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Gary W King: Apparatus and method for treating peripheral vascular disease and organ ischemia by electrical stimulation with closed loop feedback control. Medtronic, Banner & Witcoff, May 2, 2000: US06058331 (472 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses techniques for therapeutically treating peripheral vascular disease. A sensor is implemented for sensing the extent of blood flow in a patient's limb or ischemic pain and generating a corresponding sensor signal. The signal is processed to determine the level of spina ...


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Mark T Rise, Gary W King: Method of treating movement disorders by brain stimulation. Medtronic, Banner & Witcoff, February 10, 1998: US05716377 (375 worldwide citation)

Techniques for stimulating the brain to treat movement disorders resulting in abnormal motor behavior by means of an implantable signal generator and electrode. A sensor is used to detect the symptoms resulting from the motion disorder. A microprocessor algorithm analyzes the output from the sensor ...


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Gary W King, Frans Gielen, Daryle Petersen, Mark T Rise, Michael Schendel, Warren Starkebaum: Techniques for positioning therapy delivery elements within a spinal cord or a brain. Medtronic, Banner & Witcoff, November 20, 2001: US06319241 (366 worldwide citation)

The present invention addresses the problems associated with lead migration, patient movement or position, histological changes, neural plasticity or disease progression. The present invention discloses techniques for implanting a lead having therapy delivery elements, such as electrodes or drug del ...


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Gary W King, Mark T Rise, Michael J Schendel, Richard Schallhorn: Apparatus and method for expanding a stimulation lead body in situ. Medtronic, Banner & Witcoff, December 12, 2000: US06161047 (331 worldwide citation)

An implantable lead is provided with at least one extendable member to position therapy delivery elements, which may be electrodes or drug delivery ports, after the lead has been inserted into the body. The lead may be formed as a resilient element which is contained in a retainer tube that may be r ...


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Mark T Rise, Gary W King: Method of treating movement disorders by brain stimulation. Medtronic, Banner & Witcoff, November 10, 1998: US05833709 (307 worldwide citation)

Techniques for stimulating the brain to treat movement disorders resulting in abnormal motor behavior by means of an implantable signal generator and electrode. A sensor is used to detect the symptoms resulting from the motion disorder. A microprocessor algorithm analyzes the output from the sensor ...


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Gary W King: Apparatus for blocking activation of tissue or conduction of action potentials while other tissue is being therapeutically activated. Medtronic, Banner & Witcoff, William J Klein, Stephen W Bauer, August 9, 2005: US06928320 (259 worldwide citation)

A desired effect is produced by therapeutically activating tissue at a first site within a patient's body and a corresponding undesired side effect is reduced by blocking activation of tissue or conduction of action potentials at a second site within the patient's body by applying high frequency sti ...


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Dennis D Elsberry, Mark T Rise, Gary W King: Method of treating movement disorders by brain stimulation and drug infusion. Medtronics, Banner & Witcoff, July 25, 2000: US06094598 (243 worldwide citation)

Techniques using one or more drugs and electrical stimulation for treating neural disorders, including movement disorders resulting in abnormal motor response, by means of an implantable signal generator and electrode and an implantable pump and catheter. A sensor is used to detect activity resultin ...


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Gregory A Hrdlicka, Gary W King: Living tissue stimulation and recording techniques with local control of active sites. Medtronic, Banner & Witcoff, March 14, 2000: US06038480 (239 worldwide citation)

Implantable electrodes adapted to interact with electrically excitable tissue are selected by an implantable, programmable controller that receives power from a main cable and data from a data conductor that identifies the stimulation and recording electrodes to be activated. The implantable control ...


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Gary W King, Mark T Rise, Michael J Schendel, Richard Schallhorn: Apparatus and method for expanding a stimulation lead body in situ. Medtronic, Banner & Witcoff, March 30, 2004: US06714822 (235 worldwide citation)

An implantable lead is provided with at least one extendable member to position therapy delivery elements, which may be electrodes or drug delivery ports, after the lead has been inserted into the body. The lead may formed as a resilient element which is contained in a retainer tube that may be remo ...


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Frans Gielen, Gary W King, Daryle Petersen, Mark T Rise, Michael Schendel, Warren Starkebaum: Techniques for positioning therapy delivery elements within a spinal cord or a brain. Medtronic, Banner & Witcoff, September 21, 2004: US06795737 (235 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and techniques to address the problems associated with lead migration, patient movement or position, histological changes, neural plasticity or disease progression. Disclosed are techniques for implanting a lead having therapy delivery elements, such as electrodes or drug delivery ports, w ...