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Jan Holsheimer, Johannes J Struijk: Multichannel apparatus for epidural spinal cord stimulation. Medtronic, Curtis D Kinghorn, Harold R Patton, July 1, 1997: US05643330 (433 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for multi-channel transverse epidural spinal cord stimulation uses a multi-channel pulse generator driving a plurality of electrodes mounted near the distal end of a lead. These electrodes are mounted in one or more lines, generally perpendicular to the lead axis, and have a planar surface ...


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Jan Holsheimer, Johannes J Struijk: Multichannel apparatus for epidural spinal cord stimulator. Medtronic, Curtis D Kinghorn, Harold R Patton, March 26, 1996: US05501703 (282 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for multi-channel transverse epidural spinal cord stimulation uses a multi-channel pulse generator driving a plurality of electrodes mounted near the distal end of a lead. These electrodes are mounted in one or more lines, generally perpendicular to the lead axis, and have a planar surface ...


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Jan Holsheimer: Selective dorsal column stimulation in SCS, using conditioning pulses. Medtronic, Thomas G Berry, Stephen W Bauer, Curtis D Kinghorn, July 16, 2002: US06421566 (129 worldwide citation)

A system and method is described for preferentially stimulating dorsal column fibers while avoiding stimulation of dorsal root fibers. The invention applies hyperpolarizing pre-pulses and depolarizing pre-pulses to neural tissue, such as spinal cord tissue, through a lead placed over the spinal cord ...


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Jan Holsheimer: Selective dorsal column stimulation in SCS, using conditioning pulses. Medtronic, Stephan W Bauer, Curtis D Kinghorn, January 6, 2004: US06675046 (125 worldwide citation)

A system and method is described for preferentially stimulating dorsal column fibers while avoiding stimulation of dorsal root fibers. The invention applies hyperpolarizing pre-pulses and depolarizing pre-pulses to neural tissue, such as spinal cord tissue, through a lead placed over the spinal cord ...


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Jan Holsheimer: Method of preparing neural tissue of the brain for subsequent electrical stimulation. Medtronic, Medtronic, Stephen W Bauer, May 10, 2005: US06892097 (89 worldwide citation)

Methods are disclosed of preparing neural tissue of the brain for subsequent electrical stimulation. For example, first, second and third electrodes may be placed in close proximity to tissue of a patient's brain. A hyperpolarizing electrical pre-pulse may be applied to the tissue through the first ...


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Jan Holsheimer: Selective brain stimulation using conditioning pulses. Medtronic, February 1, 2005: US06850802 (81 worldwide citation)

Methods of electrically stimulating neural tissue of the brain are disclosed. A first electrode is placed in close proximity with tissue of a patient's brain (e.g., in the brain, or on or near the surface of the brain). A hyperpolariziag electrical pre-pulse is applied to the tissue through the firs ...


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David K L Peterson, Kerry Bradley, Jan Holsheimer: System and method for increasing relative intensity between cathodes and anodes of neurostimulation system. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation, Vista IP Law Group, February 25, 2014: US08660655 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and neurostimulation system for providing therapy to a patient is provided. A plurality of electrodes is placed adjacent to tissue of the patient. The electrodes include first and second electrodes, with the first electrode having a first tissue contacting surface area and the second electr ...


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David K L Peterson, Kerry Bradley, Jan Holsheimer: System and method for increasing relative intensity between cathodes and anodes of neurostimulation system. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation, Vista IP Law Group, July 23, 2013: US08494640 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and neurostimulation system for providing therapy to a patient is provided. A plurality of electrodes is placed adjacent to tissue of the patient. The electrodes include first and second electrodes, with the first electrode having a first tissue contacting surface area and the second electr ...


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David K L Peterson, Kerry Bradley, Jan Holsheimer: System and method for increasing relative intensity between cathodes and anodes of neurostimulation system. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation, Vista IP Law Group, December 23, 2014: US08918179

A method and neurostimulation system for providing therapy to a patient is provided. A plurality of electrodes is placed adjacent to tissue of the patient. The electrodes include first and second electrodes, with the first electrode having a first tissue contacting surface area and the second electr ...


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Jan Holsheimer, J J Struijk: Multichannel appts. for epidural spinal cord stimulation. Medtronic, ZHANG ZHENGQUAN, December 24, 1996: CN95191302

Apparatus for multi-channel transverse epidural spinal cord stimulation uses a multi-channel pulse generator driving a plurality of electrodes mounted near the distal end of a lead. These electrodes are mounted in one or more lines, generally perpendicular to the lead axis, and have a planar surface ...