07343202 is referenced by 53 patents and cites 83 patents.

Systems and methods provide a stimulation electrode assembly comprising an elongated lead sized and configured to be implanted within an adipose tissue region. The lead includes an electrically conductive portion to apply electrical stimulation to nerve or muscle in the adipose tissue region and at least one expandable anchoring structure deployable from the lead to engage adipose tissue and resist dislodgment and/or migration of the electrically conductive portion within the adipose tissue region.

Title
Method for affecting urinary function with electrode implantation in adipose tissue
Application Number
11/150419
Publication Number
7343202 (B2)
Application Date
June 10, 2005
Publication Date
March 11, 2008
Inventor
Maria Bennett
Lyndhurst
OH, US
Julie Grill
Chapel Hill
NC, US
Geoffrey B Thrope
Shaker Heights
OH, US
Robert B Strother
Willoughby Hills
OH, US
Joseph J Mrva
Euclid
OH, US
Agent
Ryan Krumholz & Manion S C
Assignee
NDI Medical
OH, US
IPC
A61N 1/36
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