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1. (WO2005107858) METHOD OF TREATING MOOD DISORDERS AND/OR ANXIETY DISORDERS BY BRAIN STIMULATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2005/107858    International Application No.:    PCT/US2005/014945
Publication Date: Nov 17, 2005 International Filing Date: Apr 29, 2005
IPC: A61N 1/36
Applicants: ADVANCED NEUROMODULATION SYSTEMS, INC.
VELASCO, Francisco
JIMENEZ, Fiacro
VELASCO, Marcos
LOZANO, Andres, M.
Inventors: VELASCO, Francisco
JIMENEZ, Fiacro
VELASCO, Marcos
LOZANO, Andres, M.
Title: METHOD OF TREATING MOOD DISORDERS AND/OR ANXIETY DISORDERS BY BRAIN STIMULATION
Abstract:
The present invention involves a method and a system for using electrical stimulation and/or chemical stimulation to treat depression. More particularly, the method comprises surgically implanting an electrical stimulation lead and/or catheter that is in communication with a predetermined site which is coupled to a signal generator and/or infusion pump that release either an electrical signal and/or a pharmaceutical resulting in stimulation of the predetermined site thereby treating the mood and/or anxiety disorder.