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US20120130345 RENAL NERVE STIMULATION METHOD FOR TREATMENT OF PATIENTS  
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....
US20100198278 COMPOSITE ANTIMICROBIAL ACCESSORY INCLUDING A MEMBRANE LAYER AND A POROUS LAYER  
An antimicrobial accessory may include a membrane layer defining a major surface comprising a first lateral portion, a second lateral portion, and a third lateral portion. The membrane layer may...
US20090143760 Methods, Devices, Kits and Systems for Defunctionalizing the Gallbladder  
The application discloses devices, systems, kits and methods for treating biliary disease. Device comprise, for example, a component configured for deployment to a lumen of a gallbladder or...
US20060095032 Methods and systems for determining physiologic characteristics for treatment of the esophagus  
A method and apparatus for treating abnormal mucosa in the esophagus is disclosed, such that the depth of the treated tissue is controlled. The depth of ablation is controlled by monitoring the...
US20050171574 Electroporation to interrupt blood flow  
A method for disrupting blood flow to undesirable tissue such as cells of a cancerous or non-cancerous tumor is disclosed. It involves the placement of electrodes into or near the vicinity of...
US20060115514 Chelating and binding chemicals to a medical implant, medical device formed, and therapeutic applications  
Chelating and binding chemicals to a medical implant, and therapeutic applications. Implantable metal chelated surface and chemical coated medical implant device—drug (or biological moiety) coated...
US20140288667 Sensing or Stimulating Activity of Tissue  
An intravascular device for placement within an animal vessel, the intravascular device being adapted to at least one of sense and stimulate activity of neural tissue located outside the vessel...
US20120022339 PULSE DETECTION APPARATUS, SOFTWARE, AND METHODS USING PATIENT PHYSIOLOGICAL SIGNALS  
The presence of a cardiac pulse in a patient is determined by evaluating physiological signals in the patient. In one embodiment, a medical device evaluates two or more different physiological...
US20100198357 PROPHYLACTIC BACTERICIDAL IMPLANT  
A medical implant system is described for inhibiting infection associated with a joint prosthesis implant. An inventive system includes an implant body made of a biocompatible material which has a...
US20090048648 Self-sterilizing device  
An insertable medical element may be supportive of evanescent energy for sterilization of a biomaterial. A system including an insertable medical element supportive of evanescent energy may...
US20050107829 Methods for treating the cardia of the stomach  
Methods treat a tissue region. In one arrangement, the methods deploy an electrode on a support structure in a tissue region at or near the cardia of the stomach. In one embodiment, the support...
US20110306860 Band Stop Filter Employing a Capacitor and an Inductor Tank Circuit to Enhance MRI Compatibility of Active Medical Devices  
A band stop filter is provided for a lead wire of an active medical device (AMD). The band stop filter includes a capacitor in parallel with an inductor. The parallel capacitor and inductor are...
US20110184494 Method and apparatus for stimulating the sphenopalatine ganglion to modify properties of the BBB and cerebral blood  
Apparatus for modifying a property of a brain of a patient is provided, including one or more electrodes (7), adapted to be applied to a site selected from a group of sites consisting of: a...
US20100057148 Stimulus timer for a closed loop neuromodulator  
This document discusses, among other things, a system and method for preventing stimulus delivery to a patient for a predetermined interval after commencing sleep therapy to ensure that the...
US20060235488 Systems and methods for RFID-based medical implant identification  
Methods and systems for identifying medical implants. Data input is supplied by an operator including implant identification number, procedure date, and/or other patient record information. An RF...
US20090275996 TECHNIQUES FOR PLACING MEDICAL LEADS FOR ELECTRICAL STIMULATION OF NERVE TISSUE  
This disclosure is directed to extra, intra, and transvascular medical lead placement techniques for arranging medical leads and electrical stimulation and/or sensing electrodes proximate nerve...
US20070135846 Vagal obesity treatment  
At least one of a plurality of disorders of a patient characterized at least in part by vagal activity innervating at least one of a plurality of organs of the patient is treated by a method that...
US20050070961 Energy treatment apparatus  
An energy treatment apparatus adapted to irradiate a target site of living body tissue with energy comprises an energy emission unit for emitting the energy and a reflection device disposed at a...
US20100280334 PATIENT STATE DETECTION BASED ON SUPPORT VECTOR MACHINE BASED ALGORITHM  
A patient state is detected with at least one classification boundary generated by a supervised machine learning technique, such as a support vector machine. In some examples, the patient state...
US20090198293 Microtransponder Array for Implant  
A wireless microtransponder array constructed as a single structure of joined microtransponders. The microtransponders can be configured as a linear array strip with connective material in...
US20070207182 Medical devices having electrically aligned elongated particles  
Medical devices configured for implantation or insertion into a subject, which contain one or more particle-containing region that comprises electrically aligned, elongated particles within a...
US20060276845 Pulsed electromagnetic energy treatment apparatus and method  
An apparatus and method for the treatment of chronic wounds using electromagnetic energy. The apparatus includes a generator and at least one applicator. The generator can produce electromagnetic...
US20060212077 Electromagnetic treatment apparatus for augmenting wound repair and method for using same  
A method for augmenting acute and chronic wound repair comprising the steps of configuring at least one waveform having at least one waveform parameter, selecting a value of said at least one...
US20060178703 Treating inflammatory disorders by electrical vagus nerve stimulation  
A method and an apparatus for treating a patient suffering from, or at risk for, a condition mediated by the inflammatory cytokine cascade, by electrically stimulating vagus nerve activity in an...
US20060129189 Pulsed electromagnetic energy treatment apparatus and method  
An apparatus and method for the treatment of chronic wounds using electromagnetic energy. The apparatus includes a generator and at least one applicator. The generator can produce electromagnetic...
