To receive a baclofen pump, a programmable device that delivers medication continuously, you will need a procedure lasting approximately 1 to 2 hours and a hospital stay.
Your doctor will consider many factors including your symptoms, goals, body mass, and results of a screening test.
With ITB therapy, a variety of healthcare providers will work together to help manage your severe spasticity caused by stroke.
On average, the surgery to implant ITB therapy takes about 1 to 2 hours from start to finish. Your doctor can answer any questions you may have about the procedure.
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