THE ACTIVA™ DBS PLATFORM Neurostimulator System for Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)Therapy

The Activa™ RC and Activa™ SC neurostimulators are MR Conditional* and offer advanced programming options.

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Overview

ACTIVA™ DBS  PORTFOLIO SOLUTION

For more than 25 years, Medtronic has been a leader in DBS therapy. Our Activa™ DBS family offers the choice of two different neurostimulators across a standardized platform of features and programming options. 

Close up of the Activa RC and SC neurostimulators, patient programmer and clinician programmer.

ACTIVA™ RC DEVICE

15 Years of Continuous DBS Therapy with Activa™ RC

The Activa™ RC is a dual-channel, rechargeable neurostimulator for patients with high energy need and has a 15-year longevity.

The device is implanted in the chest or abdomen, connected to extensions and leads, which are implanted in the brain. The device delivers a controlled electrical pulse to precisely targeted areas of the brain.

The Activa™ RC system provides the ability to control the stimulation field with interleaved pulses and patient-specific therapy groups.

Indications:

  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Essential tremor
Close up of the Activa RC neurostimulator on a transparent background.

Activa™ RC Product Details

Proven Battery Performance

In 2009, when we launched the first rechargeable technology in the DBS market, we felt confident that our devices would provide predictable performance for up to nine years. This confidence was based largely on accelerated lab-testing.

Today, as part of our commitment to the Medtronic mission and to DBS therapy, we have invested in post-market analysis and continuous device testing to validate our predictive models, and confidently extend device service life from 9 to 15 years.

Programming Options

Establish programming groups that may allow patients to reach optimized settings sooner.

Achieve finer control over the stimulation field by delivering multiple programs per lead.

MR Conditional*

The Activa™ RC DBS system is ready for today’s imaging needs: Eligible patients with an Activa™ RC neurostimulator may have an MRI scan anywhere on the body under certain conditions.

Refer to the MRI Guidelines for Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation Systems and DBS MRI Eligibility Sheet for a complete list of conditions and instructions for use. 

ACTIVA™ SC DEVICE

ACTIVA™ SC INDICATIONS

The Activa™ SC  is a single-channel, non-rechargeable primary cell neurostimulator  for patients with moderate energy needs.

The device is implanted in the chest or abdomen, connected to an extension and lead, which are implanted in the brain. The device delivers a controlled electrical pulse to precisely targeted areas of the brain.

The Activa™ SC provides the ability to control the stimulation field with interleaved pulses and patient-specific therapy groups.

Indications:

  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Essential tremor
  • Dystonia§
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder§
Close up of the Activa SC neurostimulator on a transparent background.

Activa™ SC Product Details

Advanced Programming

Establish programming groups that may allow patients to reach optimized settings sooner.

Achieve finer control over the stimulation field by delivering multiple programs per lead.

MR Conditional

The Activa™ SC DBS system is ready for today’s imaging needs: Eligible patients with an Activa™ SC neurostimulator may have an MRI scan anywhere on the body under certain conditions.*

Refer to the MRI Guidelines for Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation Systems and DBS MRI Eligibility Sheet for a complete list of conditions and instructions for use. 

CLINICIAN AND PATIENT PROGRAMMERS

Clinician Programmer

For decades, we’ve taken DBS therapy further than anyone. And in support of our mission to improve patient lives, we’ve joined with clinicians to develop a programmer with the power to significantly enhance your DBS programmer interactions, to streamline your programming session with streamlined workflows, actionable insights, and patient-focused programming — so you and your DBS patients can experience an altogether smarter therapeutic journey.

INSIGHTFUL. INTUITIVE. STREAMLINED.

Secure, patient-focused programming, streamlined workflows, and actionable insights are more accessible than ever. 

Clinician Programmer

Activa™ Patient Programmer

The familiar interface of the DBS Activa™ patient programmer helps build confidence while enabling patients to manage their DBS therapy on a device that looks like a smartphone. They’ll appreciate the ease of use, and you’ll appreciate how simple the programmer is for patients to learn and use.

SIMPLE.  PERSONAL. SMART.

Optimize your patients' DBS therapy experience with the DBS patient programmer.

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

Activa™ RC Neurostimulator 

Compatible with:

  • Lead model 3387 – movement disorders
  • Lead model 3389 – movement disorders
  • Extension model 37086
  • DBS tunneling tool kit model 3755
  • Stimloc™ lead anchoring device
  • Clinician programmer model CT900D (tablet) with 8880T2 (communicator)
  • N'Vision clinician programmer model 8840
  • DBS patient programmer models 37642 and TH90D
  • Recharger model 37651

Model Specifications

 

Model

37612

Battery Type

Rechargeable

Weight

40g (1.4oz)

Height

54mm (2.1in)

Length

54mm (2.1in)

Channels

2

Activa™ SC Neurostimulator 

Compatible with:

  • Lead model 3387 – movement disorders
  • Lead model 3389 – movement disorders
  • Lead model 3391 – psychiatric disorders
  • Extension model 37086
  • DBS tunneling tool model 3755
  • Stimloc™ lead anchoring device
  • Clinician programmer model CT900D (tablet) with 8880T2 (communicator)
  •  N'Vision™ clinician programmer model 8840
  • DBS patient programmer models 37642 and TH90D01

Model Specifications

 

Model

37602
37603

Battery Type

Primary Cell

Weight

Model 37602: 40g (1.4oz)
Model 37603: 44g (1.6oz)

Height

55mm (2.2in)

Length

60mm (2.4in)

Channels

1

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Medtronic DBS systems are MR Conditional and safe in the MR environment as long as certain conditions are met. If the conditions are not met, a significant risk is tissue lesions from component heating, especially at the lead electrodes, resulting in serious and permanent injury including coma, paralysis, or death. Refer to the MRI Guidelines for Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation Systems for a complete list of conditions.

Activa™ RC devices eligible for the service life extension and the supplemental limited warranty are those devices sold in the US that have been successfully interrogated with the Medtronic Activa Clinician Programmer (tablet) prior to reaching End of Service (EOS). For more information on the warranty contact rs.rtgwarranty@medtronic.com.

Humanitarian Device: Medtronic DBS Therapy has been authorized by Federal Law for the use as an aid in the management of chronic, intractable (drug refractory) primary dystonia and for people with chronic, severe, treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder. The effectiveness of this device for these uses has not been demonstrated.