Neuromonitoring

The WISE Cortical Strip

A revolutionary electrode for intraoperative neuromonitoring during brain tumor and epilepsy surgeries

Not just
another strip

Our CE-marked WISE Cortical Strip (WCS®), part of the WISEneuro® Monitoring family, is composed of platinum electrodes embedded in a soft and thin film of medical grade silicone. It is used for continuous recording of the brain’s spontaneous electrical activity (ECoG) and somatosensory evoked potentials (SEPs). It is also used for brain stimulation, aimed to elicit motor evoked potentials (MEPs).

Unique features

The WISE Cortical Strip is manufactured with WISE’s patented Supersonic Technology that allows the production of devices with distinctive highly improved mechanical properties in terms of softness, thinness, flexibility and strength.

Extreme
Conformability
Great
Adhesion
Excellent
Adaptability
Minimum
Impedance
Maximum
Stability

Technical features

The WISE Cortical Strip is the first product of our WISEneuro® Monitoring family that will include strips and grids, with electrodes of any number, shape or size

Silicone strip
length:

62 mm

Silicone strip
thickness:

0.25 mm

Number of platinum
electrodes:

4

Exposed electrodes
geometric area:

4.3 mm2

Inter-electrode
distance:

10 mm center-to-center

Cable
length:

400 mm

Certifications

The WISE Cortical Strip is CE-marked and is now aiming for the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the US market.

Clinically tested

Pre-clinical studies have confirmed the excellent functionality, performance, reliability, stability, biocompatibility, safety and usability of the WISE Cortical Strip for intraoperative neuromonitoring.

A European multicentric pre-market clinical study has confirmed the safety, performance and usability of the WISE Cortical Strip during surgical interventions for brain tumors and epilepsy surgeries (WIN Study).

Thin and pliable

Unlike traditional cortical strips which are made of a stiff plate of stable shape, the WISE Cortical Strip is composed of platinum electrodes embedded in a soft and thin film of silicone. As a result, WISE’s products are highly ergonomic and conformable even on difficult-to-adapt surfaces, such as the brain cortex. These properties are critical for the adhesion and adaptability of the electrodes’ contacts on the cortical surface.

Accessories

The WISE Cortical Strip is compatible with legally marketed connecting cables* and intraoperative neuromonitoring equipment.

* for more details refer to the WCS Instructions for use.

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