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*  Patent US7110815 - System and method for providing temporary stimulation therapy to optimize ... - Google Patents
The electrode may be a drug-eluting electrode for delivery of a drug. After an event occurs, the controller module may ... A system and method for stimulating a human heart including a sensing module coupled through a lead to an electrode associated ... According to yet another aspect of the invention, a method for reducing a tissue response to an implanted electrode used for ... a tip electrode, a ring electrode, a housing electrode, or a header electrode. Other electrodes that are known by those skilled ...
http://www.google.com/patents/US7110815?dq=4182933
*  New Electrode Implants Wrap Around Nerves | Medgadget
... has developed an electrode implant that may drastically improve how amputees control and feel ... New Electrode Implants Wrap Around Nerves. September 22nd, 2016 Editors Neurology, Neurosurgery, Rehab ... Draper, an engineering company based in Cambridge, MA, has developed an electrode implant that may drastically improve how ... Unlike other electrode arrays, Draper's device is designed to have the electrodes wrap around the nerves and not simply be ...
https://www.medgadget.com/2016/09/new-electrode-implants-wrap-around-nerves.html
*  Patent US7272449 - Cochlear implant electrode array - Google Patents
... comprising an elongate electrode carrier member (11), a bioresorbable stiffening element (15) and an outer layer (16) ... is made of a resiliently flexible first material and has a plurality of electrodes (12) mounted thereon and has a first ... Curved cochlear implant electrode array. US20040122501. Sep 28, 2001. Jun 24, 2004. Fysh Dadd. Cochlear implant electrode array ... Cochlea implant. US5645585 *. Mar 15, 1996. Jul 8, 1997. Cochlear Ltd.. Cochlear electrode implant assembly with positioning ...
http://www.google.com/patents/US7272449?dq=%22Meaning-based+advertising+and+document+relevance+determination%22
*  Brain Electrode Implants Helps Paralysed Monkey Regain Arm Movement | Gizmodo Australia
National Primate Research Centre have found a way to restore movement to paralysed monkeys through the use of brain implants ... Equipped with roving electrodes, these implants seek out and restore neural connections between in the brain and the rest of ... The electrodes are able to detect where the strongest movement signal is coming from, and attach itself to that area of the ... National Primate Research Centre have found a way to restore movement to paralysed monkeys through the use of brain implants. ...
https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2008/10/brain_electrode_implants_helps_paralyzed_monkey_regain_arm_movement/
*  Gem of an idea: A flexible diamond-studded electrode implanted for life
Two Case Western Reserve University researchers are building implants made of diamond and flexible polymer that are designed to ... Unlike standard electrodes, diamonds won't corrode, Martin said. Diamond is so hard and rigid, however, that an entire implant ... Gem of an idea: A flexible diamond-studded electrode implanted for life. ... Currently, medical researchers are using carbon-based needle electrodes to monitor neurotransmitters. But, the electrode is ...
https://www.nanowerk.com/news/newsid=18346.php
*  MRI-Based Estimation of Scalar Cochlear-Implant Electrode Position
... A. Stratmann,1 P. Mittmann,1 G. Rademacher,2 G. Grupe,1 S. ... S. H. Bartling, R. Gupta, A. Torkos et al., "Flat-panel volume computed tomography for cochlear implant electrode array ... T. Struffert, V. Hertel, Y. Kyriakou et al., "Imaging of cochlear implant electrode array with flat-detector CT and ... "Role of electrode placement as a contributor to variability in cochlear implant outcomes," Otology & Neurotology, vol. 29, no. ...
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2017/6372704/ref/
*  Adult Cortical Plasticity Studied with Chronically Implanted Electrode Arrays | Journal of Neuroscience
Implanted electrodes and RFs. A, Two implanted 6 × 8 microelectrode arrays in V1 of the right hemisphere of Monkey 2. A, ... Adult Cortical Plasticity Studied with Chronically Implanted Electrode Arrays. Hiroshi Abe, Justin N.J. McManus, Nirmala ... Adult Cortical Plasticity Studied with Chronically Implanted Electrode Arrays. Hiroshi Abe, Justin N.J. McManus, Nirmala ... Using chronically implanted electrode arrays, we were able to provide a quantitative and longitudinal measure of the functional ...
http://www.jneurosci.org/content/35/6/2778
*  Individual Optimization of the Insertion of a Preformed Cochlear Implant Electrode Array
B. Chen, H. N. Kha, and G. M. Clark, "Development of a steerable cochlear implant electrode array," in 3rd Kuala Lumpur ... Individual Optimization of the Insertion of a Preformed Cochlear Implant Electrode Array. Thomas S. Rau, Thomas Lenarz, and ... E. Von Wallenberg and R. Briggs, "Cochlear's unique electrode portfolio now and in the future," Cochlear Implants International ... O. Majdani, D. Schurzig, A. Hussong et al., "Force measurement of insertion of cochlear implant electrode arrays in vitro: ...
