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Imad Libbus, Badri Amurthur, Bruce H KenKnight: Implantable device for providing electrical stimulation of cervical vagus nerves for treatment of chronic cardiac dysfunction with leadless heart rate monitoring. Cyberonics, Cyberonics, November 5, 2013: US08577458 (50 worldwide citation)

An implantable device for providing electrical stimulation of cervical vagus nerves for treatment of chronic cardiac dysfunction with leadless heart rate monitoring is provided. A stimulation therapy lead includes helical electrodes configured to conform to an outer diameter of a cervical vagus nerv ...


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Imad Libbus, Badri Amurthur, Bruce H KenKnight: Implantable device for providing electrical stimulation of cervical vagus nerves for treatment of chronic cardiac dysfunction with bounded titration. Cyberonics, Cyberonics, December 23, 2014: US08918191 (7 worldwide citation)

An implantable device for providing electrical stimulation of cervical vagus nerves for treatment of chronic cardiac dysfunction with bounded titration is provided. A stimulation therapy lead includes helical electrodes configured to conform to an outer diameter of a cervical vagus nerve sheath, and ...


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Imad Libbus, Badri Amurthur, Bruce H Kenknight: Implantable device for providing electrical stimulation of cervical vagus nerves for treatment of chronic cardiac dysfunction with leadless heart rate monitoring. Cyberonics, Cyberonics, December 30, 2014: US08923990 (4 worldwide citation)

An implantable device for providing electrical stimulation of cervical vagus nerves for treatment of chronic cardiac dysfunction with leadless heart rate monitoring is provided. A stimulation therapy lead includes helical electrodes configured to conform to an outer diameter of a cervical vagus nerv ...


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Imad Libbus, Badri Amurthur, Bruce H KenKnight, Jeffrey L Ardell: Dynamic stimulation adjustment for identification of a neural fulcrum. Cyberonics, East Tennessee State University, Foley & Lardner, April 24, 2018: US09950169 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for delivering neurostimulation therapies to patients for treating chronic heart failure. A computer-implemented control system is operated to automatically identify a neural fulcrum zone based on a monitored patient physiological response. Ongoing neurostimulation t ...


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Bruce H KenKnight, Jeffrey L Ardell, Imad Libbus, Badri Amurthur: Neurostimulation in a neural fulcrum zone for the treatment of chronic cardiac dysfunction. CYBERONICS, EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY, Foley & Lardner, June 6, 2017: US09669220 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for delivering neurostimulation therapies to patients for treating chronic heart failure. A neural fulcrum zone is identified and ongoing neurostimulation therapy is delivered within the neural fulcrum zone. This neural fulcrum zone corresponds to a combination of st ...


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Bruce H KenKnight, Imad Libbus, Badri Amurthur, Jeffrey L Ardell: Fine resolution identification of a neural fulcrum for the treatment of chronic cardiac dysfunction. CYBERONICS, EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY, Foley & Lardner, July 25, 2017: US09713719 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for delivering neurostimulation therapies to patients for treating chronic heart failure. A neural fulcrum zone is identified and ongoing neurostimulation therapy is delivered within the neural fulcrum zone. This neural fulcrum zone may be identified by monitoring a ...


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Imad Libbus, Bruce H KenKnight, Badri Amurthur: Neurostimulation titration process. CYBERONICS, Foley & Lardner, January 3, 2017: US09533153 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for delivering neurostimulation therapies to patients for treating chronic heart failure. A titration process is used to gradually increase the stimulation intensity to a desired therapeutic level. This titration process can minimize the amount of time required to co ...


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Imad Libbus, Badri Amurthur, Bruce H KenKnight: Implantable neurostimulator-implemented method for managing tachyarrhythmia through vagus nerve stimulation. CYBERONICS, Foley & Lardner, September 19, 2017: US09764138

An implantable neurostimulator-implemented method for managing tachyarrhythmias through vagus nerve stimulation is provided. An implantable neurostimulator, including a pulse generator, is configured to deliver electrical therapeutic stimulation in a manner that results in creation and propagation ( ...


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Imad Libbus, Bruce H KenKnight, Badri Amurthur, Scott R Stubbs: Vagus nerve stimulation and subcutaneous defibrillation system. CYBERONICS, Foley & Lardner, September 26, 2017: US09770599

Systems and methods are provided for delivering vagus nerve stimulation and cardioversion/defibrillation therapies to patients for treating chronic heart failure. The vagus nerve stimulation and cardioversion/defibrillation therapies may be provided using a single implantable pulse generator, which ...


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Imad Libbus, Badri Amurthur, Bruce H KenKnight, Jeffrey L Ardell: Neurostimulation and recording of physiological response for the treatment of chronic cardiac dysfunction. CYBERONICS, EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY, Foley & Lardner, October 17, 2017: US09789316

Systems and methods are provided for delivering neurostimulation therapies to patients for treating chronic heart failure. A neural fulcrum zone is identified and ongoing neurostimulation therapy is delivered within the neural fulcrum zone. The implanted stimulation device includes a physiological s ...