US Patent Application No: 2008/0027,348

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Minimally Invasive Monitoring Systems for Monitoring a Patient's Propensity for a Neurological Event

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The present invention provides systems and methods for ambulatory, long term monitoring of a physiological signal from a patient. At least a portion of the systems of the present invention may be implanted within the patient in a minimally invasive manner. In preferred embodiments, brain activity signals are sampled from the patient with an externally powered leadless implanted device and are transmitted to a handheld patient communication device for processing to estimate the patient's propensity for a seizure.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
A DELAWARE CORPORATIONSANTA CLARA, CA0
CYBERONICS, INC.HOUSTON, TX193

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Harris, John F Bellevue, WA 47 1022
Leyde, Kent W Sammamish, WA 52 1261
Mavoori, Jaideep Bellevue, WA 21 311

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