Intrathecal Drug Delivery (ITDD) systems for cancer pain.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Intrathecal drug delivery is an effective pain management option for patients with chronic and cancer pain. The delivery of drugs into the intrathecal space provides superior analgesia with smaller doses of analgesics to minimize side effects while significantly improving quality of life. This article aims to provide a general overview of the use of intrathecal drug delivery to manage pain, dosing recommendations, potential risks and complications, and growing trends in the field.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bhatia, G; Lau, ME; Koury, KM; Gulur, P

Published Date

  • 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 2 /

Start / End Page

  • 96 -

PubMed ID

  • 24555051

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3892916

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2046-1402

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.12688/f1000research.2-96.v4


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England