Electrical stimulation treatment of hypotension

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8041428
APP PUB NO 20100114261A1
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The present invention includes methods and devices for treating hypotension, such as in cases of shock, including septic shock, anaphylactic shock and hypovolemia. The method includes the step of applying at least one electrical impulse to at least one selected region of a parasympathetic nervous system of the patient. The electrical impulse is sufficient to modulate one or more nerves of the parasympathetic nervous system to increase the ratio of blood pressure to heart rate and relieve the condition and/or extend the patient's life.

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Electrocore, LLCMORRIS PLAINS, NJ74

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Errico, Joseph P Green Brook, US 298 17885
Mendez, Steven Brookside, US 45 1086
Simon, Bruce Mountain Lakes, US 38 1157

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