05358517 is referenced by 17 patents and cites 5 patents.

An implantable lead having a plastic stylet guide therein. A substantially cylindrical channel is provided in a flexible lead body made of silicone rubber, polyurethane, or the like. The cylindrical channel defines a lumen containing a stylet guide into which a stylet can be inserted during an implantation procedure. Texture on the inner wall of the stylet guide minimizes friction between the stylet and the stylet guide, facilitating easy insertion and removal of the stylet. One or more electrical conductors may also be provided.

Title
Electrical medical lead with textured stylet guide
Application Number
8/4389
Publication Number
5358517
Application Date
January 14, 1993
Publication Date
October 25, 1994
Inventor
Richard L Molacek
Maple Grove
MN, US
Peter J Pohndorf
Stillwater
MN, US
Agent
Harold R Patton
Reed A Duthler
Assignee
Medtronic
MN, US
IPC
A61N 1/05
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