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Imad Libbus, Badri Amurthur, Bruce H KenKnight: Implantable device for facilitating control of electrical stimulation of cervical vagus nerves for treatment of chronic cardiac dysfunction. Cyberonics, Cyberonics, December 3, 2013: US08600505 (63 worldwide citation)

An implantable device for facilitating control of electrical stimulation of cervical vagus nerves for treatment of chronic cardiac dysfunction is provided. A stimulation therapy lead includes helical electrodes configured to conform to an outer diameter of a cervical vagus nerve sheath, and a set of ...


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Imad Libbus, Badri Amurthur, Bruce H KenKnight: Implantable device for providing electrical stimulation of cervical vagus nerves for treatment of chronic cardiac dysfunction with leadless heart rate monitoring. Cyberonics, Cyberonics, November 5, 2013: US08577458 (50 worldwide citation)

An implantable device for providing electrical stimulation of cervical vagus nerves for treatment of chronic cardiac dysfunction with leadless heart rate monitoring is provided. A stimulation therapy lead includes helical electrodes configured to conform to an outer diameter of a cervical vagus nerv ...


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Imad Libbus, Badri Amurthur, Bruce H KenKnight: Vagus nerve neurostimulator with multiple patient-selectable modes for treating chronic cardiac dysfunction. Cyberonics, Cyberonics, October 29, 2013: US08571654 (45 worldwide citation)

A vagus nerve neurostimulator system with multiple patient-selectable modes for treating chronic cardiac dysfunction is provided. An implantable neurostimulator includes a pulse generator coupled to a therapy lead terminated by a pair of helical electrodes positioned over a cervical vagus nerve. The ...


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Imad Libbus, Badri Amurthur, Bruce H Kenknight: Implantable neurostimulator-implemented method for managing bradycardia through vagus nerve stimulation. Cyberonics, Cyberonics, April 1, 2014: US08688212 (34 worldwide citation)

A method for managing bradycardia through vagus nerve stimulation is provided. An implantable neurostimulator configured to deliver electrical therapeutic stimulation in both afferent and efferent directions of a patient's cervical vagus nerve is provided. An operating mode is stored, which includes ...


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Imad Libbus, Badri Amurthur, Bruce H KenKnight: Implantable device for evaluating autonomic cardiovascular drive in a patient suffering from chronic cardiac dysfunction. Cyberonics, Cyberonics, December 23, 2014: US08918190 (30 worldwide citation)

An implantable device for evaluating autonomic cardiovascular drive in a patient suffering from chronic cardiac dysfunction is provided. A stimulation therapy lead includes helical electrodes configured to conform to an outer diameter of a cervical vagus nerve sheath, and a set of connector pins ele ...


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Himanshu Joshi, Darrell N Fuller: Implantable medical device without antenna feedthrough. CYBERONICS, Cyberonics, July 28, 2015: US09089712 (26 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device includes a case having a conductive housing defining an opening. A dielectric material is coupled to the conductive housing to hermetically seal the opening. A header block is coupled to the case over the dielectric material. An antenna is within the case under the diel ...


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Randolph K Armstrong, Steven E Maschino, Timothy L Scott: Method, apparatus and system for bipolar charge utilization during stimulation by an implantable medical device. Cyberonics, Cyberonics, September 4, 2012: US08260426 (22 worldwide citation)

We disclose a method, apparatus, and system of treating a medical condition in a patient using an implantable medical device. A first electrode is coupled to a first portion of a cranial nerve of the patient. A second electrode is coupled to a second portion of the cranial nerve of the patient. A fi ...


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Stephen L Bolea, Thomas B Hoegh, Bruce J Persson, Robert E Atkinson, Scott T Mazar: Obstructive sleep apnea treatment devices, systems and methods. Cyberonics, Cyberonics, January 28, 2014: US08639354 (12 worldwide citation)

In an embodiment, a lead system includes a cuff electrode to secure to a nerve, a first lead portion defining a longitudinal axis, and a second lead portion. An anchor may be between the first lead portion and the second lead portion to secure to non-nerve structure. A connector may extend from the ...


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Imad Libbus, Badri Amurthur, Bruce H KenKnight: Computer-implemented system and method for selecting therapy profiles of electrical stimulation of cervical vagus nerves for treatment of chronic cardiac dysfunction. Cyberonics, Cyberonics, January 14, 2014: US08630709 (12 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented system and method for selecting therapy profiles of electrical stimulation of cervical vagus nerves for treatment of chronic cardiac dysfunction is provided. An external programmer includes a plurality of therapy profiles stored in memory. The therapy profiles include differen ...


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Daniel John DiLorenzo: Closed-loop feedback-driven neuromodulation. Cyberonics, Cyberonics, June 24, 2014: US08762065 (10 worldwide citation)

A neurological control system for modulating activity of any component or structure comprising the entirety or portion of the nervous system, or any structure interfaced thereto, generally referred to herein as a “nervous system component.” The neurological control system generates neural modulation ...