Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Activa®

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_44

Definition

The Brand name (Medtronic, Minneapolis, USA) of a system of electrodes, connectors, and implantable pulse generators for the treatment of movement disorders, pain and epilepsy, by stimulation of the basal ganglia, midbrain and thalamus.

 Pain Treatment, Spinal Cord Stimulation

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