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Joseph J Mrva, Robert B Strother, Geoffrey B Thrope, Julie Grill, Maria Bennett: Method for affecting urinary function with electrode implantation in adipose tissue. NDI Medical, Ryan Krumholz & Manion S C, March 11, 2008: US07343202 (53 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods provide a stimulation electrode assembly comprising an elongated lead sized and configured to be implanted within an adipose tissue region. The lead includes an electrically conductive portion to apply electrical stimulation to nerve or muscle in the adipose tissue region and at ...


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Maria Bennett, Robert B Strother, Julie Grill, Joseph J Mrva, Therese Zmina, Geoffrey B Thrope: Medtronic Urinary Solutions, Campbell Nelson Whippps, July 21, 2009: US07565198 (40 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods treat urinary incontinence by the bilateral stimulation of the left and/or right branches of the dorsal genital nerves using a single lead implanted in adipose or other tissue in the region at or near the pubic symphysis.


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Joseph J Mrva, Robert B Strother, Geoffrey B Thrope, Julie Grill, Maria E Bennett: Methods for electrical stimulation of nerves in adipose tissue regions. Medtronic Urinary Solutions, Campbell Nelson Whipps, January 4, 2011: US07865250 (18 worldwide citation)

Systems provide a stimulation electrode assembly sized and configured for placement in an adipose tissue region to stimulate a nerve in the adipose tissue region comprising an elongated lead sized and configured to be implanted within the adipose tissue region, the lead including at least two electr ...


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Maria E Bennett, Julie Grill, Tina E Lechman, Joseph J Mrva, Jonathan L Sakai, Robert B Strother, Geoffrey B Thrope, Therese M Zmina: Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, June 18, 2013: US08467875 (5 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods treat urologic dysfunctions by implanting a lead and electrode in a tissue region affecting urologic function, and implanting a pulse generator in an anterior pelvic region remote from the electrode. Bilateral stimulation of the left and/or right branches of the dorsal genital ne ...


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Robert B Strother, Geoffrey B Thrope, Stuart F Rubin, Maria E Bennett, Julie Grill: Implantable pulse generator systems and methods for providing functional and / or therapeutic stimulation of muscles and / or nerves and / or central nervous system tissue. NDI Medical, Ryan Kromholz & Manion Sc, March 15, 2007: US20070060979-A1

Improved assemblies, systems, and methods provide a stimulation system for prosthetic or therapeutic stimulation of muscles, nerves, or central nervous system tissue, or any combination. The stimulation system includes both implantable components and external components. The implantable components c ...


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Maria E Bennett, Julie Grill, Tina E Lechman, Joseph J Mrva, Jonathan L Sakai, Robert B Strother, Geoffrey B Thrope, Therese M Zmina: NDI Medical, Ryan Kromholz & Manion Sc, October 11, 2007: US20070239224-A1

Systems and methods treat urologic dysfunctions by implanting a lead and electrode in a tissue region affecting urologic function, and implanting a pulse generator in an anterior pelvic region remote from the electrode. Bilateral stimulation of the left and/or right branches of the dorsal genital ne ...


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Maria E Bennett, Julie Grill, Tina E Lechman, Joseph J Mrva, Robert B Strother, Geoffrey B Thrope, Therese M Zmina, Steven M Galecki, Danny R Pack: Systems and methods for a trial stage and/or long-term treatment of disorders of the body using neurostimulation. NDI Medical, Ryan Kromholz & Manion Sc, July 3, 2008: US20080161874-A1

Systems and methods screen and/or treat disorders of the body using neurostimulation. A trial system implants a temporary or permanent percutaneous lead and couples the lead to an external pulse generator. The external pulse generator supplies a prescribed stimulation regime through the lead to a ta ...


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Maria E Bennett, Julie Grill, Tina E Lechman, Joseph J Mrva, Jonathan L Sakai, Robert B Strother, Geoffrey B Thrope, Therese M Zmina: NDI Medical, Thomas J Krumenacher, Ryan Kromholz & Manion Sc, June 5, 2008: US20080132969-A1

Systems and methods treat urologic dysfunctions by implanting a lead and electrode in a tissue region affecting urologic function, and coupling the lead to an external pulse generator. If desired results are achieved, the external pulse generator is removed and an implantable pulse generator is impl ...


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Joseph J Mrva, Robert B Strother, Geoffrey B Thrope, Julie Grill, Maria E Bennett: Systems for electrical stimulation of nerves in adipose tissue regions. NDI Medical, Ryan Kromholz & Manion Sc, August 3, 2006: US20060173507-A1

Systems provide a stimulation electrode assembly sized and configured for placement in an adipose tissue region to stimulate a nerve in the adipose tissue region comprising an elongated lead sized and configured to be implanted within the adipose tissue region, the lead including at least two electr ...


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Joseph W Boggs II, Maria E Bennett, Julie Grill, Joseph J Mrva, Robert B Strother, Geoffrey B Thrope: Systems and methods for the treatment of bladder dysfunctions using neuromodulation. Ndi Medical, Medtronic, October 28, 2010: US20100274310-A1

Systems and Methods treat bladder dysfunctions using neuromodulation stimulation. Bladder emptying through stimulation of urethral afferents, and continence through stimulation of the dorsal genital nerve, is provided with one or more implanted pulse generators and one or more leads. A simple surgic ...