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Medtronic Enrolls First Patient in Clinical Study to Assess Pain Control and Oral Opioid Elimination with Targeted Drug Delivery

Jan 17, 2019 - Thomson Reuters ONE

Study Will Further Advance Understanding of Effectiveness and Tolerability of the SynchroMed(TM) II Intrathecal Drug Delivery System in Patients Who Have Weaned off Oral Opioids

DUBLIN - January 17, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the first patient enrolled in the Embrace TDD (targeted drug delivery) clinical study that will evaluate the use of the SynchroMed(TM) II intrathecal drug delivery system ("Medtronic pain pump") as an alternative to oral opioids for patients with ...