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An implantable electrode for monitoring tissue electrical activity and for tissue electrical stimulation comprises a flexible electrode body for contacting human body tissue, a connector portion having a plurality of connectors for connection to external monitoring equipment, the connector portion connected to the electrode body, both the electrode body and the connector portion being comprised of a thin, flexible, non-conducting backing material, a printed circuit etched onto the flexible backing material, the printed circuit further comprising a plurality of electrical contact areas of a conductive material for contacting the tissue, and a plurality of electrical leads connecting the electrical contact areas to the connectors, and a flexible, non-conducting covering material covering the printed circuit, the electrical contact areas extending through the covering material. A method of manufacture of the electrode is also disclosed.

Title
Implantable electrode manufactured with flexible printed circuit
Application Number
8/922935
Publication Number
6024702
Application Date
September 3, 1997
Publication Date
February 15, 2000
Inventor
Alfred A Iversen
Wayzata
MN, US
Agent
Anthony G Eggink
Assignee
PMT Corporation
MN, US
IPC
A61B 5/04
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