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Number: 607/56
Name: Surgery: light, thermal, and electrical application > Light, thermal, and electrical application > Electrical therapeutic systems > Promoting auditory function > Producing aural effects by stimulation
Description: Subject matter wherein the stimulus is derived from an audio information signal device and is applied to the patient"s auditory nerves, as a hearing aid or to other neural pathways, as a prosthesis.

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Class Number Class Name Patents
607/57 By partially or wholly implanted device 582

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8706245 Hearing prosthesis with accessory detection Apr. 22, 2014
8706248 Directional sound processing in a cochlear implant Apr. 22, 2014
8666502 Electrode arrangement Mar. 4, 2014
8660658 Speech processor cases Feb. 25, 2014
8634924 MEMS implanted acoustic sensor Jan. 21, 2014
8630721 Hybrid cochlear implant Jan. 14, 2014
8615302 Inner hair cell stimulation model for use by a cochlear implant system Dec. 24, 2013
8612011 Recipient-controlled fitting of a hearing prosthesis Dec. 17, 2013
8600515 Encoding fine time structure in presence of substantial interaction across an electrode array Dec. 3, 2013
8600516 Spectral contrast enhancement in a cochlear implant speech processor Dec. 3, 2013
8588922 Methods and systems for presenting audible cues to assist in fitting a bilateral cochlear implant patient Nov. 19, 2013
8588923 Spectral profile adjustment of incoming audio signals for cochlear implant patients Nov. 19, 2013
8583245 Methods and systems for archiving patient data used to fit a cochlear implant system to a patient Nov. 12, 2013
8577473 Cochlear implant stimulation with low frequency channel privilege Nov. 5, 2013
8571674 Multimodal auditory fitting Oct. 29, 2013
8565890 Methods and apparatus for cochlear implant signal processing Oct. 22, 2013
8554329 Percutaneous cochlear implant systems and methods Oct. 8, 2013
8548595 Methods and systems for managing cochlear implant fitting software features Oct. 1, 2013
8535236 Apparatus and method for analyzing a sound signal using a physiological ear model Sep. 17, 2013
8527058 Methods and systems of automatically detecting an impedance of one or more electrodes in a cochlear implant system Sep. 3, 2013
8527061 Load-adaptive bioelectric current stimulator Sep. 3, 2013
8521296 Systems, methods, and articles of manufacture for characterizing hearing prosthesis channel interaction Aug. 27, 2013
8521298 Electrical stimulation method and apparatus to stimulate nerve fibers Aug. 27, 2013
8498714 Methods and systems of conveying fine structure information to a cochlear implant patient Jul. 30, 2013
8467881 Methods and systems for representing different spectral components of an audio signal presented to a cochlear implant patient Jun. 18, 2013
8447409 Electroneural interface for a medical implant May. 21, 2013
8442642 Methods and apparatus for cochlear implant signal processing May. 14, 2013
8437860 Hearing assistance system May. 7, 2013
8423158 Multichannel cylindrical electrode for nerve stimulation and recording Apr. 16, 2013
8417348 Pulsatile cochlear implant stimulation strategy Apr. 9, 2013
8412340 Tonality-based optimization of sound sensation for a cochlear implant patient Apr. 2, 2013
8412342 Implantable acoustic sensor Apr. 2, 2013
8401657 Spectral profile adjustment of incoming audio signals for cochlear implant patients Mar. 19, 2013
8391993 Using interaction to measure neural excitation Mar. 5, 2013
8369963 Multi-electrode implantable stimulator device with a single current path decoupling capacitor Feb. 5, 2013
8363867 Low power signal transmission Jan. 29, 2013
8364274 Systems and methods for detecting one or more central auditory potentials Jan. 29, 2013
8346368 Sound processing method and system Jan. 1, 2013
8332052 Microcircuit cochlear electrode array and method of manufacture Dec. 11, 2012
8311642 Adjustable implant electrode system and implant electrode assembly thereof Nov. 13, 2012
8311649 Cochlear lead Nov. 13, 2012
8265767 Stochastic stimulation in a hearing prosthesis Sep. 11, 2012
8265766 Methods and systems of automatically detecting an impedance of one or more electrodes in a cochlear implant system Sep. 11, 2012
8265765 Multimodal auditory fitting Sep. 11, 2012
8265773 Electrode assembly having a flexible tip Sep. 11, 2012
8260429 Incremental stimulation sound processor Sep. 4, 2012
8249701 Methods, devices and systems for programming neurostimulation Aug. 21, 2012
8249724 Elongate implantable carrier member having an embedded stiffener Aug. 21, 2012
8244365 Simultaneous delivery of electrical and acoustical stimulation in a hearing prosthesis Aug. 14, 2012
8244366 Cochlear implant Aug. 14, 2012

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