Implantable Drug Delivery Systems

With the improvements in implantable materials and the miniaturization of computing systems, it has become a realistic possibility to implant devices for the continuous or intermittent injection of drugs into the CSF. The technology is ahead of the pharmacology. Implantable drug delivery systems for intrathe-cal baclofen administration in the field of spas-ticity management are common, if not quite routine. The technology works, catheter complications are at an acceptable level (approximately 10%) and good studies exist for efficacy, cost benefit and patient satisfaction. The same level of information does not exist for the use of these systems in pain, despite a longer history of use.

Patient selection is not clear; consensus suggests that this is an end-of-the-line treatment, to be used when all else fails. Naturally, the list of

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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