US Patent No: 7,853,329

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Monitoring efficacy of neural modulation therapy

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A neurological control system for modulating activity of any component or structure comprising the entirety or portion of the nervous system, or any structure interfaced thereto, generally referred to herein as a “nervous system component.” The neurological control system generates neural modulation signals delivered to a nervous system component through one or more neuromodulators to control neurological state and prevent neurological signs and symptoms. Such treatment parameters may be derived from a neural response to previously delivered neural modulation signals sensed by one or more sensors, each configured to sense a particular characteristic indicative of a neurological or psychiatric condition.

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CYBERONICS, INC.HOUSTON, TX175

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DiLorenzo, Daniel John New Orleans, LA 48 2512

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