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Deep Brain Connectorless Fully Implantable Stimulator and Method of Using

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000033205D
Publication Date: 2004-Dec-01

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Abstract

The present disclosure relates to implantable stimulators, and more particularly relates to implantable deep brain stimulators and methods utilizing one or more stimulators to treat various neurological conditions. The deep brain stimulating device of the present disclosure eliminates the need to have a connector. It uses a magnetic material on the stimulating electrode assembly to respond to the stimulating frequencies and allows the stimulator to be located external to the patient’s head.