medical device, anchor delivery tools, kits, and methods, all directed to securing a therapy delivery element at a target location in a patient. An anchor for a...
US20140358026 Implant Unit Delivery Tool  
An implant unit delivery tool is provided. The implant delivery tool may include a body, a holder disposed at a distal end of the body and adapted to hold an implant unit, and an implant activator...
US20140128953 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....
US20150196218 CRANIAL IMPLANT  
Implantable medical devices (IMD) configured for implantation within a recess formed in a cranium of a patient, as well as associated methods, are described. In some embodiments, the IMD includes...
US20140107745 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...
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...
US20150134037 SYSTEMS AND METHODS 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...
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...
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...
US20140088664 Device and Implantation System for Electrical Stimulation of Biological Systems  
The present specification discloses devices and methodologies for the treatment of achalasia. Individuals with achalasia are treated by implanting a stimulation device within the patient's lower...
US20140180194 METHOD FOR TREATING NEUROLOGICAL/PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS WITH STIMULATION TO THE SUBCAUDATE AREA OF THE BRAIN  
A method for treating a patient with a neurological or psychiatric disorder, comprising applying stimulation to at least a portion of the patient's subcaudate white matter of the subcaudate area...
US20140172052 NERVE STIMULATION AND BLOCKING FOR TREATMENT OF GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS  
At least one of a plurality of gastrointestinal disorders is treated by stimulating an enteric nervous system of a patient to enhance a functional tone of the enteric nervous system. A treatment...
US20140121740 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR NEUROSTIMULATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF NICOTINE ADDICTION  
The present invention describes a specific set of CES waveforms and delivery schedule which significantly reduce the symptoms of acute withdrawal and protracted abstinence that typically arise...
US20110301631 Systems and Methods for Performing Surgical Procedures and Assessments  
The present invention involves systems and related methods for performing surgical procedures and assessments, including the use of neurophysiology-based monitoring to: (a) determine nerve...
US20130158626 DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS  
The present disclosure relates to methods, devices and systems used for the treatment of mood, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, and cognitive and behavioral disorders (collectively,...
US20120071833 IMPLANTABLE CATHETER OR LEAD ANCHOR FOR IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE  
In one embodiment, an implantable anchor for holding a catheter in place within a patient, comprises a body comprising a channel for holding the catheter; a plurality of apertures such that at...
US20110208281 RESORBABLE ANCHOR ARRANGEMENTS FOR IMPLANTABLE DEVICES AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING  
An implantable device includes a device body and at least one anchoring unit configured and arranged for anchoring the device body in a patient upon implantation. The anchoring unit includes a...
US20120290058 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR THE TREATMENT OF ANXIETY DISORDERS AND DISORDERS WITH PSYCHOTIC FEATURES  
Methods and systems for treating anxiety disorders and disorders with psychotic features include implanting at least one electrode in the patient so as to contact a predetermined region of the...
US20100318134 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING PERCUTANEOUS SPINAL INTERBODY FUSION  
A method of performing percutaneous interbody spinal fusion on adjacent vertebrae in a patient including the steps of: creating an access opening on the patient, the access opening being less than...
US20140039393 REGULATION OF NEUROTROPHINS  
Disclosed are methods for regulating neurotrophin levels within a human body. The invention utilizes an implantable signal generator to deliver stimulation to neural tissue elements....
US20120296404 INTRACEREBRAL ELECTRODE  
An intracerebral electrode (11) which includes a narrow elongated body (1) for being implanted in a patient's brain. The body has contact pads (2) that are electrically connected to a measuring...
US20120232371 Implantable Device Using Ultra-Nanocrystalline Diamond  
An implantable biocompatible electrical device is uniformly covered with a coating approximately one-micron thick of ultra-nanocrystalline diamond, hermetically sealing the electrical device....
US20140277310 Catheters Having Tethered Neuromodulation Units and Associated Devices, Systems, and Methods  
A catheter including an elongate shaft having a distal end portion locatable within or otherwise proximate to a body lumen of a patient, the catheter having a delivery state and a deployed state,...
US20120095539 Delivery Catheter Systems and Methods  
A leadless cardiac pacemaker comprises a housing, a plurality of electrodes coupled to an outer surface of the housing, and a pulse delivery system hermetically contained within the housing and...
US20120303107 System for Medical Stimulation Comprising a Probe  
The invention relates a system (302) for medical stimulation. The system (302) comprises an implantable probe (304) bifurcated into a primary branch (306) and a secondary branch (308) at a...
US20110106230 PLACEMENT DEVICE FOR INSERTING MEDICAL IMPLANTS SUCH AS ELECTRODE LINES  
A placement device for precise placement of a medical implant into a living organism includes an elongated body with a distal end and a proximal end. The placement device can be introduced into...
US20140288623 APPARATUS FOR TREATING CEREBRAL NEUROVASCULAR DISORDERS INCLUDING HEADACHES BY NEURAL STIMULATION  
Methods, kits, apparatus, and compositions for inhibiting a cerebral neurovascular disorder, a muscular headache, or cerebral inflammation in a human patient are provided. The apparatus includes...
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...
US20140303681 TREATMENT OF SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION  
Systems for treating premature ejaculation include an electrical pulse generator and electrical leads in communication with sympathetic nerves serving ejaculatory structures. The system inhibits...
US20150165219 DIRECT INTEGRATION OF FEEDTHROUGH TO IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE HOUSING WITH ULTRASONIC WELDING  
One aspect provides a method of securing a feedthrough to a metal housing for an implantable medical device. The feedthrough is provided comprising an insulating section and at least one...
US20130345781 ELECTRICAL STIMULUATION OF THE COLON TO TREAT CHRONIC CONSTIPATION  
The invention is directed to techniques for stimulating a colon of a patient to relieve chronic constipation. Specifically, a colon stimulation system applies one or more electrical stimuli to the...
US20150258326 Methods and Devices for Activating Brown Adipose Tissue Using Electrical Energy  
Methods and devices are provided for activating brown adipose tissue (BAT). Generally, the methods and devices can activate BAT to increase thermogenesis, e.g., increase heat production in the...
US20150141926 Intracranial Fixation Device  
A fixation device including a base structure such as a faceplate having an inferior surface capable of contacting a surface of a skull of a patient, having a superior surface, and defining at...
US20130144370 COCHLEAR IMPLANT DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE  
Devices for the delivery of a bioactive substance to a cochlea and methods of delivery thereof. The devices include means to allow the release of the bioactive substance within a cochlea.
US20140155832 REPOSITIONABLE THERAPY DELIVERY ELEMENT ANCHOR  
This disclosure includes an anchor configured to maintain a portion of a therapy delivery element within a desired location of a patient. The anchor comprises a body forming a lumen configured to...
US20130096660 IMPLANT HAVING THREE-DIMENSIONAL SHAPE FOR ELECTRICALLY STIMULATING A NERVE STRUCTURE  
The invention relates to an implant which includes, in order to electrically stimulate a nerve structure, in particular the retina, an electrically insulating substrate (1), a array of recesses...
US20130166006 Neuromodulation Systems and Methods for Treating Epilepsy  
A neuromodulation system for treating epilepsy provides therapeutic elements for modulating nerve activity to prevent or diminish (e.g. through reduced intensity or shortened duration) epileptic...
US20120232612 Methods And Apparatus For Treating Anaphylaxis Using Electrical Modulation  
Methods and devices for treating anaphylaxis, anaphylactic shock, bronchial constriction, and/or asthma include providing an electrical impulse to a selected region of the vagus nerve of a patient...