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What are the risks of having a intrathecal pain pump?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
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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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