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Inventor:
Skime; Robert M.
Address:
Coon Rapids, MN
No. of patents:
22
Patents:












Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8295936 Implantable neurostimulator device October 23, 2012
The disclosure describes an implantable neurostimulator device for delivery of neurostimulation to treat head, neck, or facial pain or tension, including pain or tension caused by occipital neuralgia. The device may be a neurostimulation device having a miniaturized housing with a lo
8280478 Evaluation of implantation site for implantation of implantable medical device October 2, 2012
In general, the invention is directed to strategies pertaining to implantation of an implantable medical device between a scalp and a skull of the patient. The invention pertains to collection of data such as data pertaining to the skull of the patient, the scalp of the patient, the
8086313 Implantable medical device with anti-infection agent December 27, 2011
An implantable medical device comprises an anti-infection agent. The implantable medical device may be configured for placement in the head of a patient and for monitoring or treatment of the brain. The implantable medical device may have a housing or it may have a housing and a member
7881796 Implantable medical device with a nonhermetic battery February 1, 2011
An implantable medical device (IMD) including a nonhermetic battery is described. The IMD includes components and a power source module that includes the nonhermetic battery. The IMD also includes a barrier to substantially impede movement of substances from the nonhermetic battery t
7848817 Coupling module of a modular implantable medical device December 7, 2010
In an implantable medical device having individual modules, a coupling module couples the modules to one another. The coupling module supports electrical and/or mechanical coupling of the modules. The coupling module may assume a variety of shapes or configurations. The various embodimen
7844343 MRI-safe implantable medical device November 30, 2010
A medical lead is provided for use in a pulse stimulation system of the type which includes a pulse generator for producing electrical stimulation therapy. The lead comprises an elongate insulating body and at least one electrical conductor within the insulating body. The conductor h
7676271 Neurostimulation site screening March 9, 2010
A process is described for non-invasively screening a patient to select a stimulation site for treatment of head, neck or facial pain and tension symptoms caused by disorders such as occipital neuralgia. The screening process involves application of a transcutaneous stimulation screening
7664552 Neurostimulation site screening February 16, 2010
The disclosure describes a process for non-invasively screening a patient to select a stimulation site for treatment of head, neck or facial pain and tension symptoms caused by disorders such as occipital neuralgia. The screening process involves application of a transcutaneous stimulati
7647121 Therapy delivery mode selection January 12, 2010
Techniques for selectably providing either constant voltage or constant current stimulation are described. A programming device provides a user interface by which a user selects either constant voltage or constant current stimulation, and selects either a voltage or current amplitude
7616995 Variable recharge determination for an implantable medical device and method therefore November 10, 2009
Implantable medical device adapted to provide a therapeutic output to a patient. A therapy module, operatively coupled to a battery, is adapted to provide the therapeutic output. A control circuit provides an action indicative of recharging the battery when the voltage of the battery
7596408 Implantable medical device with anti-infection agent September 29, 2009
An implantable medical device with anti-infection agent. The implantable medical device may be configured for placement in the head of a patient and for monitoring or treatment of the brain. The implantable medical device may have a housing or it may have a housing and a member for p
7596399 Implantation of implantable medical device September 29, 2009
In general, the invention is directed to strategies pertaining to implantation of an implantable medical device between a scalp and a skull of the patient. The invention pertains to collection of data such as data pertaining to the skull of the patient, the scalp of the patient, the
7555345 Implantable neurostimulator device June 30, 2009
The disclosure describes an implantable neurostimulator device for delivery of neurostimulation to treat head, neck, or facial pain or tension, including pain or tension caused by occipital neuralgia. The device may be a neurostimulation device having a miniaturized housing with a lo
7529586 Concavity of an implantable medical device May 5, 2009
At least one surface of an implantable medical device is concave along at least one axis such that it substantially conforms to a surface within a patient, such as the cranium, when it is implanted on that surface. In some embodiments, the surface of the implantable medical device su
7493159 Trial neuro stimulator with lead diagnostics February 17, 2009
A medical device known as a trial neuro stimulator with a diagnostics module to determine whether the therapy lead is operational for delivering stimulation therapy to improve operation in areas such as reliability and patient comfort is disclosed. The trial neuro stimulator is typic
7392089 Reducing relative intermodule motion in a modular implantable medical device June 24, 2008
A modular implantable medical device includes a plurality of modules that are at least partially encapsulated by an overmold. The modules may be connected by coupling modules, which may be flexible to provide for one or more degrees of relative intermodular motion. The overmold may also
7389147 Therapy delivery mode selection June 17, 2008
Techniques for selectably providing either constant voltage or constant current stimulation are described. A programming device provides a user interface by which a user selects either constant voltage or constant current stimulation, and selects either a voltage or current amplitude
7317947 Headset recharger for cranially implantable medical devices January 8, 2008
The invention is directed to a recharging system and associated techniques to recharge an implantable medical device (IMD). In particular, a recharging system according to the invention comprises a headset having an energy delivery module that delivers energy to a power source of an
7263401 Implantable medical device with a nonhermetic battery August 28, 2007
An implantable medical device (IMD) including a nonhermetic battery is described. The IMD includes components and a power source module that includes the nonhermetic battery. The IMD also includes a barrier to substantially impede movement of substances from the nonhermetic battery t
7242982 Overmold for a modular implantable medical device July 10, 2007
A modular implantable medical device permits implantable medical devices to have a smaller profile in order to better fit into locations within the human body. A modular implantable medical device separates various functional components of the implantable medical device into a set of
7231256 Neurostimulation site screening June 12, 2007
The disclosure describes a process for non-invasively screening a patient to select a stimulation site for treatment of head, neck or facial pain and tension symptoms caused by disorders such as occipital neuralgia. The screening process involves application of a transcutaneous stimulati
7212864 Modular implantable medical device May 1, 2007
An implantable medical device for implantation in the head of a patient. The implantable medical device has a plurality of interconnected modules one or more of which are covered by an overmold and one or more of which are partially covered by the overmold. The module(s) covered by the










 
 
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