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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 (1020 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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Joseph H Schulman, Carla M Mann: System of implantable devices for monitoring and/or affecting body parameters. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research and Advanced Bionics, Freilich Hornbaker & Rosen, March 27, 2001: US06208894 (907 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring and/or affecting parameters of a patient's body and more particularly to such a system comprised of a system control unit (SCU) and one or more other devices, preferably battery-powered, implanted in the patient's body, i.e., within the envelope defined by the patie ...


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Paul M Meadows, Carla M Mann: Parameter context switching for an implanted device. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Cold, April 30, 2002: US06381496 (457 worldwide citation)

An implant device provides context switching, meaning the ability to change one set of operational parameters for another. The implant device is controlled by a set of operational parameters. The patient may swap the current set of operational parameters with another set of operational parameters. F ...


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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 (452 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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Paul M Meadows, Carla M Mann, Hisashi Tsukamoto, Joey Chen: Implantable pulse generators using rechargeable zero-volt technology lithium-ion batteries. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Quallion, Bryant R Gold, April 22, 2003: US06553263 (391 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device, such as an implantable pulse generator (IPG) used with a spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system, includes a rechargeable lithium-ion battery having an anode electrode with a substrate made substantially from titanium. Such battery construction allows the rechargeable bat ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Carla M Mann: System of implantable devices for monitoring and/or affecting body parameters. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Lee J Mandell, Arthur Freilich, November 13, 2001: US06315721 (352 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring and/or affecting parameters of a patient's body and more particularly to such a system comprised of a system control unit (SCU) and one or more other devices, preferably battery-powered, implanted in the patient's body, i.e., within the envelope defined by the patie ...


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Gerald E Loeb, Francis J R Richmond, Carla M Mann, Michael A Faltys, Todd K Whitehurst, James P McGivern: Advanced Bionics Corporation, Laura Haburay Bishop, Bryant R Gold, May 11, 2004: US06735474 (350 worldwide citation)

A method and system for treatment of incontinence and/or pelvic pain includes the injection or laparoscopic implantation of one or more battery- or radio frequency-powered microstimulators (


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Carla M Mann, Paul M Meadows: Implantable device programmer. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, Philip H Lee, September 16, 2003: US06622048 (327 worldwide citation)

A patient and/or a clinician may program an implant device, e.g., an implanted spinal cord stimulator (SCS), through the use of a programming computer, or clinician programmer, linked with the implant device so that the paresthesia resulting from an applied electrical stimulus pattern is adjusted or ...


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Carla M Mann: Directional programming for implantable electrode arrays. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, April 18, 2000: US06052624 (284 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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Carla M Mann, Larry D Devor, Stephen L Goldman, Donald L Sandford, Grace Ying Yang Jang: Clip lock mechanism for retaining lead. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Laura Haburay Bishop, Bryant R Gold, August 19, 2003: US06609029 (254 worldwide citation)

A straight-forward and tool-less mechanism is provided for securing lead wires to an implantable neurostimulator, or similar medical device. In one embodiment, a clip lock mechanism is pivotally connected to the enclosure of the medical device, which enclosure also includes at least one receptacle w ...



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