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US20070118184 DEVICES FOR MODIFICATION OF AIRWAYS BY TRANSFER OF ENERGY  
This relates to methods and devices for treating reversible chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and more particularly, relates to a device for exchanging energy with airway tissue such as that...
US20160114159 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TREATING SLEEP APNEA  
An oral appliance is disclosed that provides electrical stimulation to a patient's tongue in a manner that prevents collapse of the tongue and/or soft palate during sleep. More specifically, the...
US20080183240 Device and method for manipulating minute ventilation  
A stimulation device is provided that stimulates breathing to manipulate blood gas concentrations such as SaO2 or PCO2 and thereby treat underlying causes of breathing disorders and heart failure...
US20080183239 Breathing therapy device and method  
A device and method is provided for electrically stimulating the diaphragm to control breathing while inhibiting respiratory drive. A stimulation phase is identified. The stimulation phase is a...
US20070021794 Baroreflex Therapy for Disordered Breathing  
A method is provided for treating respiration conditions of a patient. The method comprises monitoring or measuring a respiration parameter indicative of a need to modify activity of a baroreflex...
US20050085869 System and method for mapping diaphragm electrode sites  
A signal source coupled to one or more electrodes in the vicinity of the diaphragm for mapping therapeutic electrode sites. A stimulus signal from the signal source may be applied to the one or...
US20150073232 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR AIRFLOW DIAGNOSIS AND RESTORATION  
Devices for monitoring patient breaching comprise a collar having a microprocessor and memory which is connectable to a plurality of sensors. Therapeutic devices comprise similar diagnostic...
US20140261449 SLEEP-APNEA-TREATMENT SYSTEM WITH MULTIPLE PRESSURE AND SEALING SURFACES  
An embodiment of a collar includes first and second pressure surfaces, and first and second sealing surfaces. The first pressure surface is configured for disposal over a first region of a throat...
US20130131636 METHODS OF TREATING MEDICAL CONDITIONS BY TRANSVASCULAR NEUROMODULATION OF THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM  
The present invention is directed to a method of treating a respiratory or pulmonary condition by transvascular neuromodulation of a target site adjacent to an adrenal gland. A method for treating...
US20110112601 SYSTEM FOR STIMULATING A HYPOGLOSSAL NERVE FOR CONTROLLING THE POSITION OF A PATIENT'S TONGUE  
A system for controlling a position of a patient's tongue includes attaching at least one electrode to the patient's Hypoglossal nerve and applying an electric signal through the electrode to at...
US20070150023 Transvisceral neurostimulation mapping device and method  
The invention provides a method and device for providing electrical stimulation to a patient's diaphragm (or other organ or tissue) including the steps of: introducing an endoscope transviscerally...
US20120022609 Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Devices, Systems and Methods  
Devices, systems and methods for nerve stimulation for OSA therapy.
US20110071591 Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Devices, Systems and Methods  
Devices, systems and methods for nerve stimulation for OSA therapy.
US20140323839 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TREATING OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA  
The present invention describes an apparatus, a systems and a method for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. the treatment involves monitoring the position of the tongue and/or the force...
US20110213438 APPARATUS, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR THERAPEUTIC TREATMENT OF A PATIENT  
A system used for controlling a position of a patient's tongue includes an implant having at least one electrode configured to deliver selective stimulation to particular fascicles of the...
US20110093032 Systems and methods for maintaining airway patency  
Systems and methods according to the present invention use an electrical pulse generator system, which may be external to or implanted in an animal body, to provide therapeutically effective...
US20080188903 Device and method for biasing and stimulating respiration  
A device and method is provided for biasing lung volume by electrically stimulating tissue associated with the diaphragm or phrenic nerve at a low level.
US20050261747 Method and system to control respiration by means of neuro-electrical coded signals  
A method to record, store and transmit waveform signals to control respiration generally comprising capturing waveform signals that are generated in a subject's body and are operative in the...
