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OVERVIEW TARGETED DRUG DELIVERY

Patients report a reduction in pain scores after receiving targeted drug delivery.

  • 51% of patients completely eliminated other opioids* at 12 months.1
  • 87% of patients rated their quality of life as fair to excellent.2
  • 90% of patients would recommend therapy to a family member or friend.2

ROB’S STORY TARGETED DRUG DELIVERY

My family life has improved dramatically since the infusion pump.

Rob, Targeted Drug Delivery Patient
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A SYSTEM FOR PAIN RELIEF

Discover how the SynchroMed™ II pump and myPTM™ Personal Therapy Manager deliver pain relief.

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We’ll help you get the answers you need to determine if this therapy is right for you. Chat with a current patient (Ambassador) or nurse, or find a physician in your area.

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OUR STRENGTH IS OUR EXPERIENCE

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MEDTRONIC IS A WORLDWIDE LEADER

Over 30 years of experience in targeted drug delivery3

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THOUSANDS OF LIVES TRANSFORMED

More than 300,000 SynchroMed II pumps implanted worldwide4

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THE WIDEST PHYSICIAN NETWORK AVAILABLE

We have helped patients in more than 120 countries. Find a physician in the United States who can help you learn more.

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*

Other opioids include systemic opioids.

MR yellow triangleUnder specific conditions. Talk to your doctor and refer to product labeling for full list of conditions.


1

Hatheway JA, et al. Systemic opioid elimination after implantation of an intrathecal drug delivery system significantly reduced health-care expenditures. Neuromodulation. 2015 Apr;18(3):207-13.

2

Deer T, Chapple I, Classen A, et al. Intrathecal drug delivery for treatment of chronic low back pain; report from the National Outcomes Registry for Low Back Pain. Pain Med. 2004;5(1):6-13.

3

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