SynchroMed Infusion Pumps

Since the 1980s, the SynchroMed pump by Medtronic has been the leading intrathecal drug delivery system.  The most recent model, the SynchroMed II, is designed to be a programmable drug delivery system that stores and delivers pain medication into the intrathecal space via a sub-dermal catheter.  While the Synchromed II pump has been reported to

In recent news, there has been a massive mandatory recall for infusion pumps produced by the medical device company Medtronic.  These “SynchroMed” infusion pumps are implantable devices which release medication through a programmable administration system, allowing patients to undergo continuous medicative treatment without the need to orally or intravenously inject medication on a daily basis.