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1. (WO2006083675) A STIMULATING DEVICE
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau   

Pub. No.:    WO/2006/083675    International Application No.:    PCT/US2006/002793
Publication Date: 10.08.2006 International Filing Date: 27.01.2006
Chapter 2 Demand Filed:    09.08.2006    
IPC:
A61N 1/32 (2006.01)
Applicants: COCHLEAR AMERICAS [US/US]; Suite 400 400 Inverness Parkway Englewood, Colorado 80112 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
TASCHE, Claudia [AU/AU]; (AU) (For US Only).
PARKER, John [AU/AU]; (AU) (For US Only).
MILOJEVIC, Dusan [AU/AU]; (AU) (For US Only).
IRWIN, Colin [AU/AU]; (AU) (For US Only)
Inventors: TASCHE, Claudia; (AU).
PARKER, John; (AU).
MILOJEVIC, Dusan; (AU).
IRWIN, Colin; (AU)
Agent: VERGA, Michael, G.; Jagtiani + Guttag 10363-a Democracy Lane Fairfax, Virginia 22030 (US)
Priority Data:
11/045,624 28.01.2005 US
Title (EN) A STIMULATING DEVICE
(FR) DISPOSITIF DE STIMULATION
Abstract: front page image
(EN)An implantable apparatus, such as an inner ear prosthetic hearing implant, and a method for delivering neuron firing threshold-reducing stimuli to a neural network of an implantee are provided. The apparatus comprises a stimulator device that generates stimulation signals, and an electrode array that receives the stimulation signals and delivers the stimuli to the neural network of the implantee in response to the signals. The stimuli delivered to the implantee facilitates and/or controls the production and/or release of naturally occurring agents into the neural network to reduce the firing thresholds of neurons.
(FR)L'invention concerne un appareil implantable, tel qu'un implant auditif protéthique de l'oreille, et un procédé pour administrer des stimuli réduisant le seuil de décharge des neurones vers un réseau neural d'un patient nécessitant la pose d'un implant. L'appareil comprend un dispositif de stimulation qui produit des signaux de stimulation, et un réseau d'électrodes qui reçoit les signaux de stimulation et administre les stimuli au réseau neural du patient en réponse à des signaux. Les stimuli administrés facilitent et/ou régulent la production et/ou la libération d'agents apparaissant naturellement dans le réseau neural, de manière à réduire les seuils de décharge des neurones.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, LY, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, YU, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, NL, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)