Erythropoeitin Production By Electrical Stimulation

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Described herein are methods, devices, and systems for treating human anemia. The methods, devices, and systems generally include monitoring a patient's hemoglobin level and at least one of autonomic balance and inflammatory state to determine the etiology of the anemic state, modulating at least one of a sympathetic or parasympathetic nerve based on the cause of the anemia, monitoring for changes in the patient's cardiac activity and state of inflammation, and hemoglobin level. An external neurostimulation system is describes, and well as a chronic implantable system. A method for treating a patient for anemia in conjunction with a renal denervation ablation catheter is also disclosed.


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  • Publication: Feb 12, 2019
  • Application: Feb 17, 2017
    US US 201715436397 A
  • Priority: Feb 17, 2017
    US US 201715436397 A
  • Priority: Mar 18, 2014
    US US 201414218740 A
  • Priority: Mar 15, 2013
    US US 201361801459 P

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