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Joseph H Schulman, Gerald E Loeb, John C Gord, Primoz Strojnik: Implantable microstimulator. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, L Lee Humphries, March 16, 1993: US05193539 (689 worldwide citation)

An addressable, implantable microstimulator is substantially encapsulated within a hermetically-sealed housing inert to body fluids, and of a size and shape capable of implantation in a living body, by expulsion through a hypodermic needle. Power and information for operating the microstimulator is ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Gerald E Loeb, John C Gord, Primoz Strojnik: Structure and method of manufacture of an implantable microstimulator. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, L Lee Humphries, March 16, 1993: US05193540 (642 worldwide citation)

An implantable microstimulator has a structure which is manufactured to be substantially encapsulated within a hermetically-sealed housing inert to body fluids, and of a size and shape capable of implantation in a living body, by expulsion through a hypodermic needle. The internal structure of the m ...


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Gerald E Loeb, Frances J R Richmond: Implantable microstimulator and systems employing the same. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, April 18, 2000: US06051017 (544 worldwide citation)

Improved implantable microstimulators covered with a biocompatible polymeric coating in order to provide increased strength to the capsule thereof and to capture fragments of the microstimulator should it become mechanically disrupted and to make the microstimulator safer and easier to handle are pr ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Gerald E Loeb, John C Gord, Primoz Strojnik: Implantable microstimulator. Alfred E Mann Foundation For Scientific Research, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, June 28, 1994: US05324316 (507 worldwide citation)

An addressable, implantable microstimulator is substantially encapsulated within a hermetically-sealed housing inert to body fluids, and of a size and shape capable of implantation in a living body, by expulsion through a hypodermic needle. Power and information for operating the microstimulator is ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Gerald E Loeb, John C Gord, Primoz Strojnik: Structure and method of manufacture of an implantable microstimulator. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, April 11, 1995: US05405367 (429 worldwide citation)

An implantable microstimulator has a structure which is manufactured to be substantially encapsulated within a hermetically-sealed housing inert to body fluids, and of a size and shape capable of implantation in a living body. The internal structure of the microstimulator comprises a coil adapted to ...


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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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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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Frances J R Richmond, Gerald E Loeb: Implantable microstimulation system for treatment of sleep apnea. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, May 29, 2001: US06240316 (344 worldwide citation)

One or more implantable microminiature electronic devices, termed “microstimulators”, are used to treat sleep apnea. The microstimulators are implanted at strategic locations within the patient and are then controlled in a manner so as to stimulate muscle and nerve tissue in a constructive manner wh ...


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Gerald E Loeb: Implantable device having an electrolytic storage electrode. L Lee Humphries, May 17, 1994: US05312439 (342 worldwide citation)

An electrolytic, capacitive electrode, adapted to be disposed in body fluids when implanted, is used to store electrical energy for use in providing electrical energy to at least a portion of the internal electrical circuitry of an implantable device. Substantial capacitance is provided, particularl ...


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Michael A Faltys, Gerald E Loeb, Logan P Palmer, Andrew W Voelkel: Multichannel cochlear prosthesis with flexible control of stimulus waveforms. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, April 17, 2001: US06219580 (288 worldwide citation)

A cochlear implant system includes an implant portion and an external portion. The external portion performs at least the function of sensing acoustic signals and converting such sensed signals to electrical signals. The implant portion performs at least the function of generating electrical stimuli ...



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