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Kerry Bradley: System for measuring cardiac rhythm parameters for assessment of spinal cord stimulation. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, Philip H Lee, Travis K Laird, January 9, 2007: US07162304 (145 worldwide citation)

A neuro-stimulation system and method are provided which can monitor EKG signals and provide electrical stimulation. The system comprises a stimulation lead having at least one stimulating electrode on the lead and an IPG having a case and connectors. The connectors can mechanically and electrical c ...


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Gerald E Loeb, Michael A Faltys: Multichannel cochlear prosthesis with flexible control of stimulus waveforms. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, December 14, 1999: US06002966 (144 worldwide citation)

A method and system provides a wide range of temporospatial patterns of electrical stimulation waveforms to be readily specified for respective channels of a multichannel cochlear prosthesis. The cochlear prosthesis includes a speech processor system and a cochlear stimulator. The speech processor s ...


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Gerald E Loeb, Michael A Faltys: Multichannel cochlear prosthesis with flexible control of stimulus waveforms. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, February 11, 1997: US05601617 (142 worldwide citation)

A method and system of readily specifying a wide range of temporospatial patterns of electrical stimulation waveforms that can be used by an implantable cochlear prosthesis. Such stimulation patterns and waveforms can thus be readily tested by an audiologist in the process of fitting the cochlear pr ...


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Mark R Stultz: Programmable implantable pump with accessory reservoirs and multiple independent lumen catheter. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, August 1, 2006: US07083593 (141 worldwide citation)

An implantable pump system includes: (1) an implantable pump having separate chambers or reservoirs, at least one of which is coupled to the pump so as to allow a programmable rate of delivery of the medication stored in the pump chamber or reservoir, the other chambers or reservoirs of which are at ...


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Michael A Faltys, Gerald E Loeb: Self-adjusting cochlear implant system and method for fitting same. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, December 5, 2000: US06157861 (141 worldwide citation)

A self-adjusting implantable cochlear implant system (46) includes an implant portion (50) and an external portion (53). The system provides a device and a way to objectively determine selected psychophysical parameters, such as stimulation threshold, comfort level and loudness resolution, used by t ...


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Todd K Whitehurst, James P McGivern: Advanced Bionics Corporation, Laura Haburay Bishop, Bryant R Gold, November 18, 2003: US06650943 (141 worldwide citation)

An implantable stimulator(s) with at least two electrodes, which is small enough to have the electrodes located adjacent to a cavernous nerve(s) or other nerve(s) innervating the reproductive organs, uses a power source/storage device, such as a rechargeable battery. Periodic recharging of such a ba ...


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Daniel J Klosterman, Kelly H McClure, Goran N Marnfeldt, Jordi Parramon, Matthew I Haller, Rudolph V Park: Telemetry system for use with microstimulator. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, Laura Haburay Bishop, Wong Cabello, February 13, 2007: US07177698 (140 worldwide citation)

An implantable microstimulator configured to be implanted beneath a patient's skin for tissue stimulation employs a bi-directional RF telemetry link for allowing data-containing signals to be sent to and from the implantable microstimulator from at least two external devices. Further, a separate ele ...


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Paul M Meadows, Carla M Mann: Deep brain stimulation system for the treatment of Parkinsons Disease or other disorders. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, July 19, 2005: US06920359 (140 worldwide citation)

A deep brain stimulation (DBS) system (10) provides a multiplicity of stimulation channels through which stimulation may be delivered deep within the brain of the patient. The DBS system is powered by a rechargeable battery (27). In one embodiment, the system has four channels driving sixteen electr ...


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Rankiri Tissa Karunasiri, Charles C Finley: Remote monitoring of implantable cochlear stimulator. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, February 27, 2001: US06195585 (136 worldwide citation)

Monitoring/measurement circuitry within an implantable stimulator, e.g., an implantable cochlear stimulator (ICS), includes a first analog multiplexer (MUX) connected to a gain controlled, low noise, differential amplifier. The output of the differential amplifier is coupled to a second analog MUX a ...