Intrathecal Baclofen Pump Infection Quality Improvement Study Summary
Status: Active Timeline: January 2018 –
Study Type: Quality Improvement
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.
Principal Investigator(s): Robert Bollo, MD
Study Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org