Authors: Timothy Deer, MD, Steven Rosen, MD, Elmer Dunbar, MD, John Barsa, MD, Gurpreet Padda, MD, Gopala Dwarakanath, MD and Richard Rauck, MD
Published: Neuromodulation, April 2010
Peer reviewed journal article presents accuracy and efficacy data for pump at 6 months. Article identifies accuracy to be 97.1%, and that patients reported decreases in pain and disability at 68.4% of visits to managing physician. Accuracy found to not be affected by flow rate or residual volume, and suggests that the system offers more reliable analgesia with fewer side-effects than current alternatives.