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Reese S Terry Jr, Ross G Baker Jr, Andre Marquette: Treating refractory hypertension by nerve stimulation. Cyberonics, Wigman Cohen Leitner & Myers P C, January 13, 1998: US05707400 (763 worldwide citation)

A method of treating patients suffering from refractory hypertension includes identifying a patient suffering from the disorder and applying a stimulating electrical signal to the patient's vagus nerve predetermined to modulate the electrical activity of the nerve and to alleviate the hypertension. ...


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Reese S Terry Jr, Ross G Baker Jr, Andre Marquette: Treatment of motility disorders by nerve stimulation. Cyberonics, Wigman Cohen Leitner & Myers P C, July 30, 1996: US05540730 (675 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for treating patients with motility disorders applies a modulating signal to the patient's vagus nerve to stimulate or inhibit neural impulses and produce excitatory or inhibitory neurotransmitter release by the vagus nerve according to the specific nature of the motility disorder. The app ...


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Joachim F Wernicke, Reese S Terry Jr, Ross G Baker Jr: Treatment of eating disorders by nerve stimulation. Cyberonics, Leitner Green & Christensen, February 23, 1993: US05188104 (574 worldwide citation)

A method of treating patients with compulsive eating disorders includes the steps of detecting a preselected event indicative of an imminent need for treatment of the specific eating disorder of interest, and responding to the detected occurrence of the preselected event by applying a predetermined ...


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Reese S Terry Jr, Joachim F Wernicke, Ross G Baker Jr: Therapeutic treatment of migraine symptoms by stimulation. Cyberonics, Leitner Greene & Christensen, June 1, 1993: US05215086 (556 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for treating and controlling migraine by selectively applying a predetermined electrical signal to the patient's vagus nerve for stimulation thereof to alleviate the migraine attack. The signal is a pulse waveform having parameters programmed to desynchronize the patient's EEG i ...


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Joachim F Wernicke, Reese S Terry Jr, Ross G Baker Jr: Treatment of eating disorders by nerve stimulation. Cyberonics, O Connor Cavanagh Anderson Westover Killingsworth & Beshears, November 23, 1993: US05263480 (540 worldwide citation)

A method of treating patients with compulsive eating disorders includes the steps of detecting a preselected event indicative of an imminent need for treatment of the specific eating disorder of interest, and responding to the detected occurrence of the preselected event by applying a predetermined ...


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Ross G Baker Jr, Reese S Terry Jr, Alan Adkins: Activation techniques for implantable medical device. Cyberonics, O Connor Cavanagh, April 19, 1994: US05304206 (494 worldwide citation)

Improvements are disclosed in apparatus and techniques for activating an implantable medical device, such as a neurostimulator adapted to treat and control a disorder of a patient where the disorder is susceptible to relief in response to predetermined modulation of the electrical activity of a sele ...


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Edward A Haluska, Stephen J Whistler, Ross G Baker Jr, Richard V Calfee: Implantable cardiac stimulator for detection and treatment of ventricular arrhythmias. Intermedics, Russell J Egan, Donald R Greene, May 16, 1989: US04830006 (492 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardiac stimulator integrates the functions of bradycardia and anti-tachycardia pacing-type therapies, and cardioversion and defibrillation shock-type therapies. The stimulator is programmable to provide a multiplicity of hierarchical detection algorithms and therapeutic modalities to ...


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Joachim F Wernicke, Reese S Terry Jr, Ross G Baker Jr: Treatment of patients in coma by nerve stimulation. Cyberonics, Wigman Cohen Leitner & Myers P C, November 5, 1996: US05571150 (461 worldwide citation)

A method of treating a patient in coma is performed by placing an electrode in juxtaposition with a preselected cranial nerve of the patient for electrical stimulation of the nerve, applying an electrical pulse waveform to the electrode to stimulate the cranial nerve, and adjusting electrical parame ...


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Steven Maschino, Ross G Baker Jr: Circumneural electrode assembly. Cyberonics, Wigman Cohen Leitner & Myers, July 2, 1996: US05531778 (351 worldwide citation)

An electrode assembly of a lead to be implanted on a patient's nerve includes a flexible electrically insulative carrier of helical configuration, a flexible ribbon electrode secured to the underside of at least a segment of the helical configuration carrier, an elongate conductor for electrical con ...


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Ross G Baker Jr, Stephen J Whistler, Raymond E Ideker, Richard V Calfee, Edward A Haluska: Biphasic waveforms for defibrillation. Intermedics, Russell J Egan, Donald R Greene, April 18, 1989: US04821723 (313 worldwide citation)

In a method and apparatus for defibrillating a heart in fibrillation, the onset of fibrillation of the heart is detected, and a biphasic waveform having only a first phase and a second phase is applied to the fibrillating heart. Each phase of the waveform is characterized by a predetermined time dur ...



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