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Apparatus for actuating a skeletal muscle of a patient is provided. The apparatus typically includes a plurality of electrodes, which are adapted to be placed in a vicinity of a motor nerve that innervates the skeletal muscle. A control unit, is preferably adapted to drive a current between two or more of the plurality of electrodes, and to configure the current such that a first subset of axons in the nerve is excited by the current and such that a second subset of axons in the nerve is not excited by the current.

Title
Actuation and control of limbs through motor nerve stimulation
Application Number
9/843334
Publication Number
6839594 (B2)
Application Date
April 26, 2001
Publication Date
January 4, 2005
Inventor
Yossi Gross
Moshav Mazor
IL
Ehud Cohen
Ganei Takva
IL
Agent
Woodcock Washburn
Assignee
Biocontrol Medical
IL
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