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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 (801 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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Jeffrey H Greiner, David K L Peterson, Chuladatta Thenuwara: Methods and systems for treating hypertension using an implantable electroacupuncture device. Valencia Technologies Corporation, ALG Intellectual Property, October 17, 2017: US09789304

A method of treating hypertension in a patient includes 1) generating, by an electroacupuncture device implanted beneath a skin surface of the patient at an acupoint corresponding to a target tissue location within the patient, stimulation sessions at a duty cycle that is less than 0.05, wherein the ...