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What are the risks of having a intrathecal pain pump?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Limited
Implantation of a spinal pump, like other surgical and medical procedures, may present risks.
Complications include risk of infection, bleeding, headache, allergic reaction, spinal fluid leakage, paralysis, and device malfunction.

In brief: Limited
Implantation of a spinal pump, like other surgical and medical procedures, may present risks.
Complications include risk of infection, bleeding, headache, allergic reaction, spinal fluid leakage, paralysis, and device malfunction.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology
In brief: Probability of risks
Always discuss with your doctor risks versus benefits.
To name a few: nerve injury, infection, local inflammation, no benefit, allergic reaction, pump mulfunction, etc. Some risks have very low probability. Your doctor is a best guide.

In brief: Probability of risks
Always discuss with your doctor risks versus benefits.
To name a few: nerve injury, infection, local inflammation, no benefit, allergic reaction, pump mulfunction, etc. Some risks have very low probability. Your doctor is a best guide.
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Dr. Boris Aronzon
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