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Title:
APPARATUS COMPRISING A SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR A USER AND ITS OPERATION IN A GRAVITY-ASSIST MODE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2018/033591
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The present application relates to devices and systems for rehabilitation of the locomotor system, for example limbs. In particular, the present application discloses an apparatus, more in particular a robotic platform capable of optimizing gravity-dependent trunk movements, enabling overground locomotion in non-ambulatory individuals with spinal cord injury and stroke, while promoting durable motor improvement when delivered during gait rehabilitation facilitated by electrical spinal cord stimulation.

Inventors:
VON ZITZEWITZ, Joachim (Ch. de Chissiez 3, 1006 Lausanne, 1006, CH)
MIGNARDOT, Jean Baptiste (Rue du Centre 44C, 1025 ST-SULPICE VD, 1025, CH)
LE GOFF, Camille Georgette Marie (Chemin de la Biolleyre 5, 1066 EPALINGES, 1066, CH)
COURTINE, Grégoire (Place de l'Europe 2, 1003 Lausanne, 1003, CH)
VALLERY, Heike (TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT, Stevinweg 1, 2628 CN DELFT, 2628, NL)
Application Number:
EP2017/070822
Publication Date:
June 21, 2018
Filing Date:
August 17, 2017
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Assignee:
ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE (EPFL) (EPFL-TTO, EPFL Innovation Park J, 1015 Lausanne, 1015, CH)
International Classes:
A61N1/05; A61B5/00; A61B5/04; A61B5/0476; A61B5/0488; A61B5/11; A61G7/10; A61H1/02; A61H3/00; A61N1/36; A63B24/00; A63B69/00; B25J9/00
Domestic Patent References:
WO2013049658A12013-04-04
WO2016005367A12016-01-14
WO2017005661A12017-01-12
Foreign References:
EP2626051A12013-08-14
EP2868343A12015-05-06
KR101573840B12015-12-03
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
DTS PATENT- UND RECHTSANWÄLTE SCHNEKENBÜHL UND PARTNER MBB (St.-Anna-Str. 15, Munich, 80538, DE)
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