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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 (728 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 (670 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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Joseph H Schulman, Primoz Strojnik, Paul Meadows: Implantable microdevice with self-attaching electrodes. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, October 25, 1994: US05358514 (588 worldwide citation)

An implantable microminiature stimulator and/or sensor (microdevice) is housed within a sealed housing that includes all the requisite electronic circuitry for inductively receiving power and control signals to sense of biopotential or other biomedical signals and/or to generate electrical stimulati ...


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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 (538 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 (453 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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Joseph H Schulman, John C Gord, Primoz Strojnik, David I Whitmoyer, James H Wolfe: Voltage/current control system for a human tissue stimulator. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, June 4, 1996: US05522865 (289 worldwide citation)

A tissue stimulating system includes an external transmitter for transmitting a data signal to an implanted stimulator. The implanted stimulator includes a processor for generating stimulation signals for application to a plurality of tissue stimulating electrodes through respective isolated output ...


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Joseph H Schulman, David I Whitmoyer, John C Gord, Primoz Strojnik: Multichannel cochlear implant system including wearable speech processor. Alfred E Mann Foundation For Scientific Research, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, February 18, 1997: US05603726 (192 worldwide citation)

A tissue stimulating system including an external transmitter for transmitting data to an implanted stimulator including a processor for generating stimulation signals for application to a plurality of tissue stimulating electrodes. The processor selectively monitors the electrodes and/or voltages g ...


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Primoz Strojnik: Tubular feedthrough system for hermetically sealed devices. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Bryant R Gold, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, December 1, 1998: US05843140 (148 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for hermetically sealing implantable devices, such as a microstimulator, moicrotransducer, microtelemeter, or the like, prevents entrapment of water vapors and other volatile gases, and allows hermeticity testing at all manufacturing levels. The venting of water vapors and other volatil ...


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Primoz Strojnik: Method of forming a tubular feed-through hermetic seal for an implantable medical device. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, June 24, 1997: US05640764 (147 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for hermetically sealing implantable devices, such as a microstimulator, moicrotransducer, microtelemeter, or the like, prevents entrapment of water vapors and other volatile gases, and allows hermeticity testing at all manufacturing levels. The venting of water vapors and oth ...


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Joseph H Schulman, John C Gord, Primoz Strojnik, David I Whitmoyer, James H Wolfe: Multichannel implantable cochlear stimulator having programmable bipolar, monopolar or multipolar electrode configurations. Alfred E Mann Foundation For Scientific Research, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, July 2, 1996: US05531774 (133 worldwide citation)

An implantable cochlear stimulator (ICS) has eight output stages (212), each having a programmable current source (212B) connected to a pair of electrodes, designated "A" and "B", through respective output coupling capacitors and an electrode switching matrix (212C). An indifferent electrode is conn ...