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A system and method for treating auditory dysfunction by somatosensory system stimulation. The system and/or method comprises a probe and a device to stimulate the probe. The probe has a stimulation portion subcutaneously implanted in communication with a predetermined spinal cord site. The stimulation portion of the probe may be implanted externally to the spinal cord, or may be implanted epidurally. The stimulation portion may be a laminotomy, paddle, surgical, or multiple electrode lead. The device to stimulate the probe may also be implanted subcutaneously.

Title
Spinal cord stimulation to treat auditory dysfunction
Application Number
11/254611
Publication Number
7613520 (B2)
Application Date
October 20, 2005
Publication Date
November 3, 2009
Inventor
Dirk De Ridder
Zelzate
BE
Agent
Christopher S L Crawford
Peter Lando
Melissa Acosta
Assignee
Advanced Neuromodulation Systems
TX, US
IPC
A61N 1/18
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