Implantable Medical Devices Series
Intrathecal Medication Pumps Part 4: What are the Risks?
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Understand the risks involved in having an intrathecal medication pump implanted. This series will help you learn more about intrathecal medication pumps and neurostimulators. If your healthcare provider has suggested an implantable device, such as a medication pump or neurostimulator, you probably have lots of questions. Your own healthcare provider is the best source for answers that apply to your unique situation, but this video series provides some basic information to get you started. Knowing more can help you have more realistic expectations of how the device can help you as part of your overall pain management strategy. The greater your understanding, the better your chance of success and satisfaction with your decision.