Accuracy and efficacy of intrathecal administration of morphine sulfate for treatment of intractable pain using the Prometra(®) Programmable Pump.

@article{Rauck2010AccuracyAE,
  title={Accuracy and efficacy of intrathecal administration of morphine sulfate for treatment of intractable pain using the Prometra(®) Programmable Pump.},
  author={Richard L. Rauck and Timothy E Deer and Steven T. Rosen and Gurpreet Padda and John Barsa and Elmer E Dunbar and Gopala Dwarakanath},
  journal={Neuromodulation : journal of the International Neuromodulation Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={102-8}
}
OBJECTIVES   Intrathecal infusion pumps are increasingly used to deliver analgesics for chronic intractable pain. This trial evaluated the accuracy and efficacy of the new Prometra® Programmable Pump System for intrathecal administration of morphine sulfate to treat chronic intractable pain. METHODS   One hundred and ten patients were given continuous intrathecal morphine sulfate and assessed monthly for up to six months. Accuracy was determined as the ratio of delivered to programmed drug… CONTINUE READING

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