Patent Number: 8,715,209

Title: Methods and devices to modulate the autonomic nervous system with ultrasound

Abstract: In some embodiments, sympathetic nerves surrounding arteries or leading to organs are targeted with energy sources to correct or modulate physiologic processes. In some embodiments, different types of energy sources are utilized singly or combined with one another. In some embodiments, bioactive agents or devices activated by the energy sources are delivered to the region of interest and the energy is enhanced by such agents.

Inventors: Gertner; Michael (Menlo Park, CA)

Assignee: Kona Medical, Inc.

International Classification: A61B 5/05 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018