Patent Number: 8,798,752

Title: Removable implantable battery positioned inside implant coil

Abstract: An implantable component of a prosthesis comprising of at least one powered component; at least one antenna coil contained within an electrically insulating surround; and an electrical storage element for powering at least one powered component, the electrical storage element being positionable within a support area of the surround, the support area being at least partially within the area defined by the at least one antenna coil.

Inventors: Eder; Helmut (Bemboka, AU), Fiedler; Dirk (Elanora Heights, AU)

Assignee: Cochlear Limited

International Classification: A61N 1/375 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018