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Jay Law, William Borkan, Lance Ehren, George Van Campen: Pain management system and method. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Sidley & Austin, August 17, 1999: US05938690 (536 worldwide citation)

A computer based system and methods for use with known neuromodulation systems to assist in the performance of pre-, intra- and post-operative procedures relating to the determination and optimization of a patient's therapeutic regimen. The system can use a computer database of information in connec ...


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Claudio A Feler, John H Erickson, Steven P Rhines: Apparatus and method for positioning spinal cord stimulation leads. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Sidley & Austin, February 22, 2000: US06027456 (376 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for assisting in the placement of a spinal cord stimulation lead with respect to the dorsal column of a patient. The apparatus detects evoked potentials which result from the controlled stimulation of spinal nerves and provides information to an operator to allow a stimulation lead to b ...


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Kenneth M Alo, Claudio A Feler: Epidural nerve root stimulation with lead placement method. Sidley & Austin, August 15, 2000: US06104957 (305 worldwide citation)

A method of managing chronic pain and/or symptoms of motor dysfunction produced by a variety of disorders or conditions. The method includes techniques for positioning one or more stimulation leads so as to enable delivery of electrical energy to epidural spinal nervous tissue, spinal ganglia, nerve ...


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Claudio A Feler, Kenneth M Alo: Epidural nerve root stimulation. Sidley & Austin, December 14, 1999: US06002964 (244 worldwide citation)

A method of managing chronic pain produced by a variety of disorders or conditions which afflict the pelvic region and which is transmitted through the lumbosacral region of the human body. The method includes techniques for positioning one or more stimulation leads within or about the sacrum to ena ...


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Kenji Nishiguchi, Masakazu Okada, Kiyofumi Hashimoto: Liquid crystal device having spacers and manufacturing method thereof. Minolta, Sidley & Austin, May 1, 2001: US06226067 (218 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a liquid crystal light modulating element comprising a pair of substrates and a liquid crystal modulating layer interposed between the substrates. The liquid crystal modulating layer mainly comprises (1) a liquid crystal material for light modulation, (2) a plurality of spacers for main ...


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Damon Ray Black, Terry Daglow, John Erickson, Robert Earl Jones, B Reno Lauro: Implantable lead and method of manufacture. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Sidley & Austin, April 10, 2001: US06216045 (180 worldwide citation)

An implantable, substantially isodiametric, low resistance implantable lead having at least one electrode positioned in a stimulation/sensing portion of the lead. At least the stimulation/sensing portion is unitized through partially surrounding and supporting insulation and conductive element(s) of ...


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Claudio A Feler: Spinal cord stimulation lead. Sidley & Austin, May 22, 2001: US06236892 (179 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an epidural laminotomy stimulation lead having at least first and second electrode arrays. To enable a greater effective stimulation length, the longitudinal spacing between the various electrode arrays is greater than a smallest regular longitudinal spacing between ...


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Richard D Postrel, Kenneth R Haven, Edward H Empson, Chih C Fang, Hazem Nabulsi, Steven J Shiozaki, James G O Young: Point of sale device. SkyTeller L L C, Sidley & Austin, December 14, 1999: US06003008 (161 worldwide citation)

A point of sale device (20) is provided comprising a base unit (22) and a cover unit (34) connected to one another by a hinge mechanism (38). The base unit has a front surface (24) and an exterior casing (25) which define an interior volume. Transaction appliances, for example, a card reader (26), r ...


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Randall C Harris, David J Altobelli, Robert W Blucke, R J Montgomery Wilson Jr, Stephen C Wyle: Method and apparatus for automated trade transactions processing. First Data Investor Services Group, Sidley & Austin, June 29, 1999: US05918218 (160 worldwide citation)

An automated trade processing system comprising at least one record keeping system which receives participant mutual fund transactions. The record keeping system aggregates the participant mutual fund transactions into omnibus plan trades which it transmits to a host processor. The host processor al ...