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1. (WO2015127401) SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR THERAPEUTIC MANAGEMENT OF UNPRODUCTIVE COUGH

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/127401    International Application No.:    PCT/US2015/017164
Publication Date: Fri Aug 28 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Tue Feb 24 00:59:59 CET 2015
IPC: A61B 18/18
Applicants: CIRCUIT THERAPEUTICS, INC.
Inventors: ANDERSEN, Dan
THOMAS, Griffith Roger
Title: SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR THERAPEUTIC MANAGEMENT OF UNPRODUCTIVE COUGH
Abstract:
One embodiment is directed to a system for managing unproductive cough in a patient, comprising: an applicator comprising a resistive heating element and being configured to be positioned adjacent a portion of a targeted nerve tissue for treatment; a power source configured to provide electrical current to the resistive heating element; and a current controller operatively coupled to the power source and configured to raise the temperature of the portion of the targeted nerve tissue to inhibit nerve conduction.