Patent Number: 7,787,959

Title: Mechanism and method of attaching a stimulation and/or sensing electrode to a nerve

Abstract: An attachment mechanism for creating an electrical connection between a lead and a nerve bundle is disclosed herein. The attachment mechanism includes an electrically insulative polymer material including an electrode region of the polymer material sufficiently impregnated with nanotubes to be electrically conductive.

Inventors: Morgan; Kevin L. (Simi Valley, CA)

Assignee: Pacesetter, Inc.

International Classification: A61N 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018