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Marvin A Sackner, D Michael Inman: Physiologic signs feedback system. Nims, Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane, April 4, 2000: US06047203 (527 worldwide citation)

A non-invasive physiologic signs monitoring device includes a garment with electrocardiogram electrodes and various inductive plethysmographic sensors sewn, embroidered, embedded, or otherwise attached to the garment with an adhesive. The garment is in the form of a shirt. When the garment is fitted ...


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Marvin A Sackner, D Michael Inman: Method for analyzing breath waveforms as to their neuromuscular respiratory implications. Nims, Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane, January 18, 2000: US06015388 (213 worldwide citation)

A method for measuring respiratory drive includes determining a peak inspiratory flow and a peak inspiratory acceleration from a breath waveform derived from rib cage motion and abdominal motion using a plethysmograph or other external respiratory measuring device. The respiratory drive is ascertain ...


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Marvin A Sackner, D Michael Inman: External addition of pulses to fluid channels of body to release or suppress endothelial mediators and to determine effectiveness of such intervention. Non Invasive Monitoring Systems, Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane, August 15, 2006: US07090648 (63 worldwide citation)

Methods of medical treatment and diagnosis using mediators released by endothelial cells stimulated by external addition of pulses to the circulation are disclosed. The external pulses produce circumferential shear stress in body fluid channels that subsequently stimulates the endothelial cells to p ...


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Marvin A Sackner, D Michael Inman, William J Meichner: Reciprocating movement platform for shifting subject to and fro in headwards-footwards direction. Nims, Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane, December 5, 2000: US06155976 (61 worldwide citation)

A reciprocating platform assembly for oscillating a subject supporting platform in a back and forth, headward to footward motion includes a platform mounted on displacement modules that are mounted to a frame. The displacement modules are signally connected to a processor that controls movement of t ...


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Marvin A Sackner, D Michael Inman: Quantitative calibration of breathing monitors with transducers placed on both rib cage and abdomen. Vivometrics, Pennie & Edmonds, July 2, 2002: US06413225 (52 worldwide citation)

A method for calibrating non-invasive breathing monitors with sensors placed on the rib-cage and abdomen of a subject includes determining an initial scaling factor and an optimal multiplicative factor for the readings of the rib-cage and abdomen sensors using one of a least squares, linear regressi ...


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D Michael Inman, Marvin A Sackner: Reciprocating movement platform for the external addition of pulses of the fluid channels of a subject. Non Invasive Monitoring Systems, Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane, September 26, 2006: US07111346 (20 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for providing medical treatments is disclosed. In one aspect, an apparatus according the present invention comprises a mattress, a mattress support, cast shoes, a footboard support, a drive for causing the reciprocating movement, and a box frame to contain and support the reciprocating ...


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D Michael Inman, Jason D Begnaud: Heat dissipation for a lead assembly. Cyberonics, Timothy L Scott, Darrell N Fuller, Jonathan D Rowell, May 15, 2012: US08180462 (14 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and apparatus are provided for using an electrode for delivering an electrical signal to a first tissue of a patient's body. An electrode system comprises a lead and an electrode coupled to the lead. The electrode includes a stimulation portion that couples to the first tissue to d ...


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D Michael Inman: Electrode assembly with fibers for a medical device. Cyberonics, Toler Law Group, Jonathan D Rowell, Darrell N Fuller, July 5, 2011: US07974707 (14 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and system are provided for employing an electrode for delivering an electrical signal to a portion of a tissue of a patient's body. The electrode includes a first surface to electrically couple to the portion of an outer layer of the tissue. The electrode also includes a plurality of f ...


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Randolph K Armstrong, Scott A Armstrong, D Michael Inman, Timothy L Scott: Power supply monitoring for an implantable device. Cyberonics, Conley Rose P C, May 4, 2010: US07711426 (11 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus for determining a time period remaining in a useful life of an energy storage device in an implantable medical device. The method may include measuring a voltage of the energy storage device to produce a measured voltage, and comparing the measured voltage to a transition v ...


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D Michael Inman, Marvin A Sackner: Reciprocating movement platform for the external addition of pulses to the fluid channels of a subject. Non Invasive Monitoring Systems, Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane, June 12, 2007: US07228576 (9 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for providing medical treatments is disclosed. In one aspect, an apparatus according the present invention comprises a mattress, a mattress support, cast shoes, a footboard support, a drive for causing the reciprocating movement, and a box frame to contain and support the reciprocating ...