implantable pump

implantable pump

Therapeutics A device installed under the skin to administer a steady dose of drugs
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a new clinician programmer for use with the SynchroMed(TM)II Intrathecal Drug Delivery system, an implantable pump that provides targeted drug delivery for chronic pain and severe spasticity.
received approval to conduct its first clinical trial in 2007 on the Prometra programmable implantable pump.
The tunneling trocar is used to lead the percutaneous cable of the implantable pump outward from the patient's tissue.
The LVAD is a small implantable pump that improves heart function and will enable me to resume an active life," he added.
ISLAMABAD, April 03, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- A tiny lightweight implantable pump that will help patients with severe heart failure tide over until transplant has been developed.
ISLAMABAD, April 03, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- A tiny lightweight implantable pump that will help patients with severe heart failure tide over until transplant has been developed.
These benefits are 10 year-life, enhanced patient freedom, easier and less traumatic implantation, and flow rates that will serve the broadest patient population of any implantable pump.
Prager related the story of a patient whose implantable pump cost far less than the hospitalization she would have needed for her chronic pain.
IL-2 usually is delivered intravenously or directed to the spot needing treatment either by an implantable pump or an externally wearable pump together with an implanted catheter tube.
Titled "The Sequana Sealing Challenge," the podcast contains an interview with Bal Seal Global Market Project Manager Analisa Tolentino, and it examines the role of the company's Bal Seal[R] Spring-energized Seal in Swiss device manufacturer Sequana Medical's quest to improve performance and battery life in its ALFApump[R] implantable pump.
HeartWare's implantable pump is sold in Europe and has begun enrolling patients in tests for U.

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