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US20150148862 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...
US20140039238 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING NEUROSTIMULATION OF ACUPUNCTURE SITES USING AN IMPLANTABLE CARDIAC RHYTHM MANAGEMENT DEVICE  
Techniques are provided for use with an implantable cardiac rhythm management (CRMD) system equipped to deliver neurostimulation to acupuncture sites within anterior regions of the neck, thorax or...
US20150157868 INTUITED DELIVERY OF AUTONOMIC MODULATION THERAPY  
An example of a method embodiment may deliver intermittent neural stimulation (INS) therapy to an autonomic neural target of a patient. The INS therapy includes neural stimulation (NS) ON times...
US20110202107 BLOOD PRESSURE STABILIZATION SYSTEM USING TRANSDERMAL STIMULATION  
The present invention relates to an electric stimulation apparatus for treating hypotension of patients with spinal cord injury and a method for treating hypotension. An electric stimulation...
US20120172742 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR USING ELECTRICAL IMPEDANCE FOR NEURO CARDIAC THERAPY  
A device embodiment is configured to deliver vagal stimulation therapy (VST) to a vagus nerve of a patient. The device embodiment includes a neural stimulator, an implantable impedance sensor and...
US20140100628 NEURAL STIMULATION WITH RESPIRATORY RHYTHM MANAGEMENT  
A system embodiment comprises at least one respiration sensor, a neural stimulation therapy delivery module, and a controller. The respiration sensor is adapted for use in monitoring respiration...
US20150202445 ACTIVE IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE FOR VAGAL STIMULATION WITH OPTIMIZATION OF VENTRICULAR FILLING  
An active implantable medical device for vagal stimulation with optimization of ventricular filling is disclosed. The device delivers stimulation pulses to the vagal nerve of the patient with an...
US20110251656 ACTIVE IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE FOR VAGAL STIMULATION WITH OPTIMIZATION OF VENTRICULAR FILLING  
An active implantable medical device for vagal stimulation with optimization of ventricular filling is disclosed. The device delivers stimulation pulses to the vagal nerve of the patient with an...
US20140316478 SYSTEMS FOR REGULATION OF BLOOD PRESSURE AND HEART RATE  
A method and apparatus for treating a condition associated with impaired blood pressure and/or heart rate in a subject comprising applying an electrical treatment signal, wherein the electrical...
US20140222100 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AVOIDING NEURAL STIMULATION HABITUATION  
An embodiment relates to a method for delivering a vagal stimulation therapy to a vagus nerve, including delivering a neural stimulation signal to non-selectively stimulate both afferent axons and...
US20110307025 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AVOIDING NEURAL STIMULATION HABITUATION  
An embodiment relates to a method for delivering a vagal stimulation therapy to a vagus nerve, including delivering a neural stimulation signal to non-selectively stimulate both afferent axons and...
US20140214116 Stimulation Paradigm To Improve Blood Pressure Dipping In An Implantable Electroacupuncture Device  
A coin-sized implantable electroacupuncture (EA) device defines a stimulation paradigm, or stimulation regimen, that controls when EA stimulation pulses are applied to a selected acupoint, or...
US20130296965 METHOD FOR BLOOD PRESSURE MODULATION USING ELECTRICAL STIMULATION OF THE CORONARY BARORECEPTORS  
An apparatus comprises a first stimulation circuit and a control circuit. The stimulation circuit is configured to be electrically coupled to a first electrode assembly that is configured to...
US20100298901 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE FOR CARDIAC ELECTRICAL STIMULATION  
A method and apparatus for reducing a patient's heart rate or blood pressure. The apparatus provides stimulation to the patient's atrial and/or nodal tissue within the associated refractory period...
US20140207203 NEURAL STIMULATION SYSTEMS, DEVICES AND METHODS  
Various system embodiments comprise circuitry to determine when an arrhythmia has terminated, and a neural stimulator adapted to temporarily deliver neural stimulation therapy to assist with...
US20140052211 Methods and Compositions for Treating a Renal Associated Condition in a Subject  
Methods for treating a renal associated condition in a subject are provided. Aspects of the subject methods include paradoxically enhancing renal sympathetic bias in the subject in a manner...
