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Joshua Dale Howard, Anne Margaret Pianca: Electrode array with electrodes having cutout portions and methods of making the same. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, Bruce E Black, October 23, 2012: US08295944 (81 worldwide citation)

A lead for brain stimulation includes a lead body having a distal end. At least one cable extends within the lead body, each cable comprising at least one conductor. The lead further includes a plurality of electrodes coupled to the at least one cable. Each of the plurality of electrodes defines a c ...


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Anne Margaret Pianca, Andrew DiGiore: Electrode design for leads of implantable electric stimulation systems and methods of making and using. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, Patrick R Turner, January 22, 2013: US08359107 (28 worldwide citation)

A lead includes a lead body with a distal end and a proximal end. A plurality of terminals are disposed at the proximal end of the lead body. A plurality of electrodes are disposed at the distal end of the lead body. Each electrode includes an electrode body and at least one anchoring member. The at ...


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Michael A Moffitt, Thomas A Oleksyn, Kerry Bradley, David K L Peterson, Courtney Lane, Anne Margaret Pianca: Deep brain stimulation current steering with split electrodes. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, Bruce E Black, June 25, 2013: US08473061 (19 worldwide citation)

A device for brain stimulation includes a lead having a longitudinal surface, a proximal end, a distal end and a lead body. The device also includes a plurality of electrodes disposed along the longitudinal surface of the lead near the distal end of the lead. The plurality of electrodes includes a f ...


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Andrew DiGiore, Anne Margaret Pianca, Michael Adam Moffitt: Leads with retention features for segmented electrodes and methods of making and using the leads. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, Bruce E Black, February 11, 2014: US08649879 (10 worldwide citation)

One embodiment is a stimulation lead including a lead body comprising a longitudinal surface, a distal end, and a proximal end; and multiple electrodes disposed along the longitudinal surface of the lead body near the distal end of the lead body. The multiple electrodes include multiple segmented el ...


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Matthew Lee McDonald, Anne Margaret Pianca, John Michael Barker, Aditya Vasudeo Pandit: Systems, devices, and methods for electrically coupling terminals to electrodes of electrical stimulation systems. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation, Lowe Graham Jones PLLC, Bruce E Black, May 31, 2016: US09351655 (8 worldwide citation)

An implantable lead includes a first lead assembly with a distal tip and a medial end, a medial section with a first end and a second end, and a first intermediate assembly disposed between the first lead assembly and the first end of the medial section. The first lead assembly includes a plurality ...


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Joshua Dale Howard, Anne Margaret Pianca: Segmented electrode leads formed from pre-electrodes with alignment features and methods of making and using the leads. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation, Lowe Graham Jones PLLC, Bruce E Black, October 6, 2015: US09149630 (7 worldwide citation)

A pre-electrode for a stimulation lead includes a generally cylindrical body having an exterior surface, an interior surface, a proximal end, and a distal end. The body includes multiple segmented electrodes disposed along the body; connecting material disposed along the outer surface of the body an ...


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Anne Margaret Pianca, Stephen Carcieri: Systems and methods for identifying the circumferential positioning of electrodes of leads for electrical stimulation systems. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation, Lowe Graham Jones PLLC, Patrick R Turner, September 9, 2014: US08831742 (6 worldwide citation)

A lead assembly for an electrical stimulation system includes terminals disposed along a proximal end of a lead body and electrodes disposed along a distal end of the lead body. The electrodes include segmented electrodes. At least one distal marker is disposed along the distal end of the lead body. ...


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Michael Adam Moffitt, Thomas A Oleksyn, Kerry Bradley, David Karl Lee Peterson, Courtney Lane, Anne Margaret Pianca: Deep brain stimulation current steering with split electrodes. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, Bruce E Black, February 11, 2014: US08649873 (6 worldwide citation)

A device for brain stimulation includes a lead having a longitudinal surface, a proximal end, a distal end and a lead body. The device also includes a plurality of electrodes disposed along the longitudinal surface of the lead near the distal end of the lead. The plurality of electrodes includes a f ...


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Michael Adam Moffitt, Anne Margaret Pianca, Andrew DiGiore: Methods for making leads with segmented electrodes for electrical stimulation systems. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, Bruce E Black, October 15, 2013: US08560085 (6 worldwide citation)

One embodiment is a stimulation lead including a lead body comprising a longitudinal surface, a distal end, and a proximal end; and multiple electrodes disposed along the longitudinal surface of the lead body near the distal end of the lead body. The multiple electrodes include multiple segmented el ...


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Anne Margaret Pianca, Matthew Lee McDonald: Leads with spiral of helical segmented electrode arrays and methods of making and using the leads. Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, Bruce E Black, April 15, 2014: US08700179 (5 worldwide citation)

A stimulation lead includes a lead body having a longitudinal surface, a distal end, a proximal end, and a shaft extending along at least a portion of the distal end of the lead body. The stimulation lead also includes multiple segmented electrode members disposed on the shaft along the longitudinal ...