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Fabrication and evaluation of an improved polymer-based cochlear electrode array for atraumatic insertion
An atraumatic cochlear electrode array has become indispensable to high-performance cochlear implants such as electric acoustic stimulation (EAS), wherein the preservation of residual hearing isExpand
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Liquid crystal polymer (LCP)-based neural prosthetic devices
Polymers are increasingly being used in implantable biomedical applications owing to their flexibility and compatibility with micro-fabrication processes. A liquid crystal polymer (LCP) is an inert,Expand
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Mechanical interlocking to improve metal–polymer adhesion in polymer-based neural electrodes and its impact on device reliability
Abstract The polymer–metal interface is one of the most critical parts in polymer-based neural implants in relation to their long-term reliability. In this study, we aim to suggest a feasibleExpand
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Advancements in fabrication process of microelectrode array for a retinal prosthesis using Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP)
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We developed advanced fabrication process of LCP-based retinal electrode array using electroplating, laser-ablation and laser-thinning techniques in order to achieve higher mechanical robustness, long-term reliability and flexibility. Expand
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The effect of systemic lipoic acid on hearing preservation after cochlear implantation via the round window approach: A guinea pig model
Abstract The present study aimed to evaluate the effects of systemic lipoic acid on hearing preservation after cochlear implantation. Twelve Dunkin‐Hartley guinea pigs were randomly divided into twoExpand
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Novel four-sided neural probe fabricated by a thermal lamination process of polymer films
BACKGROUND Ideally, neural probes should have channels with a three-dimensional (3-D) configuration to record the activities of 3-D neural circuits. Many types of 3-D neural probes have beenExpand
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Implantable electrical stimulation bioreactor with liquid crystal polymer based electrodes for enhanced bone regeneration at mandibular large defects in rabbit
The osseous regeneration of large bone defects is still a major clinical challenge in maxillofacial and orthopedic surgery. Our previous studies demonstrated that electrical stimulation (ES) withExpand
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A distributed current stimulator ASIC for high density neural stimulation
  • J. Park, Chaebin Kim, +4 authors S. Kim
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE…
  • 1 August 2016
This paper presents a novel distributed neural stimulator scheme. Instead of a single stimulator ASIC in the package, multiple ASICs are embedded at each electrode site for stimulation with a highExpand
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CNT bundle-based thin intracochlear electrode array
Objective: It is known that the insertion of the intracochlear electrode is critical procedure because the damage around cochlear structures can deteriorate hearing restoration. To reduce the traumaExpand
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Implantable electrical stimulation bioreactor with liquid crystal polymer-based electrodes for enhanced bone regeneration at mandibular large defects in rabbit
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The osseous regeneration of large bone defects is still a major clinical challenge in maxillofacial and orthopedic surgery. Expand
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