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A stimulation system is disclosed that may include a stimulator unit coupled to electrode contacts on a cuff. In one embodiment, the cuff may be placed at least partially around a nerve. The stimulation system may include at least two electrode contacts disposed on the cuff such that a distance between the at least two electrode contacts various along a length of the electrode contacts. In another embodiment, a plurality of electrode contacts are disposed on the cuff such that distances between at least one electrode contact within the plurality of electrode contacts and each electrode contact immediately adjacent to the at least one electrode contact are different. The stimulator unit may also be implantable.

Title
Electrode contact configurations for cuff leads
Application Number
11/393991
Publication Number
7974706 (B2)
Application Date
March 30, 2006
Publication Date
July 5, 2011
Inventor
Todd K Whitehurst
Santa Clarita
CA, US
Kristen N Jaax
Saugus
CA, US
Rafael Carbunaru
Studio City
CA, US
Michael Adam Moffitt
Valencia
CA, US
Agent
Bruce E Black
Frommer Lawrence & Haug
Assignee
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation
CA, US
IPC
A61B 5/04
A61N 1/18
A61N 1/05
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