WO2006019766A3 - Methods and systems for intracranial neurostimulation and/or sensing - Google Patents

Methods and systems for intracranial neurostimulation and/or sensing

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WO2006019766A3
WO2006019766A3 PCT/US2005/024768 US2005024768W WO2006019766A3 WO 2006019766 A3 WO2006019766 A3 WO 2006019766A3 US 2005024768 W US2005024768 W US 2005024768W WO 2006019766 A3 WO2006019766 A3 WO 2006019766A3
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Md David Warren Lowry
Brad Fowler
Gene Thompson
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Northstar Neuroscience Inc
Md David Warren Lowry
Brad Fowler
Gene Thompson
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    • A61N1/0534Electrodes for deep brain stimulation
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    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
    • A61N1/00Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
    • A61N1/18Applying electric currents by contact electrodes
    • A61N1/32Applying electric currents by contact electrodes alternating or intermittent currents
    • A61N1/36Applying electric currents by contact electrodes alternating or intermittent currents for stimulation
    • A61N1/36014External stimulators, e.g. with patch electrodes
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    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
    • A61N1/00Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
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    • A61N1/32Applying electric currents by contact electrodes alternating or intermittent currents
    • A61N1/36Applying electric currents by contact electrodes alternating or intermittent currents for stimulation
    • A61N1/36014External stimulators, e.g. with patch electrodes
    • A61N1/36025External stimulators, e.g. with patch electrodes for treating a mental or cerebral condition
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
    • A61N1/00Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
    • A61N1/18Applying electric currents by contact electrodes
    • A61N1/32Applying electric currents by contact electrodes alternating or intermittent currents
    • A61N1/36Applying electric currents by contact electrodes alternating or intermittent currents for stimulation
    • A61N1/372Arrangements in connection with the implantation of stimulators
    • A61N1/375Constructional arrangements, e.g. casings

Abstract

Methods and systems for intracranial neurostimulation and/or sensing are disclosed. An intracranial signal transmission system in accordance with an embodiment of the invention includes a generally electrically insulating support body having a head portion configured to be positioned at least proximate to an outer surface of a patient's skull, and a shaft portion configured to extend into an aperture in the patient's skull. The system can further include at least one electrical contact portion carried by the support body. The at least one electrical contact portion can be positioned to transfer electrical signals to, from, or both to and from the patient's brain via the aperture in the patient's skull.
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