US20150119790 IMPLANTABLE SYSTEM TO TRANSVASCULARLY STIMULATE NERVE  
This document discusses, among other things, apparatus, systems, and methods for transvascularly stimulation of a nerve or nerve trunk. In an example, an apparatus is configured to transvascularly...
US20120130269 INTEGRATED NERVE STIMULATION AND SKIN MARKING DEVICE AND METHODS OF USING SAME  
A nerve identification device is shown and described. The device includes both a nerve stimulating electrode and a skin marking device. In certain applications, a user contacts the patient's skin...
US20100249630 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR RESPIRATORY RATE MEASUREMENT  
A radar-based physiological motion sensor is disclosed. Doppler-shifted signals can be extracted from the signals received by the sensor. The Doppler-shifted signals can be digitized and processed...
US20110172733 APPARATUS, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR THERAPEUTIC TREATMENT OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA  
Provided is an implantable RFID-enabled micro-electronic neurostimulator system for treating obstructive sleep apnea, comprising an implant having a top and a bottom layer, the bottom layer...
US20100198103 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR NEURAL STIMULATION  
A system and method of neural stimulation is disclosed, comprising the steps of electrically connecting at least one electrode to a first tissue, applying a stimulus to the at least one electrode,...
US20060030894 Breathing disorder detection and therapy device for providing intrinsic breathing  
A device and method are provided for managing the treatment of a patient with respiratory disorders or symptoms. Respiratory parameters are sensed and recorded and communicated to an external...
US20050107838 Subcutaneous cardiac rhythm management with disordered breathing detection and treatment  
A lead system, coupled to an implantable device, is configured for subcutaneous, non-intrathoracic placement relative to a patient's heart. Cardiac activity detection circuitry is coupled to the...
US20160354603 UPPER AIRWAY STIMULATOR SYSTEMS FOR OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA  
An upper airway stimulator for treating obstructive sleep apnea is described. In some embodiments, the upper airway stimulator monitors the phase difference between ribcage expansion and abdomen...
US20160354602 UPPER AIRWAY STIMULATOR SYSTEMS FOR OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA  
An upper airway stimulator for treating obstructive sleep apnea is described. In some embodiments, the upper airway stimulator monitors the phase difference between ribcage expansion and abdomen...
US20070239225 Training device and method to suppress sounds caused by sleep and breathing disorders  
A training method and device to suppress sounds caused by sleep and breathing disorders, such as, snoring and sleep apnea. The system records the actual snoring of the subject, modifies it, by...
US20060111755 Method and system to control respiration by means of neuro-electrical coded signals  
A method to record, store and transmit waveform signals to control respiration generally comprising capturing waveform signals that are generated in a subject's body and are operative in the...
US20150142075 Sleep Apnea Control Device  
Disclosed herein are various methods, systems, an apparatuses for determining appropriate situations to treat conditions such as sleep apnea. At appropriate times, treatment can be applied such as...
US20110230932 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR INDEPENDENTLY STIMULATING HEMIDIAPHRAGMS  
A device and method for treating a subject is provided where electrical stimulation may be separately provided to each hemidiaphragm to cause diaphragm contraction. Fatigue may be avoided among...
US20150265833 TRANSVASCULAR DIAPHRAGM PACING SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF USE  
Transvascular diaphragm pacing systems (TDPS) and methods are disclosed for providing respiratory therapy to a patient. The TDPS can provide rapid insertion and deployment of endovascular pacing...
US20060224209 Method and system to control respiration by means of simulated neuro-electrical coded signals  
A method to control respiration generally comprising generating and transmitting at least a first simulated neuro-electrical coded signal to the body that is recognizable by the respiratory system...
US20160256692 COMBINED VAGUS-PHRENIC NERVE STIMULATION DEVICE  
An implantable pulse generator (IPG) includes a respiration activity sensing unit configured to generate a signal representing respiration activity, a stimulation unit configured to generate nerve...
