InterStim Bladder Control System

THE RELIEF YOU’VE BEEN WAITING FOR

When lifestyle changes and medications fail, Medtronic bladder control therapy delivered by the InterStim™ systems can help. This therapy is simple and discreet, and it delivers the kind of relief that lets you enjoy the activities you love without a second thought.

  • Targets the nerves that control your bladder to help it function normally again
  • 85% of people using the InterStim™ system achieved success in the first year
  • 3X greater improvements in quality of life compared to medications
  • Lets you see if it works before you and your doctor decide
  • Allows you to get full-body MRI scans if you need them
  • Hundreds of thousands of people have experienced relief with this safe, FDA-approved and minimally invasive therapy

THE CHOICE IS YOURS

Medtronic bladder control therapy delivered by the InterStim™ systems offers recharge-free and rechargeable options, so you can choose the right one for your lifestyle.  

  • The recharge-free InterStim™ II system may be best for most people because it’s simple, convenient, and low maintenance.
  • The rechargeable InterStim™ Micro system is smaller, lasts longer, and requires regular recharging sessions.
LASTING RELIEF, AT LAST
Interstim bladder illustration

Medtronic bladder control therapy delivered by the InterStim™ II system provides life changing relief. And the InterStim™ Micro system is designed to deliver the same effective results.

  • 84% satisfaction among those who use it
  • 76% of people achieved success at 6 months compared to 49% who used medications
  • The only OAB therapy that provides better relief than medications

The most common adverse events experienced during clinical studies included pain at implant sites, new pain, lead migration, infection, technical or device problems, adverse change in bowel or voiding function, and undesirable stimulation or sensations. Any of these may require additional surgery or cause return of symptoms.

 

INTERSTIM™ II SYSTEM

Features

  • Recharge-free battery
  • Battery Life: Approximately 5-6 years
  • Device Size: 12.5 cm3
  • No routine maintenance
  • SureScan™ MRI technology allows 1.5 and 3T full-body scans

Components/Accessories

  • Smart programmer, communicator

INTERSTIM™ MICRO SYSTEM

Features

  • Rechargeable battery with OverdriveTM technology
  • Battery Life: up to 15 years
  • Device Size: 2.8 cm3
  • Weekly recharging of 20 minutes
  • SureScan™ MRI technology allows 1.5 and 3T full-body scans

Components/Accessories

  • Smart programmer, communicator, recharger, charging dock, recharging belt

Implanting an InterStim™ system has risks similar to any surgical procedure, including swelling, bruising, bleeding, and infection. Talk with your doctor about ways to minimize these risks.

Schedule An Appointment

If you would like to reach out to the Regional Urology Team to get your appointment set up today.