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Shlomo Ben Haim, Nissim Darvish, Yuval Mika, Maier Fenster, Bella Felzen, Isaac Shemer: Method of increasing the motility of a GI tract. Impulse Dynamics, Reed Smith, May 27, 2003: US06571127 (347 worldwide citation)

The invention comprises methods of increasing contractile force and/or the motility of a GI tract. A first method comprises selecting a portion of the GI tract and applying a non-excitatory electric field to the portion, which field increases the force of contraction at the portion. A second method ...


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Melina Flesler, Yuval Mika, Ziv Belsky, Yaakov Ben Arie, Nissim Darvish, Shlomo Ben Haim: Acute and chronic electrical signal therapy for obesity. Impulse Dynamics, William H Dippert, Reed Smith, July 29, 2003: US06600953 (187 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided for treating a condition such as obesity. The apparatus includes a set of one or more electrodes, which are adapted to be applied to one or more respective sites in a vicinity of a body of a stomach of a patient. A control unit is adapted to drive the electrode set to apply to ...


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Shlomo Ben Haim, Nissim Darvish, Yuval Mika, Benny Rousso, Bella Felzen: Induction of cardioplegia applied electrical signals. Impulse Dynamics, William H Dippert, Cowen Liebowitz & Latman P C, October 16, 2001: US06304777 (129 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling activity of a heart of a living person during a medical procedure. Electrical signals are applied to the heart so as to induce a spontaneously-reversible cardioplegia thereof. The signals are preferably such that terminating application of the signals does not ...


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Shlomo Ben Haim, Nissim Darvish, Yuval Mika, Benny Rousso, Bella Felzen, Dov Malonek: Local cardiac motion control using applied electrical signals. Impulse Dynamics, William H Dippert, Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P C, August 27, 2002: US06442424 (121 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for performing a medical procedure on a beating heart. Electrical signals are applied to the heart so as to reduce motion of a segment thereof, and the procedure is performed while the heart continues to pump blood. Preferably, the motion increases spontaneously after the sign ...


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Yuval Mika, David Prutchi, Ziv Belsky: Apparatus and method for timing the delivery of non-excitatory ETC signals to a heart. Impulse Dynamics, William H Dippert Esq, Cowen Liebowitz & Latman P C, July 17, 2001: US06263242 (95 worldwide citation)

A method and devices for timing the delivery of non-excitatory signals for modifying myocardial contractility of a portion of the heart. The method includes the steps of applying electrodes to a plurality of cardiac sites, sensing electrical activity in a first cardiac site through a first electrode ...


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Shlomo Ben Haim, Nissim Darvish, Yuval Mika, Maier Fenster, Bella Felzen, Isaac Shemer: Smooth muscle controller. Impulse Dynamics, William H Dippert, Wolf Block Schorr and Solis Cohen, September 20, 2005: US06947792 (90 worldwide citation)

A method of promoting the healing of a lesion in a smooth muscle, comprising selecting a smooth muscle portion having a lesion and applying a non-excitatory electrical field to the portion, which field reduces the mechanical activity of the portion.


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Yuval Mika, David Prutchi, Ziv Belsky, Andre G Routh: Apparatus and method for setting the parameters of an alert window used for timing the delivery of ETC signals to a heart under varying cardiac conditions. Impulse Dynamics, William H Dippert, Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P C, May 15, 2001: US06233487 (68 worldwide citation)

A method for setting the parameters of an alert time window in an excitable tissue control device operative under a plurality of different cardiac conditions of a heart of a patient. The method includes providing said excitable tissue control device with a set of data including a plurality of sets o ...


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Yuval Mika, David Prutchi, Ziv Belsky, Andre G Routh: Apparatus and method for collecting data useful for determining the parameters of an alert window for timing delivery of ETC signals to a heart under varying cardiac conditions. Impulse Dynamics, William H Dippert, Cowen Liebowitz & Latman P C, April 24, 2001: US06223072 (68 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for obtaining from a patient's heart data useful for on-line setting of the parameters of a detection time window in an excitable tissue control device. The method includes applying electrodes to a first cardiac site and a second cardiac site of a patient and electrically c ...


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Shlomo Ben Haim, Nissim Darvish, Yuval Mika, Maier Fenster: Drug-device combination for controlling the contractility of muscles. Impulse Dynamics, William H Dippert, Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P C, May 22, 2001: US06236887 (67 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the combined drug/electric-stimulation treatment of a cardiac muscle comprises circuitry (S) for creating a non-excitatory electric potential between at least two points (R


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Shlomo Ben Haim, Nissim Darvish, Yuval Mika, Maier Fenster: Cardiac output controller. Impulse Dynamics, William H Deppert, Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P C, October 2, 2001: US06298268 (58 worldwide citation)

This invention is an apparatus for modifying cardiac output of the heart of a subject, including one or more sensors which sense signals responsive to cardiac activity, and a stimulation probe including one or more stimulation electrodes which apply non-excitatory stimulation pulses to a cardiac mus ...