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ATTACHMENT DEVICES AND ASSOCIATED METHODS OF USE WITH A NERVE STIMULATION
Devices, systems and methods for transcutaneous charging of implanted medical devices are provided herein. Such devices include a portable charging device and...
System and Method for Transcranial Current Loop Brain Stimulation
A method and device is described, which provides electrical stimulation to the brain of a person, where the device comprises an external portion and at least...
TOROIDAL COMPRESSIBLE ELEMENT INCLUDING A SWITCHBACK PATTERN
An example includes an apparatus for use within a header of an implantable medical device, the apparatus including a substantially annular spring, sized and...
ACTIVE IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE WITH DYNAMIC OPTIMIZATION OF STIMULATION
The disclosure relates to a device including a circuit for adjusting the energy of the stimulation pulses, independently controlling the pulse width and the...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO ACCOUNT FOR NECK MOVEMENT DURING NERVE STIMULATION
Some embodiments provide a method, comprising performing a neural stimulation test routine for stimulating a neural target in a cervical region of a patient,...
Spinal Cord Stimulation with Interferential Current
A stimulator and a method for the treatment of intractable pain syndromes by electrical stimulation of the spinal cord is disclosed in which implantable...
Method for Adjusting a System for Stimulating a Hypoglossal Nerve
A method for titrating a stimulation parameter for one or more electrode contacts in a system for stimulating a hypoglossal nerve of a patient includes...
EXTRAOCULAR EPIRETINAL IMPLANT
A visual prosthesis in the form of a retinal implant, which is distinguished by the least possible space requirement inside the eye, is achieved by a visual...
ENHANCING VISION FOR A VISION IMPAIRED USER
This disclosure concerns a method for enhancing vision for a vision impaired user comprises. A processor, such as a controller of a retinal prosthesis,...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ANIMAL-HUMAN NEURAL INTERFACE
Aspects of the invention include system and method for transmitting neural data extracted from an electrical signal of a non-human mammal to a human. The...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FACILITATING APICAL ELECTRODE STIMULATION BY AN
ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC STIMULATION SYSTEM
An exemplary system includes an electro-acoustic stimulation ("EAS") device, a cochlear implant, an electrode lead comprising a plurality of basal electrodes...
Input Selection For An Auditory Prosthesis
Providing stimulation signals for an implanted auditory prosthesis including receiving first and second sound signals at first and second sound input devices,...
AUDITORY SIGNAL PROCESSING
Methods, systems, and devices for processing an auditory signal to generate auditory prosthesis electrode stimuli in response to an incoming acoustic signal...
IMPLANTED AUDITORY PROSTHESIS CONTROL BY COMPONENT MOVEMENT
Operational modes or settings of a totally implantable cochlear implant can be adjusted or changed based on movement of an external element. Sensors in the...
COCHLEAR IMPLANT AND AN OPERATING METHOD THEREOF
A cochlear implant is disclosed in an embodiment. The implant includes a signal level detector configured to determine a total signal level of an incoming...
Cochlear Implant Fitting Via Efferent Nerve Fibers
A system for frequency matching a cochlear implant during fitting includes a tissue stimulation device configured to generate a tonal stimulus to mask efferent...
DEVICE AND METHOD FOR NEURAL COCHLEA STIMULATION
There is provided a device for neural stimulation of a patient's cochlea, comprising means for providing an input audio signal; a sound processor for...
MRI-SAFE IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE
A medical lead is provided for use in a pulse stimulation system of the type which includes a pulse generator for producing electrical stimulation therapy. The...
METHODS, IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL LEADS, AND RELATED SYSTEMS TO MONITOR AND
LIMIT TEMPERATURE CHANGES IN PROXIMTY TO...
A temperature sensor is included within a lead in proximity to distal electrodes. The temperature sensor measures temperature change at the electrode to tissue...
IMPLANTABLE LEADS WITH FLAG EXTENSIONS
In one example, an implantable lead includes a substrate and an electrically conductive material disposed on the substrate to form a flexible circuit. The...
ASYMMETRIC COCHLEAR IMPLANT ELECTRODES AND METHOD
An implantable lead may include an insulating substrate and a first asymmetric electrode formed on the insulating substrate. The first asymmetric electrode may...
SILICONE CONCENTRIC ELECTRODES AND ELECTRICAL STIMULATION SYSTEM
The present disclosure illustrates a silicone concentric electrode and applies to electrical stimulation. The electrode includes at least a silicone electrode...
NEEDLEFREE VALVE DEVICE
Needlefree valve device (1) for controlling the flow of fluid in a pathway, the device (1) being operable in a closed and in an open configuration and...
NEEDLEFREE VALVE DEVICE
Needle free valve device (1) for controlling the flow of fluid in a pathway, the device (1) being operable in a closed and in an open configuration and...