US20130261368 NON-INVASIVE AND MINIMALLY INVASIVE AND TIGHTLY TARGETED MINIMALLY INVASIVE THERAPY METHODS AND DEVICES FOR PARATHYROID TREATMENT  
Systems and method for treating organic tissue of a patient's body in precisely controlled regions of the body such as the parathyroid glands. The systems and methods include introducing an energy...
US20100241195 APPARATUS, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SELECTIVE STIMULATION  
An implantable neurostimulator system is disclosed, the neurostimulator system comprising a hollow cylindrical electronics enclosure having a top, a bottom, and a side; a coil extending from a...
US20100168501 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MAGNETIC INDUCTION THERAPY  
An energy emitting apparatus for providing a medical therapy includes one or more energy generators, a logic controller electrically connected to the one or more energy generators, and one or more...
US20090292325 HYBRID BIOELECTRICAL INTERFACE DEVICE  
A hybrid bioelectrical interface (HBI) device can be an implantable device comprising an abiotic component operable to transmit charge via electrons or ions; a biological component interfacing...
US20090156958 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PERCUTANEOUS ENERGY DELIVERY  
The invention provides a system and method for percutaneous energy delivery in an effective, manner using one or more probes. Additional variations of the system include array of probes configured...
US20080154317 FIBER OPTIC PROBE TIP  
The invention described here is an improved fiber optic probe and methods of making such fiber optic probe. The tip of the probe is made from a transparent fill material that is connected to the...
US20060200219 Systems and methods for differentiating and/or identifying tissue regions innervated by targeted nerves for diagnostic and/or therapeutic purposes  
Systems and methods make possible the differentiation and identification of tissue regions locally innervated by targeted nerves. The systems and methods make it possible to access the nervous...
US20060041219 Method for muscle delivery of drugs, nucleic acids and other compounds  
A method is disclosed for delivering molecules such as pharmaceutical drugs and nucleic acids into skeletal muscle in vivo. The molecule is first injected into the muscle at one or multiple sites....
US20110288615 Implantable Therapeutic Systems Including Neurostimulation Circuits, Devices, Systems and Methods  
A neurostimulation array comprising a first implantable neurostimulator storing a first identification code in a non-volatile memory and responding to communications including said first...
US20100280562 BIOMARKERS FOR MONITORING TREATMENT OF NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISEASES  
Methods for identifying and measuring pharmacodynamic biomarkers of neuropsychiatric disease, and for monitoring a subject's response to treatment. For example, materials and methods for...
US20080161880 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR EFFECTUATING A LASTING CHANGE IN A NEURAL-FUNCTION OF A PATIENT  
The following disclosure describes several methods and apparatus for intracranial electrical stimulation to treat or otherwise effectuate a change in neural-functions of a patient. Several...
US20080140138 Inhibition of inflammatory cytokine production by stimulation of brain muscarinic receptors  
Methods for inhibiting pro-inflammatory cytokine release or inflammation in a vertebrate are provided. The methods comprise activating a brain muscarinic receptor of the vertebrate, or directly...
US20070106333 Integrated biosensor and simulation system for diagnosis and therapy  
BioMEMS/NEMS appliance biologically monitors an individual, using biosensors to detect cellular components. Data is simulated or analyzed using systems-biology software, which provides diagnostic...
US20050203578 Process and apparatus for treating biological organisms  
An apparatus for treating a biological organism comprising a device for emitting and delivering energy to the biological organism, a programmable controller for varying the type and amount of...
US20070244520 Lumen-traveling biological interface device and method of use  
Lumen-traveling biological interface devices and associated methods and systems are described. Lumen-traveling biological interface devices capable of traveling within a body lumen may include a...
US20070167984 Method and apparatus for stimulation of baroreceptors  
Devices and methods for controlling the baroreflex system for the treatment and/or management of cardiovascular, renal, and neurological disorders.
US20070038252 Apparatus for surface electrical stimulation and stabilization to treat disorders of the joints  
The present invention is an apparatus having a stabilizing device, at least two signal applicators, and a signal generator for surface electrical stimulation and stabilization to treat disorders...
US20070027484 Autonomic nerve stimulation to treat a pancreatic disorder  
A method for stimulating a portion of a vagus nerve of a patient to treat a pancreatic disorder is provided. At least one electrode is coupled to at least one portion of an autonomic nerve of the...
US20060234369 Implantable biosensor  
The present invention provides implantable biosensors. The biosensors comprise tissue or cells which are electrically excitable or are capable of differentiating into electrically excitable cells,...
US20110125203 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...
US20090248033 Method for the treatment of gallstones  
There is provided a method for controlling the movement of bile and/or gall stones in the biliary duct. The method comprises gently constricting (i.e., without substantially hampering the blood...
US20090216286 Methods and apparatus for neuromodulation and physiologic modulation for the treatment of obesity and metabolic and neuropsychiatric 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...
US20090131995 MICRODEVICE-BASED ELECTRODE ASSEMBLIES AND ASSOCIATED NEURAL STIMULATION SYSTEMS, DEVICES, AND METHODS  
Microdevice-based electrode assemblies and associated neurostimulation systems, devices and methods are disclosed. A system in accordance with a particular embodiment includes a microdevice...
US20080097549 Electrode Assembly and Method of Using Same  
An electrode assembly for delivering electrical stimulation to a vestibular system of a user or monitoring a physiological parameter of the user. The apparatus includes a body member comprising an...
US20080058803 SURGICAL INSTRUMENT AND SURGICAL INSTRUMENT DRIVING METHOD  
A surgical instrument includes a hand piece including a probe to be supplied with a high frequency current, a high frequency drive circuit for supplying a high frequency current to the probe and...

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