The present invention relates to a medical device for analyzing cardiac related input signals. The device is capable of receiving an ECG-signal and a nerve activity signal, such as vagus nerve signal in order to detect a cardiac related neural activity, such as epilepsy. The device is programmed for detecting a trigger feature (e.g. the R-peak) …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Kristian Rauhe Harreby, Cristian Sevcencu, Johannes Jan Struijk
Assignees (initial): Aalborg Universitet (Aalborg, DK)
Agents: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer LLP (attorney)

The application was examined by Theodore Stigell (USPTO dept. 3763)


  • 1. A device for detecting a cardiac related neural activity indicative of a neural disorder …
  • 2. The device according to claim 1 , wherein the predefined criterion is adaptively refined. …
  • 3. The device according to claim 1 , wherein the signal treatment unit is further …

International priority data

DK: 2008 01313 / Sep. 19, 2008 (national)

Cited documents


  • Litt et al. US 2008/0027346 A1, Jan. 1, 2008
  • Maschino et al. US 2007/0100392 A1, May. 1, 2007
  • Shusterman US 2006/0122525 A1, Jun. 1, 2006
  • Giftakis et al. US 2007/0238939 A1, Oct. 1, 2007
  • EP 0688578 A, Dec. 1, 1995
  • Chan US 5609158 A, Mar. 1, 1997


Brief Description of the Figures

Embodiments of the invention will be described, by way of example only, with reference to the drawings, in which FIG. 1 shows a diagram of elements of a device for analyzing …


Cross-Reference to Related Applications

This application is a National Phase Application of PCT International Application No. PCT/DK2009/050245, International Filing Date Sep. 18, 2009, claiming priority of Danish Patent Application No. PA 2008 01313, filed …

Description of Embodiments

The following description presents results based on scientific experiments directed to the prediction of epileptic seizures in rats. It is to be understood that the description is provided in order …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The known agent's company is Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer LLP, numbered 13/119,761 (application), the invention is named Cardiac Related Neural Activity, the invention details are shown in 8 figures, was examined by 3763 USPTO department, the examiner - Theodore Stigell, the assignee company is Aalborg Universitet located in Aalborg (DK), the grant publication date is Jun. 4, 2013, similar categories include Balloon inflating or inflation control devices, Devices for influencing the respiratory system of patients by gas treatment, e.g. mouth-to-mouth respiration, Tracheal tubes, Having plural feed conduits, Valves specially adapted to medical respiratory devices, Advancing means, e.g. self-propelled, Specific structure of finger grip for moving piston, Syringes for injection by jet action, without needle, e.g. for use with replaceable ampoules or cartridges, Means for reducing piston sliding friction, Having means expanding body orifice or canal, Devices for introducing or retaining media, e.g. remedies, in cavities of the body, the assignee is a foreign company or corporation, the patent was extended by 102 days, the applicant's name is Johannes Jan Struijk, the application publication date is Sep. 18, 2009, 14 claims comprise the protection scope, invented by Johannes Jan Struijk et al., the exemplary claims include number 1, the grant number is 08454555 (publication number), the exemplary patent drawings are Cardiac Related Neural Activity, signals recorded in an experimental, signals obtained in the experimental, diagram of elements of a device, illustrated by 5 drawings, categorized under Sensor responsive to body condition as a primary classification, the inventor's name is Struijk Johannes Jan, the patent particularly claims a device for detecting a cardiac related neural activity indicative of a neural…

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Devices for introducing or retaining media, e.g. remedies, in cavities of the body, Sensor responsive to body condition, Simultaneously detecting cardiovascular condition and diverse body condition, Implanted dynamic device or system. The designated search classifications include Simultaneously detecting cardiovascular condition and diverse body condition, Treating mental or emotional disorder, Implanted dynamic device or system, Controlled Release Therapeutic Device or System, Treating material forced into or out of body by self-acting fluid pressure, motor-driven, or mechanical energy storing means, Material impelled by pump.

Patent details
Publication number 08454555
Publication date Jun. 4, 2013
Kind code B2
Application number 13/119,761
Application date Sep. 18, 2009
Application type U
Application series code 13
Int. pub. country WO
Int. pub. number WO2010/031406
Int. publication Mar. 25, 2010
Int. filing country WO
Int. filing PCT/DK2009/050245
Filed internationally Sep. 18, 2009
National stage date May. 5, 2011
Extension term 102
National classification 604/66
Total number of claims 14
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 5
Number of figures 8
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