An intrathecal pump works to relieve chronic pain by inserting small amounts of medicine directly into the area surrounding the spinal cord to prevent pain signals from being perceived by the brain. One of the advantages of delivering pain-killing medicine in this manner is that it requires much less pain medicine than used in oral or intravenous delivery of these drugs.
The intrathecal pump consists of a metal pump that stores and delivers medication and a catheter that delivers the medication from the pump to the area surrounding the spinal cord.
The intrathecal pump requires a minor surgical procedure.
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