Intrathecal Baclofen Pump Infection Quality Improvement  Study Summary

Status: Active  Timeline: January 2018 –

Study Type: Quality Improvement

Brief Description:

This quality improvement protocol seeks to reduce the infection rate of intrathecal baclofen (ITB) pumps. ITB pumps have a high infection rate. Infections require the removal of the pump. Reducing the post surgical infection rates with these devices is the key aim of this protocol.

Inclusion criteria: Any person with a pump implantation or revision surgery.

Exclusion criteria:

Principal Investigator(s): Robert Bollo, MD

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