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dc.creatorKilgard, Michael P.
dc.creatorEngineer, Navzer Dara
dc.creatorPierce, David Michael
dc.date.accessioned2019-05-14T14:33:11Z
dc.date.available2019-05-14T14:33:11Z
dc.date.issued2015-12-08
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2152/74586
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.26153/tsw/1704
dc.description.abstractA method of treating tinnitus comprising measuring a patient's hearing, determining the patient's hearing loss and the patient's tinnitus frequency using the measurements of the patient's hearing, programming a clinical controller with the measurements of the patient's hearing, selecting a plurality of therapeutic tones, where the therapeutic tones are selected to be at least a half-octave above or below of the patient's tinnitus frequency, setting an appropriate volume for each of the plurality of tones, repetitively playing each of the plurality of therapeutic tones, and pairing a vagus nerve stimulation pulse train with each playing of a therapeutic tone, thereby reducing the patient's perception of tinnitus.
dc.publisherUnited States Patent and Trademark Office
dc.relation.ispartofUniversity of Texas Patents
dc.titleMethods, systems, and devices for treating tinnitus with VNS pairing
dc.typePatent
dc.description.departmentBoard of Regents, University of Texas System
dc.rights.restrictionOpen
dc.contributor.assigneeMICROTRANSPONDER, INC.
dc.contributor.assigneeBoard of Regents, Univ. of Tex. Sys.
dc.date.filed2015-12-08
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dc.identifier.patentnumber9204998
dc.identifier.applicationnumber14286220


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