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Paul Meadows, Carla M Mann, David Karl Lee Peterson, Joey Chen: Rechargeable spinal cord stimulator system. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, February 4, 2003: US06516227 (1034 worldwide citation)

A spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system provides multiple stimulation channels, each capable of producing up to 10 mA of current into a 1 K&OHgr; load. The SCS system further includes a replenishable power source, e.g., a rechargeable battery, that requires only an occasional recharge, and offers a l ...


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Sergiu Silvian: High speed digital telemetry system for implantable device. Siemens Pacesetter, Bryant R Gold, Lisa P Weinberg, Leslie S Miller, July 31, 1990: US04944299 (631 worldwide citation)

A high speed digital telemetry system (10) includes a transmitter (12) and a receiver (14), at least one of which is adapted for use in an implantable device. The transmitter includes a data encoder (14), modulator (16), transmitting coil (20), and transmitting coil drive circuit (18). The data enco ...


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Vaughn P Cable, Clyde K Nason, Gordon W Culp: External infusion pump apparatus. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Bryant R Gold, Wayne M Kennard, August 11, 1987: US04685903 (595 worldwide citation)

A programmable infusion pump apparatus having a power supply (4, 11), a first circuit (6) responsive to the and assisting the power supply (4), power generating circuit (8) for generating sufficient power to drive a pump drive mechanism (12), a power storage circuit (10) for storing the power genera ...


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Gerald E Loeb, Frances J R Richmond: Implantable microstimulator and systems employing the same. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, April 18, 2000: US06051017 (548 worldwide citation)

Improved implantable microstimulators covered with a biocompatible polymeric coating in order to provide increased strength to the capsule thereof and to capture fragments of the microstimulator should it become mechanically disrupted and to make the microstimulator safer and easier to handle are pr ...


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James D Causey III, Harold C Schloss, Jeffery D Snell: Interactive programming and diagnostic system for use with implantable pacemaker. Siemens Pacesetter, Bryant R Gold, Leslie S Miller, March 7, 1989: US04809697 (534 worldwide citation)

An analyzer-programmer system (30) for use with an implantable medical device, such as a cardiac pacemaker (20). The system facilitates non-invasive communications with the implantable device and makes analysis of the operation of the implantable device easier to understand and perform. The system i ...


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Paul M Meadows, Carla Mann Woods, David K Peterson, Joey Chen, David H Payne: Rechargeable spinal cord stimulator system. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, Philip H Lee, May 17, 2005: US06895280 (493 worldwide citation)

A spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system includes multiple electrodes, multiple, independently programmable, stimulation channels within an implantable pulse generator (IPG) which channels can provide concurrent, but unique stimulation fields, permitting virtual electrodes to be realized. The SCS syst ...


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April A Konopka, Peter C Lord: Soft cannula subcutaneous injection set. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Bryant R Gold, July 5, 1988: US04755173 (487 worldwide citation)

An injection set for delivering a fluid to a subcutaneous injection location in a patient is disclosed which has a soft cannula projecting from a bottom surface of a holding pad. An insertion needle is initially inserted through a septum located between a catheter hub and a retaining cap mounted on ...


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Carla M Mann, David K L Peterson, Paul M Meadows: Directional programming for implantable electrode arrays. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, May 21, 2002: US06393325 (457 worldwide citation)

A programming system and method for use with an implantable tissue stimulator allows a clinician or patient to quickly determine a desired electrode stimulation pattern, including which electrodes of a multiplicity of electrodes in an electrode array should receive a stimulation current, including t ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Robert Dan Dell, Alfred E Mann, Michael A Faltys: Implantable device with improved battery recharging and powering configuration. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Bryant R Gold, May 23, 2000: US06067474 (431 worldwide citation)

An implantable system, such as a neural stimulator or a cochlear implant system, includes a rechargeable battery configuration having improved recharging and lifetime characteristics. The battery is housed within the implant's case and has first and second electrode plates. Each electrode plate has ...


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Clyde K Nason, Gordon W Culp: Solenoid drive apparatus for an external infusion pump. Robert R Meads, Bryant R Gold, January 7, 1986: US04562751 (412 worldwide citation)

A solenoid drive apparatus for driving a lead screw of an External Infusion Pump (1) having a housing (302), solenoid winding (356) within the housing (302), a solenoid armature (358) which is driven by the field of the solenoid winding (356), push rod (362) which is driven by the armature (358), pa ...



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