The Protege MRI system is the smallest MR-conditional SCS implantable pulse generator available in the United States, and the only upgradeable IPG on the market to allow patients to safely undergo head and extremity MRI scans, St.
Based in Montevideo, Uruguay, CCC designs and produces a range of devices for "some of the world's top medical device companies," including implantable pulse generators, programmer systems, battery chargers, patient wands and leads, according to Greatbatch officials.
For years now, manufacturers of pacemakers, defibrillators, and other implantable pulse generators used in cardiac rhythm management have been feeling extraordinary pressure from shareholders and funding sources to move more quickly from prototype to design and build.
Jude Medical has introduced a series of MR-conditional implantable pulse generators (IPG's) and leads designed to improve patient access to the latest chronic pain therapy options while preserving the ability to undergo head and extremity MRI scans.
The Stimwave device is introduced through a needle procedure, eliminating the need for more complicated surgical intervention and reducing the risks of infection and adverse events associated with implantable pulse generators.