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1. (WO2007061902) SYSTEM AND METHOD TO MODULATE PHRENIC NERVE TO PREVENT SLEEP APNEA
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Pub. No.: WO/2007/061902 International Application No.: PCT/US2006/044788
Publication Date: 31.05.2007 International Filing Date: 17.11.2006
IPC:
A61N 1/00 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
N
ELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
1
Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
Applicants:
GELFAND, Mark [RU/US]; US (UsOnly)
LEVIN, Howard, R. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
HALPERT, Andrew [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
CARDIAC CONCEPTS [US/US]; 1936 Irving Avenue S. Minneapolis, MN 55403, US (AllExceptUS)
Inventors:
GELFAND, Mark; US
LEVIN, Howard, R.; US
HALPERT, Andrew; US
Agent:
TYSVER, Daniel, A. ; Beck & Tysver, P.L.L.C. 2900 Thomas Avenue S., Suite 100 Minneapolis, MN 55416, US
Priority Data:
60/737,80818.11.2005US
60/743,06221.12.2005US
60/743,32621.02.2006US
Title (EN) SYSTEM AND METHOD TO MODULATE PHRENIC NERVE TO PREVENT SLEEP APNEA
(FR) SYSTEME ET PROCEDE POUR MODULER LE NERF PHRENIQUE ET PREVENIR L’APNEE DU SOMMEIL
Abstract:
(EN) An implantable medical device for treating breathing disorders such as central sleep apnea wherein stimulation is provided to the phrenic never through a transvenous lead system with the stimulation beginning after inspiration to extend the duration of a breath and to hold the diaphragm in a contracted condition.
(FR) La présente invention concerne un dispositif médical implantable destiné à traiter les troubles de la respiration tels que l’apnée du sommeil d’origine centrale, dans lequel une stimulation est fournie au nerf phrénique au moyen d’un système de fil transveineux, la stimulation commençant après l’inspiration pour prolonger la durée d’une respiration et pour maintenir le diaphragme dans une condition contractée.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Office (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (EPO) (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)