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US20080065178 Electromyography system  
A method of determining relative neuro-muscular response onset value thresholds for a plurality of spinal nerves, comprising: depolarizing a portion of the patient's cauda equina; and measuring...
US20060052856 Stimulation components  
Some embodiments of the present invention provide stimulation systems and components for selective stimulation and/or neuromodulation of one or more dorsal root ganglia through implantation of an...
US20140163660 MULTI-FREQUENCY NEURAL TREATMENTS AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Multi-frequency neural treatments and associated systems and methods are disclosed. A method in accordance with a particular embodiment includes at least reducing patient pain by applying a first...
US20130345783 HARD TISSUE ANCHORS AND DELIVERY DEVICES  
The present invention provides devices, systems and methods for anchoring medical devices to hard tissues, such as bones or bony structures, particularly vertebrae. By anchoring these medical...
US20100179562 STIMULATION LEADS, DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF USE  
Devices, systems and methods are provided for accessing and treating anatomies associated with a variety of conditions while minimizing possible complications and side effects. This is achieved by...
US20110196361 Combination Electrical Stimulating and Infusion Medical Device and Method  
A combined electrical and chemical stimulation lead is especially adapted for providing treatment to the spine and nervous system. The stimulation lead includes electrodes that may be selectively...
US20080103504 PERCUTANEOUS SPINAL STENOSIS TREATMENT  
A method for percutaneously removing ligamentum flavum tissue in a spine to treat spinal stenosis may involve percutaneously advancing a distal portion of a tissue removal cannula into the...
US20060155343 Combination electrical stimulating and infusion medical device and method  
A combined electrical and chemical stimulation lead is especially adapted for providing treatment to intervertebral discs. The combination lead may be placed proximate to intervertebral disc...
US20170157389 PARYLENE-BASED MICROELECTRODE ARRAY IMPLANT FOR SPINAL CORD STIMULATION  
An implantable electrode array assembly configured to apply electrical stimulation to the spinal cord. A substantially electrically nonconductive layer of the device has a first portion...
US20150223721 ELECTRICAL STIMULATION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR STIMULATING TISSUE IN THE BRAIN TO TREAT A NEUROLOGICAL CONDITION  
According to one aspect, a stimulation system is provided for electrically stimulating a predetermined site to treat a neurological condition. The system includes an electrical stimulation lead...
US20150251004 SUTURELESS LEAD RETENTION FEATURES  
A system includes a lead having a lead body and at least one electrode; and a retention feature disposed along the lead body proximal to the at least one electrode and configured to assist in...
US20130211487 MULTI-FREQUENCY NEURAL TREATMENTS AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Multi-frequency neural treatments and associated systems and methods are disclosed. A method in accordance with a particular embodiment includes at least reducing patient pain by applying a first...
US20160228696 IMPLANTABLE FLEXIBLE CIRCUIT LEADS AND METHODS OF USE  
Devices, systems and methods are provided for stimulation of tissues and structures within a body of a patient. In particular, implantable leads are provided which are comprised of a flexible...
US20080147156 GROUPED LEADS FOR SPINAL STIMULATION  
Devices, systems and methods are provided for simultaneously stimulating the spinal anatomy at various target locations, such as spinal levels, along the spinal cord. In some embodiments, the...
US20130041445 STIMULATION/SENSING LEAD ADAPTED FOR PERCUTANEOUS INSERTION  
The present invention relates to a percutaneous insertion-capable lead, wherein insertion made through a percutaneous insertion structure. For one embodiment of such lead, the electrode-supporting...
US20160367796 EXPANDABLE STIMULATION LEADS AND METHODS OF USE  
Devices, systems and methods are provided for stimulating a target tissue, particularly a dorsal root ganglion. The devices and systems have one or more electrodes, wherein the electrodes are...
US20140046419 NEURAL BLOCKING THERAPY  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for treating a variety of conditions include treating a disorder associated with neural activity near a region of a brain. In such condition, the method...
US20100057178 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR SPINAL CORD STIMULATION USING EXPANDABLE ELECTRODE  
The present invention provides systems, apparatus and methods for selectively applying electrical energy to body tissue. More specifically, systems and methods are provided for introducing a...
