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1. (WO2018085541) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ANCHORING ELECTRICAL LEADS AND/OR OTHER ELONGATED FLEXIBLE ELEMENTS TO PATIENT SKIN

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/085541    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/059719
Publication Date: Sat May 12 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Nov 03 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61M 25/02
A61M 25/01
Applicants: ANCHOR INNOVATION MEDICAL, INC.
Inventors: SORENSEN, Peter
MORGAN, Daniel
RUNNELLS, Christopher
Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ANCHORING ELECTRICAL LEADS AND/OR OTHER ELONGATED FLEXIBLE ELEMENTS TO PATIENT SKIN
Abstract:
A novel method and apparatus for securing an object to a patient. In one form of the invention, the object comprises a sensory nerve stimulator (SNS) lead. And in one form of the invention, the object is secured to a patient using a capstan effect.