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2011/0301683 CUSTOMIZABLE MEDICAL ELECTRODE
A medical electrode includes a conductive member having a top and a bottom side and a plurality of cutouts establishing a pattern of islands interconnected by...
2011/0301682 DIRECTIONAL LEAD ASSEMBLY
Leads having directional electrodes thereon. Also provided are leads having directional electrodes as well as anchoring prongs to secure the electrodes to the...
2011/0301681 ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY FOR A STIMULATING MEDICAL DEVICE
An electrode assembly comprising a low-profile, low-volume elongate electrode carrier and a corresponding guide tube for introducing the carrier into the...
2011/0301680 MEDICAL ELECTRICAL LEAD
A medical device lead is presented. The lead includes one or more jacketed conductive elements. The jacket comprises one or more covers. A first cover of...
2011/0301679 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TREATING PULMONARY CONDITIONS
A method for treating a pulmonary condition in a subject is provided. One step of the method includes providing an apparatus for positioning at a target site...
2011/0301678 LEAD HAVING REINFORCING MEMBER
An implantable medical device, such as a lead or lead extension, includes a body having a distal end portion and a proximal end portion configured to be at...
2011/0301677 ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE AND MECHANICALLY SUPPORTIVE MATERIALS FOR BIOMEDICAL LEADS
An implantable medical lead connecting to a device header of a medical apparatus and having an electrode, a conductor, and a conductive polymer layer formed on...
2011/0301676 REDUCING RESONANT CURRENTS IN A RESONATING CIRCUIT DURING MRI SCANS
An implantable medical lead configured to reduce resonant currents in a resonating circuit during MRI scans and a method of manufacturing the same are disclosed...
2011/0301675 NATURAL HOT WATER BOTTLE SUBSTITUTE
A natural hot water bottle substitute includes a container formed of flexible, porous material. The container has a front wall, a back wall and a handle located...
2011/0301674 Forced air warming unit
Both the flow rate and the temperature of the air exiting a forced air warming unit are regulated in response to a single act or operation of a single element...
2011/0301673 LIGHT THERAPY SYSTEMS AND METHODS
Light therapy systems and methods improve the use of healthy athletes' muscles before, during, and while recovering after athletic activity. LEDs increase blood...
2011/0301672 UV-EMITTING DISCHARGE LAMP
The invention relates to a UV-B emitting discharge lamp comprising Pr(III) as an activator.
2011/0301671 HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE SYMPTOM RELIEF THROUGH A LASER BASED MEDICAL INSTRUMENT
Disclosed are several methods, apparatus, and a system for providing hypertension/high blood pressure symptom relief through a laser based medical instrument....
2011/0301670 TIBIAL NERVE STIMULATION
Apparatus and methods are described, including identifying a subject as suffering from polyneuropathy. In response to the identifying, electrodes are placed...
2011/0301669 Alignment Indication for Transcutaneous Energy Transfer
System for transcutaneous energy transfer. An implantable medical device, adapted to be implanted in a patient, has componentry for providing a therapeutic...
2011/0301668 SYSTEM, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SUPPLYING ENERGY TO AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE
An implanted coil supplies energy or control signals to, or provides information from, a medical device implanted in a human or animal patient. Preferably, the...
2011/0301667 INDUCTIVELY RECHARGEABLE EXTERNAL ENERGY SOURCE, CHARGER, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR A TRANSCUTANEOUS INDUCTIVE...
A mechanism for transferring energy from an external power source to an implantable medical device is disclosed. A sensor may be used to measure a parameter...
2011/0301666 System and Method for Transvascular Activation of Cardiac Nerves with Automatic Restart
A system and method for electrically stimulating the heart muscle to improve heart function requires identifying a site in the venous system adjacent a...
2011/0301665 MICROFABRICATED NEUROSTIMULATION DEVICE
Described herein are microelectrode array devices, and methods of fabrication and use of the same, to provide highly localized and efficient electrical...
2011/0301664 NEUROMODULATORY METHODS FOR TREATING PULMONARY DISORDERS
A method for treating asthma in a subject includes inserting a therapy delivery device into a vessel of a subject. The therapy delivery device is advanced to a...
2011/0301663 TREATMENT OF A PELVIC CONDITION THROUGH INDIRECT ELECTRICAL STIMULATION
Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to a method of treating a pelvic condition of a patient through the indirect stimulation of a pelvic...
2011/0301662 STIMULATION OF THE URINARY SYSTEM
Apparatus and methods are provided, including a bladder stimulator that includes an elongate element adapted to pass through a urethra or adapted to pass...
2011/0301661 Atrial Tachyarrhymia Detection System And Method
A system and method provide for detecting atrial arrhythmias within an implantable medical device capable of sensing and pacing at least an atrium of a heart....
2011/0301660 HEART FAILURE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Various system embodiments comprise a stimulator adapted to deliver a stimulation signal for a heart failure therapy, a number of sensors adapted to provide at...
2011/0301659 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...
2011/0301658 SPATIALLY SELECTIVE VAGUS NERVE STIMULATION
By targeting on selected branches or fascicles of a vagus nerve using electrode placement and/or selection, one or more target branches of the vagus nerve are...
