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Systems and methods for selectively stimulating components in, on, or near
the pudendal nerve or its branches...
Systems and methods selectively stimulate components of the pudendal nerve away from the sacral root to evoke desired physiologic responses in persons who lack...
Determining and forecasting end of life for an implantable medical device
having a rechargeable battery
An algorithm programmed into the control circuitry of a rechargeable-battery Implantable Medical Device (IMD) is disclosed that can quantitatively forecast and...
Patient posture determination and stimulation program adjustment in an
implantable stimulator device using...
Methods and circuitry for determining an implanted-neurostimulator patient's position, and adjusting a situation program delivered by the neurostimulator based...
System and method for independently operating multiple neurostimulation
A multi-channel neurostimulation system comprises a plurality of electrical terminals configured for being respectively coupled to a plurality of electrodes,...
Current sensing multiple output current stimulators
A multiple output current stimulator circuit with fast turn on time is described. At least one pair of input side and output side transistors is arranged in a...
System and method for neuromodulation
A method of treating autonomic imbalance in a patient includes energizing a first therapeutic element disposed to deliver therapy to a parasympathetic nerve...
Field augmented current steering using voltage sources
A neurostimulation comprises a plurality of electrical terminals configured for being respectively coupled to an array of electrodes, at least three...
Deep brain stimulation of the subcallosal cingulate area for treatment of
refractory anorexia nervosa
In one embodiment, a method of treating an eating disorder in a patient, comprises: diagnosing the eating disorder in the patient; and electrically stimulating...
Responsive neurostimulation for the treatment of chronic cardiac
Systems and methods are provided for delivering neurostimulation therapies to patients for treating chronic heart failure. A neural fulcrum zone is identified...
Systems and methods for optimizing a compliance voltage of an auditory
An exemplary system includes a sound processor that 1) determines a relative importance of performance versus power conservation for an auditory prosthesis, 2)...
Low frequency electrical stimulation therapy for pelvic floor disorders
In some examples, relatively low frequency (e.g., less than about 50 Hertz) electrical stimulation therapy is delivered to a target tissue site proximate to one...
Gastric electrical stimulation with lockout interval anti-desensitization
The disclosure is directed to gastric stimulation programmers, stimulators and methods for controlling delivery of gastric stimulation therapy to maintain the...
Behind-the-ear (BTE) prosthetic device with antenna
A BTE prosthetic device for use in a medical system or prosthesis comprises a connector configured to mechanically attach an auxiliary device of the system to...
A highly flexible implantable lead that offers improved flexibility, fatigue life and fatigue and abrasion resistance improved reliability, effective electrode...
Neurostimulation system and method for compounding current to minimize
A neurostimulation system and method of providing therapy to a patient implanted with a plurality of electrodes using a plurality of electrical sources is...
Cochlear implant electrode array and method for inserting the same into a
An exemplary cochlear electrode array includes a flexible body having a pre-curved spiral shape so as to conform with the curvature of a human cochlea, a...
A flexible catheter includes two electrical contacts in a distal region of the catheter and a distal aperture of a hose line. The electrical contacts are...
Systems and methods for testing neural stimulation sites
Various system embodiments comprise a medical device, comprising a flexible tether, a neural stimulation circuit, and a controller. The flexible tether is...
Ultrasonic dispersion of compositions in tissue
Therapeutic agents, diagnostic agents and other compositions can be effectively delivered to target tissues using ultrasonic dispersion. For example, a...
Drug-delivering composite structures
Composite structures composed of a fibril core and a polymeric coat and designed capable of encapsulating both hydrophobic and hydrophilic bioactive agents...
Devices and methods for dilating tissues
Described here are devices and methods for dilating tissues. In other variations, the dilatation device comprises a slotted or expandable tube that may expand...
Devices and methods are provided to conduct fluid away from or deliver fluid to an area of a treatment site of a patient's body. In one example, a catheter...
Method of making a balloon dilation catheter shaft having end transition
A catheter includes a balloon and a shaft having a coaxial portion including an outer tubular member having a bore, a transition neck, an access fitting...
Catheter assemblies and methods for stabilizing a catheter assembly within
a subintimal space
Catheter assemblies include a stabilization mechanism disposed at a distal end of the catheter assembly for stabilizing the catheter assembly within a...