US20080234791 Spinal cord implant systems and methods  
A system for transferring spinal cord signals comprises a superior electrode and an inferior electrode. The superior electrode interfaces with a first portion of a spinal cord of a human body; and...
US20080177364 SELF-LOCKING ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY USABLE WITH AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
An electrode assembly for an implantable medical device, including a spine, and a plurality of electrodes protruding from the spine. At least two electrodes protrude from the spine in opposing...
US20150374995 CARDIAC NEUROMODULATION AND METHODS OF USING SAME  
The present invention relates in general to methodologies for the treatment quenching preconditioning and communication between the intrinsic cardiac nervous system and an electrical stimulus. In...
US20140114385 DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MODULATION OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM  
Devices, systems and methods are provided to modulate portions of neural tissue of the nervous system, such as portions of the central nervous system or portions of the peripheral nervous system....
US20160175586 EPIDURAL STIMULATION FOR FACILITATION OF LOCOMOTION, POSTURE, VOLUNTARY MOVEMENT, AND RECOVERY OF AUTONOMIC, SEXUAL, VASOMOTOR, AND COGNITIVE FUNCTION AFTER NEUROLOGICAL INJURY  
Methods are described comprising: administering to a mammal with a paralysis an electrical enabling motor control stimulation to at a sub-threshold location, wherein the electrical enabling motor...
US20120185026 PERCUTANEOUS LEADS WITH LATERALLY DISPLACEABLE PORTIONS, AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Percutaneous leads with laterally displaceable sections, and associated systems and methods are disclosed. A device in accordance with a particular embodiment includes a lead body that in turn...
US20060167498 Method, apparatus, and surgical technique for autonomic neuromodulation for the treatment of disease  
The present invention teaches a method and apparatus for physiological modulation, including neural and gastrointestinal modulation, for the purposes of treating several disorders, including...
US20050246006 Electrical nerve stimulation device  
The present invention relates to an electrical nerve stimulation device, along with associated methods of use and manufacture. A particular, but not exclusive, application of the invention is...
US20120059446 COLLAPSIBLE/EXPANDABLE TUBULAR ELECTRODE LEADS  
A medical lead and method of treating a patient are provided. The medical lead comprises an electrically insulative tubular membrane, a resilient spring element associated with the insulative...
US20100030310 METHOD OF NEUROSTIMULATION OF DISTINCT NEURAL STRUCTURES USING SINGLE PADDLE LEAD TO TREAT MULTIPLE PAIN LOCATIONS AND MULTI-COLUMN, MULTI-ROW PADDLE LEAD FOR SUCH NEUROSTIMULATION  
In some embodiments, a paddle lead is implanted within a patient such that the electrodes are positioned within the cervical or thoracic spinal levels. An electrode combination on a first row of...
US20130006341 METHOD OF NEUROSTIMULATION OF DISTINCT NEURAL STRUCTURES USING SINGLE PADDLE LEAD TO TREAT MULTIPLE PAIN LOCATIONS AND MULTI-COLUMN, MULTI-ROW PADDLE LEAD FOR SUCH NEUROSTIMULATION  
In some embodiments, a paddle lead is implanted within a patient such that the electrodes are positioned within the cervical or thoracic spinal levels. An electrode combination on a first row of...
US20090306491 IMPLANTABLE NEURAL PROSTHETIC DEVICE AND METHODS OF USE  
Neural stimulation devices are described that detect the neural activity from the spinal cord in a semi-invasive manner, where the device comprises at least one antenna array comprising an...
US20080188917 SINGLE AND MULTIPOLAR IMPLANTABLE LEAD FOR SACRAL NERVE ELECTRICAL STIMULATION  
An implantable medical lead for stimulation of the sacral nerves comprises a lead body which includes a distal end and a proximal end, and the distal end having at least one electrode contact...
US20050038489 Electrode array for use in medical stimulation and methods thereof  
An electrode array for use in medical stimulation includes one or more electrodes along an array body and one or more leads. Each of the electrodes has one or more conductive sections and each of...
US20140324129 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TEMPORARY, INCOMPLETE, BI-DIRECTIONAL, ADJUSTABLE ELECTRICAL NERVE BLOCK  
One aspect of the present disclosure relates to a system that can provide an incomplete nerve block to a patient. In some instances, the incomplete nerve block can be bi-directional. In other...
