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Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by blocking conduction in peripheral neural structures with thermal stimuli are disclosed. Methods and systems for reversing effects of thermal blocking stimuli and/or for producing substantially permanent conduction block are also disclosed.

Title
System for thermal modulation of neural activity
Application Number
12/80789
Publication Number
8170660 (B2)
Application Date
April 4, 2008
Publication Date
May 1, 2012
Inventor
Gregory J Zipfel
St. Louis
MO, US
Victoria Y H Wood
Livermore
CA, US
Lowell L Wood Jr
Bellevue
WA, US
Michael A Smith
Phoenix
AZ, US
Nathan P Myhrvold
Medina
WA, US
Eric C Leuthardt
St. Louis
MO, US
Jordin T Kare
Seattle
WA, US
Muriel Y Ishikawa
Livermore
CA, US
Roderick A Hyde
Redmond
WA, US
Eleanor V Goodall
Seattle
WA, US
Joshua L Dowling
Webster Groves
MO, US
Colin P Derdeyn
St. Louis
MO, US
Gregory J Della Rocca
Columbia
MO, US
Ralph G Dacey Jr
St. Louis
MO, US
IPC
A61N 1/18
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