Patent Number: 8,718,786

Title: Electrical stimulation in the middle ear for treatment of hearing related disorders

Abstract: An auditory implant system for treating a hearing disorder is disclosed. Methods are also disclosed for the use thereof. The system comprises an implantable array of electrodes and a pulse generator (PG), wherein at least one electrode is a cochlear effecting electrode adapted for disposition in the associated Eustachian tube in the proximity of the associated fenestra rotunda.

Inventors: Shalev; Alon (Raanana, IL)

Assignee: Estimme Ltd.

International Classification: A61N 1/05 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018