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Maria Bennett, Robert B Strother, Julie Grill, Joseph J Mrva, Therese Zmina, Geoffrey B Thrope: Medtronic Urinary Solutions, Campbell Nelson Whippps, July 21, 2009: US07565198 (40 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods treat urinary incontinence by the bilateral stimulation of the left and/or right branches of the dorsal genital nerves using a single lead implanted in adipose or other tissue in the region at or near the pubic symphysis.


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Robert B Strother, Joseph J Mrva, Geoffrey B Thrope: Implantable systems and methods for acquisition and processing of electrical signals. Medtronic Urinary Solutions, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, June 5, 2012: US08195304 (39 worldwide citation)

Improved assemblies, systems, and methods provide an electrical signal processor for acquisition and processing of electric signals from tissue. The electrical signal processor is sized and configured to be implanted in subcutaneous tissue. The electrical signal processor includes an electrically co ...


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Maria E Bennett, Kenneth P Rundle, Stuart F Rubin, James Coburn, Danny R Pack, Robert B Strother, Geoffrey B Thrope, Joseph J Mrva: Systems and methods for clinician control of stimulation systems. Medtronic Urinary Solutions, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, July 20, 2010: US07761167 (36 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for programming and logging medical device and patient data are provided. The systems include a handheld device, which is capable of communicating with a medical device, and a base station, which provides connectivity for the handheld device to accomplish various functions such a ...


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Joseph W Boggs, Robert B Strother, Joseph J Mrva, Geoffrey B Thrope: Medtronic Urinary Solutions, Campbell Nelson Whipps, February 22, 2011: US07894913 (28 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods use an external and/or implantable pulse generator system for neuromodulation stimulation to treat sexual dysfunction by the unilateral or bilateral stimulation of a target nerve A and/or a target nerve B using one or more leads and electrodes implanted in tissue in the pelvic re ...


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Joseph J Mrva, Robert B Strother, Geoffrey B Thrope, Julie Grill, Maria E Bennett: Methods for electrical stimulation of nerves in adipose tissue regions. Medtronic Urinary Solutions, Campbell Nelson Whipps, January 4, 2011: US07865250 (18 worldwide citation)

Systems provide a stimulation electrode assembly sized and configured for placement in an adipose tissue region to stimulate a nerve in the adipose tissue region comprising an elongated lead sized and configured to be implanted within the adipose tissue region, the lead including at least two electr ...


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Bennett Maria E, Grill Julie, Lechman Tina, Mrva Joseph J, Strother Robert B, Thrope Geoffrey B, Zmina Therese M, Galecki Steven M, Pack Danny R: Systems and methods for a trial stage and/or long-term treatment of disorders of the body using neurostimulation. Medtronic Urinary Solutions, Bennett Maria E, Grill Julie, Lechman Tina, Mrva Joseph J, Strother Robert B, Thrope Geoffrey B, Zmina Therese M, Galecki Steven M, Pack Danny R, FRANZEN Rick L, May 7, 2009: WO/2009/058984 (10 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods screen and/or treat disorders of the body using neurostimulation. A trial system implants a temporary or permanent percutaneous lead and couples the lead to an external pulse generator. The external pulse generator supplies a prescribed stimulation regime through the lead to a ta ...


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Robert B Strother, Joseph J Mrva, Geoffrey B Thrope: Implantable pulse generator power management. Medtronic Urinary Solutions, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, April 24, 2012: US08165692 (6 worldwide citation)

Improved assemblies, systems, and methods provide an implantable pulse generator for prosthetic or therapeutic stimulation of muscles, nerves, or central nervous system tissue, or any combination thereof. The implantable pulse generator is sized and configured to be implanted subcutaneously in a tis ...


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Robert B Strother, James E Barber, Joseph J Mrva, Christopher A Thierfelder, Maria E Bennett, Geoffrey B Thrope, Danny R Pack, Stuart F Rubin: Systems and methods for patient control of stimulation systems. Medtronic Urinary Solutions, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, November 1, 2016: US09480846 (4 worldwide citation)

Provided is a portable controller and associated method that provides a patient or caregiver the ability to recharge and alter the parameters of an implanted medical device, while allowing the patient substantially unobstructed mobility. To enable mobility, the controller may be worn on a belt or cl ...


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Robert B Strother, Geoffrey B Thrope, Danny R Pack: Implantable pulse generator systems and methods for providing functional and/or therapeutic stimulation of muscles and/or nerves and/or central nervous system tissue. MEDTRONIC URINARY SOLUTIONS, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, April 12, 2016: US09308382 (2 worldwide citation)

Improved assemblies, systems, and methods provide a stimulation system for prosthetic or therapeutic stimulation of muscles, nerves, or central nervous system tissue, or any combination. The stimulation system includes an implantable pulse generator and a lead sized and configured to be implanted su ...


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Boggs Joseph W, Strother Robert B, Mrva Joseph J, Thrope Geoffrey B: Medtronic Urinary Solutions, Boggs Joseph W, Strother Robert B, Mrva Joseph J, Thrope Geoffrey B, FRANZEN Rick L, February 19, 2009: WO/2009/023543 (2 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods use an external and/or implantable pulse generator system for neuromodulation stimulation to treat sexual dysfunction by the unilateral or bilateral stimulation of a target nerve A and/or a target nerve B using one or more leads and electrodes implanted in tissue in the pelvic re ...