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijoto/2015/724703/ref/
*  Implanted electrodes curtail Parkinson's | ScienceNordic
It relies on electrodes that are implanted in the brain and linked to a pacemaker that emits electrical impulses. New research ... Electrodes were implanted in their brains along with two tiny catheters to use for a minimally invasive technique, ... Electrical brain stimulation also raised quantities of L-dopa in the brain, which explains why implanting DBS electrodes helps ...
http://sciencenordic.com/implanted-electrodes-curtail-parkinson%E2%80%99s
*  Close-Field Electroporation Gene Delivery Using the Cochlear Implant Electrode Array Enhances the Bionic Ear | Science...
We used the cochlear implant electrode array for novel "close-field" electroporation to transduce mesenchymal cells lining the ... With BDNF therapy, the regenerated spiral ganglion neurites extended close to the cochlear implant electrodes, with localized ... The focusing of electric fields by particular cochlear implant electrode configurations led to surprisingly efficient gene ... Close-Field Electroporation Gene Delivery Using the Cochlear Implant Electrode Array Enhances the Bionic Ear ...
http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/6/233/233ra54
*  Electrode implanted in body patent application class
... and a sieve electrode having an electrode hole formed in a body thereof and a circular electrode formed around the electrode ... IMPLANT AND INSERTION DEVICE FOR AN IMPLANT - Embodiments include an implant for insertion into a human and/or animal body and ... The two electrodes are joined together with their electrode bodies in parallel so that the penetrating ends of the electrodes ... A plurality of electrodes may be formed into an electrode array. In various embodiments, electrode arrays may be associated ...
http://www.patentsencyclopedia.com/class/000551145
*  WO2013023404A1 - Implanted biological electrode and medical assembly including same - Google Patents
A medical assembly includes the implanted biological electrode. A contact prepared by the winding of a nanofibre or film ... An implanted biological electrode, including a wire (2), wherein the two ends of the wire (2) are connected with a contact (1) ... material with a relatively high resistivity can effectively suppress turbulence and improve the safety of the electrode during ... Implanted electrode and preparation method thereof and medical assembly comprising implanted electrode ...
https://patents.google.com/patent/WO2013023404A1/en
*  Radical Idea of Implanting Tiny Electrodes to the Deaf ( Scientists pursued the idea of implanti...)
The possible auditory nerve implants likely would be suitable fo...,Radical,Idea,of,Implanting,Tiny,Electrodes,,to,the,,Deaf, ... In nearly every measure these work better than cochlear implant... ... Scientists pursued the idea of implanting tiny electronic hearing devi...Now however scientists have shown in animals that its ... Radical Idea of Implanting Tiny Electrodes to the Deaf. Scientists pursued the idea of implanting tiny electronic hearing devi ...
http://www.bio-medicine.org/medicine-news/Radical-Idea-of-Implanting-Tiny-Electrodes--to-the--Deaf-20822-1/
*  US20060015026A1 - Porous coatings on electrodes for biomedical implants - Google Patents
The coating is applied to the implant by physical vapor deposition. The coating preferably is applied via a generally oblique ... The coating may be partially nonporous to protect the implant from corrosion. ... An implantable electrode has a biomedically compatible, microscopically rough, metal coating that creates a high double-layer ... Coated electrode and method of making a coated electrode US5683442A (en) 1997-11-04. Cardiovascular implants of enhanced ...
https://patents.google.com/patent/US20060015026A1/en
*  A better brain implant: Slim electrode cozies up to single neurons | University of Michigan News
... flexible electrode developed at the University of Michigan is 10 times smaller than the nearest competition and could make long ... A better brain implant: Slim electrode cozies up to single neurons * Nov 11, 2012 ... To demonstrate how well the electrode listens in on real neurons, Kipke's team implanted it into the brains of rats. The ... Because this electrode is so small and unobtrusive, it may be able to stay in the brain for long periods without upsetting the ...
http://www.ns.umich.edu/new/releases/20970-a-better-brain-implant-slim-electrode-cozies-up-to-single-neurons
*  Deactivating cochlear implant electrodes to improve speech perception: A computational approach.
... By Semantic Learning Systems ... Deactivating cochlear implant electrodes to improve speech perception: A computational approach. Authors of this article are: ... Many of these studies focused on identifying poorly encoding electrodes by some measure (e.g. electrode discrimination, pitch ... Optimum electrode deactivation patterns typically included 11 to 19 (out of 22) active electrodes, depending on the performance ...
https://slesystems.com/2018/12/07/deactivating-cochlear-implant-electrodes-to-improve-speech-perception-a-computational-approach/
*  Improved localization of implanted subdural electrode contacts on magnetic resonance imaging with an elastic image fusion...
