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Reese S Terry Jr, Joachim F Wernicke: Therapeutic treatment of sleep disorder by nerve stimulation. Cyberonics, O Connor Cavanagh et al, August 9, 1994: US05335657 (844 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for treating and controlling sleep disorders by detecting the presence of the sleep disorder under treatment, and, in response, selectively applying a predetermined electrical signal to the patient's vagus nerve for stimulation thereof to alleviate the sleep disorder under treat ...


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Reese S Terry Jr, Ross G Baker Jr, Andre Marquette: Treating refractory hypertension by nerve stimulation. Cyberonics, Wigman Cohen Leitner & Myers P C, January 13, 1998: US05707400 (770 worldwide citation)

A method of treating patients suffering from refractory hypertension includes identifying a patient suffering from the disorder and applying a stimulating electrical signal to the patient's vagus nerve predetermined to modulate the electrical activity of the nerve and to alleviate the hypertension. ...


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Joachim F Wernicke, Reese S Terry Jr, Jacob Zabara: Treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders by nerve stimulation. Cyberonics, O Connor Cavanagh Anderson Westover Killingsworth & Beshears, April 5, 1994: US05299569 (682 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for treating and controlling neuropsychiatric disorders including schizophrenia, depression, and borderline personality disorder by selectively applying a predetermined electrical signal to the patient's vagus nerve for stimulation thereof to alleviate the symptoms of the disord ...


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Reese S Terry Jr, Ross G Baker Jr, Andre Marquette: Treatment of motility disorders by nerve stimulation. Cyberonics, Wigman Cohen Leitner & Myers P C, July 30, 1996: US05540730 (681 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for treating patients with motility disorders applies a modulating signal to the patient's vagus nerve to stimulate or inhibit neural impulses and produce excitatory or inhibitory neurotransmitter release by the vagus nerve according to the specific nature of the motility disorder. The app ...


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Joachim F Wernicke, Reese S Terry Jr: Treatment of endocrine disorders by nerve stimulation. Cyberonics, August 3, 1993: US05231988 (632 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus are described for treating and controlling diabetes and other systemic pancreatic endocrine disorders attributable to abnormal levels of secretion of endogenous insulin. An electrical stimulator implanted into or worn external to the patient's body is adapted, when activated, to ...


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Joachim F Wernicke, Reese S Terry Jr, Ross G Baker Jr: Treatment of eating disorders by nerve stimulation. Cyberonics, Leitner Green & Christensen, February 23, 1993: US05188104 (576 worldwide citation)

A method of treating patients with compulsive eating disorders includes the steps of detecting a preselected event indicative of an imminent need for treatment of the specific eating disorder of interest, and responding to the detected occurrence of the preselected event by applying a predetermined ...


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Reese S Terry Jr, Joachim F Wernicke, Ross G Baker Jr: Therapeutic treatment of migraine symptoms by stimulation. Cyberonics, Leitner Greene & Christensen, June 1, 1993: US05215086 (562 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for treating and controlling migraine by selectively applying a predetermined electrical signal to the patient's vagus nerve for stimulation thereof to alleviate the migraine attack. The signal is a pulse waveform having parameters programmed to desynchronize the patient's EEG i ...


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Joachim F Wernicke, Reese S Terry Jr, Ross G Baker Jr: Treatment of eating disorders by nerve stimulation. Cyberonics, O Connor Cavanagh Anderson Westover Killingsworth & Beshears, November 23, 1993: US05263480 (545 worldwide citation)

A method of treating patients with compulsive eating disorders includes the steps of detecting a preselected event indicative of an imminent need for treatment of the specific eating disorder of interest, and responding to the detected occurrence of the preselected event by applying a predetermined ...


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Reese S Terry Jr, Burke Barrett, Alan Adkins: Method to enhance cardiac capillary growth in heart failure patients. Cyberonics, Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, October 29, 2002: US06473644 (509 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for treating patients suffering from heart failure to increase cardiac output. The patient's vagus nerve is electrically stimulated or modulated with a sequence of substantially equally spaced pulses by an implanted neurostimulator, and the frequency of the stimulating pul ...


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Paul Rutecki, Joachim F Wernicke, Reese S Terry Jr: Treatment of pain by vagal afferent stimulation. Cyberonics, O Connor Cavanagh, July 19, 1994: US05330515 (506 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for treating severe chronic, persistent or recurring neuropathic or psychogenic pain, or pain which is nociceptive if the patient is suffering from terminal disease, by selectively applying a pulse waveform to a lead/electrode implanted on the patient's cervical vagus nerve or o ...