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Janusz Kuzma, Henry L Seldon, Gordon G Brown: Self-curving cochlear electrode array. Cochlear, University of Melbourne, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman P C, November 26, 1996: US05578084 (35 worldwide citation)

An electrode array (12) for cochlear (30) implant is formed by two layers, wherein the first layer (10, 20) is formed from a bio-compatible material and contains electrode contacts and connecting leads and the second layer (11, 21) is formed from a bio-compatible material having a property of a cont ...


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Peter Gibson, Thomas Lenarz, Minoo Lenarz, Miro Mackiewicz, John Parker, James Finlay Patrick: Auditory midbrain implant. Cochlear, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, September 14, 2010: US07797029 (35 worldwide citation)

An electrode array that is implantable within the inferior colliculus of the midbrain and/or other appropriate regions of the brain of an implantee and adapted to provide electrical stimulation thereto. The electrode array an elongate member having a plurality of electrodes mounted thereon in a long ...


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Peter Gibson, John Parker, Claudiu Treaba: Insertion tool system for an electrode array. Cochlear, Jagtiani & Guttag, June 20, 2006: US07063708 (35 worldwide citation)

A device (10) used for inserting an electrode array (15) into a cochlea of a subject. Particularly, the device (10) is adapted for insertion of electrode arrays (15) having an elongate carrier member (21) and a removable stylet (22) extending through the carrier member (21). The device includes a ha ...


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Hans Leysieffer, Dirk A Fiedler: Implantable medical device comprising an hermetically sealed housing. Cochlear, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, May 18, 2004: US06736770 (34 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an implantable medical device having an hermetically tight housing, which houses an electronic unit as well as an electrochemical energy storage for supplying the medical device with current. The energy storage is arranged directly within the hermetically tight housing witho ...


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Gregory P Widin, Christopher van den Honert: Method for determining absolute current density through an implanted electrode. Cochlear Corporation, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman, July 31, 1990: US04944301 (30 worldwide citation)

A method for determining absolute current density through an implanted electrode measures the fundamental and harmonic components of an electrical current passing through the electrode and estimates the absolute current density from the ratio between the magnitude of the electrical current measured ...


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Ben M Clopton, Sean Kenneth Ridgway Lineaweaver, Scott S Corbett III, Francis A Spelman: Method of processing auditory data. Advanced Cochlear Systems, Timothy E Siegel, Law Office of Timothy E Siegel, November 12, 2002: US06480820 (30 worldwide citation)

A method for the real-time transformation of an electrical signal representative of a sound wave that includes the steps of providing an electrical signal representative of a sound wave, transforming that signal to an analytic representation, and passing said electrical signal, in parallel, through ...


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Fysh Dadd, Ian Darley, Peter Gibson, John Parker, Claudiu Treaba: Combination stylet and straightening coating for a cochlear implant electrode array. Cochlear, Jagtiani & Guttag, December 5, 2006: US07146227 (29 worldwide citation)

A cochlear implant electrode assembly device (10) comprising an elongate electrode carrier member (11), a stiffening element (15), and a stiffening sheath (16) that at least partially envelops the elongate member (11). The member (11) is made of a resiliently flexible first material and has a plural ...


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James Dalton, Peter Single, David Money: Virtual wire assembly having hermetic feedthroughs. Cochlear, Jagtiani Guttag, February 6, 2007: US07174223 (29 worldwide citation)

A virtual wire assembly is disclosed. The assembly comprises a substantially electrically-nonconductive substrate; and a plurality of hermetic feedthroughs each comprising a conductive region extending transversely through the substrate to form a conductive pathway with accessible surfaces at opposi ...


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Bruce J Gantz, James Finlay Patrick, John L Parker: Cochlear implant system component having multiple electrode assemblies. Cochlear, The University of Iowa Research Foundation, Merchant & Gould P C, September 1, 2015: US09119957 (26 worldwide citation)

An electrode array (30) which is able to be inserted to a desired depth within the cochlea to provide useful percepts for the recipient which will also preferably not cause damage to the sensitive structures of the cochlea. The electrode array (30) is insertable through an opening in the cochlea and ...


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Fysh Dadd, Ian Darley, Peter Gibson, John Parker, Claudiu Treaba: Cochlear implant electrode array. Cochlear, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, September 18, 2007: US07272449 (26 worldwide citation)

A cochlear implant electrode assembly (10) comprising an elongate electrode carrier member (11), a bioresorbable stiffening element (15) and an outer layer (16) surrounding the stiffening element (15). The carrier member (11) is made of a resiliently flexible first material and has a plurality of el ...



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