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George Mamo, Michele Spinelli, John Matthew Swoyer, Martin Theodore Gerber, Keith Richard Carlton: Minimally invasive apparatus for implanting a sacral stimulation lead. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Keith M Campbell, January 25, 2005: US06847849 (291 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for implanting a stimulation lead in a patient's sacrum to deliver neurostimulation therapy that can reduce patient surgical complications, reduce patient recovery time, and reduce healthcare costs. A surgical instrumentation kit for minimally invasive implantation of a sacral ...


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John Matthew Swoyer, Keith Carlton, Martin T Gerber, George J Mamo, Michele Spinelli, Steven David Hartle: Implantable medical electrical stimulation lead fixation method and apparatus. Medtronic, Steve Bauer, Keith Campbell, Anna Nelson, February 14, 2006: US06999819 (153 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical electrical lead particularly for stimulation of the sacral nerves comprises a lead body extending between a distal end and a proximal end, and the distal end having at least one electrode of an electrode array extending longitudinally from the distal end toward the proximal en ...


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Michele Spinelli, Sylvia Malaguti, Martin T Gerber, Gianluca Giardiello: Method, system and device for treating disorders of the pelvic floor by means of electrical stimulation of the pudendal and associated nerves, and the optional delivery of drugs in association therewith. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffect P A, February 5, 2008: US07328068 (101 worldwide citation)

Described are implantable devices and methods for treating various disorders of the pelvic floor by means of electrical stimulation of the pudendal or other nerves, and optional means for delivering drugs in association therewith. A method of precisely positioning and implanting a medical electrical ...


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John M Swoyer, Martin T Gerber, Keith Carlton, George J Mamo, Michele Spinelli, Steven David Hartle: Implantable medical electrical stimulation lead fixation method and apparatus. Medtronics, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, October 11, 2011: US08036756 (71 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical electrical lead particularly for stimulation of the sacral nerves comprises a lead body extending between a distal end and a proximal end, and the distal end having at least one electrode of an electrode array extending longitudinally from the distal end toward the proximal en ...


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George Mamo, Michele Spinelli: Minimally invasive method for implanting a sacral stimulation lead. Thomas F Woods, Keith M Campbell, Stephen W Bauer, December 6, 2005: US06971393 (66 worldwide citation)

Method embodiments to implant a stimulation lead in a patient's sacrum to deliver neurostimulation therapy can reduce patient surgical complications, reduce patient recovery time, and reduce healthcare costs. A method embodiment begins by inserting a needle posterior to the sacrum through an entry p ...


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John M Swoyer, Keith Carlton, Martin T Gerber, George J Mamo, Michele Spinelli, Steven David Hartle: Implantable medical electrical stimulation lead fixation method and apparatus. Medtronic, Anna M Nelson, Thomas F Woods, February 12, 2008: US07330764 (50 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical electrical lead particularly for stimulation of the sacral nerves comprises a lead body extending between a distal end and a proximal end, and the distal end having at least one electrode of an electrode array extending longitudinally from the distal end toward the proximal en ...


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John M Swoyer, Keith R Carlton, Martin T Gerber, George J Mamo, Michele Spinelli, Steven D Hartle: Implantable medical lead including tine markers. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, August 16, 2011: US08000805 (42 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical electrical lead particularly for stimulation of the sacral nerves comprises a lead body extending between a distal end and a proximal end, and the distal end having at least one electrode of an electrode array extending longitudinally from the distal end toward the proximal en ...


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John M Swoyer, Keith Carlson, Martin T Gerber, George J Mano, Michele Spinelli, Steven David Hartle: Implantable medical electrical stimulation lead fixation method and apparatus. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, March 22, 2011: US07912555 (30 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical electrical lead particularly for stimulation of the sacral nerves comprises a lead body extending between a distal end and a proximal end, and the distal end having at least one electrode of an electrode array extending longitudinally from the distal end toward the proximal en ...


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George Mamo, Michele Spinelli, John Matthew Swoyer, Martin Theodore Gerber, Keith Richard Carlton: Minimally invasive apparatus for implanting a sacral stimulation lead. Medtronics, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, May 15, 2012: US08180461 (29 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for implanting a stimulation lead in a patient's sacrum to deliver neurostimulation therapy that can reduce patient surgical complications, reduce patient recovery time, and reduce healthcare costs. A surgical instrumentation kit for minimally invasive implantation of a sacral ...


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John M Swoyer, Keith R Carlton, Martin T Gerber, George J Mamo, Michele Spinelli, Steven D Hartle: Implantable medical lead including a plurality of tine elements. Medtronic, Shumaker & Sieffert P A, January 7, 2014: US08626314 (26 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical electrical lead comprises a lead body extending between a distal end and a proximal end, and the distal end having at least one electrode of an electrode array extending longitudinally from the distal end toward the proximal end. The lead body at its proximal end may be couple ...