US20060041295 Positive fixation percutaneous epidural neurostimulation lead  
Disclosed is a lead for percutaneous insertion into an epidural space of a spinal canal, which includes an elongated lead body having opposed proximal and distal end portions. At least one...
US20050283179 Introducer sheath  
An introducer sheath includes an elongated hollow hypotube that is formed with a spiral cut that extends between the ends of the hypotube and extends through the hypotube from its outer surface to...
US20090216306 TEMPORARY NEUROSTIMULATION LEAD IDENTIFICATION DEVICE  
An implantable lead assembly kit and method of performing a medical procedure on a patient are provided. The kit comprises a lead including a lead body, at least one electrode, and a lumen...
US20070100408 Electrical stimulation lead with proximal common electrode  
An implantable medical lead for stimulation of target sites, including nerves, organs, or tissue comprises a lead body having a distal electrode lead segment and a proximal connector lead segment....
US20140324144 MINIMALLY INVASIVE METHODS FOR IMPLANTING A SACRAL STIMULATION LEAD  
Methods and apparatus for implanting a neural stimulation lead in a patient's body are described. A lead assembly comprises a pointed-tip stylet, a stimulation lead, and an optional tube to deploy...
US20140155973 TISSUE-CAPTURED ANCHORS AND METHODS OF USE  
Devices, systems and methods are provided for anchoring implantable medical devices to maintain an implanted position. In some embodiments, the medical devices are stimulation leads which are...
US20130267837 ELECTRICAL LEAD POSITIONING SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
The present invention provides systems, devices and methods for positioning a lead at a target site in a patient's body. Electrical lead positioning systems include positioning devices that aid in...
US20080228250 PADDLE LEAD COMPRISING OPPOSING DIAGONAL ARRANGEMENTS OF ELECTRODES AND METHOD FOR USING THE SAME  
In one embodiment, a paddle lead for electrical stimulation of a patient comprises a lead body of insulative material; a plurality of electrical terminals disposed at a proximal end of the lead...
US20100023103 Systems and Methods for Treating Essential Tremor or Restless Leg Syndrome Using Spinal Cord Stimulation  
A method for treating essential tremor or restless leg syndrome using spinal cord stimulation includes implanting a lead near a spinal cord of a patient. The lead includes a plurality of...
US20060161235 Multiple lead stimulation system and method  
A lead system for stimulating two sites of neurological tissue. The lead system includes at least a paddle lead and another lead. The paddle lead includes an anchor channel configured for...
US20160367797 SPINAL CORD STIMULATOR PADDLE APPLICATOR, NEUROSTIMULATION LEAD, AND STEERING MECHANISM  
An applicator for a neurostimulation lead includes a base having a first end and a second end, and configured to receive a neurostimulation lead thereon. A handle extends from the second end of...
US20150005860 PADDLE LEADS AND LEAD ARRANGEMENTS FOR DORSAL HORN STIMULATION AND METHODS AND SYSTEMS USING THE LEADS  
A spinal cord stimulation lead for dorsal born stimulation includes a paddle body having a distal end, a proximal end, and a longitudinal length extending from the distal end to the proximal end;...
US20120277836 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPROVING RENAL FUNCTION  
A method for improving renal function includes placing an electrode on a dorsal spinal cord within a central nervous system and applying an electrical current to the electrode. The electrode is...
US20100145428 METHOD OF USING SPINAL CORD STIMULATION TO TREAT NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS OR CONDITIONS  
The present invention involves methods and systems for using electrical stimulation to treat neurological disorders. More particularly, the method comprises surgically implanting an electrical...
US20080103575 Implantable medical elongated member including balloon fixation element  
An implantable elongated member configured to deliver a therapy from a medical device to a target therapy delivery site includes an inflatable balloon fixation element composed at least in part of...
US20050283216 Apparatus and method for displacing tissue obstructions  
A catheter for displacing tissue obstructions having first and second conduits extending therethrough. Preferably, the catheter has a distensible balloon positioned at its distal end in fluid...
US20050004638 Medical lead and manufacturing method therefor  
A method of manufacturing a medical lead is disclosed, as well as a medical lead made by the method. First and second sections are formed of electrically insulative material each having first and...

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