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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 (486 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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Carla Mann Woods, David K L Peterson, Paul M Meadows, Gerald E Loeb: Fitting process for a neural stimulation system. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, August 19, 2003: US06609032 (407 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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Todd K Whitehurst, James P McGivern, Carla Mann Woods, Paul M Meadows, Janusz A Kuzma: Fully implantable miniature neurostimulator for stimulation as a therapy for headache and/or facial pain. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Laura Haburay Bishop, May 11, 2004: US06735475 (358 worldwide citation)

A small implantable stimulator(s) with at least two electrodes is small enough to have the electrodes located adjacent to a nerve structure at least partially responsible for headache and/or facial pain. The small stimulator provides a means of stimulating a nerve structure(s) when desired, and may ...


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Carla Mann Woods, James R Thacker, David K L Peterson: Implantable system having rechargeable battery indicator. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Vista IP Law Group, February 13, 2007: US07177690 (177 worldwide citation)

A system and method for detecting the status of a rechargeable battery included within an implantable medical device. The medical device can incorporate a status indicator which signals the user concerning the battery status, e.g., low battery level. The signal may be audible or it may arise from an ...


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Carla Mann Woods, David K L Peterson, Paul M Meadows, Gerald E Loeb: Implantable generator having current steering means. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, Laura Haburay Bishop, June 21, 2005: US06909917 (126 worldwide citation)

An implantable pulse generator includes a current steering capability that allows a clinician or patient to quickly determine a desired electrode stimulation pattern, including which electrodes of a group of electrodes within an electrode array should receive a stimulation current, including the amp ...


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Todd K Whitehurst, Carla Mann Woods, Paul M Meadows: Treatment of pain by brain stimulation. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Laura Haburay Bishop, Bryant R Gold, March 14, 2006: US07013177 (96 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for introducing one or more stimulating drugs and/or applying electrical stimulation to the brain to alleviate pain use at least one implantable system control unit (SCU), producing electrical pulses delivered via electrodes implanted in the brain and/or producing drug infusion p ...


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Paul M Meadows, Carla Mann Woods, Hisashi Tsukamoto, Joey Chen: Implantable devices using rechargeable zero-volt technology lithium-ion batteries. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Quallion, Bryant R Gold, Victoria A Poissant, July 24, 2007: US07248929 (95 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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Paul M Meadows, Carla Mann Woods, Hisashi Tsukamoto, Joey Chen: Implantable pulse generators using rechargeable zero-volt technology lithium-ion batteries. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, Victoria A Poissant, February 13, 2007: US07177691 (66 worldwide citation)

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


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Kristen N Jaax, Rafael Carbunaru, Todd K Whitehurst, Carla Mann Woods: Methods and systems for treating chronic pelvic pain. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation, Wong Cabello Lutsch Rutherford & Brucculeri, February 15, 2011: US07890176 (57 worldwide citation)

Methods of treating chronic pelvic pain include applying at least one stimulus to a stimulation site within a patient with an implanted system control unit in accordance with one or more stimulation parameters. Systems for treating chronic pelvic pain include a system control unit configured to appl ...


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Paul M Meadows, Carla Mann Woods, Joey Chen, Hisashi Tsukamoto: Implantable devices using rechargeable zero-volt technology lithium-ion batteries. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, Victoria A Poissant, February 27, 2007: US07184836 (52 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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