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Robert A Adkins, Cormac A O Donovan, Reese S Terry Jr: Automatic activation of a neurostimulator device using a detection algorithm based on cardiac activity. Cyberonics, Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, July 27, 1999: US05928272 (496 worldwide citation)

A device and method of controlling seizures in an epileptic patient, in which the device is implanted in the patient for selective activation to generate an electrical waveform constituting a pre-programmed therapy regimen for application to the patient's vagus nerve to modulate the electrical activ ...


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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 (495 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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Steve E Maschino, Shawn D Kollatschny: Circumneural electrode assembly. Cyberonics, Blank Rome, July 29, 2003: US06600956 (481 worldwide citation)

An electrode assembly to be installed on a patient's nerve has a thin, flexible, electrically insulating circumneural carrier with a split circumferential configuration longitudinally attached to a lead at the distal end thereof. The carrier possesses circumferential resiliency and has at least ...


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Reese S Terry Jr, Robert A Adkins, Burke T Barrett: Treatment of congestive heart failure and autonomic cardiovascular drive disorders. Cyberonics, Blank Rome, September 16, 2003: US06622041 (465 worldwide citation)

A device for treating patients suffering from congestive heart failure includes an implantable neurostimulator for stimulating the patient's vagus nerve at or above the cardiac branch with an electrical pulse waveform at a stimulating rate sufficient to maintain the patient's heart beat at ...


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Albert L Donaldson: Method and apparatus for filtering junk email. ESCOM Corporation, Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, November 20, 2001: US06321267 (451 worldwide citation)

An Active Filtering proxy filters electronic junk mail (also known as spam, bulk mail, or advertising) received at a Message Transfer Agent from remote Internet hosts using the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). The proxy actively probes remote hosts that attempt to send mail to the protected mai ...


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InBae Yoon, Samuel C Yoon: Surgical instrument with multiple rotatably mounted offset end effectors and method of using the same. InBae Yoon, Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, April 10, 2001: US06214028 (437 worldwide citation)

An instrument for operating on anatomical tissue includes a barrel having two or more driver therein which can be manipulated from a proximal end of the barrel. End effectors of each driver are offset from a rotatable shaft by a transverse arm. In an insertion position, the end effectors are confine ...


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John R Coffee, Richard W Rudow, Robert F Allen, Mark Billings, David A Dye, Mark L Kirchner, Robert W Lewis, Kevin M Marvin, Robert D Sleeper, William A Tekniepe: Vehicle tracking, communication and fleet management system. Trimble Navigation, Blank Rome, August 26, 2003: US06611755 (414 worldwide citation)

A vehicle fleet management information system identifies location and direction of movement of each vehicle in a fleet in real-time, and automatically reports such information, as well as status of predetermined events in which the vehicle is engaged, directly to the fleet manager. Each fleet vehicl ...


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InBae Yoon: Surgical instrument with multiple rotatably mounted spreadable end effectors. Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, September 21, 1999: US05954731 (393 worldwide citation)

An instrument for performing a surgical procedure includes a housing, an elongate shaft having a proximal end mounted by the housing and a distal end with a peripheral edge, a first end effector assembly protruding from the distal end of the elongate shaft and having an end effector at a distal end, ...


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Burke Barrett, Ramish K Reddy, Mitchell S Roslin: Treatment of obesity by bilateral vagus nerve stimulation. Cyberonics, Blank Rome, July 1, 2003: US06587719 (385 worldwide citation)

A method of treating patients for compulsive overeating includes stimulating left and right branches of the patient's vagus nerve simultaneously with electrical pulses in a predetermined sequence of a first period in which pulses are applied continuously, alternating with a second period in whi ...


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InBae Yoon: Surgical instrument having jaws and an operating channel and method for use thereof. Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, August 8, 2000: US06099550 (384 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument includes a forceps unit for being positioned within an anatomical cavity. The forceps unit includes a housing, an outer tubular member, an intermediate tubular member, and a handle mechanism coupled with at least one of the intermediate and outer tubular members for creating re ...



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