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Ehud Cohen, Shai Ayal: Method and apparatus for selective control of nerve fibers. Biocontrol Medical BCM, G E Ehrlich, July 29, 2003: US06600954 (293 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus particularly useful for pain control by selectively blocking the propagation of body-generated action potentials travelling through a nerve bundle by using a tripolar electrode device to generate unidirectional action potentials to serve as collision blocks with the body-gener ...


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Yossi Gross, Shai Ayal, Ehud Cohen: Electrode assembly for nerve control. Biocontrol Medical, Darby & Darby, June 14, 2005: US06907295 (257 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided for applying current to a nerve. A cathode is adapted to be placed in a vicinity of a cathodic longitudinal site of the nerve and to apply, a cathodic current to the nerve. A primary inhibiting anode is adapted to be placed in a vicinity of a primary anodal longitudinal site of ...


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Yossi Gross, Shai Ayal, Ehud Cohen: Electrode assembly for nerve control. Bio Control Medical, John P White, Cooper & Dunham, March 18, 2008: US07346398 (156 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided for applying current to a nerve. A cathode is adapted to be placed in a vicinity of a cathodic longitudinal site of the nerve and to apply a cathodic current to the nerve. A primary inhibiting anode is adapted to be placed in a vicinity of a primary anodal longitudinal site of ...


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Yossi Gross, Shai Ayal, Ehud Cohen: Selective nerve fiber stimulation for treating heart conditions. Bio Control Medical, John P White, Cooper & Dunham, August 17, 2010: US07778703 (153 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for treating a heart condition of a subject is provided, including an electrode device, which is adapted to be coupled to a vagus nerve of the subject. A control unit is adapted to drive the electrode device to apply to the vagus nerve a stimulating current, which is capable of inducing ac ...


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Shai Ayal, Ehud Cohen, Ron Darby: Nerve stimulation for treating spasticity, tremor, muscle weakness, and other motor disorders. Biocontrol Medical, Darby & Darby, May 10, 2005: US06892098 (147 worldwide citation)

A method for treating spasticity of a subject is provided, including driving a current into a nerve of the subject that includes one or more sensory fibers, and configuring the current so as to inhibit propagation of action potentials in one or more of the sensory fibers, so as to treat the spastici ...


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Ehud Cohen, Yossi Gross, Shai Ayal: Treatment of disorders by unidirectional nerve stimulation. Bio Control Medical, John P White, Cooper & Dunham, June 8, 2010: US07734355 (137 worldwide citation)

Apparatus (18) for treating a condition of a subject is provided. An electrode device (100) is adapted to be coupled to longitudinal nervous tissue (40) of the subject, and a control unit (50) is adapted to drive the electrode device to apply to the nervous tissue a current which is capable of induc ...


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Shai Ayal, Ehud Cohen, Ron Dabby: Nerve stimulation for treating spasticity, tremor, muscle weakness, and other motor disorders. Biocontrol Medical, Darby & Darby PC, January 29, 2008: US07324853 (121 worldwide citation)

A method for treating spasticity of a subject is provided, including driving a current into a nerve of the subject that includes one or more sensory fibers, and configuring the current so as to inhibit propagation of action potentials in one or more of the sensory fibers, so as to treat the spastici ...


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Tamir Ben David, Shai Ayal, Omry Ben Ezra, Ehud Cohen: Techniques for applying, calibrating, and controlling nerve fiber stimulation. Bio Control Medical, John P White, Cooper & Dunham, December 15, 2009: US07634317 (97 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided including an electrode device, adapted to be coupled to a site of a subject; and a control unit, adapted to drive the electrode device to apply a current to the site intermittently during alternating “on” and “off” periods, each of the “on” periods having an “on” duration equal ...


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Ehud Cohen, Tamir Ben David, Shai Ayal, Omry Ben Ezra: Nerve-branch-specific action-potential activation, inhibition, and monitoring. Biocontrol Medical, John P White, Cooper & Dunham, November 13, 2007: US07295881 (96 worldwide citation)

A dual electrode arrangement, is provided, wherein two, preferably unidirectional, electrode configurations flank a nerve junction from which a preselected nerve branch issues, proximally and distally to the junction, with respect to the brain. The arrangement is conducive to the following: generati ...


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Tamir Ben David, Shai Ayal, Omry Ben Ezra, Ehud Cohen: Reduction of heart rate variability by parasympathetic stimulation. Bio Control Medical, John P White, Cooper & Dunham, August 17, 2010: US07778711 (88 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided that includes an electrode device, adapted to be coupled to a vagus nerve of a subject, and a control unit, adapted to drive the electrode device to apply to the vagus nerve a current that reduces heart rate variability of the subject. Also provided is a method comprising apply ...