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Maria E Bennett, Kenneth P Rundle, Stuart F Rubin, James Coburn, Danny R Pack, Robert B Strother, Geoffrey B Thrope, Joseph J Mrva: Systems and methods for clinician control of stimulation systems. Medtronic Urinary Solutions, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, July 20, 2010: US07761167 (36 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for programming and logging medical device and patient data are provided. The systems include a handheld device, which is capable of communicating with a medical device, and a base station, which provides connectivity for the handheld device to accomplish various functions such a ...


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Johnathan L Sakai, Maria E Bennett, Joseph W Boggs II, Robert B Strother, Geoffrey B Thrope, Kenneth P Rundle, Stuart F Rubin: Portable assemblies, systems, and methods for providing functional or therapeutic neurostimulation. NDI Medical, June 11, 2013: US08463383 (24 worldwide citation)

Neurostimulation assemblies, systems, and methods make possible the providing of short-term therapy or diagnostic testing by providing electrical connections between muscles and/or nerves inside the body and stimulus generators and/or recording instruments mounted on the surface of the skin or carri ...


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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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Robert B Strother, Jonathan L Sakai, Joseph W Boggs II, Kathryn W Stager, Maria E Bennett, Stuart Rubin: Systems and methods for providing percutaneous electrical stimulation. NDI Medical, McDonald Hopkins, April 15, 2014: US08700177 (12 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods according to the present invention relate to a novel peripheral nerve stimulation system for the treatment of pain, such as pain that exists after amputation.


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Maria E Bennett, Geoffrey B Thrope, Joseph W Boggs II, Andreas Inmann, John Chae: Systems and methods to place one or more leads in muscle for providing electrical stimulation to treat pain. SPR Therapeutics, McDonald Hopkins, January 7, 2014: US08626302 (10 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are adapted to provide the relief of pain. The systems and methods make possible the percutaneous placement of one or more intramuscular leads, without the need for fluoroscopy, for providing electrical stimulation to activate a motor point innervating the muscle, to provide the ...


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Maria E Bennett, Joseph W Boggs, Amorn Wongsarnpigoon, John Chae, Warren P Grill, Kathryn Stager, Rosemary Zang: System and method for treatment of pain related to limb joint replacement surgery. SPR Therapeutics, McDonald Hopkins, February 24, 2015: US08965516 (8 worldwide citation)

It has been discovered that pain felt in a given region of the body can be treated by stimulating a peripheral nerve at a therapeutically effective distance from the region where pain is felt to generate a comfortable sensation (i.e., paresthesia) overlapping the regions of pain. A method has been d ...


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Maria E Bennett, Joseph W Boggs II, Warren M Grill, John Chae: Systems and methods for the treatment of pain through neural fiber stimulation. SPR Therapeutics, McDonald Hopkins, February 2, 2016: US09248289 (8 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for the treatment of pain through activation of select neural fibers. The neural fibers may comprise one or more afferent neural fibers and/or one or more efferent neural fibers. If afferent fibers are stimulated, alone or in combinati ...


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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, James E Barber, Joseph J Mrva, Christopher A Thierfelder, Maria E Bennett, Geoffrey B Thrope, Danny R Pack, Stuart F Rubin: Systems and methods for patient control of stimulation systems. Medtronic Urinary Solutions, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, November 1, 2016: US09480846 (4 worldwide citation)

Provided is a portable controller and associated method that provides a patient or caregiver the ability to recharge and alter the parameters of an implanted medical device, while allowing the patient substantially unobstructed mobility. To enable mobility, the controller may be worn on a belt or cl ...


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Maria E Bennett, Joseph W Boggs II, Warren M Grill, John Chae: Systems and methods for the treatment of pain through neural fiber stimulation of efferent nerve fiber. SPR Therapeutics, McDonald Hopkins, April 11, 2017: US09616229 (2 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for the treatment of pain through activation of select neural fibers. The neural fibers may comprise one or more afferent neural fibers and/or one or more efferent neural fibers. If afferent fibers are stimulated, alone or in combinati ...