James D Sweeney, J Thomas Mortimer: Asymmetric shielded two electrode cuff. Case Western Reserve University, Fay Sharpe Fagan Minnich & McKee, December 16, 1986: US04628942 (221 worldwide citation)

A nerve trunk (A) has an annular electrode cuff (B) positioned therearound for imposing electrical signals on to the nerve trunk for the purpose of generating unidirectionally propagated action potentials. The electrode cuff includes an annular cathode (30) having a circular passage therethrough of ...

Ivan Osorio, Mark Frei: Vagal nerve stimulation techniques for treatment of epileptic seizures. CYBERONICS, CF3, Stephen Eisenmann, March 14, 2017: US09592003

The system, device, and method may use electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve to treat epilepsy with minimized or no effect on the heart. Treatment is carried out by an implantable signal generator, one or more implantable electrodes for electrically stimulating a predetermined stimulation site o ...

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