The Activa® SC single-channel neurostimulator uses electrical stimulation to manage some of the most disabling motor symptoms of Parkinson's.
The system alerts you about 3 months before the device needs to be replaced based on device settings.
Medtronic offers the only DBS neurostimulators approved for MRI full body scans under specific conditions of use.
Targeted Electrical Pulses
The Activa SC neurostimulator delivers therapy by generating mild electrical pulses that are sent to targeted areas of the brain.
The neurostimulators are typically implanted near the collarbone.
The device is not shown actual size.
Height 2.2" (55 mm)
Width 2.4" (60 mm)
Depth 0.4" (11 mm)
The device that appears in this graphic is a representation of a Medtronic device. The graphic does not include certain identifying information that may appear on Medtronic devices, such as model number or serial number.
The Activa SC neurostimulator works with one extension and one lead. Two Activa SC neurostimulators are required for bilateral therapy, or stimulation of both sides of the brain. Bilateral neurostimulation using two Activa SC neurostimulators is approved for the treatment of Parkinson's.
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