3699956 is referenced by 122 patents and cites 3 patents.

A percutaneous lead device including an element for preventing bacterial infection caused by implanting the lead through the skin. This element extends below and along the skin surface and includes an antibacterial fluid reservoir coated with a diffusion-controlling layer which maintains the desired fluid release rate. A surface configuration on the reservoir and lead which is highly adherent to and completely permeated by ingrowing tissue provides a particularly effective bacterial seal.

Title
Percutaneous lead device
Application Number
05/077,290
Publication Number
3699956
Application Date
October 1, 1970
Publication Date
October 24, 1972
Inventor
Robinson Thomas C
Kitrilakis Sotiris
Assignee
Tecna Corporation
IPC
A61m 25/00
A61M 01/00
A61L 29/00
A61L 29/16
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