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InterStim System :

Medtronic Sacral Neuromodulation is a therapy delivered exclusively by the InterStim System. The implantable neurostimulation system uses a neurostimulator and lead to send electrical pulses to an area near the sacral nerve to help normalize neural activity from the bladder or bowel to the brain.

Key Features

  • Stimulation parameters are controlled by external, handheld clinician and patient programmers.
  • FDA approved in 1997 for urge incontinence, and in 1999 for urgency-frequency and urinary retention.