SEPTUM ACTUATOR WITH INSERTION DEPTH LIMITER AND COMPRESSION COMPENSATOR
A multi-use intravenous infusion assembly is presented which includes a septum actuator having various features to prevent over-insertion of the septum...
PORTAL AND SEPTUM THEREFOR
An implantable portal includes a septum that has embedded therein a plurality of formations that together form an indicia adapted to identify at least one...
An applicator assembly includes at least one ampoule formed of a frangible material and containing liquid to be applied, a body having a proximal end, a distal...
METHODS AND DEVICES TO PREVENT PREMATURE BIRTH
Methods and devices to affect types, proportion, quantity, distribution, or proliferation of microorganisms within a female reproductive system.
TISSUE EXPANDER WITH SEPARABLE COATING
The present invention provides a tissue expander (10) comprising a self-inflating core (12 or 2e) having a non-inflated state and an inflated state and a...
CONFORMABLE TISSUE EXPANDER
The present invention provides a tissue expander (10) comprising a self-inflating core (12) having a non-inflated state and an inflated state and a coating...
METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR TREATING HYDROCEPHALUS
Methods for treating hydrocephalus using a shunt, the shunt having one or more CSF intake openings in a distal portion, a valve disposed in a proximal portion...
DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR IMPLANTABLE FLOW CONNECTOR
A delivery system for delivering an implant to a first space within a body of a patient including an elongate delivery member having a proximal portion, a...
LOCKING LOOP CATHETER
A drainage catheter system includes an elongate tube with proximal and distal ends and a filament extending the tube that is adjustable to create a closed loop...
Balloon Catheter Systems for Delivery of Dry Drug Delivery Vesicles to a
Vessel in the Body
Devices and methods for balloon delivery of rapamycin and other hydrophobic compounds to the wall of blood vessels. Balloon catheters, such as those used for...
A medical balloon for a balloon catheter is described. The balloon has at least a first layer made from a first material and a second layer made from a second...
BILIARY ACCESS CATHETER SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR ACCESSING THE BILIARY TREE
Medical devices and methods are disclosed. An example method for accessing a body lumen may include providing a catheter system. The catheter system may...
MAGNETICALLY INSERTABLE WIRE MATERIALS
A wire construct is ferromagnetic and/or biocompatible, while also having a size and geometry appropriate for use as an electrode for insertion into an in vivo...
MEDICAL GUIDEWIRES FOR TORTUOUS VESSELS
Three groups of guidewire embodiments are described with particularly suitable structures for navigating circuitous vessels, especially blood vessels of the...
INTRODUCER SHEATH AND INTRODUCER ASSEMBLY
An introducer sheath, which is formed from a tubular member provided with a hollow portion through which an elongated body is freely insertable, and which...
METHOD OF DISSECTING TISSUE
A method of dissecting tissue includes inserting a magnetized catheter into a urethra; magnetically pushing a tool away from the urethra with the magnetized...
INTRAVASCULAR CATHETER HAVING AN EXPANDABLE PORTION
An apparatus and method for the treatment of intravascular medical conditions is provided. The device comprising a handle assembly, an expandable portion...
A catheter has an entrance opening defined by the first end of a catheter body and non-smooth inner surface. The entrance opening intersects a longitudinal...
CATHETER AND A METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A CATHETER
A balloon catheter comprising a catheter (3) and a balloon (7) located at a distal end (5) of the catheter (3). A plurality of measuring electrodes (12) formed...
FLOAT RETENTION ARRANGEMENT FOR HUMIDIFICATION CHAMBER
A float retention arrangement and related methods for a humidification chamber that includes at least one float that operates an inlet valve that controls a...
COMPRESSIBLE RESPIRATORY THERAPY HOSE AND COLLECTING ROD FOR STORAGE
A compressible respiratory gas hose system interconnects a breathing gas source 101 and a patient interface device. The hose system has an open position when a...
OUTLET CONNECTION ASSEMBLY AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME
A connection assembly for a respiratory therapy system, comprising: an outlet assembly, said outlet assembly including an outlet housing and a swivelling disc...
BREATHING MASK AND METHODS THEREOF
Embodiments of the present invention relate to a breathing mask for alleviating conditions causing sleep apnea and avoiding onset claustrophobia in a patient...
A nasal cannula for use in a system for providing a flow of respiratory gases to a user is described. The nasal cannula comprises a body made from a pliable...
A patient respiratory interface for use in an aerosol delivery system is disclosed. The interface may provide a mechanism for introducing an aerosolized...
SYSTEM AND METHOD OF EXPEDITING WEANING FROM VENTILATOR SUPPORT INCLUDING
AN ARTIFICIAL AIRWAY CLEANING APPARATUS
A cleaning apparatus including an elongate tubular member utilized by extending into an artificial airway such as, but not limited to, an endotracheal tube...