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Richard A Schmidt, Emil A Tanagho: Growing of long-term biological tissue correction structures in vivo. The Regents of the University of California, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, June 4, 1985: US04520821 (204 worldwide citation)

A mesh or gauze of a bioabsorbable material is used to temporarily correct a defect in a living body. The mesh is of a construction sufficient so that biological tissue in the area of the defect can grow into it and form a long-term biological tissue correction structure before the mesh is completel ...


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Emil A Tanagho, Richard A Schmidt, Curtis A Gleason, Tom F Lue: Method and system for controlling bladder evacuation. Regents of the University of California, Phillips Moore Lempio & Finley, August 26, 1986: US04607639 (179 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling the function of a bladder, includes identification of the anatomical location of at least one nerve controlling the muscles for the bladder and/or its sphincter and positioning of an electrode on the nerve to selectively stimulate the nerve for continence and evacuation purp ...


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Curtis A Gleason, Marshall L Stoller, Tom F Lue, Richard A Schmidt, Emil A Tanagho: Implantable nerve stimulation device. Regents of the University of California, Phillips Moore Lempio & Finley, March 10, 1992: US05094242 (174 worldwide citation)

An electro-acupuncture system comprises a transmitter for emitting high frequency magnetic energy pulses and a receiver, sealed within an implantable "thumb-tack" shaped device, for receiving and converting such pulses into stimulating pulses of current. The device comprises a head having an exposed ...


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Tom P Lue, Emil A Tanagho, Richard A Schmidt: Regents of University of California, Phillips Moore Lempio & Finley, April 29, 1986: US04585005 (133 worldwide citation)

The problem of providing a method and device for stimulating penile erection for a sexually disabled patient includes the implantation of an electrode on the cavernous nerves of a human male, adjacent to his prostate gland. Each electrode is electrically connected to a receiver, subcutaneously impla ...


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Emil A Tanagho, Richard A Schmidt, Curtis A Gleason, Tom F Lue: Surgically implantable peripheral nerve electrode. Regents of the University of California, July 10, 1990: US04940065 (132 worldwide citation)

An electrode is adapted to be surgically implanted around a nerve bundle to provide for the selective stimulation thereof. The electrode comprises a biocompatible and dielectric carrier formable from a flattened, opened position to a closed position around the nerve bundle. In its opened position, t ...


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Emil A Tanagho, Richard A Schmidt, Curtis A Gleason, Tom F Lue: System for controlling bladder evacuation. The Regents of the University of California, Phillips Moore Lempio & Finley, September 20, 1988: US04771779 (71 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling bladder evacuation includes first and second implanted stimulation systems having electrodes respectively positioned on nerves controlling external sphincter and bladder functions, and an electronic control system which operates to generate and transmit electrical sphincter ...


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Richard A Schmidt: Use of neurotoxin therapy for treatment of urologic and related disorders. University Technology Corporation, Sheridan Ross P C, April 2, 2002: US06365164 (61 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods for treating neurological-urological conditions. This is accomplished by administration of at least one neurotoxin.


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Curtis A Gleason, Marshall L Stoller, Tom F Lue, Richard A Schmidt, Emil A Tanagho: Method for implanting electra-acupuncture needle. Regents of the University of California, Phillips Moore Lempio & Finley, May 18, 1993: US05211175 (54 worldwide citation)

An electro-acupuncture system comprises a transmitter for emitting high frequency magnetic energy pulses and a receiver, sealed within an implantable "thumb-tack" shaped device, for receiving and converting such pulses into stimulating pulses of current. The device comprises a head having an exposed ...


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Tom F Lue, Emil E Tanagho, Richard A Schmidt, Curtis A Gleason: The Regents of the University of California, Phillips Moore Lempio & Finley, January 8, 1991: US04982731 (49 worldwide citation)

A method and system for augmenting penile erection in a human male is disclosed. An inflatable cuff is placed circumferentially around the corpora carvernosa, the deep dorsal vein, and the cavernous veins, adjacent to the hilum of the penis. Selective compression of the cuff will function to restric ...


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Emil A Tanagho, Richard A Schmidt, Curtis A Gleason, Tom F Lue: Control system for the stimulation of two bodily functions. The Regents of the University of California, Phillips Moore Lempio & Finley, November 3, 1987: US04703755 (46 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling bladder evacuation includes first and second implanted stimulation systems having electrodes respectively positioned on nerves controlling external sphincter and bladder functions, and an electronic control system which operates to generate and transmit electrical sphincter ...