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John H Erickson, George Van Campen, Patrick M Cullen, Thomas K Hickman: Clinician programmer for use with trial stimulator. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Christopher S L Crawford, Peter Lando, Melissa Acosta, April 15, 2008: US07359751 (161 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are systems and methods which provide an external clinician interface, such as through the use of a laptop computer or a personal digital assistant (PDA). The foregoing clinician interface may be used with trial stimulators well suited for use interoperatively and during patient trial. Sti ...


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Dirk De Ridder: Stimulation design for neuromodulation. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Melissa Acosta, Christopher S L Crawford, Peter Lando, June 8, 2010: US07734340 (157 worldwide citation)

The present application relates to a new stimulation design which can be utilized to treat neurological conditions. The stimulation system produces a burst mode stimulation which alters the neuronal activity of the predetermined site, thereby treating the neurological condition or disorder. The burs ...


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Dirk De Ridder: Stimulation of the amygdalohippocampal complex to treat neurological conditions. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Christopher S L Crawford, Peter Lando, Melissa Acosta, October 13, 2009: US07603174 (86 worldwide citation)

A system and/or method treating for a neurological disorder by brain region stimulation. The system and/or method comprises a probe and a device to provide stimulation. The probe has a stimulation portion implanted in communication with a predetermined brain region site. The stimulation portion of t ...


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Francisco Velasco, Fiacro Jimenez, Marcos Velasco, Andres M Lozano: Method of treating mood disorders and/or anxiety disorders by brain stimulation. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Christopher S L Crawford, Peter Lando, Melissa Acosta, December 25, 2007: US07313442 (81 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves a method and a system for using electrical stimulation and/or chemical stimulation to treat depression. More particularly, the method comprises surgically implanting an electrical stimulation lead and/or catheter that is in communication with a predetermined site which ...


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Charles H Tadlock: System, method, and resilient neurological stimulation lead for stimulation of a persons nerve tissue. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Christopher S L Crawford, Peter Lando, Melissa Acosta, March 25, 2008: US07349743 (75 worldwide citation)

According to one embodiment, a neurological stimulation lead is adapted for implantation proximate target nerve tissue in a person for neurological stimulation of the target nerve tissue. A resilient lead body has a generally spiral natural configuration. A plurality of electrodes are located along ...


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Dirk De Ridder: Spinal cord stimulation to treat auditory dysfunction. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Melissa Acosta, Peter Lando, Christopher S L Crawford, November 3, 2009: US07613520 (71 worldwide citation)

A system and method for treating auditory dysfunction by somatosensory system stimulation. The system and/or method comprises a probe and a device to stimulate the probe. The probe has a stimulation portion subcutaneously implanted in communication with a predetermined spinal cord site. The stimulat ...


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Giancarlo Barolat, Tracy L Cameron, Christopher G Chavez: System and method for neurological stimulation of peripheral nerves to treat low back pain. Melissa Acosta, Christopher S L Crawford, Peter Lando, December 7, 2010: US07848818 (64 worldwide citation)

According to one embodiment, a system for neurological stimulation of peripheral nerve fibers to treat low back pain is provided. The system includes stimulation electrodes adapted to be implanted in tissue proximate a network of peripheral nerve fibers located in and innervating a painful region of ...


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Brian Franz: Notched electrode for electrostimulation lead. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Christopher S L Crawford, Peter Lando, Melissa Acosta, February 10, 2009: US07489971 (63 worldwide citation)

According to one embodiment, an electrode for use in electrostimulation is provided, where the electrode comprises a notch that operates to substantially eliminate gaseous material from being trapped about the electrode during a molding process of an electrostimulation lead.


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Brian Blischak, John H Erickson, Terry Daglow, Sandra M Hooper, Bruce D Wigness: Non-constant pressure infusion pump. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Christopher S L Crawford, Peter Lando, Melissa Acosta, March 4, 2008: US07338464 (61 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an implantable infusion pump having a refillable infusate reservoir in fluid communication with a delivery site via a flow path. This flow path includes a flow resistance. The infusion pump includes a sensing device(s), positioned relative to the flow path, to provid ...


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Timothy S Jones, Terry Daglow, Peter B Hegi, Thomas K Hickman: Method and apparatus for implanting an electrical stimulation lead using a flexible introducer. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Christopher S L Crawford, Peter Lando, Melissa Acosta, April 15, 2008: US07359755 (60 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, an introducer is provided for implanting a paddle style electrical stimulation lead to enable electrical stimulation of nerve tissue. The introducer includes an outer sheath and an inner penetrator. The outer sheath may accommodate insertion of the paddle style electrical stimulat ...