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1. (WO2002032499) METHOD AND APPARATUS TO TREAT DISORDERS OF GASTROINTESTINAL PERISTALSIS
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau   

Pub. No.:    WO/2002/032499    International Application No.:    PCT/US2001/028715
Publication Date: 25.04.2002 International Filing Date: 14.09.2001
Chapter 2 Demand Filed:    07.03.2002    
IPC:
A61N 1/05 (2006.01), A61N 1/08 (2006.01), A61N 1/32 (2006.01), A61N 1/36 (2006.01)
Applicants: ALFRED E. MANN INSTITUTE FOR BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA [US/US]; University of Southern California, 1042 Downey Way DRB B21, Los Angeles, CA 90089-1112 (US)
Inventors: LOEB, Gerald, E.; (US).
RICHMOND, Frances, J., R.; (US)
Agent: BROWN, Marc, E.; McDermott, Will & Emery, Suite 3400, 2049 Century Park East, Los Angeles, CA 90067 (US)
Priority Data:
09/953,425 14.09.2000 US
60/232,753 15.09.2000 US
Title (EN) METHOD AND APPARATUS TO TREAT DISORDERS OF GASTROINTESTINAL PERISTALSIS
(FR) PROCEDE ET APPAREIL DESTINES AU TRAITEMENT DE TROUBLES DU PERISTALTISME GASTRO-INTESTINAL
Abstract: front page image
(EN)The present invention provides electrical stimulation to the gastrointestinal viscera (2) to trigger or alter muscle contractility by implanting leadless microstimulators (10) in or near the walls of the viscera (2) that can be programmed or controlled from a source outside the body.
(FR)L'invention permet d'appliquer une stimulation électrique aux viscères du tube digestif (2) afin de déclencher ou d'altérer la contractilité musculaire. Cette stimulation est réalisée par implantation de microstimulateurs (10) sans électrodes, dans les parois des viscères (2) ou au voisinage, qui peuvent être programmés ou commandés à partir d'une source extérieure au corps.
Designated States: JP.
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE, TR).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)