Improved localization of implanted subdural electrode contacts on magnetic resonance imaging with an elastic image fusion ... BACKGROUND: Accurate projection of implanted subdural electrode contacts in presurgical evaluation of pharmacoresistant ... BACKGROUND: Accurate projection of implanted subdural electrode contacts in presurgical evaluation of pharmacoresistant ... Improved localization of implanted subdural electrode contacts on magnetic resonance imaging with an elastic image fusion ...
https://www.zora.uzh.ch/id/eprint/107687/
*  A Pilot Study of Robot-Assisted Cochlear Implant Surgery Using Steerable Electrode Arrays | SpringerLink
This paper presents results of a pilot study evaluating the efficacy of robotic assistance using novel steerable electrode ... arrays for cochlear implant surgery. The current surgical setup of cochlear... ... Roland, T.: A model for cochlear implant electrode insertion and force evaluation: results with a new electrode design and ... Ketten, D.R., et al.: In vivo measures of cochlear length and insertion depth of Nucleus cochlear implant electrode arrays. Ann ...
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/11866565_5
*  Measurement of implant electrode leads using time-domain reflectometry to predict the resonant length for MRI heating
... McCabe, ... McCabe, S., & Scott, J. B. (2016). Measurement of implant electrode leads using time-domain reflectometry to predict the ... Consequently, most patients with these implants are contraindicated from having MRI scans. The level of RF heating has a strong ... Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machines can generate hazardous RF heating of patients with implanted neurostimulation leads. ...
https://researchcommons.waikato.ac.nz/handle/10289/10750
*  A better brain implant: Slim electrode cozies up to single neurons | The University Record Online
A better brain implant: Slim electrode cozies up to single neurons. By Kate McAlpine College of Engineering ... To demonstrate how well the electrode listens in on real neurons, Kipke's team implanted it into the brains of rats. The ... A new electrode developed at U-M can focus on the electrical signals of just one neuron. It may help researchers understand how ... overcoming inflammation larger electrodes cause that damages both the brain and the electrodes. ...
http://ur.umich.edu/1213/Nov19_12/4120-a-better-brain
*  Residual Hearing Outcomes After Cochlear Implant Surgery Using Ultra-flexible 28-mm Electrodes
Objective: To evaluate the preservation of low frequency residual hearing after cochlear implant surgery using an electrode for ... Fifty-six patients with functional deafness who had undergone cochlear implant surgery and received a Flex 28 electrode (MED-EL ... Residual Hearing Outcomes After Cochlear Implant Surgery Using Ultra-flexible 28-mm Electrodes. In: Otology & Neurotology, Vol ... The use of a full insertion electrode of 28mm in patients with poor preoperative thresholds does not allow for usable ...
https://epub.ub.uni-muenchen.de/45055/
*  US7096070B1 - Medical implant device for electrostimulation using discrete micro-electrodes - Google Patents
Implant devices with a plurality of micro-electrodes are provided which are especially adapted for use in reducing the ... Other implant devices having micro-electrodes are provided which are especially adapted for electrostimulation and/or ... Thus, in cases where the implant is not optimally placed, it is not necessary to remove the implant and then reposition it ... of a plurality of micro-electrodes allows a clinically effective electrical stimulation pathway to be selected once the implant ...
https://patents.google.com/patent/US7096070B1/en
*  The World of Implantable Devices - First Human Use of 24-Electrode Retinal Implant by Bionic Vision Australia
Researchers continue development and testing of the wide-view implant with 98 electrodes and the high acuity implant with 1024 ... First Human Use of 24-Electrode Retinal Implant by Bionic Vision Australia. Published on September 29, 2012 by David Prutchi in ... This early prototype consists of a retinal implant with 24 electrodes. A small lead wire extends from the back of the eye to a ... Comments Off on First Human Use of 24-Electrode Retinal Implant by Bionic Vision Australia ...
http://www.implantable-device.com/2012/09/29/first-human-use-of-24-electrode-retinal-implant-by-bionic-vision-australia/
*  Electrodes and Channels | cochlear implant HELP
Cochlear implants only have up to a couple of dozen electrodes, each of which performs a similar function to a hair… ... Cochlear implants divide the sound into channels, and eventually drive electrodes, or pairs of electrodes in the case of MED-EL ... 16 electrodes have 15 pairs, so 15*8 = 120.. Cochlear's implant has 22 electrodes, with one current source (or pair of sources ... Cochlear implants only have up to a couple of dozen electrodes, each of which performs a similar function to a hair cell or ...
https://cochlearimplanthelp.com/journey/choosing-a-cochlear-implant/electrodes-and-channels/
*  Brain Implants Can Detect What Patients Hear - Slashdot
After neurosurgeons cut a hole in their skulls, the research team placed 256 electrodes over the part of the brain that ... of 15 patients suffering from either epileptic seizures or brain tumors volunteered to allow scientists to insert electrodes ... Brain Implants Can Detect What Patients Hear 75 Posted by samzenpus on Wednesday February 15, 2012 @07:00PM. from the grandma,- ... After neurosurgeons cut a hole in their skulls, the research team placed 256 electrodes over the part of the brain that ...
https://science.slashdot.org/story/12/02/15/2143208/brain-implants-can-detect-what-patients-hear/interesting-comments