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Spinal Cord Stimulation

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  • 8-Electrode Surgical Leads

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    Features and Specifications

    Summary

    The Specify model 3998 and the 2x4 Hinged Specify model 3999 surgical leads are part of the industry’s broadest portfolio of spinal cord neurostimulation products, backed by 30 years of Medtronic leadership and unmatched support across the globe.

    The 8-electrode surgical leads were designed and engineered with the highest quality standards. Their product performance and proven reliability are included in the Neuromodulation Product Performance Report.

    The Specify and the 2x4 Hinged Specify surgical leads are used as part of a spinal cord stimulation system to control chronic pain. The Medtronic surgical lead portfolio offers multiple lead options including a range of sizes and electrode configurations for greater customization of therapy for patients.

    Both leads feature:

    • 100% compatibility with the full line of Medtronic 4-contact extensions
    • Electrodes on the distal end
    • Proximal ends that fit into two, 4-conductor connectors

    Specifications

     

    3998
    Specify
    3999
    2x4 Hinged Specify
    PADDLE
    Length (mm) 44.5 41.4
    Width(mm) 7.9 9.9
    Thickness (mm) 1.8 1.8
    ELECTRODE
    Number 8 8
    Shape
    Length (mm) 3.0 3.0
    Width (mm) 2.0 2.0
    Longitudinal Spacing: Edge to Edge (mm) 6.0 3.3
    Longitudinal Spacing: Center to Center (mm) 9.0 6.3
    Lateral Spacing: Edge to Edge (mm) 2.0 3.5
    Array Length (mm) 30.0 28.2
    Array Width (mm) 6.0 7.5
    LEAD
    Length (cm) 20 30
    45
    60
    Diameter (mm) 1.3 1.3

    Diagrams are not representative of actual sizes; please refer to specifications in the table for size information.

    Features

    The Specify model 3998 and the 2x4 Hinged Specify model 3999 8-electrode surgical leads are part of the industry’s broadest portfolio of spinal cord neurostimulation products. Medtronic offers multiple lead options for greater customization of therapy for patients and maximal vertebral coverage for:

    • Optimization of long-term outcomes if pain patterns migrate
    • Potential reduction in the need for revision surgery in the event of lead migration
    • Ability to create transverse tripole configurations

    The Specify 8-electrode surgical leads are equipped with several features including:

    • 100% compatibility with the full line of Medtronic 4-contact extensions
    • Electrodes on the distal end
    • Proximal ends that fit into two, 4-conductor connectors
    • Ability to use the low-profile extension to maximize patient comfort
    • Simplified screening through direct connection of the screening cable to the lead

    Lead lengths include:

    • Specify – 20 cm
    • 2x4 Hinged Specify – 30, 45, and 60 cm

    For safety information, refer to Indications, Safety, and Warnings.

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