Deep Brain Stimulation Portfolio

Infinity™ DBS system IPGs and patient programming device with wireless Bluetooth® technology

Portfolio Overview

  • Advancing technology for effective symptom control, patient comfort and convenience
  • Offering innovations in device performance, procedure and programming enhancement
  • Investing in research for future innovation


INSPIRED BY PATIENTS. ENGINEERED WITH PHYSICIANS.

Focused on improving patient outcomes and experience, we developed our DBS solutions in partnership with physicians like you. 

Precisely Customize DBS Therapy

The St. Jude Medical Infinity™ DBS system—with a revolutionary directional lead and wireless iOS software—can now help you maximize outcomes for your patients.

See the implant procedure, how the system provides precise therapy and the system’s easy, advanced wireless programming.


Precise Directional Lead Technology

The latest in DBS lead technology, a segmented lead offers new ways to control stimulation. As part of the St. Jude Medical Infinity™ DBS system, the directional lead allows you to target the anatomical structures you want via a robust, segmented design:

  • Steer current away from vulnerable structures
  • Cater to each patient’s needs with amplitude control and programming flexibility
  • Support lead capture through secure lead fixation using the Guardian™ Burr Hole Cover auto-locking technology
Numbered diagram of Infinity™ DBS system directional lead for deep brain stimulation therapy
Infinity™ Deep Brain Stimulation system showing patient and clinician programmers

Advanced wireless programming

No wands. No wires. Manage treatment using the St. Jude Medical Infinity™ DBS platform—the first and only DBS system to use a Bluetooth™‡ wireless technology iOS™‡ compatible app for use with Apple™ mobile digital devices.2 Convenient and intuitive for both you and your patients, the system is designed to provide a familiar, more personalized approach not only for today, but also for tomorrow—because we believe a better patient experience strengthens long-term outcomes.

Learn more about how you can offer patients a more personalized approach with the St. Jude Medical Infinity™ DBS system.


Clinical Research for DBS Therapy

St. Jude Medical™ DBS technology has been proven to help you achieve symptom control today. Clinical evidence supports the use of St. Jude Medical™ DBS products as an effective way to control symptoms in patients with Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia.

We also invest in partnerships to improve the patient experience for life by combining clinical research with new technologies to drive innovation, improve efficacy and advance health care economics.

See Clinical Evidence
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Transforming the Treatment of Movement Disorders

Movement disorders such as Parkinson’s, dystonia, essential tremor and others take a devastating emotional and economic toll on patients and their families. There are 1.2 million Europeans who suffer from Parkinson’s disease8 and dystonia is the third most common movement disorder affecting men, women and children of all ages.9

At St. Jude Medical, we partner with movement disorder specialists to develop therapies that deliver targeted symptom control and improve the patient experience.

Learn about our approach to movement disorders.

REFERENCES


*Converts Medtronic systems that utilize IS-1 extensions (Kinetra™ and Soletra™ IPGs)
Apple is a trademark of Apple, Inc. Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. iOS is a trademark of Cisco Technology, Inc. Kinetra and Soletra are trademarks of Medtronic, Inc.
1. St. Jude Medical. St. Jude Medical Infinity™ IPG Size Related Claims Memo, Zinc # SJM-INF-0815-0007
2. Okun, M., Gallo, B. V., Mandybur, G., Jagid, J., Foote, K. D., Revilla, F. J., ... Tagliati, M. (2012). Subthalamic deep brain stimulation with a constant-current device in Parkinson’s disease: An open-label randomized controlled trial. The Lancet Neurology, 11(2), 140-149. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(11)70308-8
3. St. Jude Medical. St. Jude Medical Infinity™ IPG Programming Options Claims Memo, Zinc # SJM-INF-0815-0010.
4. St. Jude Medical. (2015). St. Jude Medical Infinity™ IPG Clinician’s Manual. Plano, TX.
5. St. Jude Medical. St. Jude Medical Infinity™ Coiled Extensions No Fractures Claim Memo, Zinc # SJM-INF-0815-0012.
6. St. Jude Medical. (2012). Parkinson’s Disease Study.
7. St. Jude Medical. (2014). Tremor Study Final Report, Table 24.
8. European Parkinson’s Disease Association. Prevalence of Parkinson’s disease
http://www.epda.eu.com/en/resources/life-with-parkinsons/part-1/prevalence-of-parkinsons-disease/. Accessed September 3, 2015.
9. Dystonia Europe—Connecting People for Dystonia. Dystonia.
http://dystonia-europe.org/about-dystonia/dystonia/. Accessed September 3, 2015.

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