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Objective: To describe the use of intra-reservoir gentamicin for the treatment of a Pseudomonas aeruginosa infected baclofen pump. Setting: Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, Hexham, Northumberland, England. Subject: Male patient aged 32 years with progressive multiple sclerosis and severe bilateral spasticity. Results: Intra-reservoir gentamicin proved successful in treating infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Conclusion: Intra-reservoir gentamicin may be successful in treating pump infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa without the need for pump removal.
Author(s): Galloway A, Falope FZ
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Spinal Cord
ISSN (print): 1476-5624
ISSN (electronic): 1362-4393
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
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