US20140257426 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING BLOOD PRESSURE USING RESPIRATION-MEDIATED HEART RATE VARIATION  
System and methods for programming and delivering electrical stimulation to treat hypertension are described. In various embodiments, an ambulatory stimulator system, such as an implantable...
US20120215279 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SUSTAINED BAROREFLEX STIMULATION  
Various aspects of the present subject matter provide an implantable medical device. In various embodiments, the device comprises a baroreflex stimulator and a controller. The baroreflex...
US20130030309 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF HEART FAILURE AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS  
Devices and methods of use for identification, treatment, and/or management of heart failure and/or associated conditions. Methods may include providing a baroreflex therapy system including a...
US20120095523 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF HEART FAILURE AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS  
Devices and methods of use identification, treatment, and/or management of heart failure and/or associated conditions. Methods may include providing a baroreflex therapy system including a blood...
US20120172741 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR USING SENSED PRESSURE FOR NEURO CARDIAC THERAPY  
A device embodiment is configured to deliver vagal stimulation therapy (VST) to a vagus nerve of a patient. The device embodiment includes a neural stimulator, an implantable pressure sensor, and...
US20140214113 Implantable Electroacupuncture Device  
An implantable electroacupuncture device (IEAD) treats a medical condition of a patient through application of electroacupuncture (EA) stimulation pulses applied at a target tissue location, such...
US20110238128 NEURAL STIMULATION FOR TREATMENT OF METABOLIC SYNDROME AND TYPE 2 DIABETES  
Systems and methods are described for treating metabolic syndrome and/or Type 2 diabetes, and/or one or more of their attendant conditions, by neural stimulation. In one embodiment, an implantable...
US20110144714 BLOOD PRESSURE REGULATING SYSTEM BY SUBSTITUTING NATIVE BIOLOGICAL REGULATORY FUNCTION  
A blood pressure regulating system uses a native regulation rule to estimate at least one nerve activity in response to blood pressure changes, comprising at least one blood pressure sensing means...
US20120123494 SYSTEM FOR ABATING NEURAL STIMULATION SIDE EFFECTS  
Various system embodiments comprise a neural stimulation delivery system adapted to deliver a neural stimulation signal for use in delivering a neural stimulation therapy, a side effect detector,...
US20140067003 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTONOMIC BLOOD PRESSURE REGULATION  
A system for regulating blood pressure by stimulating an afferent pathway to the brain which produces an efferent output in kidneys includes a electrode device adapted for implantation in the...
US20150258339 DEEP BRAIN ELECTRODE PLACEMENT AND STIMULATION BASED ON BROWN ADIPOSE TISSUE TEMPERATURE  
Systems and methods for deep brain electrode placement and deep brain stimulation (DBS) for treatment of conditions such as obesity are disclosed. In one example approach, during placement of a...
US20130253603 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....
US20130013024 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....
US20130090703 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF HEART FAILURE AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS  
Devices and methods for use of identification, treatment and/or management of heart failure and/or associated conditions. Methods may include providing a baroreflex therapy system, providing an...
US20140236256 SYSTEM FOR SETTING PROGRAMMABLE PARAMETERS FOR AN IMPLANTABLE HYPERTENSION TREATMENT DEVICE  
A real time, heart rate monitor and a hemodynamic monitoring system are operably integrated with the programmer system for an implantable hypertension treatment device. A series of tests are...
US20150112359 ELECTRICAL STIMULATION OF THE CAROTID ARTERY  
In order to treat hypertension, an implantable receiving device is connected to implantable leads which are adapted to deliver electrical energy to the carotid body or bodies of the patient. The...
US20150142011 IMPLANT TOOL AND IMPROVED ELECTRODE DESIGN FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE PROCEDURE  
Devices and methods of use for introduction and implantation of an electrode as part of a minimally invasive technique. An implantable baroreflex activation system includes a control system having...
US20120109250 IMPLANT TOOL AND IMPROVED ELECTRODE DESIGN FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE PROCEDURE  
Devices and methods of use for introduction and implantation of an electrode as part of a minimally invasive technique. An implantable baroreflex activation system includes a control system having...
