04440178 is referenced by 39 patents and cites 15 patents.

A porous electrode, particularly a cardiac pacemaker electrode is described which is implantable in organic tissue. The electrode has a sintered member made of electrically conductive particles. In a portion of the electrode surface the particles are covered wtih a material of lower electrical conductivity than that of the particles. Another portion of the surface is coated with a metal inert to body fluids. Suitable materials for the particles are metals or alloys from the group containing tantalum, titanium, mobium, zirconium as well as cobalt-chromium-based alloys.

Title
Implantable electrode
Application Number
6/333944
Publication Number
4440178
Application Date
December 23, 1981
Publication Date
April 3, 1984
Inventor
Franz Sperner
Hanau
DE
Fritz Aldinger
Rodenbach
DE
Adrien Bussard
Meierskappel
CH
Agent
George W Johnston
Bernard S Leon
Jon S Saxe
Assignee
W C Heraeus
DE
Kontron
CH
IPC
A61N 1/04
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