Medtronic is the only SCS manufacturer to offer this non-traditional lithium ion battery chemistry.
retained at 9 years, independent of therapy parameters or recharge preferences
than traditional lithium ion batteries*
The IntellisTM device addresses patient issues with battery and recharge performance. What could your patients do with more time?
Battery Capacity Fade Comparison: Rechargeable SCS Implantable Devices
If used at a daily rate, traditional lithium ion batteries* will be at 50% in < 5 years; unknown capacity at 9 years.
|Overdrive™ Battery Chemistry||Traditional Lithium Ion Battery Chemistry*|
|< 5% capacity fade at 9 years||✔||✖|
|Proprietary, non-traditional lithium ion battery chemistry||✔||✖|
|Consistent recharge experience from implant to 9 years||✔||✖|
Note: Battery lab testing completed with daily, weekly, and partial recharging.
Overdrive provides important benefits in the operating room, clinic, and patient home.
Increased implant depth
Supports energy demands
of high dose therapy over time
due to flipped batteries or over-discharged batteries
Approx. 1-hour recharge
from empty to full
used with Competitor X neurostimulators