2011/0301657 Durable small gauge wire electrical conductor suitable for delivery of high intensity energy pulses
Implantable medical devices intended for electrostimulation and sensing devices typically incorporate one or more electrical conductors as leads for electrical...
2011/0301656 PREFERRED ADI/R: A PERMANENT PACING MODE TO ELIMINATE VENTRICULAR PACING WHILE MAINTAINING BACKUP SUPPORT
A preferred atrial-based pacing method and apparatus is provided using an intelligent cardiac pacing system to having the ability to continue atrial-based...
2011/0301655 BONE FRACTURE FIXATION SYSTEM
A bone fracture fixation system including a bone plate having a contour that substantially matches the contour of an underlying bone. The bone fracture fixation...
2011/0301654 HIP RESURFACING
A method of locating an acetabular cup implant (100) in a pelvis comprises locating a plurality of reference points on the pelvis, defining a target location of...
2011/0301653 Hammer toe implant with expansion portion for retrograde approach
An implant for fusing adjacent bones is disclosed. The implant includes an elongate threaded member and a flexible portion extending from the elongate threaded...
2011/0301652 HAMMER TOE IMPLANT AND METHOD
An implant is disclosed including an elongate threaded portion and a blade portion extending from the elongate threaded portion. The blade portion has a taper...
2011/0301651 OFFSET MULTIAXIAL OR POLYAXIAL SCREW, SYSTEM AND ASSEMBLY
A capless multiaxial screw fixation assembly, including: a screw having a threaded portion and a screw head portion positioned at one end thereof; and, a...
2011/0301650 ADJSUTABLE BONE ANCHOR ASEMBLY
A medical implant device has in one embodiment a receiver member for receiving an elongated member, a crown member, an anchor member and a retaining member. An...
2011/0301649 Conforming Bone Stabilization Receiver
A receiver for engaging a bone stabilizing element includes a receiver portion connectable to the stabilizing element, and a base portion connectable to a bone...
2011/0301648 Methods and Devices for Treating Hallux Valgus
The various embodiments disclosed herein relate to implantable devices for the treatment of structural bone and joint deformity, including hallux valgus. More...
2011/0301647 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PEDICLE SCREW STABILIZATION OF SPINAL VERTEBRAE
The present application is directed to various spinal stabilization systems. The systems can include one or more guiding elements attached to screw members to...
2011/0301646 COMPRESSION-DISTRACTION SPINAL FIXATION SYSTEM
Compression-distraction spinal fixation systems, and methods of performing compression-distraction spinal fixation, are provided that include screw-rod...
2011/0301645 Skeletal adjustment device
This invention is an implantable device that enables non-invasive post-operative adjustment of the motion dynamics between two members of the human skeletal...
2011/0301644 SPINAL STABILIZATION SYSTEM
A spinal stabilization system for a spinal column including a flexible support construct extending between a first vertebral connector configured to be secured...
2011/0301643 Spinal Stabilization Device
A flexible connection unit for use in a spinal fixation device that includes: a longitudinal member having first and second ends and a flexible member...
2011/0301642 Curved needle
A needle assembly and method for ligating a vessel. The needle shaft is substantially curved and carries a shuttle tethered to a needle. The shuttle is...
2011/0301641 Systems And Methods For Treating Septal Defects
A system for treating a septal defect having an implantable treatment apparatus and devices for delivering the implantable treatment apparatus, devices for...
2011/0301640 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR SEALING A PUNCTURE IN TISSUE
An occlusion device for sealing a puncture through tissue includes a tubular wire member having a proximal end, a distal end sized for insertion into the...
2011/0301639 One-Part Moisture-Curable Tissue Sealant
A tissue sealant is described that includes the reaction product of (a) a polyol having at least two groups capable of reacting with an alkoxy silane and (b) an...
2011/0301638 SELF-LOCKING CLOSURE DEVICE FOR PERCUTANEOUSLY SEALING PUNCTURES
A closure device for sealing a percutaneous puncture in a wall of a body passageway of a living being. In an exemplary embodiment, the closure device includes...
2011/0301637 Apparatus for Performing an Electrosurgical Procedure
An endoscopic forceps is provided and includes a housing having a shaft. An end effector assembly operatively connects to a distal end of the shaft and has a...
2011/0301636 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR VASCULAR FILTER RETRIEVAL
Apparatus and methods for retrieving a vascular filter from a vessel are provided wherein a retrieval adapter is delivered to a treatment site concurrently...
2011/0301635 EMBOLIC PROTECTION FILTERING DEVICE THAT ACAN BE ADAPTED TO BE ADANCED OVER A GUIDEWIRE
An improved embolic protection filtering device. In at least some embodiments, an embolic protection filtering device includes a filter wire assembly. The...
2011/0301634 Systems and Methods for Removing and Fragmenting Undesirable Material Within a Circulatory System
A method for removing an undesirable material is provided. The method includes maneuvering a first cannula within a vessel such that it is positioned for...
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