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Fully Implantable Miniature Stimulator for Treatment of Footdrop

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000032480D
Publication Date: 2004-Nov-05

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Abstract

A small implantable stimulator(s) having at least two electrodes is small enough to be implanted adjacent to a nerve and/or muscle in the leg for the stimulation and treatment of footdrop. The small stimulator provides a means of stimulating a nerve structure(s) and/or muscles when desired, and may be implanted via a minimal surgical procedure.