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Technique for Minimally Invasive, Stimulation Guided Placement of Spiral Coil Electrode

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000019285D
Publication Date: 2003-Sep-09

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Inventors:
Kristen N. Jaax Todd K. Whitehurst Rafael Carbunaru Joseph H. Schulman [+details]
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Abstract

A technique for minimally invasive, stimulation guided placement of a lead with a spiral coil electrode includes implanting the spiral electrode on a lead for stimulation of peripheral nerves using a surgical placement tool for the lead which allows manipulation of the spiral electrode during implantation and test stimulation of the nerve prior to placement of the lead.