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The highly conductive hydrogels of this invention are comprised of a cohesive uniform mixture of poly(vinyl pyrrolidone), a viscosity-enhancing hydrophilic polymer, and an effective amount of an electrolyte. This polymeric mixture which is crosslinked by exposure to radiant energy provides a gel-like solid which is sufficiently tacky and adhesive to adhere to the subjects' skin and yet is substantially non-stringy and non-aggressive such that the use of such hydrogel imparts less discomfort to the user. In addition, the consumer utilizing the product of this invention would not experience the objectionable sticky, stringy sensation associated with existing conductive adhesive gels.

Title
Highly conductive non-stringy adhesive hydrophilic gels and medical electrode assemblies manufactured therefrom
Application Number
7/330669
Publication Number
4989607
Application Date
March 30, 1989
Publication Date
February 5, 1991
Inventor
Linda Lennon
R.D. 1, Box 834, Campbell Hall, 10916
NY, US
Keith A Murdock
288 Haverstraw Rd., Suffern, 10901
NY, US
Christine A Czap
197 Oriol Dr., Montgomery, 12549
NY, US
Preston Keusch
220 E. 84th St., Apt. 3-D, New York, 10028
NY, US
IPC
A61N 1/04
A61B 5/0402
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