Extractable implantable medical lead
A medical electrical lead comprising an elongated lead body having proximal and distal ends and comprising plastic lead components; an electrode mounted to a distal portion of the lead body; an electrical connector mounted to a proximal portion of the lead body; an elongated conductor mounted in said lead body, provided with a covering of an insulative flouropolymer extending between a first point along the proximal portion of the lead body and a second point along the distal portion of the lead body, treated to be adhesively bondable at least adjacent the first and second points and adhesively bonded to a plastic component or components of the lead at the first and second points.
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Publication date: 10-24-2007
Applicant: MEDTRONIC INC (US)
Inventor: KARRAS IOANNIS (GR)
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