Intrathecal drug delivery system (IDDS) for cancer pain management: a review and updates.

@article{Upadhyay2012IntrathecalDD,
  title={Intrathecal drug delivery system (IDDS) for cancer pain management: a review and updates.},
  author={Surjya prasad Upadhyay and Piyush Narayan Mallick},
  journal={The American journal of hospice & palliative care},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={388-98}
}
Cancer pain remains undertreated and a significant number of patients with cancer pain die from severe untreated pain. With increasing survival rate in cancer, the prevalence of cancer pain is also increasing in number. Though majority of patients with cancer pain can be effectively treated with conventional medical management, still a significant portion of patients required some form of interventional pain management techniques. Among the interventional techniques, intrathecal drug delivery… CONTINUE READING