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Dennis M Skelton, Jon P Davis, Rajeev Sahasrabudhe, Shyam Gokaldas: Objectification of posture state-responsive therapy based on patient therapy adjustments. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert PA, June 26, 2012: US08209028 (64 worldwide citation)

The disclosure describes techniques for objectification of posture state-responsive therapy based on patient therapy adjustments. The techniques may include sensing posture states of a patient, delivering posture-state responsive electrical stimulation therapy to the patient based on the sensed post ...


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Jon P Davis, Dennis M Skelton, Rajeev Sahasrabudhe, Shyam Gokaldas: Generation of proportional posture information over multiple time intervals. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, December 4, 2012: US08323218 (40 worldwide citation)

The disclosure describes techniques for generation of proportional posture information over multiple time intervals. The techniques may include obtaining posture state data sensed by a medical device for a patient during delivery of therapy by the medical device, determining durations for which the ...


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Dennis M Skelton, Jon P Davis, Shyam Gokaldas: Guided programming for posture-state responsive therapy. Medtronic, Shumaker & Siefert PA, June 12, 2012: US08200340 (38 worldwide citation)

The disclosure describes guided programming for posture state-responsive therapy. The guided programming may include receiving therapy adjustment information that includes therapy adjustments made by a patient to at least one parameter of one or more stimulation therapy programs for one or more pati ...


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Dennis M Skelton, Jon P Davis: Dwell time adjustments for posture state-responsive therapy. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert PA, July 10, 2012: US08219206 (36 worldwide citation)

A medical device detects a patient posture state and adjusts therapy based on the detected posture state. A patient posture state may be transient. To avoid adjusting therapy in response to transient posture states, a dwell time may be imposed. Using the dwell time, only those posture states that ar ...


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Dennis M Skelton, Jon P Davis, Rajeev Sahasrabudhe, Shyam Gokaldas, Joseph J Nolan, Dennis Bourget, Duane Bourget, Keith A Miesel, James Zimmerman: Modification profiles for posture-responsive therapy. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert PA, March 19, 2013: US08401666 (30 worldwide citation)

In general, the disclosure describes techniques for modifying therapy provided to a patient by a medical device. The techniques may be applicable to electrical stimulation therapy or other therapies. Modification of therapy may include adjustment of one or more therapy parameter values that define o ...


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Dennis M Skelton, Jon P Davis, Shahram Malekkhosravi, Antonio N Bucalo: Posture-responsive therapy control based on patient input. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, May 8, 2012: US08175720 (29 worldwide citation)

Patient efficacy inputs are received over a period of time during which posture-responsive therapy is delivered to the patient while the patient occupies a plurality of posture states. The patient inputs are correlated with the times at which the inputs were received, a sensed posture state of the p ...


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Dennis M Skelton, Jon P Davis, Keith A Miesel, Timothy J Denison: Therapy system including multiple posture sensors. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, July 31, 2012: US08231555 (22 worldwide citation)

Posture-responsive therapy is delivered by the medical system based on posture state input from only one of multiple posture sensors at any given time. An example implantable medical system includes a first posture sensor and a second sensor. A processor controls therapy delivery to the patient base ...


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Dennis M Skelton: Associating therapy adjustments with patient posture states. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, April 3, 2012: US08150531 (19 worldwide citation)

A therapy adjustment received from a patient is associated with a sensed patient posture state. Thereafter, a stability indication can be associated with the sensed posture state to indicate that a therapy adjustment specific to the sensed posture state was received and implemented. In addition, the ...


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Dennis M Skelton, Jon P Davis, Dennis Bourget: Obtaining baseline patient information. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, July 31, 2012: US08231556 (15 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to a method and system for obtaining baseline patient information. In some examples, a method may include acquiring first patient data, wherein the first patient data comprises at least one of first posture state data indicative of a plurality of posture states of a patient du ...


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Dennis M Skelton, Jon P Davis, Rajeev Sahasrabudhe, Shyam Gokaldas, Joseph J Nolan: Patient interaction with posture-responsive therapy. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, December 11, 2012: US08332041 (15 worldwide citation)

In general, the disclosure relates to the delivery of therapy according to a detected posture state of a patient. The disclosure contemplates a variety of techniques for managing therapy delivered to a patent, including patient and clinician interaction with a medical device configured to deliver th ...