US20140371809 STIMULATING CRANIAL NERVE TO TREAT PULMONARY DISORDER  
Systems and methods to treat a pulmonary disorder are provided. A particular method includes positioning an electrode in a patient's body at a location proximate a branch of a vagus nerve. The...
US20110288609 THERAPEUTIC DIAPHRAGM STIMULATION DEVICE AND METHOD  
A device and method for treating a variety of conditions, disorders or diseases with diaphragm/phrenic nerve stimulation is provided.
US20110178569 STIMULATING CRANIAL NERVE TO TREAT PULMONARY DISORDER  
Systems and methods to treat a pulmonary disorder are provided. A particular method includes positioning an electrode in a patient's body at a location proximate a branch of a vagus nerve. The...
US20080161878 Device and method to for independently stimulating hemidiaphragms  
A device and method for treating a subject is provided where electrical stimulation may be separately provided to each hemidiaphragm to cause diaphragm contraction. Fatigue may be avoided among...
US20070106338 Direct and Indirect Control of Muscle for the Treatment of Pathologies  
Methods for treating various health ailments that arise from dysfunction of smooth muscle associated with organ function caused by neurological malfunction wherein an appropriate signal fails to...
US20160354608 UPPER AIRWAY STIMULATOR SYSTEMS FOR OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA  
An upper airway stimulator for treating obstructive sleep apnea is described. In some embodiments, the upper airway stimulator monitors the phase difference between ribcage expansion and abdomen...
US20080177347 Method for treating a subject having neuromuscular impairment of the diaphragm  
A method for treating a subject is provided where at least two types of electrical stimulation are provided to cause diaphragm contraction. At least one type of stimulation is configured to bias...
US20070185542 BAROREFLEX THERAPY FOR DISORDERED BREATHING  
Devices, systems and methods are described by which the blood pressure, nervous system activity, and neurohormonal activity may be selectively and controllably reduced by activating baroreceptors....
US20160310730 STIMULATION SYSTEM FOR EXERCISING DIAPHRAGM AND METHOD OF OPERATION THEREOF  
An apparatus for reducing ventilation induced diaphragm disuse in a patient receiving ventilation support from a mechanical ventilator (MV), including: an electrode array of first and second types...
US20070173893 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PREVENTING OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA  
A method and device for creating an afferent stimulus for preventing obstructive sleep apnea are disclosed. The device includes at least one electrode and a stimulator, of which at least one...
US20130296964 BREATHING DISORDER DETECTION AND THERAPY DELIVERY DEVICE AND METHOD  
A device and method are provided for managing the treatment of a patient with respiratory disorders or symptoms. Respiratory parameters are sensed and recorded and communicated to an external...
US20100241183 APPARATUS FOR AUTONOMIC NEUROMODULATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF SYSTEMIC DISEASE  
A method, apparatus, and surgical technique for the modulation of autonomic function, for the purpose of treating any of several conditions and diseases, including obesity, metabolic disorders,...
US20080046022 Self Charging Airway Implants and Methods of Making and Using the Same  
An airway implant device for maintaining and/or creating an opening in air passageways is disclosed. Methods of using the device are also disclosed. The airway implant device comprises a...
US20060167523 Device and method for improving upper airway functionality  
A device and method is provided for improving upper airway functionality by electrically stimulating tissue associated with the diaphragm or phrenic nerve of a subject.
US20130197601 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR INDEPENDENTLY STIMULATING HEMIDIAPHRAGMS  
A device and method for treating a subject is provided where electrical stimulation may be separately provided to each hemidiaphragm to cause diaphragm contraction. Fatigue may be avoided among...
US20160089540 OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA TREATMENT DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A method of treating a patient, comprising: sensing a biological parameter indicative of respiration; analyzing the biological parameter to identify a respiratory cycle; identifying an inspiratory...

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