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Medtronic bladder control InterStim Micro system and InterStim II system.

MEDTRONIC BLADDER CONTROL THERAPY DELIVERED BY THE INTERSTIM™ SYSTEM

  • Also known as sacral neuromodulation (SNM)
  • Targets the sacral nerve in the lower back
  • Uses a handheld smart programmer
  • Implantable device
  • Allows full-body MRI scans when using the SureScan lead*
  • Used to treat the symptoms of overactive bladder (OAB) and non-obstructive urinary retention
  • InterStim™ II system is proven to work better than oral medication1 for OAB
  • Ideal for people who can tolerate surgery
  • Offers a “test run” evaluation that lasts 3 to 14 days
  • Recharge-free and rechargeable options let you choose the right device for your lifestyle
Medtronic Bladder Control therapy NURO system device, percutaneous tibial neuromodulation (PTNM), for OAB.

MEDTRONIC BLADDER CONTROL THERAPY DELIVERED BY THE NURO™ SYSTEM

  • Known by doctors as percutaneous tibial neuromodulation (PTNM)
  • Targets the tibial nerve above the ankle
  • Does not require a programmer
  • In-office therapy
  • Starts with 12 weekly, 30-minute sessions followed by maintenance treatments every three to four weeks
  • Used to treat the symptoms of OAB but not retention
  • Does not cause unpleasant side effects like oral medications can2
  • Ideal for people who can’t tolerate surgery

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In addition to risks related to surgery, complications can include pain at the implant sites, new pain, infection, lead (thin wire) movement/ migration, device problems, undesirable changes in urinary or bowel function, and uncomfortable stimulation (sometimes described as a jolting or shocking feeling). Talk with your doctor about ways to minimize these risks.

Most common side effects of PTNM are temporary and include mild pain or skin inflammation at or near the stimulation site.

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Under certain conditions; see approved labeling for details.

1

Siegel S, Noblett K, Mangel J, et al. Results of a prospective, randomized, multicenter study evaluating sacral neuromodulation with InterStim® Therapy compared to standard medical therapy at 6-months in subjects with mild symptoms of overactive bladder. Neurourol Urodyn. 2015;34:224–230.

2

Peters, K. M., S. A. Macdiarmid, et al. (2009). "Randomized trial of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation versus extended-release tolterodine: results from the overactive bladder innovative therapy trial." J Urol 182(3): 1055-1061. 

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