24 fully independent directional contacts (the highest number on the market) provide confidence that there will always be a directional electrode on the target.
Our rounded contact allows a more homogeneous electrical field directSTIM™, is designed to provide the highest directionality. 8
Aleva’s lead contains significantly less metal creating fewer image artefacts and distortion in both MRI and CT modalities. 10
6 T. A. Khoa Nguyen, Milan Djilas, Andreas Nowacki, André Mercanzini, Michael Schüpbach, Philipp Renaud, Claudio Pollo; Analysis of patient-specific stimulation with segmented leads in the subthalamic nucleus PLOS ONE, June 19, 2019
7 León Mauricio Juárez-Paz; In silico Accuracy and Energy Efficiency of Two Steering Paradigms in Directional Deep Brain Stimulation; Front Neurol 2020 Oct 30;11:593798.
8 Internal data – available upon request.
9 DirectSTIM™ technical specification
10 Internal data – available upon request.