US20130237948 DEVICES FOR REGULATION OF BLOOD PRESSURE AND HEART RATE  
A method and apparatus for treating a condition associated with impaired blood pressure and/or heart rate in a subject comprising applying an electrical treatment signal, wherein the electrical...
US20110166482 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRANSVASCULARLY STIMULATING CONTENTS OF THE CAROTID SHEATH  
Methods and systems are disclosed for stimulating contents of the carotid sheath using an intravascular pulse generator and lead. The lead carries an energy delivery device such as an electrode,...
US20140257425 HYPERTENSION THERAPY DEVICE WITH LONGEVITY MANAGEMENT  
System and methods for programming and delivering electrical stimulation to treat hypertension are discussed. In various embodiments, an ambulatory stimulator system, such as an implantable...
US20130231713 STIMULATION DESIGN FOR NEUROMODULATION  
The present application relates to a new stimulation design which can be utilized to treat neurological conditions. The stimulation system produces a burst mode stimulation which alters the...
US20120078319 STIMULATION DESIGN FOR NEUROMODULATION  
The present application relates to a new stimulation design which can be utilized to treat neurological conditions. The stimulation system produces a burst mode stimulation which alters the...
US20130238048 SAFETY FEATURES FOR USE IN MEDICAL DEVICES  
A therapy system for applying an electrical signal to an internal anatomical feature of a patient includes an implantable component and an external component. The medical device can be checked for...
US20130144251 RENAL NEUROMODULATION METHODS AND DEVICES FOR TREATMENT OF POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE  
Methods for treating polycystic kidney disease with therapeutic renal neuromodulation and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. One aspect of the present technology is directed to...
US20100241189 Nerve Stimulation For Treatment of Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, and Type 2 Diabetes  
A tissue modulation device, for treating at least one of obesity, metabolic syndrome, and Type 2 diabetes in a patient, is described. In some embodiments, the device includes a storage module...
US20150202444 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SELECTIVE STIMULATION OF NERVE FIBERS IN CAROTID SINUS  
An example of a system may include at least one electrode for placement on tissue in a carotid sinus region and a stimulator. The stimulator may be configured to use the at least one electrode to...
US20110172734 BAROREFLEX MODULATION BASED ON MONITORED CARDIOVASCULAR PARAMETER  
The present invention is a system for providing baroreceptor stimulation comprising, a sensor to sense a physiologic parameter and provide a signal indicative of the physiologic parameter, a...
US20080058890 HOMOTOPIC CONDITIONING OF THE BRAIN STEM BAROREFLEX OF A SUBJECT  
Disclosed are methods for regulating blood pressure in a subject which include administering a first induction stimulus effective to sensitize brainstem baroreflex neurons of a subject for a...
US20110301659 VAGUS NERVE STIMULATION WITH TARGET EFFECTS CONTROLLED BY ADJUSTING TEMPORAL PARAMETERS  
One or more temporal stimulation parameters of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) are selected to substantially modulate one or more target physiological functions without substantially modulating one...
US20130138167 AUTONOMIC MODULATION USING PERIPHERAL NERVE FIELD STIMULATION  
Some embodiments provide a system, comprising a peripheral nerve field modulation (PNFM) therapy delivery system, PNFM electrodes configured to be implanted subcutaneously, and a controller. The...
US20150251009 HYPERTENSION TREATMENT DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MITIGATING RAPID CHANGES IN BLOOD PRESSURE  
An implantable baroreflex activation device administers a special electrotherapy program that causes the device to apply electrotherapy to limit a rate of change of blood pressure increase...
US20140214115 Implantable Electroacupuncture System and Method for Reducing Hypertension  
An implantable electroacupuncture device (IEAD) treats hypertension through application of stimulation pulses applied at at least one of acupoints PC5, PC6, LI4, ST36, ST37, LI11, LR3, and GB34....
US20090132002 BAROREFLEX ACTIVATION THERAPY WITH CONDITIONAL SHUT OFF  
An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides systems, devices, and methods for using the same for activating (stimulating) the baroreflex system of a patient using a baroreflex...

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