Non-compliant medical balloon having an integral woven fabric layer
A non-compliant medical balloon may be changed from a deflated state to an inflated state by increasing pressure within the balloon. The non-compliant medical...
Guide wire utilizing a cold worked nickel--titanium--niobium ternary alloy
Guide wire devices fabricated from a linear pseudo-elastic Ni--Ti alloy and methods for their manufacture. The Ni--Ti alloy that includes nickel, titanium, and...
Multiconductor or multipolar guidewire
This invention is a multipolar or multi-conductor guidewire which can be navigated or steered through the vasculature from outside a patient's body to perform a...
The present invention is directed to a dilator having a stiffened shaft for use as part of an introducer sheath assembly. The dilator includes a stiffener tube...
A catheter that can efficiently transmit a pressing force applied to the distal end of the catheter without breaking at a midpoint of the catheter. The catheter...
Cannular device and method of manufacture
A cannula comprising a polymeric material which is phthalate-free, yet retains flexibility, workability and elongation properties so as to avoid kinking when...
Device for humidifying breathing air for artificial respiration
A device for humidifying breathing air for artificial respiration of mammals, in particular human beings, includes at least one essentially closed container for...
Patient interface device including a moveable wedge forehead adjustment
A patient interface device is provided that includes a patient sealing assembly, such as a mask having a rigid shell and a cushion coupled to the rigid shell,...
In an embodiment, a tracheal tube system has a first tube, which is flexible. The tube has an opening that is located on the sidewalls. A balloon is attached to...
Method and apparatus for delivering a fluid to a patient
An apparatus for facilitating delivery of a fluid, such as an anaesthetic fluid, to the respiratory tract of a subject. It includes a fluid line substrate, in...
Resuscitation device with onboard processor
A resuscitator has a patient airway interface device, a bag, a flow passage coupled between the bag and patient airway interface device, and a sensor assembly....
System and method of monitoring breathing
Sidestream sampling of gas to determine information related to the composition of gas at or near the airway of a subject is implemented. From such information...
Dry powder inhalation device
Taught herein is a disposable breath actuated dry powder drug inhalation device having a powderized drug storage chamber with integral toroidal geometry and air...
Gas conditioning trocars
A gas conditioning trocar having a chamber for heating and hydrating an unconditioned insufflation gas prior to injecting a conditioned insufflation gas into a...
Nozzle unit and dispenser
A nozzle unit for discharge of a pharmaceutical medium and a dispenser equipped therewith. The nozzle unit includes a common supply channel for supply of the...
Pharmaceutical injection device
A pharmaceutical injection device (100) comprises a main body (1), a movable member (11), a pharmaceutical holding member (10), and a first detector (28). The...
Enteral feeding warming system
An enteral feeding warming system for warming enteral feeding fluid and delivering the feeding fluid to an infant or other patient comprises a pump, a warming...
Safety device for an injection syringe
The invention relates to a safety device for an injection syringe, the injection syringe including a body having an injection needle fitted thereon, the device...
Needle hub and disposal device for single-use needle assemblies
Described is a needle hub comprising a proximal end adapted to engage a medicament delivery device, a distal end having an opening, a shoulder disposed between...
Drive mechanism for a drug delivery device and resilient element for a
A plunger (4) having engaging means and a lever (5) are arranged in a body (1). The lever has a first pivot that is stationary with respect to the body in the...
Medicament delivery device
A medicament delivery device has proximal and distal housing parts connected along a longitudinal axis, the proximal part for accommodating a medicament...
Lever and gear force multiplier medication delivery system for high
pressure injection system
A drug delivery device includes a cartridge (211) for storing a medicament and a needle (203) communicating with the cartridge (211) for injecting a medicament...
Syringe and method of using
Syringes and methods of using are described which protect the syringe barrel cavity from contaminants. A first syringe is formed with a corrugated sheath which...
Medicated module with lock ring
A medicated module for an injection system to co-deliver at least two medicaments is disclosed where a primary delivery device containing a primary medicament...
Intranasal cartridge devices
Intranasal delivery devices include dosage forms containing medical compositions for use in the intranasal devices, and methods of delivering medical...
An auto-injector comprises a chassis to contain a syringe with a, needle and a stopper, a needle shroud slideable within the chassis and adapted to rest on the...