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Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by repetitively or cyclically blocking conduction in a peripheral neural structure are disclosed. Timing of delivery of blocking stimuli may be based upon overall activity level of the subject or use/activity of a portion of the body of a subject.

Title
Method and system for cyclical neural modulation based on activity state
Application Number
11/999721
Publication Number
8180446 (B2)
Application Date
December 5, 2007
Publication Date
May 15, 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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