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Medtronic Clinician Programmer for Implantable Pump Wins FDA Approval

Jan. 12, 2018

The FDA approved Medtronic’s clinician programmer for use with its SynchroMed II intrathecal drug delivery implantable pump.

The pump is intended for treating chronic pain and severe muscle spasticity by delivering medications directly to the fluid surrounding a patient’s spinal cord.

The clinician programmer application provides visual tools, such as flex dosing graphics, and guided workflows, with the goal of simplifying treatment management. It can be used on a tablet.

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