An Unusual Cause of Overdose after Baclofen Pump Implantation: Case Report.

@article{Lew2005AnUC,
  title={An Unusual Cause of Overdose after Baclofen Pump Implantation: Case Report.},
  author={Sean Morten Lew and Estee L. Psaty and Rick Abbott},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={E624}
}
Accepted, December 13, 2004. OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: Intrathecal baclofen delivery for the treatment of spasticity has been used for almost 20 years with a great deal of success. A wide variety of complications and pitfalls have been described. This report details a novel complication involving inadvertent and initially unrecognized canalization of the subdural space with the spinal catheter, which ultimately resulted in an overdose. CLINICAL PRESENTATION: An intrathecal pump system was… CONTINUE READING

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